hand pollination

  Anthropogenic pollen transfer for the purpose of producing viable cycad seeds via artificial propagation.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • dry pollination —   Type of hand pollination whereby pollen is introduced to a female cone in powder form, often by means of pouring or blowing into the open spaces (cracks) between the sporophylls of a receptive cone …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • wet pollination —   Type of hand pollination whereby the pollen is introduced to the female cone in liquid form, often by means of pouring or squirting into the open spaces (cracks) between sporophylls …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • Fruit tree pollination — Apple= Most Apples are self incompatible and must be cross pollinated. A few are described as self fertile and are capable of self pollination although they tend to carry larger crops when pollinated. A relatively small number of species are… …   Wikipedia

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