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Making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure.Creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant.An occurrence in reproduction where the male and female gametes fuse to form a zygote which will eventually grow into a mature adult form of the parent organisms.

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Re: unbalanced gender ratios of offspring

The mechanism of sperm fertilisation, with the y chromosome being lighter I don't know the validity of, but it seems a reasonable presumption. I personally think that the ratio is perhaps due to the preservation of genetic diversity. ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: unbalanced gender ratios of offspring
Replies: 6
Views: 5964

Re: Pterydophyta

they need water for fertilisation.no flowers main plant body is sporophytic and

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by faisa
Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:21 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Pterydophyta
Replies: 30
Views: 26740

Re: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

... said that this cyst is the main reason as to why she is not becoming pregnant. Doctor mentioned that after the surgery, we can go for In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) in an attempt to get pregnant.

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by andrewrau
Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:52 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Replies: 9
Views: 8834

Re: a question on gentic fiddling as it were

Darby is correct. Short answer is no. Fertilisation is more complex than the simple picture given, and many other factors have to be right.

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by skeptic
Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: a question on gentic fiddling as it were
Replies: 3
Views: 1730

Whose embryo are used in PGD?

For births from Preimplant Genetic Diagnosis and in vitro fertilisation, there will be several embryos being tested out to find out which is the healthy with normal chromosomes before putting back into the mother's womb to continue fertlisation. Do the ...

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by xEnOnn
Mon Oct 18, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Whose embryo are used in PGD?
Replies: 1
Views: 2516
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