What are the advantages of sexual and asexual reproduction?

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There are many advantages.


Sexual Reproduction: There will be change in the genetic material due to recombination of genes. Helps for evolution of organisms. Helpful for natural selection.
Asexual Reproduction: Maintains same genetic characters from generation to generation. Highly useful interms of agriculture in preserving the desired characters

Apr 25, 2016

Asexual = less time
Sexual = higher chance of survival


These are some examples of advantages.

For asexually reproduced organisms, the main advantage is that it does not require a partner which means the individual can exploit a lot of favorable conditions.

For sexually reproduced organisms, it is a better advantage for all organisms to survive in the habitat. The benefits are higher chance of survival during any environmental changes.