Pollination Of Bean Plants - Knowledgebase Question

Holliston, MA
Question by juliajuliaju
October 31, 1999
How does the bush bean plant Phaseolus vulgaris reproduce? Is it self pollinating, does it cross pollinate, or what?


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Answer from NGA
October 31, 1999

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Beans are generally self-pollinating, though cross-pollination can sometimes occur if certain pollinating insects are present. However, self-pollination usually occurs before the flower even opens.

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