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Usage examples for pollen

  1. Kolreuter mentioned that pollen may be carried from one flower to another partly by wind and partly by insects. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  2. Heavy winds or wind- storms, and rains of several days duration, may prevent the necessary and desired distribution of the pollen, as a result of which no fruit is formed. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  3. There was a blight some years back and most of the male trees died off, except for a few on the other side of the planet- well out of bee- shot, even if the females there would let the females here have any pollen, which they absolutely won't. – The Venus Trap by Evelyn E. Smith
  4. Their filaments are so elastic that if touched before the flower has expanded, they suddenly spring from their in curved position, and scatter the pollen broadcast. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  5. He was surrounded by wind- blown flower- pollen which seemed to him the yellow flames of separation. – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  6. The little fellow is filled with wonderment as he learns how the clouds give up their drops of water to quench his thirst and how the sun smiles upon him to yellow his beard; and how the wonderful all- important pollen is developed and ripened. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  7. The ground may be rough and dirty, or full of rich flowers whose pollen stains, and of sweet substances that cling and become attachments- but overhead there is always the free sky. – Light On The Path and Through the Gates of Gold by Mabel Collins
  8. Madame de Rochefort- Mr. Burnaby- Mr. Pollen. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  9. This generally throws enough pollen into the air so that an abundance of it reaches each receptive stigma. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  10. For, you see- he paused- the girl who came West was Mrs. Pollen. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  11. The wind carries this pollen. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  12. Such failures, however, do not always come from a want of pollen but may result from an over or irregular supply of water either at the root or in the air, imperfectly balanced food supply, a sapping of the vitality of the plants when young, or from other causes. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  13. Either of the last two if left alone would be barren; the male flowers are always so, but the pistillate or female flowers, if fertilized with pollen from perfect- flowered plants, produce fruit. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  14. About the fecundity of the pollen of flowers. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
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