pollinate

(redirected from pollinated)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to pollinated: Cross pollination
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for pollinate

fertilize by transfering pollen

References in periodicals archive ?
Out of six varieties, four pollinated fruit have better level of Mg than non- pollinated as mentioned above.
As the trees are only pollinated by the fig wasp Ceratosolen arabicus, the scientists were able to map the distances travelled by the insects.
For the second kind of sunflower included in the experiment, however, those pollinated by the sunflower leafcutting bee produced seeds that were about 30 percent larger, on average, than seeds on plants pollinated by honey bees.
Along came the devastation wrought by Dutch Elm Disease, and the subsequent replanting with predominantly male, pollen producing, wind pollinated species.
Strip away all other surrounding blossoms and mark the pollinated one with a ribbon.
Corn is wind-pollinated, so a stand of sweet corn can be pollinated by a popcorn variety from a neighbors crop a mile or more away.
com/entry/humans-bees-china_us_570404b3e4b083f5c6092ba9) pollinated by hand by humans .
The results showed that the fruit diameter and length, single fruit weight, endogenous hormone levels, and CsEXP 10 gene expression levels were all higher in pollinated fruit than in unpollinated ovaries, and CsEXP 10 gene expression levels were positively correlated with IAA, but negatively correlated with GA3 and ABA.
We pollinated flowers by gently brushing the anther of a flower from a different clone against their stigmas.
A flower can be pollinated only once, so if it did not die after pollination, it would compete with adjacent unpollinated blossoms with no benefit to the plant.
Tulip trees are pollinated by insects that must travel between two trees to make a healthy cross.
Plants that are wind-pollinated are more likely to be allergenic than plants that are insect pollinated.
No matter how the open pollinated varieties have been developed (through some level of commercial enterprise or through generations of a family or community), it is important that those varieties continue to be propagated so that the gene pool is maintained as robustly and as fully as possible.