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    Diploid vs. Haploid

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    Why would it be advantageous for an organism to be diploid? Why would it be advantageous for a diploid organism to produce haploid gametes in order to reproduce itself? Why would a geneticist be at a disadvantage studying a diploid organism?

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    Hi there,

    Thanks for letting me work on your post. Here is my explanation:

    One of the major benefits from diploid in an organism is it provides a variation in the phenotype (or appearance) ...

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    This solution discusses the advantages of an organism being a diploid.