Reproduction In Organisms Class 12 Notes

Reproduction is defined as a biological process in which every living organism gives rise to new organisms similar to themselves. The new organism is called as offspring. The offspring grow, mature and in turn produce new offspring. Therefore there forms a circle of birth, growth, and death. So, reproduction performs the following functions:

  • Enables the continuity of a species
  • Maintains life on this planet
  • Creates different variations among population

Reproduction can be divided into 2 types based on the participation of 1 or 2 organisms.

  • Asexual reproduction
  • Sexual reproduction

Basic Features of reproduction

  • Replication of the DNA.
  • Division of cells.
  • Formation of reproductive units.
  • Development of the reproductive units into offsprings.

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Practise This Question

Identify the DNA segment that is not a palindromic sequence