Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as pollenization.
- n. transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant
“Due to their near extinction some eighty years previous, and the threat this had posed to mankind, live bees had been replaced by tiny, sophisticated robots, for the sole purpose of pollenation.”
“I don't really support creative isolation in any case - in listening to music, part of the joy of appreciation is being able to recognise the genesis of a work in an earlier piece..cross pollenation is so interesting.”
“Yea, yea, yea I know all about the pollenation issue, my father was a farmer.”
“It would be great to have them all together on one site and get a bit of cross pollenation going.”
“And I don't know about cross-pollenation at Nick, but Cartoon Network has had people show-hop.”
“The [cross-pollenation] between the credit-risk team and the market-risk team was not as strong as it needed to be,”
“The funny thing is that I was reading all about seed saving at the end of last year... learning properly for the first time really about cross-pollenation, hybrids and how much this varies between species.”
“Of course, the cross-pollenation plan requires years.”
“A MEMBER: I would like to have you kindly explain to what extent cross pollenation can be made practical to the ordinary grower.”
“PROFESSOR CLOSE: In my experience in breeding apples, formerly I always waited until the pollen was ripe, and that meant I had to cover the blossoms with bags and depend on the weather for conditions favorable to pollenation.”
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