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Give the significance of fertilisation - Biology

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Give the significance of fertilization.

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Solution

Significance of fertilization:

  • Fertilization maintains the diploid number of chromosomes in the newly formed zygote.
  • It combines characters from two parents bringing about variation in the offspring.
  • It determines the sex of the offspring.
  • Fertilization introduces centrioles in the cell which are missing in the ovum.
Concept: Fertilization in Human
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