Difference between asexual and sexual reproduction


Reproduction is a type of creating offspring which are identical to the parent species genetically or biologically. Reproduction makes and preserves the survival of the organisms, generation by generation. It is the primary attribute of life on this earth.

Various types of Reproduction

There are basically two types of reproduction

  1. Sexual Reproduction
  2. Asexual Reproduction

Difference between Sexual and Asexual types of reproductions

Sexual Reproduction

Asexual Reproduction

Two parents are involved One parent is involved
Characteristics of both parents are inherited Characteristics of only one parent are inherited
It requires the formation of gametes It doesn’t require the formation of gametes
Special organs for reproduction are required. Special organs for reproduction are not required
Examples – Humans and many multicellular organisms. Examples – Amoeba, Planaria, hydra, Planaria.

For More Information On Reproduction in Animals, Watch The Below Video:

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