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Asexual Reproduction Types and Examples

By E. Hung 2014
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Asexual Reproduction
one parent produces offspring that are genetically identical to the parent
paramecium
a protozoan reproduces by binary fission
Binary Fission
single celled organisms split to produce 2 identical daughter cells
Budding
a new, genetically identical organism forms on the side of its parent
hydra
this animal reproduces by budding
binary fission
a single cell splits in half creating 2 cells
Bacteria
these microorganisms reproduce by binary fission
Spore Formation
Fern can reproduce asexually by the formation of spores
Tuber
an underground stem that stores the plants food
Binary Fission
This diagram demonstrates a type of asexual reproduction called ____________.
Budding
These diagrams demonstrate a type of asexual reproduction called ____________.
Fragmentation
Single parent breaks into parts that regenerate into new individuals, this asexual reproduction is called _________.
starfish
This animal uses fragmentation regeneration
Layering
The development of roots on a stem while the stem is still attached to the parent plant.
Tap root
A swollen root that can grow into a new plant.
Tissue culture
Plant cells or tissues are grown on artificial nutrient medium to become new plants.
sucker
A secondary shoot produced from the roots.
Runner
A shoot that grows horizontally above the ground that can grow into another plant.
cutting
An artificial vegetation propagation to produce a plant that is cut off and rooted.
Cloning
Production of a genetically identical individual from a single parent.
Grafting
The connection of a part of one plant to a part of another plant.
Bulb
A short, modified, underground stem surrounded usually by fleshy modified leaves.
Corm
A swollen underground plant stem with dry scale leaves.
Rhizome
A horizontal underground stem that can grow into new plant.

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