Life processes - Growth, developments and reproduction
- Does not involve the fusion of gametes.
- Requires only one parent.
- Offsprings produced are the exact copies of their parents.
Modes of asexual reproduction
- Fission- involves cell division or splitting of cells e.g., Amoeba
- Multiple fission: In multiple fission, a single cell divides into many daughter cells simultaneously. Examples:Plasmodium and Amoeba
- Fragmentation- new organisms formed from fragments of parents e.g., lichens
- Regeneration- new organisms formed from body parts e.g., Planaria, Hydra
- Budding- new individuals from protrusion called buds e.g., Hydra
Reproduction-It is the ability of living organisms to produce new individuals.
- Two modes of reproduction
- Asexual reproduction – New plants are formed without seeds or spores.
- Sexual reproduction – New plants are obtained from seeds.
Different Modes of Asexual reproduction
1. Vegetative propagation- It is the ability of a plant to produce new plants asexually …
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