Saturday, 23 February 2013

3.7 understand that plants can reproduce asexually by natural methods (illustrated by runners) and by artificial methods (illustrated by cuttings)

Asexual reproduction only involves one parent, this can be achieved in two ways by plants:
Runners- eg strawberries- a second stem extend, when it reaches the ground cells specialise into root cells and a new plant develops.
Cuttings: a clipping is put in to plant hormones, encouraging the ends to become roots, when placed in soil it will then create another plant.

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