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REPRODUCTION IN ORGANISMS

Biology

Reproduction is a biological process in which an organism produces offspring of their own kind.

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The period of birth to the natural death of an organisms represents its life span. The life span of an organism may vary from species to species. The life span of an organism is not necessarily correlated with their body size, it can vary from less than one day to more than 400 years.

Reproduction

Reproduction is a biological process by which an organism gives rise to young ones of their own kind.

 

Significance of reproduction

  • Reproduction enables the continuity of the species, generation after generation.

  • Sexual reproduction is responsible for variation in a population and its inheritance to future generations.

Modes of reproduction;

  1. Asexual reproduction

  2. Sexual reproduction

Asexual reproduction

A type of reproduction by which offspring is produced from s single parent with or without the involvement of gamete formation. (uniparental).<