how is the equal genetic contribution of male and female parents ensured in the progeny?

Asked by  | 26th Feb, 2012, 11:50: PM

Expert Answer:

During gametogenesis meiotic division results in haploid set of chromosomes in the gametes. These gametes ( egg and sperm) when fuses or fertilization process occurs, half of the chromosome of the zygote consists of paternal genes and half maternal genes.

Answered by Meghna Thapar | 27th Feb, 2012, 10:27: AM

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