Question

(a) Distinguish between asexual and sexual reproduction. Why isvegetative
reproduction also considered as a type of asexual reproduction?
(b) Which is better mode of reproduction : Sexual or Asexual? Why?

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times may vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes for paid subscribers and may be longer for promotional offers.
Tagged in
Science
Biology

Reproductive Biology

Related Biology Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: What are the similarities and differences between natural selection and selective breeding?

A: Evolution is defined as the changes that take place in different kinds of organisms over a period of...

Q: Name the juvenile state of mass.

A: Step 1 Moss is radially symmetrical leafy bryophytes in which rhizoids are multicellular and the spo...

Q: Outline the life cycle of a gordiid nematomorph.

A: Ecdysozoans are a group of protostome animals that include nematodes, arthropods, and numerous small...

Q: Which of the following proteins would not be produced in the Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum? A) insulin...

A: The rough endoplasmic reticulum is composed of membranes attached with ribosomes. This gives it a sl...

Q: State the best contribution of Ernst Haeckel.

A: Ernst Haeckel was born in 1834 and died in 1919. This German zoologist was known to promote the work...

Q: what are crossover suppressors.

A: Crossing over is the process during which the chromosomal segments of two non-sister chromatids are ...

Q: In multiple sclerosis (from the Greek skleros, hard), a person’s myelin sheaths harden and deteriora...

A: Nervous system is network of nerve cells which is responsible for control and coordination of the bo...

Q: The Golgi apparatus:   A Is found only in animals B Is found in prokaryotes C Is a...

A: the Golgi apparatus or the  Golgi network is a system of interconnected unit membranes that occur in...

Q: Do females pass on mitochondrial DNA?

A: The DNA consists of genes that are the functional and physical unit of inheritance. There are some g...

Q: If the five-digit code that is tabulated cannot be found in the EnteroPluri-Test Codebook, what migh...

A: Introduction: EnteroPluri-Test is an identification system that offers complete identification of th...

Q: What type of interaction is shown by sparrows eating the seeds?

A: The effect of the living organisms on each other in a community is more precisely known as biologica...

Q: Pick any example of a genetic technology and describe how it hasdirectly affected your life

A: Genetic technology has many applications in our daily life. There are many procedures that are used ...

Q: Fill in the blank:  Persons with ABO blood type _______________________ are sometimes called univers...

A: The ABO blood group was discovered by Karl Landsteiner. It is an important system of blood groups to...

Q: Assume that a mutation occurs in the gene that encodes each of the following RNA polymerases. Match ...

A: RNA polymerase I is found in higher eukaryotes. It synthesizes only ribosomal RNA (rRNA). It transcr...

Q: Why is DNA & not RNA is the genetic material in majority of organisms?

A: Genetic material is composed nucleic acids. DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid and RNA stands for ...

Q: Calculate the map distances among the genes.

A: Linkage mapping is done to know the distance between the loci of the linked genes. The frequency of ...

Q: Oncogene is responsible for: A. AidsB. typhoidC. malariaD. cancer

A: The genes are comprised of DNA [deoxyribonucleic acid]. Certain genes act as instructions that are m...

Q: Give some characteristics of white adipose tissue.

A: It is a specialized but loose connective tissue which possesses abundant fat-storing cells or adipoc...

Q: How do you describe Desertification

A: Desertification means degradation of land making it infertile and turns into a desert. This degradat...

Q: Eukaryotic cells exhibit compartmentalization. Define compartmentalization.

A: The cell is the basic functional, structural, and biological unit of all known organisms. A cell is ...

Q: Name the disorder with the following chromosome complement.(i) 22 pairs of autosomes + X X Y(ii) 22 ...

A: Genetics is the branch of biology which deals with genes, heredity, and genome in the organism. Gene...

Q: Which of the following sites would you predict to be present in the gene encoding a MRNA molecule an...

A: mRNA known as messenger RNA carries the genetic information that is copied from DNA. mRNA contains t...

Q: What is Bioreactor? What are the advantages of Stirred tank Bioreactor over Shake flask.

A: Large-scale production of organic substances such as antibiotics, hormones, vitamins, acids, solvent...

Q: What is the classification of slime moulds?

A: The classification is the way of categorizing living beings into different domains or kingdoms. A cl...

