Practice!

Sample Problem

What is vegetative propagation?

(A) asexual reproduction in plants

(B) sexual reproduction in plants

(C) it can involve breaking off a piece of an old plant to grow an entirely new plant

(D) it can involve fertilization of gametes from an old plant to produce an entirely new plant

(E) all of the above

Solution

(A) and (C) are correct. Vegetative propagation only refers to asexual reproduction in plants, which can involve growing new plants from pieces of an old plant.