Asexual reproduction of African violet?

Answer African violets can reproduce asexually (or "without sex") when you take a cutting and place it in damp soil, allowing it to create a new bud. The new plant is a clone of the original plant, since ... Read More »

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Is cloning asexual reproduction?

Asexual reproduction is nature's form of cloning. Plants and animals that reproduce asexually create offspring that contain the same genes they do, just as in a clone. By contrast, sexual reproduct... Read More »

What is an advantage of asexual reproduction?

Asexual reproduction has several advantages. First of all, asexual reproduction proceeds more quickly and sexual production and is easier because no partner is needed. Furthermore, the organism can... Read More »

What is another word for asexual reproduction?

Asexual reproduction is scientifically referred to as agamogenesis. Agamogenesis is commonly used to describe cell division and multiplication. Organisms that undergo this type of reproduction incl... Read More »

How Are Asexual & Sexual Reproduction Different?

The word "sex" elicits feelings and visions of people, acts of passion and lust. Sex is not without purpose. In humans, the function is to mix genes with a partner and propagate. Asexual reproducti... Read More »