Describe asexual reproduct ion. Also state its advantage and disadvantage.

Ans. 1. Only one parent is involved in asexual reproduction in which cells divide mitotically. 

2. Since there is no fusion of two different cells, the daughter cells produced by asexual reproduction are genetically identical to the parent cells. 

3. Lack of genetic variation is the disadvantage while rapid reproduction is the advantage of asexual reproduction.