CBSE Class 10 Biology | Reproduction | Introduction of Reproduction

Introduction of Reproduction

What is Reproduction ?

 

Reproduction is defined as the production of new generation of individuals of the same species that are physically independent of their parents.

Need for Reproduction    

  • Reproduction is essential for the survival of species on earth.
  • The process of reproduction ensures continuity of life on earth.
  • The reproducing organisms create new individuals which look exactly similar to their parents. The similar copies of individuals are created by DNA replication during cell division.

Types of Reproduction

There are two main types of reproduction in living organisms

  1. Asexual reproduction
  2. Sexual reproduction

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