What characteristics of homologous chromosome synapsis can be used to distinguish these two species?

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Consider synapsis in prophase I of meiosis for two plant species that each carry 36 chromosomes. Species A is diploid and species B is triploid.



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The diploid will have 18 bivalents whereas the triploid will have a combination of trivalents, bivalents, and univalents.

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