crocodile tears

Thomas Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Sun Feb 6 12:51:04 CST 2000

At 08:59 AM 2/5/00 -0800, you wrote:

>It's not that molecular biology and computer analyses shouldn't be
>done, but rather policy changes that would reverse the trend of putting too
>many eggs in the molecular and computer baskets, while neglecting good
>old-fashioned taxonomic expertise (which forms the foundation on which the
>rest of biological endeavors are built).

Golly, that sounds familiar!

; - )

(cf. Syst. Bot. 24: 494-496. 1999).


Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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