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How is vegetative propagation different from sexual reproduction?

Asked by Topperlearning User 4th June 2014, 1:23 PM
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Sexual Reproduction

Vegetative Propagation

1. Slow, uncertain and less economical method

1. Quicker, more certain and less expensive method

2. Seeds are viable and strong to face environmental changes

2. Seeds are less viable and less strong

3. Seedless plants cannot be reproduced by this method

3. Seedless plants can be reproduced by this method

4. Parental characteristics are not retained and get mixed up

4. Genetic characteristics are retained

5. New varieties are possible

5. No new varieties can be produced

6. Overcrowding does not take place due to dispersal of fruits and seeds

6. Overcrowding occurs as there is no dispersal of fruits and seeds

Answered by Expert 4th June 2014, 3:23 PM
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