why have higher organisms resorted to sexual reproduction in spite of its complexity.

Asked by vasturushi | 2nd Jun, 2017, 10:26: PM

Expert Answer:

Higher organisms have resorted to sexual reproduction in spite of its complexity because sexual reproduction

  • Involves the fusion of gametes resulting in the pooling of resources and the combination of genetic potentialities.
  • Restores a high gene pool in a population.
  • Enables them to tide over unfavourable conditions.
  • Induces genetic variability or adaptations which make the offspring better equipped for the struggle of existence and evolution.
  • Helps restore vigour and vitality of the race.
  • Involves nurturing and proper parental care during the vulnerable stages of life

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 3rd Jun, 2017, 01:05: PM