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Advantages of sexual reproduction:

(i) In sexual reproduction, offspring has lot of variation because DNA of both individuals (male and female) get combine whereas in asexual reproduction, DNA of one individual is copied so, offspring has small variations.


(ii) In sexual reproduction, produced offspring has characteristics of both the parents.


(iii) Due to lot of variations, sexual reproduction allows species to change to more advanced forms from one generation to the next and speed up evolution whereas asexual reproduction does not allow a species to change much from one generation to the next and hence, evolution becomes very slow


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