Natural Vegetative Propagation

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Vegetative propagation- the production of structures in an organism that can grow into new individual organisms. 

There are four main types of natural vegetative propagation:

  • Basal sprouts (root suckers) which form from meristem tissue close to the ground e.g. English elms 
  • Swollen underground stems called tubers e.g. Potatoes
  • Condensed shoots called bulbs e.g. Daffodils 
  • Specialised runners which grow along the ground from the


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