What is it?

- production of individuals without gametes
- fission or splitting of cell after mitosis

According to Wikipedia:
Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction by which offspring arise from a single parent, and inherit the genes of that parent only, it is reproduction which does not involve meiosis, ploidy reduction, orfertilization.

Other definitions:
- Reproduction without the fusion of gametes.
- A type of reproduction that involves only one parent and produces offspring that are genetically identical to the parent.
- Any reproductive process that does not involve the union of two individuals in the exchange of genetic material.

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Example of binary fission