anther: the part of a stamen that contains the pollen.
beneficial insect: an insect species that performs a service to mankind such as pollination or pest control.
DNA: Deoxyribonucleic acid is a chemical structure containing the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known plants and animals. The DNA segments carrying this genetic information are called genes.
flowering plants: also known as angiosperms, these are the seed-producing plants.
habitat: the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism.
nectar: a sugary fluid secreted by flowering plants to encourage pollination by insects.
ovule: the part of a flowering plant, inside the ovary, that contains the female DNA. After successful pollination, the ovule grows into a seed.
pistil: the female part of a plant, consisting of a stigma, style, and ovary.
pollen: a fine powdery substance, often yellow, of tiny grains discharged from the anther of a flower. The pollen grains carry genetic information from one flower to another.
pollination: the transfer of pollen from the anther of a flower to the stigma of another flower.
pollinator: an animal that carries pollen from one flower to another.
stamen: the male part of a flower consisting of a pollen-containing anther and a filament