Asked Feb 25, 2020
Why is it important for a gamete to be haploid?
to prevent chromosome number from doubling following fertilization
to prevent homologues from unpairing, following fertilization
so cells can divide properly during mitosis
to facilitate crossing over

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  • The correct answer is option (a) prevention of doubling of chromosome number after fertilization.
  • Gametogenesis occurs through the process of meiosis that is a reductional division. The precursor cells of gametes and somatic cells of the body have diploid chromosome numb...

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