Hugh Wilson h-wilson at TAMU.EDU
Tue Oct 26 12:21:31 CDT 1999

Despite best efforts of the biotech lobby (which seems to include the
USDA) and academic minions, this issue is becoming a topic of concern
in the U.S., and there are some dynamics of interest to taxonomists,
aside from the possible need to expand cladisic jargon.  See:

for an overview of a specific episode and check the epilogue page for
updated links to various refs/websites.

> Noting the concerns on the teaching of evolution, there are parallel
> concerns cropping up with regard to genetically modified organisms
> (GMOs), particularly foods.  Those of you who are European members
> of this discussion list are probably familiar with this....

> What does this have to do with taxonomy?

Hugh D. Wilson
Texas A&M University - Biology
h-wilson at (409-845-3354)

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