How many chromosomes are in diploid cells after meiosis?
A human diploid cell has 46 chromosomes in 23 pairs. Also in some plants the cells are triploid Ie three of each type of chromosome.
How are diploid cells produced?
Diploid cells, or somatic cells, contain two complete copies of each chromosome within the cell nucleus. The two copies of one chromosome pair up and are called homologous chromosomes. Diploid cells are produced by mitosis and the daughter cells are exact replicas of the parent cell. …