[NAFEX] Fwd: ARS Scientists Develop Self-pollinating AlmondTrees

Richard Wagner rewagner at centurytel.net
Tue Apr 6 15:44:02 EDT 2010


People who grow tomatoes and similar plants indoors often achieve 
pollination without insect pollinators by shaking the plants. The physical 
shaking can dislodge or transfer enough pollen to the stamens of  self 
compatible varieties to result in fertilization. Being outdoor plants it is 
possible that normal atmospheric induced motion could accomplish the same 
thing. 




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