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Antonyms for cross-pollination
fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another
stimulating influence among diverse elements
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There, chance cross-pollinations
produced large-fruited, vigorous plants that were the ancestors of the strawberries we eat today.
The painstaking process may require thousands of cross-pollinations
and more than a decade before finding one superior specimen.
Rather than functioning as an upscale jam session - a sort of Traveling Wilburys in black tie - ``Appalachian Waltz'' aims at creating a lasting body of pop-classical cross-pollinations
, reminiscent of the enduring works of Aaron Copeland and the Gershwins.
Since then, he's been fascinated by cross-pollination
in its many forms--from insect-plant interdependence to the sharing of ideas among people.