NEET Botany Biodiversity and Conservation Questions Solved

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How did industrialization play a role in Natural Selection of light and dark coloured moths in England ?        (3 marks)

During industrialization period in England, the tree trunks covered by white lichens became dark due to industrial smoke and soot. White coloured moths were easily visible to predators so they did not survive. Dark coloured moths were not easily caught by predators so they survived. The population of dark coloured moths were naturally selected and thus inceased.

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