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self pollination vs. cross pollination

[ self-pol-uh-ney-shuhn, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlfˌpɒl əˈneɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf- /

noun
  1. the transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of the same flower, another flower on the same plant, or the flower of a plant of the same clone.
[ kraws-pol-uh-ney-shuhn, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌpɒl əˈneɪ ʃən, ˈkrɒs- /

noun
  1. the transfer of pollen from the flower of one plant to the flower of a plant having a different genetic constitution.
  2. a sharing or interchange of knowledge, ideas, etc., as for mutual enrichment; cross-fertilization.

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