Asexual reproduction facts for kids
Asexual reproduction is reproduction without mating.
The individual zooids in a particular coral or bryozoan are usually genetically identical. They are formed by asexual reproduction of the first individual to arrive in a place. One whole order of the rotifers, the bdelloid rotifers, has no sexual reproduction.
Many types of living things have a double cycle. At one stage they have sexual reproduction, at another they simply multiply by splitting or producing eggs which develop without fertilization (aphids). All the daughters of the honey bee develop from unfertilized eggs. So, asexual reproduction is common in many forms of life.
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