interactive keys and others

Heike Vibrans heike at COLPOS.MX
Fri Mar 10 09:25:36 CST 2006

I was wondering (and it would be important for my own

Are there any quantitative data or publications out there
on the relative merits of different ways of identifying
plants (perhaps comparing conventional keys, interactive
keys and flower-color-sorted pictures, as in many popular
field guides)? In terms of % correct identifications and
time necessary? Perhaps even distinguishing between
trained botanists and laypeople?



Dra. Heike Vibrans L.
Laboratorio de Etnobotánica
Programa de Botánica
Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agrícolas
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Estado de México, Mexico

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