Class 7 Biology Reproduction in Plants Pollination

Pollination

  • The process of transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a flower is called pollination.
  • Pollen grains are transferred to stigma by agents like air or water.

Fig. Pollination by an insect  

  • If the pollens are transferred to the stigma of the same flower it is called self pollination.
  • If the pollens are transferred to the different flowers of the same plant or flowers of a different plant of the same kind it is called cross pollination.

Fig.Self-pollination and cross pollination  

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