Plants have developed adaptations to promote symbiotic relationships with insects that ensure their pollination.Learning ObjectivesExplain how pollination by insects aids plant reproductionKey PointsAdaptations such as bright colors, strong fragrances, special shapes, and nectar guides are used to attract suitable pollinators.
At its most fundamental level, life is made up of matter. All matter is composed of elements, substances that cannot be broken down or transformed chemically into other substances. Each element is made of atoms, each with a constant number of protons and unique properties. A total of 118 elements have been defined; however, only 92 occur naturally, and fewer than 30 are found in living cells.