Offspring formed due to sexual reproduction have better chances of survival. Why? Is this statement always true?

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  64

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Yes, offsprings that are produced via sexual reproduction tends to have better survival rates as compared to the asexual reproduction. This is due to the fact that during sexual reproduction, the gametes of both of the parents, male and female, come together and fuse. Thus, the offspring carries the genetic material from both the parents. This means that it involves the fusion of gametes of both the individuals i.e male and female to produce zygotes. This variation which was developed in offspring enables them to adapt to changing and challenging environments. In addition, it leads to the development of adapted organisms that ensure greater survival of a species.

Answered by Abhisek | 1 year ago

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