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Assertion (A): Characteristics of parental plants can be preserved through asexual reproduction.

Reason (R): Vegetative reproduction involves only mitosis.

 

Answer:

In asexual reproduction, certain body cells of the parent organism undergo repeated mitotic cell divisions to form two or more new organisms which are genetically identical to the parent organism.

Thus,

  • Assertion is true.
  • Reasoning is true.

So, the correct answer is (a).

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