Acquired characters are not inherited. Give reason.

Asked by KSHITIJ PAL | 24th Dec, 2013, 07:46: PM

Expert Answer:

Acquired characters are inherited during lifetime. These changes occur in the non reproductive tissues, these cannot be passed into the DNA of the germ cells. Hence acquired characters are not inherited.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 26th Dec, 2013, 08:40: AM

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