31 January, 2017

Quantifying pollen deposition with macro photography and ‘stigmagraphs’

by Gail MacInnis and Jessica R.K. Forrest

Studies of pollination frequently require a measure of the amount of pollen deposited on a flower’s female reproductive organs. This is especially common in studies of the pollen deposition efficiency of flower-visiting animals.

A stigma photograph (stigmagraph) of a daffodil. Red indicates areas containing pollen.

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Read the scientific publication in JPE.

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