6. Explain the difference between self-pollination and cross-pollination.

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D Divya Prakash Singh

The differences between the self-pollination and the cross-pollination are:

S.No. Self-pollination Cross-pollination
1. Within the same flower, the pollen grains are transferred to the stigma. The pollen grains are transferred to the stigma of a different flower.
2. Pollinating agents are not required in this type of pollination. Pollinating agents such as the winds, water, insects, etc. are required in this type of pollination.
3. For example, sunflower, peanuts, etc. For example, rose, mango, etc, and most of the flowering plants.

 

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