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The development of biological systematics

Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu, nature, and the natural system

by Stevens, Peter F.

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jussieu, Antoine Laurent de, 1748-1836.,
  • Biology -- Classification -- History.,
  • Plants -- Classification -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-585) and indexes.

    StatementPeter F. Stevens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH83 .S76 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 616 p. :
    Number of Pages616
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1102293M
    ISBN 100231064403
    LC Control Number94027231

    • John Ray: , [Cambridge UK] restarted biological classification based on morphology and structural similarity. • Linnaeus , [Swedish] is the most recognized biological classifier. He introduced the idea of a unified hierarchical tree (7 levels) and the “binomial” nomenclature for species and both of these still Size: KB. "The book strikes a balance between classical fundamental information and the recent developments in plant systematics. Special attention has been devoted to the information on botanical nomenclature, identification and phylogeny of angiosperms with numerous relevant examples and detailed explanation of the important nomenclatural problems.

    Biological Systematics: Principles and Applications draws equally from examples in botany and zoology to provide a modern account of cladistic principles and techniques. It is a core systematics textbook with a focus on parsimony-based approaches for students and biologists interested in systematics and comparative biology. Systematics and the origin of species: An introduction Jody Hey*, to the development of the biological species concept, to the widespread adoption of polytypic species taxa, and to the study ‘‘Systematics and the Future of Biology,’’ and it makes the pointCited by: 6.

    Phylogenetic Systematics, first published in , marks a turning point in the history of systematic biology. Willi Hennig's influential synthetic work, arguing for the primacy of the phylogenetic system as the general reference system in biology, generated significant controversy and opened possibilities for evolutionary biology that are still being explored. Biological Systematics: Principles and Applications draws equally from examples in botany and zoology to provide a modern account of cladistic principles and techniques. It is a core systematics textbook with a focus on parsimony-based approaches for students and biologists interested in systematics and comparative : Cornell University Press.


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