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Cover for Pollination, types of cultivar.

This chapter focuses on the importance of pollination and the use of insects, such as bees, as pollinators to increase seed yield. The various cultivar types (open-pollinated and hybrid cultivars) and the usefulness of transgenic technology and genetically modified organisms are discussed and the...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bee pollination.

This chapter discusses bee pollination and briefly describes the plant parts (flowers and fruits) involved in this process. Plant pollination requirements are also described, as well as bees as effective insect pollinators. The ecology of bee pollination and the importance of crop attraction to...

Author(s)
Delaplane, K. S.; Mayer, D. F.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994482)
Type
Book chapter