[Taxacom] Molecular data and synapomorphies
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Thu Dec 4 09:03:12 CST 2008
On 2008-12-02 08:50, Richard Zander wrote:
> but the present emphasis on DNA analysis does not encourage
> students or new doctorates to pursue that olde tyme "biosystematics."
The curator and postdoc were working on a flora of their region, and it
was time to tackle the Lamiaceae. The postdoc proffered "Phylogenetics
of the Thymidae based on matK and rbcL sequences", but the curator
"Give me that old thyme revision, it's good enough for me."
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