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synonyms for pollination

  • breeding
  • implantation
  • procreation
  • propagation
  • conjugation
  • fecundation
  • impregnation
  • insemination
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How to use pollination in a sentence

For instance, if the life cycle of a particular plant changes due to warmer temperatures, such as the time of year when it blooms, this can cause some native bees to miss their short pollination window.
WHAT IS BUGGING THE PLANET?STEPHEN STARRAUGUST 31, 2021OZY
What’s more, bats are a vital part of natural ecosystems and play important roles in insect pest consumption, plant pollination and seed dispersal, according to Bat Conservation International.
THERE’S A BAT IN YOUR HOUSE! HERE’S WHAT NOT TO DO.ALLYSON CHIUAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet success of the Oxitec mosquitoes in slamming the current pests should not cause some disastrous shortage of food or pollination for natives, Yee says.
THE U.S.’S FIRST OPEN-AIR GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES HAVE TAKEN FLIGHTSUSAN MILIUSMAY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
That may have interfered with the pollination of the cotton’s flowers, preventing the plant from reproducing.
MODIFIED GENES CAN DISTORT WILD COTTON’S INTERACTIONS WITH INSECTSEMILIANO RODRÍGUEZ MEGAFEBRUARY 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
He’d even managed to prepare 76 hives for pollination the year before.
BEE THEFT IS ALMOST A PERFECT CRIME—BUT THERE’S A NEW SHERIFF IN TOWNANDREW ZALESKIFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In a few forms that have a very disagreeable odor, pollination is effected by night flying insects.
PHILIPPINE MATSHUGO H. MILLER
Every fruit and nut grower should know the simple theory of pollination.
WALNUT GROWING IN OREGONVARIOUS
He describes in the Notulae his observations on the ovules and pollination of various Coniferae and Gnetaceae.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
Careful study of some fall flower fitted for insect pollination with an insect as pollinating agent.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
To make sure of cross pollination nature has in some cases placed the stamens and pistils in different flowers on the same plant.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO POLLINATION

  • breeding
  • conjugation
  • fecundation
  • implantation
  • impregnation
  • insemination
  • pollination
  • procreation
  • propagation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.