Which of the following processes involved in the reproduction of protists ?
A. Binary fission and budding
B. Cell fusion and zygote formation
C. Spore formation and cyst formation
D. All of the above
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Correct Answer : D.
In protists, reproduction takes place by means of asexual and sexual methods. Asexual reproduction occurs through binary fission (e.g. Euglena), cyst formation (e.g., Entamoeba), budding, sporulation, etc. In sexual reproduction, fertilization occurs through syngamy and conjugation.