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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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In consequence, the trees may even selectively disallow genetically inferior cross-pollinations to proceed further to set fruit in order to save available resources for pumping into the genetically superior fruits and seeds.
FSAC/ACEC is proud of our past, and looking forward to the institutional cross-pollinations and networking that must come with the next 25 years of Canadian cinema.
Alexander believes that Broadway and Hollywood should do more of these cross-pollinations.
There, chance cross-pollinations produced large-fruited, vigorous plants that were the ancestors of the strawberries we eat today.