Reproduction Living things _____________________________. ___________________ is the process by which organisms produce new organisms _____________________ - new organism produced by a living thing Two Types of Reproduction a. Asexual b. Sexual Asexual reproduction needs only _______________ parent. The offspring are _______________ like the parent. Only ________________ set of genetic material. Examples of asexual reproduction: a. _______________ - parent organism splits into two -Bacteria reproduce by fission. b. __________________ - growth of new organism from parent organism -Yeast and hydra reproduce by budding. c. __________________ - new organisms are grown from one cell – Dolly the Sheep d. ____________________________ - kind of asexual reproduction that used parts of plants to grow new plants Examples: tubers – potatoes bulbs – daffodil cuttings – fleshy roots cut apart and placed backed into soil - Hosta - parts of leaf or stem placed into water – African violet runners – spider plant or strawberry Sexual Reproduction needs _____________________ parents. Two different sex cells (one from each parent) must ____________. The offspring is ______ exactly like either parent. *Organism can have traits from __________ parent traits ____________parent has. Sexual reproduction increases __________________ among organisms.