disadvantages of asexual reproduction in plants

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Answers:Sexual reproduction allows adaptation to changes to the environment. Asexual reproduction allows rapid increased numbers of plants as in tissue cultures in greenhouses for mass marketing; but it has no evolution vantage.

Question:I have a school project to find out about plants that use both sexual and asexual reproduction, does anyone know an plants that do this?

Answers:When plants produce seeds, that is sexual reproduction, Plants can also be reproduced by vegetative means such as grafting in fruit trees, rooting a leaf or stem, using a root to grow the plant as in sweet potatoes,, bulbs as in daffodils or onions,,cuttings, eyes from potatoes,

Question:1.How is sexual reproduction different from sexual reproduction? Describe each of these types of asexual reproduction. (Binary fission, budding, vegetation reproduction, and mitosis) make sure to compare chromosome number of the cells or cells in the offspring to the chromosomes number in the parent cell or cells. 2. Describe asexual reproduction in plants. include in your answer the following terms: flowers, pollen grains, ovules, pollination, sperm, fertilization, zygote and endosperm. PLZ HELP NO CLUE WHAT IM DOING IN BIO thx

Answers:1. sexual rep.= involves gametes asexual= without gametes BINary fission: a form of asexual reproduction mitosis: a type of cell reproduction which occurs in a somatic cell wherein one parent cell produces two daughter cells with the same no of chromosomes.

Question:i need all the advantages and disadvantages of asexual reproduction

Answers:One key feature in asexual reporduction is SPEED! it is much, MUCH faster then sexual reproduction. Asexual reporduction occurs via. mitosis, producing genetically identicle cells called clones. Although it is fast, it has one major disadvantage. Since all cells are genotypically and phenotypically identicle, if an environmental insult should come, it would destroy ALL the organisms and hence make the organism prone to extinction. Sexual reproduction involves the combining of genetic information from two cells into one hence producing an offspring which is genotypically distinct yet has traits of both the "mother" cell and the "father" cell. If an environmental insult should come, it may have the unique traits necessary for the organism to survive and hence makes such organisms much less prone to extinction. These variation which occur during sexual reproduction is the basis for adaption to the ever changing environment.