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Cross pollination in plants occurs by means of various abiotic and biotic pollinating agents. On the basis of different types of agents mode of pollination are as follows:

(a) Abiotic agencies:

1. Anemophily- by winds

2. Hydrophily- by water

(b) Biotic agencies:

1. Entomophily- by insects

2. Ornithophily- by birds

3. Chiropterophily- by bats

4. Malacophily- by snails

5. Myremecophily- by ants

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