Check sibling questions

(a) List in tabular form two differences between binary fission and multiple fission.

(b) What happens when a mature Spirogyra filament attains considerable length?

 

Answer:

(a)

Binary Fission

Multiple Fission

Mode of asexual reproduction in which parent organism splits to form two new organisms.

Mode of asexual reproduction in which parent organism splits to form many new organisms at the same time.

Takes place only in favourable conditions.

Can take place in both favourable and unfavourable conditions.

Example: Amoeba

Example: Plasmodium

BINARY FISSION IN AMOEBA - Teachoo.png

MULTIPLE FISSION - Teachoo.png

(b) 

When a mature spirogyra filament attains considerable length, it breaks into 2 or more fragments and each fragment then grows into a new spirogyra.

FRAGMENTATION IN SPIROGYRA - Teachoo.png

 

 

 



 

 


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Multiple fission Binary fission in amoeba

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CA Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 12 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo