Question and answer
What is asexual reproduction and the types
Binary fission, budding, spore formation, regeneration, vegetative propagation, and cloning. (I just learned this in Science class). Binary fission is the simplest form of asexual reproduction. [ The parent cell simply divides into two parts that are about equal. Each of the new cells, called daughter cells, becomes a separate individual. Each of the new offspring then grows to a normal size.
Binary fission is the usual method of reproduction of one-celled organisms including protozoa, bacteria, and many algae. Binary fission is also the process by which multi-cellular organisms grow. Budding is another type of asexual reproduction. New individuals develop as small growths or buds on the surface of the parent organism. The new organism may break off and live independently or remain attached and live as a colony. Budding is different from binary fission because the offspring and parent are not the same size. Yeast, hydra, sponges, and some worts reproduce by budding. Spores are special cells that some individual organisms produce. A thick, tough outer coating that protects the inner cell usually surrounds spores. When released by the parent, each spore may grow into a separate individual. Fungi, algae, and protozoa can reproduce by spore formation. Regeneration is the ability to re-grow lost body parts. Starfish, earthworms, hydra, and planarian can regenerate in to new individual. A planarian that is cut into several pieces will regenerate into several new worms. Vegetative propagation is new cells separating from the parent and forming a complete, independent individual. Plants can reproduce asexually by vegetative propagation. Roots, stems, and leaves are called vegetative structures. Some plants reproduce vegetative by special structures such as bulbs, corms, tubers, runners, and rhizomes. Farmers and gardeners have taken advantage of different plants' ability to reproduce asexually for generations. Artificial vegetative propagation allows gardeners and farmers to grow plant with certain traits. ]
Expert answered|danimai|Points 1481|
Question
Asked 6/27/2012 5:06:14 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Two differences between potosynthesis and respiration
Weegy: Respiration is the act of inhaling and exhaling air in order to exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide. while photosynthesis consumes the carbon dioxide that is given off as bi product of respiration. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/27/2012 5:04:47 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Two differences between potosynthesis and respiration
Weegy: Respiration is the extraction of energy from food molecules while photosynthesis makes food using sunlight. Photosynthesis only occurs in plants and some bacteria while respiration occurs in all living organisms. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/27/2012 5:03:01 AM
0 Answers/Comments
18,058,298 questions answered
Popular Conversations
How would you rewrite the equation 2x + 4y + 2 = 3y + 5 in general ...
Weegy: FOIL (First Outside Inside Last) = 2x(2x) + 2x(-3y) + (-3y)(2x) + (-3y)(-3y) = 4x^2 + (-6xy) + (-6xy) + ...
10/30/2014 6:28:25 PM| 4 Answers
Solve the following equation. x + 6 = x + x 2 6 14 72 User: ...
Weegy: I'm sorry, do you have a question I can help you with today? User: Solve for A. BA + C = D A = D - B - C A ...
10/30/2014 9:06:00 AM| 3 Answers
What is the slope of the line that has the equation 4x + 2y = 12?
Weegy: The slope of the line that has the equation 4x + 2y = 12 is -2. User: What is the y-intercept of the line ...
10/30/2014 6:21:18 PM| 3 Answers
Prior to the Seventeenth Amendment, who chose the members of the US ...
Weegy: Prior to the Seventeenth Amendment, State legislatures chose the members of the US Senate. User: Prior to ...
10/30/2014 7:05:25 AM| 2 Answers
______________ means to enclose something tightly, such as is done ...
Weegy: Embedding means to enclose something tightly, such as is done with stones or tiles, and a filler, when creating ...
10/30/2014 7:30:45 AM| 2 Answers
In a plane, if two lines are perpendicular to the same line, then ...
Weegy: Two lines parallel to the same plane are parallel to each other. TRUE. User: Congruent triangles are any two ...
10/30/2014 8:12:29 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 3275 [Total 15650]| Ratings 0| Comments 3275| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
Points 2158 [Total 11639]| Ratings 5| Comments 2108| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 1114 [Total 13343]| Ratings 1| Comments 1104| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 888 [Total 2287]| Ratings 0| Comments 888| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 689 [Total 690]| Ratings 7| Comments 619| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 567 [Total 6361]| Ratings 3| Comments 537| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 482 [Total 482]| Ratings 0| Comments 452| Invitations 3|Offline
S
Points 473 [Total 473]| Ratings 1| Comments 463| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
Points 79 [Total 1296]| Ratings 1| Comments 69| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
Points 65 [Total 683]| Ratings 0| Comments 65| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.