Presentation on theme: "Asexual Reproduction. What is Asexual Reproduction? Formation of a new organism or individual This new organism or individual has identical genetic."— Presentation transcript:
What organisms use Asexual Reproduction? ANIMALS Can be divided into 2 distinct groups: 1) Vertebrates (have backbones) Humans are vertebrates, but do not reproduce asexually aside from body cells 2) Invertebrates (do not have backbones) Examples include: sponges, jellyfish, worms and insects Reproduce asexually to form one or more identical offspring from a single parent.
What organisms use Asexual Reproduction? PLANTS Repair themselves by mitosis (asexual reproduction). Ensures that each new plant will have the same DNA as the parent.