Asexual Reproduction

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Asexual reproduction provides ___ genetic variety.

little or none

Which process produces offspring asexually?

mitosis

Cell division in prokaryotes is known as ___.

fission

fission

the cell splits and forms two new identical offspring

What type of cell uses fission to reproduce asexually?

prokaryotic

When a eukaryotic, unicellular organism divides into two, it is called ___ cell division.

mitotic

fragmentation

a form of asexual reproduction caused by the breaking of a colonial organism by a physical disturbance

budding

a new organism grows by mitosis and cell division on the body of its parent

regeneration

the ability to replace missing structure

Animal ___ occurs when an offspring grows from a piece of its parent.

regeneration

spore

a cell with a hard protective covering

Vegetative reproduction

a form of asexual reproduction in which offspring grow from a part of a parent plant

cloning

a type of asexual reproduction performed in a laboratory that produces identical individuals from a cell

first successful animal cloned

sheep

Some plants can be cloned using a method called ___.

tissue culture

Asexual reproduction can also be responsible for harmful ___.

genetic mutations

One advantage of asexual reproduction is that it allows organisms to reproduce without a mate, saving ___ and ___.

time; energy

Asexual reproduction also enables some organisms to produce ___ numbers of offspring in a ___ period of time.

large; short

Asexual reproduction involves how many parents?

1

Fission begins in a prokaryote when the DNA molecule is _____.

copied

Some bacteria can divide every ___ minutes.

20

What type of cloning is considered an ethical concern?

human

Bacteria reproduce asexually through ___.

fission

An ameba can reproduce asexually through ___.

mitotic cell division

Spirogyra can reproduce asexually through ___.

fragmentation

Yeast can reproduce asexually through ___.

budding

Examples of organisms which reproduce asexually through regeneration are ___.

planarian; sea star; sponge; sea urchin; sea cucumber

Examples of organisms which reproduce asexually through spores are ___.

mold; fungus; mushroom

Examples of plants which have the ability to create new plants through vegetative reproduction are ___.

strawberry; potato; rasberry; geranium; spider plants

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