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    Define genetic diversity and explain the importance of genetic diversity for crop plants and livestock

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    Genetic diversity refers to any variation in the nucleotides, genes, chromosomes, or whole genomes of organisms. At its most elementary level, it is represented by differences in the sequences of nucleotides and is manifested in the form of specific morphological changes as per the given environment.

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    This solution explains why genetic diversity among crop plants and livestock is important.