. Define asexual reproduction Describe two methods of asexual reproduction in animals


Best Answer

Explanation :- 

Asexual reproduction is a type of reproduction in which new individuals are produced from single parent. 

In asexual reproduction, formation and fusion of gametes does not take place.

Two means of asexual reproduction are as follows :- 

  • Binary fission :- It is the mode of asexual reproduction in which an organism divides into nearly two equal halves daughter cells.

Example :- Amoeba 

 

  • Budding :- It is the mode of asexual reproduction in which a bulb or bud like outgrowth develops on the parent body. Later on, this bud develops and detaches from the parent body and grows into a new individual.

Example :- Hydra 

 

Final Answer :- 

Hence,this is the definition and explanation of two methods of asexual reproduction in animals.

 

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