The asexual reproduction in the blood of the vertebrate host has been described but the cycle in the tick is practically unknown.
asexual reproduction is by budding or by a kind of simple division or fission.
Pearson (Grammar of Science, p. 373) points out that variation does occur in asexual reproduction.
Gemmiparous: applied to that form of asexual reproduction where new individuals arise as buds from the germ body of the parent.
Why cannot multiplication be carried on in all cases, as it is in many cases, by asexual reproduction?
Sexual reproduction by oogonia and antheridia; asexual reproduction by zoospores or conidia.
Mycelium well developed; sexual reproduction by zygospores; asexual reproduction by sporangia and conidia.
Among animals as among plants, asexual reproduction is very common.
asexual reproduction n.
Reproduction occurring without the sexual union of male and female gametes.
See under reproduction.
The kind of reproduction in which it is not necessary to have two parents to produce offspring. The reproduction of single-celled organisms through fission, and the production of spores in some plants and plantlike organisms, are examples of asexual reproduction.