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Origin of Pollination and Role of Insects

A botanical science Researcher at Macquarie University has found that insects were the first to pollinate flowers. This was revealed in a study of more than a 1000 species of flowering plants across all of the Earth's 434 flowering plant families. According to Ruby Stephens, the researcher, ninety percent of the plants alive today are flowering plants (angiosperms) and most are insect pollinated. The rest by wind, vertebrates such as birds and bats, a few by water. She says most of the attribute...

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