Q: Foot and mouth disease is found in: A.  Cats and dogsB.  CattleC.  PoultryD.  Humans

A: Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is a viral disease, which is caused by the virus picornavirus. The foot...

Q: Write on the limiting factors of photosynthesis ie light intensity, carbon dioxide and temperature

A: The plants are the multicellular eukaryotic organism in the kingdom Plantae. It is characterized by ...

Q: What two processes ensure that the correct amino acidis added to a growing polypeptide chain?

A: The tRNA is a transfer RNA. It reads the nucleotide present on the mRNA and translates that mRNA int...

Q: What is phylum-coelenterate?

A: The animal kingdom is divided into many phyla. The major species of the animal kingdom include Porif...

Q: Compared to platyhelminthes which physiological problem have the cylindrical body of nematodes broug...

A: Platyhelminthes are flat worms that are unsegmented, acoelomates and have bilateral symmetry. They a...

Q: In DNA replication, what is the primer composed of and whyare there leading and lagging strands?

A: DNA replication is a biological process that results in formation of exact copies of DNA which is tr...

Q: Explain the terms Carboxylation, Reduction and Regeneration.

A: Carboxylation, reduction and regeneration are various metabolic processes that occurs in a living or...

Q: examples of each vertebrate class and describe their significance and/or significant features

A: Animals having a spinal cord that is surrounded by bone or cartilage are called vertebrates. Based o...

Q: Physical findings associated with Graves' disease

A: INTRODUCTION: GRAVE’S DISEASE IT IS AN AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER. It affects skin, eyes and thyroid gland...

Q: Is yeast good for weight loss?

A: The bread mold or the Saccharomyces cerevisiae is extensively studied in the field of genetics. The ...

Q: How large is the human genome?

A: Genetics is the branch of biology which deals with genes, heredity, and genome in the organism. Gene...

Q: The study of Environmental Microbiology showcases the enormous impact of microbes on the environment...

A: Microbes are abundant in the ecosystem and affect the environment that they inhabit. The effect of m...

Q: In Figure , which gene on the bacterial chromosome will be transferred last in strain Hfr5?

A: DNA is the genetic material in most living organisms. It is the information hub of the cell that con...

Q: 1. In cattle, the hornless condition (H) is dominant and the horned condition (h) is recessive. bull...

A: The Punnett square is a simple method with square diagram which is used to determine the genotypes o...

Q: Black fur in mice (B) is dominant to brown fur (b). Short tails (T) are dominant to long tails (t). ...

A: The alleles are generally of dominant and recessive type and some other forms like codominant and in...

Q: Which sugar is best for yeast fermentation?

A: Yeast is a unicellular fungus, which has a huge commercial and research potential. This is one of th...

Q: Considering the presence of segmentation (metameres) in their body to which other already studied ph...

A: Arthropod are the invertebrate organisms and have segmented body, exoskeleton, and jointed paired ap...

Q: Explain how a retrovirus, which has an RNA genome, is able to integrate its genetic material into th...

A: Ribonucleic acid (RNA) is present as the genetic material in retroviruses. Genetic material of retro...

Q: Match the stage of childbirth with its description.   Question 2 options: 123 The plac...

A:   Pregnancy or gestation marks the time of offspring development inside the uterus of the woman. Chi...

Q: Conserved gene order can be termed asa) Orthologb) Syntenyc) Paralogd) Microarray

A:  Gene is the functional unit of heredity that consists of DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid). The DNA seque...

Q: What are the names of the four classes of macromolecules found in living organisms? Name these four ...

A: An organism is made of individual cells that have differentiated into distinct structural and functi...

Q: Types of renal stones

A: Renal calculi are otherwise known as kidney stones. These stones appear as a solid mass.

Q: What is the chemicalequation of the aerobiccellular respiration?

A: Aerobic respiration is the process in which the complete metabolism of the glucose molecule takes pl...

Q: Which medications can be used for functional tests with suppression of adrenocorticotrophic hormone ...

A: Epinephrine is an adrenal hormone that is released during “flight or fight” response and is responsi...

Q: Biology Question

A: A diploid cell has two complete sets of chromosomes and a haploid cell has one complete set of chrom...

Q: In photosynthesis, linear electron flow produces both ________ and ________, but cyclic electron flo...

A: Photosynthesis -Its the process by which green plants and other organisms convert light energy into ...