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Asexual

without sex. not having or being involved in sex.


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Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... classification would be impossible. There we would expect to find a chaotic mess of traits, not order and structure. The second problem is that asexual reproduction combined with frequent and effective HGT makes sexual reproduction superfluous. I call this problem the catch 22 of Darwinism. ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... classification would be impossible. There we would expect to find a chaotic mess of traits, not order and structure. The second problem is that asexual reproduction combined with frequent and effective HGT makes sexual reproduction superfluous. I call this problem the catch 22 of Darwinism. ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
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Re: siphonophores

... vast majority swim underwater. 1) The initial zooid arises from a fertilised egg, the rest of the colony is formed by budding which is a type of asexual reproduction. I have no idea the mechanisms behind HOW the zooids become specialised but I do know that zooids that are used for propulsion ...

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by fumpledrumpskin
Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:08 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: siphonophores
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Views: 902

Concept of sexuality in plants.

... cell (unless you're a dicot) specialized to accumulate food for the offspring. In many plants, individuals produce both types of gametes. Some are asexual, especially highly-modified crop plants. When plants have separate gendered individuals, there seems to be a variety of ways to "set" ...

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by Darby
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:08 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Concept of sexuality in plants.
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Concept of sexuality in plants.

... Are there any plants that have no concept of Male and Female, i.e - There is no fertilization involved at all, and all parts of the plant are asexual? I was also wondering, if seeds have a gender? If they do, within the same fruit, is it possible to have both male and female seeds? Thanks ...

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by pavankasi
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:28 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Concept of sexuality in plants.
Replies: 3
Views: 1145
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