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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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pollen, collective term for pollen grains which carry the male gametes in sexual propagation for the vines as for other plants. Pollen develops within sacs of the anther. Mature grains have a sculptured surface typical for each species. See flowering. See also vineyard ecosystem.

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