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Taxonomy and phylogeny reconstruction: Two distinct research agendas in systematics

Abstract:

The state of systematics, a vital biological discipline investigating fundamental questions about the earth's biological diversity, is currently the subject of concern amongst the UK scientific and political communities. The scope of this complex field is redefined in terms of a number of linked agendas. Currently, key areas of research can be divided into the reconstruction of phylogeny and taxonomy, here defined as the description, delimitation and inventory of species. Molecular data have ...

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10.10M/S0960428602000203
Journal:
Edinburgh Journal of Botany More from this journal
Volume:
59
Issue:
3
Pages:
335-349
Publication date:
2002-11-01
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ISSN:
0960-4286
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:130769
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uuid:05dad58e-906e-4624-80a8-4432e65732fb
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pubs:130769
Source identifiers:
130769
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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