Errors in Meiosis. When Meiosis Goes Wrong. What’s a Mistake in Meiosis? . Too many or not enough chromosomes which can lead to genetic disorders Chromosomes may have errors that can lead to new traits being expressed. Mutations.
When Meiosis Goes Wrong
Occurs very frequently in plants
Sections of DNA are missing
Sections of DNA are duplicated
Sections of DNA are attached in reverse order
Sections of DNA are reattached to the wrong chromosome (non-homologous)
A karyotype usually shows 22 pairs of autosomes(non-sex chromosomes) and one pair of sex chromosomes