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sexless

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not having or involving sex

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from the date of filing the application, protects the inventor's right to exclude others from asexually reproducing, selling, or using the plant so reproduced.
Tetrathyridia that we observed with a dissecting microscope were asexually proliferative by means of multiple and binary fission.
Additionally, the polyp is able to asexually produce vermiform buds or "frustules" which give rise to new polyps, consequently increasing the number of polyps over time (Edwards, 1976; Bakker, 1980).
Eggs gets transformed to the larval stage, the scolex, which can continue to multiply asexually indefinitely within the hydatid cyst.
The same species, sometimes the same individual, can reproduce two ways: sexually, by mixing genes with a partner of the same species, or asexually, by cloning to produce genetically identical offspring.
They are a way for a plant reproducing asexually when it finds ideal conditions.
Once the mosquito bites a human, the parasite is injected into the blood stream and quickly reaches the liver cells, where it rapidly reproduces asexually, creating thousands of new parasites that move into red blood cells, their favorite food source.
Specimens of this species, collected on living bivalve shells from the South Shetland Islands on 24 December 1991 and maintained as a live colony ever since (after asexually reproducing and migrating to glass surfaces) were shown to be only a phase of the life cycle of a stauromedusa when DNA analysis was performed and the species synonymised with Halicystus antarcticus Pfeffer, 1889 (Miranda et al.
said Nelson, explaining that the algae can reproduce sexually or asexually -- making spores and even fragmenting and regenerating itself.
Plant Patent: issued for a new invention or discovery of an asexually reproduced, distinct and new variety of plant.
Myriad factors remain unexplored in this species, including the ploidy of sexually and asexually produced eggs, the effects of parasites or other considerations of co-evolution (e.
Targeting this foundation species is the invasive pest hemlock woolly adelgid, which reproduces asexually and literally sucks the life out of trees.
Because many hawthorn species produce seeds asexually, yet are also capable of hybridizing, their hybrids are often common and locally abundant.
Perhaps, like the yeast in the ale they love, they've learnt to reproduce asexually by depositing spores in warm corners of badly-ventilated pubs?
This is because bacteria reproduce asexually, and each isolate will not exhibit a unique type of fingerprint.