. What are the advantages of sexual over asexual reproduction


Best Answer

Explanation:- 

Reproduction is the process by which production of new offspring takes place. 

It is mainly of two types:- Asexual and sexual reproduction.

Asexual reproduction is a type of reproduction in which offsprings produced are identical to their parents and only one parent is involved.

Sexual reprpdouction is a type of reproduction in which offsprings produced are similar to their parents and two parents are involved.

Advantages of sexual reproduction over asexual reproduction are following:- 

  • In sexual reproduction more variations are produced. Hence, it provides better chances of survival of species in a population.
  • The newly formed offspring has characteristics of both the parents.
  • During sexual reproduction, diversity of characters are produced. 
  • In sexual reproduction, there is a chance of evolution to occur with the flow of time.

Final answer:- 

Hence, these are the advantages of sexual over asexual reproduction. 

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