Colonies of yeast fail to multiply in water, but multiply in sugar solution. Give one reason for this.

AcademicBiologyNCERTClass 10

The yeast cells fail to multiply in water because, in water, the yeast cells do not get the nutrients required for the growth and multiplication of cells.

While sugar solution provides nutrients to the yeast cells to produce bud-like outgrowth and undergo the process of asexual reproduction known as budding.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:41