cross-pollination


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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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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.
05) between the hand self-pollination and hand cross-pollination, but pollinations restricted with tulle and paper were not significantly different (Table 3).
US growers are worried that GM cross-pollination could cost them their international markets.
According to Cruden (1977), the pollen production rate at flower level is not commensurate with out-crossing breeding system but it seems to be appropriate if the fruit set rate in manual cross-pollination is considered.
Swedes set their own seed true to type if before the flowers open the flowering head is enclosed in paper to avoid cross-pollination.
The findings showed huge variation in the amount of cross-pollination between GM and non-GM crops of maize, oilseed rape, rice and sugar beet.
Minefields is an archaeological treasure of African American dance scholarship that reveals the cross-pollination of music, theater and dance in collaborations that revolutionized the performing arts.
Cross-pollination is sometimes part of the process.
I meant to imply cross-pollination could happen between coffee and a genetically modified crop/plant that contains a peanut or soy gene; as opposed to implying a direct cross-pollination between coffee and a peanut or soy plant.
If your goal is to produce good seeds that will grow the plants you want, you need to think about cross-pollination and hybridization before you plant the parents.
He will examine the "traditional" roles of planetary exploration and terrestrial mining with a focus on commonalties and cross-pollination potential.