wind-pollinated


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wind-pollinated

adj
(Botany) (of certain plants) pollinated by wind-borne pollen
ˈwind-ˌpolliˈnation n
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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.
Hay fever is only caused by wind-pollinated plants, like grasses, trees and weeds.
As insect pollinators, bees broaden our diets beyond meats and wind-pollinated grains.
Because corn is wind-pollinated and is so diverse in characteristics, whenever you plant corn and wish to produce ears and seed that are true to type and that will breed true, you need to pay some attention to the physical layout of your plots and their relative locations.
Plantains exhibit the transition from the insect-pollinated to wind-pollinated flowers (Preston et al.
Some wait for insects to come and pollinate them, while other plants need to be wind-pollinated - and it is this brigade that cause hay fever.
However, brassicas (such as broccoli, cabbage and Brussels sprouts) are not wind-pollinated.
In the first region people live among fields of wind-pollinated crops, whereas the second region is miles away from those fields.
Another example of a mechanism leading to a sequential hermaphrodite through changes in reproductive success can be seen in some wind-pollinated species.