Copyright © 2008 FunnelBrain LLC. All rights reserved. *AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product
Crossing-over and Independent assortment promote variation. During prophase of meiosis, crossing-over results in chromosomes that have some genes from one parent and some genes from the other parent.
Individuals contain two sets of each chromosome but gametes contain only one set. For each homologous pair of chromosomes, one chromosome will be randomly selected for each gamete formed (independent assortment).
Variation is neccesary for natural selection!
Mitosis and Meiosis
Total Views: 63496