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Old 10-31-2009, 02:03 PM   #1
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Default A Primer on Pollination

Susan Mahr has posted an excellent article about pollination on the Wisconsin Master Gardener website:
Welcome to the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program

The pdf file is available here:

It does a nice job of describing the basic pollination process, the importance of pollination and pollination vectors (pollinators). It's very well written and illustrated. If you are unfamiliar with pollination it's a nice easy way to familiarize yourself with this important process. If you are familiar with pollination it's a very nice review.
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Old 10-31-2009, 05:42 PM   #2
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Cirsium, what a great article. Perfect for the layperson. The photos are amazing, too. Thanks!
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