Turning Pollen into a Low-Cost Fertilizer (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Lettuce grows larger when fertilized with pollen-derived carbon dots. Credit American Chemical Society Usage Restrictions Please credit the American Chemical Society. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.