How does fertilization increase genetic variation?


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Anonymous answered
Does fertilization increases variation in organisms?
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gomer answered
Because you're introducing new genetic material every time you fertilize an egg.
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Anonymous commented
Do u mean by causing new mutations to occur or by creating new allele combinations
gomer commented
Think about that for a second.

Mutations aren't always bad and can be passed along through the genes. Evolution itself is one long series of mutations. Introducing new genetic material, by definition, results in new allele combinations.
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