Supporting systematics

Thomas Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Tue Aug 29 08:28:48 CDT 2000

At 11:44 PM 8/29/00 +1000, you wrote:

>I am looking for some excellent examples of strong, clear, concise
>statements supporting systematics and taxonomy that provide convincing
>arguments relevant to politicians as well as fellow scientists.

You can't beat:
Systematics Agenda 2000: Charting the Biosphere (1994), produced by
Systematics Agenda 2000, a consortium of Amer. Soc. Plant Taxonomists, Soc.
Syst. Biologists, Willi Hennig Soc. in cooperation with Assoc. Systematics
Collections.   Contacts are Dept. of Ornithology at American Museum of
Natural History, New York NY 10024 and Herbarium at New York Botanical
Garden, Bronx NY 10458.

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901-8640 USA

e-mail:       lammers at
phone:      920-424-7085
fax:           920-424-1101

Plant systematics; classification, nomenclature, evolution, and
biogeography of the Campanulaceae s. lat.
"Today's mighty oak is yesterday's nut that stood his ground."
                                                 -- Anonymous

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