Hand-pollination

David Pilling david@davidpilling.com
Sat, 28 Oct 2017 13:02:20 PDT
Hi,

Quote from Ian Young's Bulb Log

" It is common across many flowers for the pollen to ripen before the 
stigmatic surface is revealed or receptive, in the hope that a 
pollinator will bring pollen from another clone as that will give the 
best fertilisation and the widest spread of genes - if that fails the
opportunity is still there for self-pollination to occur."

It is a topic he has discussed more than once, although I can't pin 
point when...


-- 
David Pilling
http://www.davidpilling.com/
_______________________________________________
pbs mailing list
pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net
http://lists.pacificbulbsociety.net/cgi-bin/…




More information about the pbs mailing list