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Heredity Unit 1

Asexual reproduction Offspring are created from one parent and are an exact copy of the parent.
Binary fission Divide into two identical cells
Budding An offspring grows out of the parent's body. Not an equal dividing like binary fission.
Fragmentation/Regeneration Offspring form out of broken off pieces of the parent. Who: Coral, starfish, worms, plants
Sexual reproduction The genetic information from two parents is combined to create offspring with unqiue genetic traits.
Internal fertilization Fertilization (egg+sperm) occurs within the femal*except seahorses
External fertilization Fertilization occurs outside the female in a watery medium
Angiosperms Flowering plant
Petals Attract pollinators, protect inner structures
Sepal To protect and support flower, keep from drying out
Stem Provide support; transport water and nutrients, store water and food
Anther Produces pollen (sperm)
Filament Stalk holds anther up
Stamen Filament and stalk (male part)
Stigma Sticky part where pollen sticks
Style Stalk that supports the stigma
Ovary Where fertilization occurs (pollen and egg equal seed), seeds are formed, turned into fruit
Pistil Female parts
Pollination Hummingbirds, birds, bats, butterflies, and bees Pollinators are attracted by the nectar Pollen attaches to pollinator and brushes the sticky stigma
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