Q. 124.8( 6 Votes )

Explain budding in Hydra with the help of labeled diagrams only.

Answer :

Budding in Hydra- Budding is an asexual method of reproduction. The process takes place as mentioned.


a) In Hydra first a small outgrown called bud is formed on the side of its body by repeated mitotic division of its cells.


b) This bud than grows gradually to form a small Hydra by developing a mouth and tentacles.


c) Finally this new Hydra detaches itself from the body of parent Hydra and lives as a separate organism.


Note- Bud formed from Hydra is not a single cell it is a group of cells.



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