Flashcards in Asexual vs sexual Deck (20)
Runners - an exact copy is produced from one parent plant
Fission - one cell divides into 2 cells.
Budding - a new offspring formed directly from the plant.
Cloning - the production of organisms that are genetically identical to others.
Cuttings - a type of vegetative propagation that produces identical offspring.
External fertilization - egg and sperm are united outside of the mother.
Internal fertilization - results in the union of egg and sperm inside of the mother.
Artificial insemination - a method of fertilizing an egg using sperm from a male that is not present.
Self-pollination - the fertilization of an egg of a plant by its own pollen.
Cross-pollination - pollen from one plant is used to fertilize the female part of another plant.
Conjugation - two similar unicellular organisms fuse, exchange nuclear materials, and then break apart.
Hermaphrodism - existence of reproductive organs of both sexes in the same individual.
Which type of reproduction happens more quickly?
Which type of reproduction saves energy?
Which type of reproduction uses energy?
Which type of reproduction takes more time to happen?
Which type of reproduction grows population more quickly?
Which type of reproduction grows population slowly?
Which type of reproduction is most likely to get completely wiped out?