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What is pollination and why is it important?

1 Answer
Mar 8, 2018


The transfer of the male gamete (pollen grains) to the female reproductive system to fertilize the egg is called pollination.
The pollen grain travels through stigma, style and ovary and then finally enters the ovule to fertilize the egg cell and form zygote.



Pollination is important for fertilization of the egg ofcourse, for the plants to reproduce and produce their next generations.
Secondly, pollination provides seeds and fruits which are of benefit to us. (the ovule develops into a seed while the ovary into a fruit)