Answer :

The transfer of pollen gains from the anther of a stamen to the stigma of a pistil or carpel is called pollination. The pollination is of two types:

Self-pollination: when the pollen gains from the anther of a flower are transferred to the stigma of the same flower or another flower of same plant.


Cross-pollination: when the pollen gains from the anther of a flower are transferred to the stigma of a flower of the other but similar plant.



Agents of pollination:


Air


Water


Insects


Bees and moths


Butterflies and bats


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