Types of Asexual Reproduction

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Organism

Kingdom

Description or picture of organism

Type of asexual reproduction

How does this sort of asexual reproduction work?

bacteria

p. 29

 

 

binary fission

 

Amoeba

p. 32

 

 

Mitotic division

 

p.32 bottom picture

Lichen

 

 

 

 

fragmentation

 

p.33

Yeast

 

 

 

budding

 

p. 33

Mould

 

 

 

spores

 

Planaria

p.34

 

 

regeneration

 

Starfish

p.34

 

regeneration

 

Sponges

p. 35

 

budding

 

Hydra

p. 35

 

budding

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is meristem (meristematic cells) and why is this tissue important to plants for asexual reproduction?  (p.36)

aspen or

asparagus

p. 38

 

 

from roots

 

strawberry

p. 39

 

layering

 

apple tree

p. 39

 

grafting

 

chrysanthemum

p. 40

 

tissue culture

 

 

 

 

Describe why asexual reproduction is an advantage for an organism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Describe why asexual reproduction is a disadvantage for an organism.