Meiosis is an essential event in the sexual life cycle of any organism. Give two reasons.
Meiosis is an essential event in the sexual life cycle of any organism. It is because of the following two reasons:
- It is a source of genetic variability in the sexually reproducing organisms (due to crossing over that occurs in pachytene stage).
- It helps to conserve the chromosome number of species from generation to generation.
Concept: Types of Reproduction - Sexual Reproduction
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