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Cover for The time frame in butterfly biology systems.

This chapter briefly examines the butterfly fossil record, models of larval host plant-butterfly coevolution, and reconstructions of butterfly phylogenies and butterfly taxonomic origins amid massive changes in global climate, 'co-evolution' with their larval host plants, and implications of host...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aroids: taxonomy and botany.

This chapter focuses on the classification, plant morphology, and cytology of major cultivated and related Araceae species.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy and biodiversity.

This chapter contains questions about the system used to name organisms, their classification, and the diversity of life on Earth.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for More on manipulating text.

This chapter provides more information on manipulating text, presenting two examples. Example 1 focuses on standardizing names in a phylogenetic tree description, using R to reformat taxon names, create lists, sort data and use wildcards for when some things you are interested in don't have exactly ...

Author(s)
Quicke, D. L. J.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. A. K.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phylogenies and trees.

Several packages have been developed to allow R-users to work with phylogenetic trees, something that most biologists will need to do at some point in their careers. The most basic is the ape package, which stands for Analysis of Phylogenetics and Evolution. This chapter gives some of the basics of ...

Author(s)
Quicke, D. L. J.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. A. K.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Electron microscopy techniques.

This chapter provides information on the various procedures and techniques used for the preparation of plant parasitic and soil nematode samples for transmission and scanning electron microscopy studies regarding their ultrastructural information, morphogenesis, nematode-host interactions,...

Author(s)
Yushin, V. V.; Claeys, M.; Leunissen, J. L. M.; Zograf, J. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trends in the systematics of bacteria and fungi.

There are fundamental differences between the current levels of genomic and proteomic knowledge for bacteria and fungi. With multiple growth forms and over 100,000 known species, the fungi probably present a more complex situation, but genomic studies are hindered by the lack of reliable reference...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book
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Cover for Bridging 200 years of bacterial classification.

This book chapter briefly takes a historical view of the major steps in bacterial systematics leading to the first reconciliation workshop in 1987 and a re-evaluation of the species concept in 2002. New challenges and concepts developed since then will be outlined. Never before has the future of...

Author(s)
Rosselló-Móra, R.; Stackebrandt, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Identification of fungi: background, challenges and prospects.

This chapter introduces the kingdom Fungi, and other organisms referred to as fungi, as background for discussion of issues around the identification of fungi. The process of identification is sketched out, particularly with reference to names, taxa and taxon concepts, which is important to...

Author(s)
May, T. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Names of microorganisms and data resources to retrieve information about published names.

This chapter deals with the process of giving names to newly discovered microorganisms and assigning names to them that are correctly formed in agreement with the rules of the relevant code of nomenclature: the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes for the prokaryotes (Archaea and...

Author(s)
Oren, A.; Parte, A. C.; Cooper, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter

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