Unformatted text preview: flowers. • Genetic self-incompatibility is also common. Pollen grains do not germinate on genetically similar stigmas. Regardless of the effort to which a plant goes to ensure cross-pollination, the vector, or pollinating agent is still needed. Let’s look at some of the pollinating agents and adaptations of flowers for their pollinators. Pollination biology is one of the best examples of co-evolution and “mutualism” in biology ....
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- Fall '09
- Reproduction, Pollination, Pollen, genetically similar stigmas, closed stigma, open stigma