self-pollination

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self-pol·li·na·tion

(sĕlf′pŏl′ə-nā′shən)
n.
1. The transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma of the same flower; autogamy.
2. The transfer of pollen from an anther of one flower to a stigma of another flower on the same plant; geitonogamy.

self′-pol′li·nate′ v.

self-pollination

n
(Botany) the transfer of pollen from the anthers to the stigma of the same flower or of another flower on the same plant. Compare cross-pollination
ˌself-ˈpolliˌnated adj

self′-pollina′tion



n.
the transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of the same flower, another flower on the same plant, or the flower of a plant of the same clone. Compare cross-pollination.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-pollination - fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers to the stigma of the same flower
pollenation, pollination - transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant
cleistogamy - the production of small nonopening self-pollinating flowers
cross-pollination - fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another
Translations

self-pollination

[ˌselfpɒlɪˈneɪʃən] Nautopolinización f
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