distance based DNA trees

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Wed Apr 14 15:53:58 CDT 2004

At 14:55 2004-04-14, Rob Smissen wrote:
>I was going to let this pass, but Curtis Clark has written it twice, and
>I find myself in dissent.

I see your point; in the sorts of studies I am most familiar with,
involving closely related species of plants, substitution rates can vary
considerably between the branches. But your point about parsimony analyses
that proceed more slowly than evolution is well taken.

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