What is the purpose of cross-pollination? How is it done?

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Creation of variations is the purpose of cross-pollination.


  1. Creation of variations in the population is the main purpose of cross-pollination. Combinations of different gene help the chance of survival.
  2. The pollen grains are transferred from one plant or anther to the stigma of other plants. Different agents help the process of cross pollination. On the basis agents of the cross-pollination, they may be anemophily, entomophily, hydrophily, etc. Thank you