Define the terms: Heredity, Variation & Genetics.

Heredity:

The transmission of characters from one generation to the next or from parents to offsprings is called heredity.

Variation:

The differences between parents and offsprings or among the offsprings of the same parents and among individuals of the same species is called variation.

Genetics:

It is a branch of biology which deals with the study of heredity and variations. The term ‘genetics’ was coined by William Bateson in 1906.

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