Reproduction• Is the production of a new generation of individuals of the same species• Involves the transmission of genetic material from one generation to the next, ensuring that the species survives over long periods of time,even though individual members die
AsexualReproduction is reproduction by a singleorganism with out production ofgametes usually results in the production ofgenetically identical offspringHow can variation occur inasexual reproduction?
What are identical offspring from asingle parent referred to as? A clone
Cloningin biology is the process ofproducing similar populationsof genetically identicalindividuals that occurs in naturewhen organisms such asbacteria, insects or plantsreproduce asexually.
Cloningin biotechnology refers to processesused to create copies of DNAfragments (molecular cloning), cells(cell cloning), or organisms. Theterm also refers to the productionof multiple copies of a product suchas digital media or software.
Most animals species donot naturally reproduceasexually There are several typesof asexual reproduction