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In the context of reproduction of species state the main difference between fission and fragmentation. Also give one example of each.

 

Answer:

Fission

Fragmentation

Method of asexual reproduction found in unicellular organisms where the parent organism splits to form two or more daughter cells.

Method of asexual reproduction found in multicellular organisms where the parent organism breaks up into smaller pieces called fragments. Each fragment can then grow into a complete organism.

Example: Amoeba

Example: Spirogyra

BINARY FISSION IN AMOEBA - Teachoo.png

FRAGMENTATION IN SPIROGYRA - Teachoo.png

 

 

 

 

 

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Fragmentation in spirogyra Binary fission in amoeba

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