Paramecium is a genus of unicellular ciliates, commonly studied as a representative of the ciliate.
Paramecium reproduction takes place by both forms asexual and sexual, out of which the former type is predominant. Sexual reproduction in.
Paramecium reproduces both asexually and sexually. It also undergoes several kinds of nuclear organizations.
A large, macronucleus is essential for its survival, while one or two smaller micronuclei are necessary for sexual reproduction. Reproduction is usually asexual.
In this article we will discus about the asexual and sexual modes of reproduction in paramecium with the help of suitable diagrams.