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Contact: Diana Lutz
Washington University in St. Louis

Pollen Grains from Common Plants

Caption: Both plants and insects depend on insect pollination but so do people. Without insect pollination, we would have to survive on a monotonous diet limited to wind-pollinated grasses, such as wheat and corn.

Credit: Public domain image (created by the Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility)

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