Reproduction In Organisms – Notes
Asexual Reproduction In Organisms
Living organisms reproduce sexually or asexually.
In sexual reproduction, a gamete from the male parent fuses with gamete from the female parent to form a zygote.
In asexual reproduction, the organism or the parent cell divided in two to give rise to a morphologically and genetically identical organism called a clone.
Asexual reproduction in animals takes place through:
• Binary Fission
In plants, asexual reproduction takes place through specialized structures called vegetative propagules.
Vegetative propagules include: