What is Vegetative Propagation?

Category: General Science Title: Botany Vegetative propagation is an asexual method of reproduction in a plant. One plant is involved and the offspring is genetically identical to its parent (same like cloning).  vegetative propagation includes cutting, layering, division, budding, grafting, apomixis and tissue culture   Layering in this shoot of a plant is bent until it can be covered by soil.tip of the shoot remains above ground eventually the new plant will grow then can be separated   Cutting cuttings are part of plants cut off from the parent plant .new plant will grow from the cutting the shot cut at an angle    Grafting in this 2plants are used to develop a plant with a new trait or combination of traits.   Apomixis is a type of reproduction that does not involve fertilisation   Question: Which of the following is/are the method of vegetative propagation in plants?

  1. Budding
  2. Layering
  3. Grafting
  4. Cloning

A) 1,2 only B) 2,3,4 only C) 1,2,3 only D) all Answer : C

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