nameless taxonomy

Erast Parmasto e.parmasto at ZBI.EE
Fri Jan 31 23:20:28 CST 2003


There are cases when DNA profile of fungal species have been established
using wrongly identified specimens, or pure cultures produced from
specimens later lost or not easily available. Trash is accumulating in
GenDatabanks. That is that.
   Erast Parmasto
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On Fri, 31 Jan 2003, Richard Jensen wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't most systematists who establish DNA profiles
> for taxa base their information on data derived from specimens that they either
> know, or assume, belong to the taxa in question?
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