The fold in the ears was caused by a heritable, dominant, mutated gene.
The title was made; heritable in order of primogeniture, and in the case of archbishops through their nephews.
Breeders, he says, who try to build up qualities by the selection of the fluctuating variations that occur soon find that they reach a maximum beyond which their efforts fail, unless they turn to the more rarely occurring but heritable mutations.
Furthermore, vessel size has been found to be a highly heritable character in oak.
Moveable property All property which is not heritable is regarded as moveable in Scottish land law.