Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 10, Cell Growth and Division - Standardized Test Prep - Page 303: 2



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Option A is incorrect. Asexual reproduction is simple and efficient. Option B is incorrect. Asexual reproduction results in numerous offspring in a short amount of time. Option D is incorrect. Asexual reproduction only needs the participation of a single parent because offspring are merely clones of the one parent. Option C is correct. Asexual reproduction does not result in genetic diversity in offspring because offspring are exact copies of the parent organism.
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