Plant propagation is the process of creating new plants. There are two types of propagation: sexual and asexual.
Reviews what is plant propagation and distinguishes sexual vs, asexual or vegetative methods, use of seed vs. spore, conventional vs. tissue culture techniques.
Seeds are typically produced from sexual reproduction within a species, because genetic recombination has occurred.
This propagation chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how and why to grow new plants from seed (sexual reproduction).
Sexual propagation of plants involves the exchange of genetic material between parents to produce a new generation. Sexual propagation offers the following.