asexual reproduction


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n asexual reproduction reproduction without the fusion of gametes
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In literature:

In order to bring about asexual reproduction, e.g.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
So far for asexual methods of reproduction.
"Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XXI., No. 531, March 6, 1886" by Various
PARTHENOGENESIS, name given to asexual reproduction, that is, to reproduction of plants or animals by means of unimpregnated germs or ova.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Sexless or asexual reproduction assumes various forms.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
Among animals as among plants, asexual reproduction is very common.
"The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by J. Arthur Thomson
Gemmiparous: applied to that form of asexual reproduction where new individuals arise as buds from the germ body of the parent.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Note the asexual reproduction.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
REPRODUCTION, sexual and asexual, contrasted, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
In all of her lowest plants and animals she uses the asexual method of reproduction.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
Reproduction sexual or asexual.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor

In news:

The Pros and Cons of Asexual Reproduction.

In science:

Most animal species use sexual reproduction to produce offspring, while a minority of species reproduce asexually by producing clones of the mother.
A Testing Framework for P Systems
Moreover, asexual populations composed by only females can reproduce twice as fast in each generation than sexual populations, because there is no need to produce males for ongoing reproduction.
A Testing Framework for P Systems
Asexual reproduction has only been described in less than 0.1% of vertebrate species.
A Testing Framework for P Systems
The rules controlling the evolution of the population are reproduction rules, either sexual reproduction rules or asexual, and death rules.
A Testing Framework for P Systems
We consider only haploid models with asexual reproduction, as is appropriate for macromolecules.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics