cross-pollination definition

  • noun:
    • The transfer of pollen from an anther associated with rose of 1 plant to a stigma regarding the flower of another plant.
    • Influence or inspiration between or among diverse elements: "Jazz is basically the cross-pollination of specific musicians playing together and against one another in little teams” ( Ralph de Toledano).
    • Fertilization by the transfer of pollen from an anther of one plant to a stigma of some other
    • Inspiration, stimulation or influence between diverse elements
    • fertilization by transfer of pollen from anthers of 1 rose into the stigma of another.
    • Same as cross-fertilization.
    • stimulating influence among diverse elements
    • fertilization by transfer of pollen through the anthers of just one flower towards the stigma of another

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