biology

Genetic erosion is due to

A

Deforestation

B

Shifting cultivation

C

Adoption of genetically uniform varieties of crop

D

All of the above

Answer

Genetic erosion is a process, where gene pool of an endangered species of plant or animal is limited. Genetic erosion occurs because each individual organism has unique genes which get lost when it dies without getting a chance to breed due to deforestation, shifting cultivation and adoption of genetically uniform varieties of the crop. Thus, the correct answer is option D.

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