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Why is the offspring formed by asexual reproduction referred to as clone ?

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  • The term clone is used to describe morphologically and genetically similar individuals. It doesn’t need the production of sex organs.
  • In asexual reproduction also only one parent is involved for the production of individual. Newly formed individuals are genetically identical to the parent plant.

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