Traitsts acquired during the lifetime of an individuals are not inherited why

Asked by rr3333710 | 25th Jan, 2020, 08:32: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Traits or characteristics which develop in response to the environment and cannot be inherited are called acquired traits and the inheritance of these traits is called acquired inheritance.
  • These traits cannot be inherited because there is no change in genes or DNA involved.
  • Acquired traits cannot be inherited from one generation to another.
  • Examples of acquired traits: Cycling, Swimming.

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 27th Jan, 2020, 11:18: AM