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How is the process of pollination different from fertilization?







  1. The process of transfer of pollen grains from the anther to stigma is known as pollination. 
  2. It takes place on the stigma of either the same flower or different flower.
  3. External agents like wind, insects etc. are required.
  4. It is a physical process .
  5. It occurs only in seeds .
  1. Fertilization is the fusion of male and female gametes to form zygote.
  2. It takes place inside an ovule.
  3. No external agent is required.
  4. It is a biological process .
  5. It occurs in both plants and animal s of various types.

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CROSS POLLINATION FERTILISATION Pollen grain Stigma Ovule Nucleus of female gamete Female gamete (Egg) Ovary Pollen tube Male gamete moves down the pollen tube

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