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Sexual reproduction results in the increase in genetic variation within a population of individuals.

Which of the following is NOT a way that genetic variation is generated during sexual reproduction?


Crossing over of homologous chromosomes during prophase I of meiosis.


Independent assortment of the different chromosomes during meiosis.


Crossing over of homologous chromosomes within a zygote following fertilization.


Random fertilization of one of many unique eggs with one of many unique sperm cells.

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