Pollination is the process of moving the pollen grain from the anther of a stamen to the stigma of a carpel. There are a few plants that can self-pollinate (i.e. the plants own pollen can cause seeds to form) , but this limits them to inbreeding (cue banjo music ...). Most species of plant rely upon some kind of pollination vector to accomplish pollination, such as bees, butterflies, even wind and water in some instances