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Cross Pollination

Author : Jennifer Boothroyd
ISBN : 9781541509283
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 39.99 MB
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Some plants need to have pollen spread from one plant to another flower in order to reproduce. Readers will learn the steps in the cross-pollination process in this book. Simple text and supportive photos and diagrams help readers grasp key ideas and details about this important science concept.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Crop Pollination By Bees

Author : Keith S. Delaplane
ISBN : 085199783X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 79.28 MB
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The collapse of the ubiquitous honeybee population during the past 20 years has caused a pollination vacuum for many crops. Surveys and grower experience indicate that a crisis exists in our pollinator populations. This book is an accessible, practical and authoritative research-based guideto using bees for crop pollination. It emphasizes conserving feral bee populations as well as more traditional methods of culturing honeybees and other bees. There are three main sections that address the biology of pollination, culturing and managing bees for optimum crop pollination, andindividual crop pollination requirements and recommendations. This last section includes 42 short chapters on different crops.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Unfertilized Ovary Pushes Wheat Flower Open For Cross Pollination

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ISBN : OCLC:1051892984
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Wheat flower opens when self-pollination fails. The unfertilized ovary pushes the palea and lemma apart by increasing radial size associated with cell enlargement and suppression of pericarp degradation, therefore facilitating cross-pollination.

Pollination Biology

Author : Dharam P. Abrol
ISBN : 9400719426
Genre : Science
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This book has a wider approach not strictly focused on crop production compared to other books that are strictly oriented towards bees, but has a generalist approach to pollination biology. It also highlights relationships between introduced and wild pollinators and consequences of such introductions on communities of wild pollinating insects. The chapters on biochemical basis of plant-pollination interaction, pollination energetics, climate change and pollinators and pollinators as bioindicators of ecosystem functioning provide a base for future insights into pollination biology. The role of honeybees and wild bees on crop pollination, value of bee pollination, planned honeybee pollination, non-bee pollinators, safety of pollinators, pollination in cages, pollination for hybrid seed production, the problem of diseases, genetically modified plants and bees, the role of bees in improving food security and livelihoods, capacity building and awareness for pollinators are also discussed.
Category: Science