Difference between Asexual Reproduction and Sexual Reproduction - QS Study
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Difference between Asexual reproduction and Sexual reproduction:

Asexual reproduction

(i) Usually it occurs in lower type of organisms.

(ii) Male and female gametes are not formed in this process.

(iii) Usually it occurs by spores or any part of the plant body

(iv) Number of daughter individuals formed in this process are usually numerous.

(v) It is a direct method of reproduction i.e. reproduction occurs within the single organism.

Sexual reproduction

(i) Usually it occurs in higher type of organisms.

(ii) Male and female gametes are formed.

(iii) Usually it occurs by the union of male and female gametes

(iv) Number of daughter individuals formed is very few.

(v) It is an indirect method of reproduction, example: two members are essential in this process of which the one acts as a male while the other acts as a female, producing male gametes (n) and female gametes (n) respectively.