Biology: Sexual Reproduction vs Asexual Reproduction
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Biology: Sexual Reproduction vs Asexual Reproduction

Understand the advantages of sexual reproduction over asexual reproduction, including the creation of genetic variations and unique combinations. Learn how sexual reproduction permits variation, while asexual reproduction preserves genetic information. Test your knowledge on the importance of hybridisation in plant and animal breeding.

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What is a key advantage of sexual reproduction over asexual reproduction?

Creation of unique combinations of genetic setup

What is the limitation of traditional hybridisation procedures in plant and animal breeding?

Multiplication of undesirable genes along with desired genes

What is the primary advantage of genetic engineering techniques over traditional hybridisation procedures?

Isolation and introduction of only desirable genes

What will likely happen to a piece of DNA transferred into an alien organism?

<p>It will not be able to multiply itself in the progeny cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is required for a piece of DNA to multiply in a host organism?

<p>Integration into the genome of the recipient</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the specific DNA sequence responsible for initiating replication in a chromosome?

<p>Origin of replication</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the result of a piece of DNA becoming part of a chromosome?

<p>It will multiply and be inherited along with the host DNA</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is genetic engineering more precise than traditional hybridisation procedures?

<p>It permits the introduction of only desirable genes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary goal of genetic engineering techniques in plant and animal breeding?

<p>To isolate and introduce desirable genes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the advantage of using genetic engineering techniques over traditional breeding methods?

<p>It allows for the introduction of desirable genes only</p> Signup and view all the answers

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