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

Reason (R): Vegetative reproduction involves only mitosis.



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.


  • Assertion is true.
  • Reasoning is true.

So, the correct answer is (a).

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