[Plant-biology] Re: leek reproduction

Bradley K. Sherman via plantbio%40net.bio.net (by bks from panix.com)
Thu Oct 18 20:01:21 EST 2012


 <marvinwyly1 from gmail.com> wrote:
>On Thursday, September 8, 2005 4:37:12 AM UTC-5, ellieland wrote:
>> Hi i am not a gardener but i am a film maker making a film about leeks.
>> I know that leeks can also produce clones as well as seeds, but can
>> someone tell me if other plants do this? and why do some and not
>> others?

I am a computer scientist not a botanist.  Yes, many other plants
both produce seeds and reproduce vegetatively.

Never ask a biologist "Why?"
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nothing_in_Biology_Makes_Sense_Except_in_the_Light_of_Evolution>

    --bks



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