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Differentiate between inherited and acquired characters. Give one example for each type.

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Inherited Characters Acquired Characters
Characters that are passed on from parents to offspringCharacters appearing in an individual’s life time but cannot be transmitted to next generation
Alters Genotype and Phenotype Alters Phenotype only
Transmitted to further generationCannot be transmitted to further generation
Results in genetic recombinationResults in response to environmental changes
Ex: colour of seeds, colour of eyesEx: obese body, loss of a finger in an accident.

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