Question
Mon March 22, 2010 By: Yashodhara Singh

What are the disadvantages of sexual reproduction ?

Expert Reply
Tue March 23, 2010
  1. Two parents are involved in this process, hence time and energy have to be spent in finding a mate .
  2. Energy has to be spent in producing gametes.
  3. There is no guarantee that the nucleus of the male sex cell would fuse with the female sex cell.
  4. The process of sexual reproduction takes a long time.

 

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