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Comment on the statement – Meiosis enables the conservation of specific chromosome number of each species even though the process per se, results in a reduction of chromosome number

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During fertilization, when two haploid cells (gametes) fuse, the formation of diploid zygote takes place. In case of absence of meiosis, production of two diploid gametes would take place, result in the formation of tetraploid zygote. Meiosis is extremely important to conserve the chromosome number

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