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  • v. Present participle of pollinate.


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  • Most of the U.S. corn crop is already pollinating, which is earlier than normal and increases the chances that corn will go through its key yield determining phase before the heavy rains in the western belt have caused crops to deteriorate, triggering a cut in yield projections by some grain analysts. in its July demand/supply report on Friday forecast corn ending stocks in the 2010/11 season at 1.373 billion bushels, compared with an average trade estimate for 1.301 billion and below its June estimate of 1.573 billion bushels.

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  • Biodiversity project has been released, this time examining how businesses need to start addressing biodiversity loss and better appreciate the value of ecosystem services -- those natural planetary functions, such as pollinating insects, that would otherwise have to be paid for directly.


  • Page 47: representatives from the original parent or "pollinating" business effectively spread the core value proposition to a new community while simultaneously encouraging local adaptation and modification as appropriate.

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  • : While the most common way of fighting diseases like malaria, dengue fever and West Nile is to try to wipe out the mosquitoes carrying them and treat the infected, there's now an alternative on the horizon: Technology hidden in an artificial flower designed to attract mosquitoes and treat them with pathogen-killing drugs allows the insects to live and continue to perform important functions such as pollinating flowers and serving as food for animals and other insects.

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  • John Howat, secretary of the Bee Farmers 'Association, which represents the UK's 300 commercial beekeepers, who perform services such as pollinating fruit orchards, said: "Varroa and the loss of habitat has already all but destroyed our wild bee populations and now it is badly affecting our managed bees. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • This is especially good in April when they are pollinating the vanilla orchids.

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  • They are directly responsible for pollinating $19 billion worth of crops in the United States alone, each year.

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  • Bees play an important role in agriculture, pollinating crops and providing us with the natural sweetener, honey.

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  • He and his family develop new varieties the old-fashioned way, by cross-pollinating his acres of leafy breeding stock and selecting for certain traits.

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  • Peel, being a bit like the Joseph figure in the immaculate conception, accepted his role to expedite the sewing of her seeds, even to the extent of cross pollinating a surrogate blossom if necessary, but it wasn't working.

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