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11.8: Introduction to Asexual Reproduction in Plants

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    What you’ll learn to do: Describe plants that reproduce asexually

    Many plants reproduce asexually as well as sexually. In asexual reproduction, part of the parent plant is used to generate a new plant. Grafting, layering, and micropropagation are some methods used for artificial asexual reproduction. The new plant is genetically identical to the parent plant from which the stock has been taken. Asexually reproducing plants thrive well in stable environments.

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    • Introduction to Asexual Reproduction in Plants. Authored by: Shelli Carter and Lumen Learning. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution
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