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Some flower are not pollinated by insects but by the wind. Do u think such flowers are as attractive as insect -pollinated ones?

Answer :

No, the flowers pollinated by the winds are not as attractive as the flowers pollinated by the insects.

Explanation:


• The insect-pollinated flowers need to be attractive.


• The insects get attracted to the flowers with bright and beautiful.


• The flower should have nectar because insects are attractive towards nectar.


• This attraction helps the flower in getting pollinated.


• The flowers that are pollinated by wind do not need such an attraction.


• Wind by blowing easily transfers the pollen grain to the stigma without any attractions.


• Hence, in insect-pollinated flower, the flowers should be attractive in order to achieve pollination. Whereas wind-pollinated flowers do not need to be attractive.


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