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cross-pollination

[¦krȯs ‚pä·lə‚nā·shən]
(botany)
Transfer of pollen from the anthers of one plant to the stigmata of another plant.
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INITIAL RESPONSES FROM THE FIRST cohort of Cross-Pollination Project theatres are already leading NNPN's executive director Nan Barnett and her programs manager Jordana Fraider to begin to think about ways in which they can move the project forward, possibly to the rank of NNPN's primary programs.
Treatments Number of Number of Mean seed flowers fruits (%) number Spontaneous self-pollination 200 174 * (87) 3.7 Manual self-pollination 200 180 (90) 4 Manual cross-pollination 200 192 (96) 4 Pollination by Apis mellifera 200 194 (97) 4 Natural pollination 200 189 (94,5) 4 Treatments Mean fresh [degrees]Brix mass (mg) Spontaneous self-pollination 1.51 15.42 Manual self-pollination 1.51 15.00 Manual cross-pollination 1.50 14.99 * Pollination by Apis mellifera 1.53 * 15.01 Natural pollination 1.51 14.99 * Significant difference from all other treatments (p<0.05).
Circumspectly, the two class projects presented several challenges, however set the foundation for future endeavors into the area of cross-pollination class.
The results of fruits harvested show that sesame is a plant with mixed pollination, which produce fruit by both autogamy (auto and self-pollination) and crossbreeding (cross-pollination), like most higher plants (DELAPLANE et al., 2013).
After confirming that the Washington alfalfa farmer's crop did, in fact, contain Monsanto's patented Roundup Ready alfalfa, the USDA announced that the contamination didn't warrant any government action because the cross-pollination constitutes "a commercial issue."
Such a foraging behaviour results in cross-pollination. These sunbirds exhibit fidelity to this floral source until exhausted.
When collecting seed it is important to be aware of two types - those that naturally in-breed true to type, and out-breeders which are especially prone to cross-pollination, with cultivars possibly growing in a neighbour's garden.
"Wheat is a self-pollinating plant so there is virtually no chance of any cross-pollination with local wheat.
But self-or cross-pollination with Rupestris du Lot resulted in the production of smaller seeds.
The daffodils' native species of the flower is being threatened by cross-pollination because other more hardy species have been planted next to the lake by well-meaning members of the public.
Their topics include boundaries, frontiers, and cross-pollination in Movements in European History; his representation of the primitive in Mexico in The Plumed Serpent; seeing and space, being and landscape in his and Georgia O'Keeffe's New Mexico; Lawrence and the heroic age of polar exploration; and Lawrence, John Collier, and (post)colonial textual geographies in New Mexico.
Beginning with Lennon and Yoko Ono's arrival in the city in August 1971 and ending, inevitably, at the Dakota, Epstein examines the cross-pollination between the artist and his surroundings, fashioning consistently coherent narrative flow set to extraordinary music.