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LE asexual reproduct

asexual reproduction unit vocab

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reproduction the ability of individuals within a species to produce more of their own kind
asexual reproduction offspring result from a single parent and are genetically identical to that parent
unicellular organism made of only 1 cell
multicellular organisms made up of more than 1 cell
binary fission simplest form of asexual production where 1 parent produces 2 identical offspring
budding new organism (offspring) grows as an outgrowth of parent
sporulation specialized asexual reproductive cells that only contain a nucleus & small amount of cytoplasm
regeneration replacement of part of an organism or development of a new organism from a part of the parent organism
vegetative propagation part of the plant (LEAF, STEM or ROOT) grows into a new plant
runners Stems grow over the surface of the soil from pre-existing stem
bulbs Underground stems specialized for food storage
tubers Underground stems that contain stored food
rhizomes Long modified stems that grow horizontally under soil; New plants are produced at nodes along the stem
cuttings Pieces of LEAF, STEMS or ROOTS develop into new plants
grafting scion, or CUTTING from one plant is attached to the main body of the rooted plant (stock).
Cloning -- type of asexual reproduction that produces offspring from a single body cell of the parent; new organism is genetically identical to the parent cell that contributed the DNA, but not like organism that carries it to term
Created by: jgarrisi