hi mam iam hema i want to know the difference between sexual and asexual reproduction

Asked by hemalatha | 9th Oct, 2013, 08:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Sexual Reproduction

Asexual Reproduction

·         It involves formation of reproductive cells i.e. gametes.

·         It does not involve the formation of gametes.

·         Fusion of male and female gametes takes place resulting into the formation of zygote which develops into a new organisms.

·         New organisms are formed either by the division of the parent body or differentiation of parent body.

·         The scope for variation in the species is very high.

·         There is hardly any scope for variation.


·         Offsprings are not genetically identical.

·         Offspirngs are genetically identical.

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