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"Biology is the study of complicated things that give the appearance of having been designed for a purpose"

-- Richard Dawkins

IUCN Red List Categories

Established in 1964, The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on...

Division II: Rules and Recommendation

Melbourne Code Division II: Rules and Recommendation Chapter II: STATUS, TYPIFICATION, AND PRIORITY OF NAMESSection I: Status Definitions Article 6 (*Some articles are cropped to avoid more detailed...

Division I: Principles of ICN

DIVISION I PRINCIPLES PRINCIPLE I The nomenclature of algae, fungi, and plants is independent of zoological and prokaryotic nomenclature. This Code applies equally to names of taxonomic groups...

Introduction to ICN & Preamble of Two Codes

The International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN) is the set of rules and recommendations dealing with the formal botanical names...

Cytotaxonomy: Study of Chromosome Behaviour

Chromosome behavious is an important factor that determine the pattern of variation and taxonomic distinctness.Pairing behavior and subsequent separation of chromosome occurs at meiosis. In...

Cytotaxonomy: Study of Chromosome Structure

Study of chromosome structure is very important in cytotaxonomic studies. It includes chromosome size, shape and position of centromere (i.e. arm-length ratio of each...

Chromosome Number: A Great Tool in Taxonomic Studies

Taxonomy - is the branch of biology that deals with identification, nomenclature and classification of an object. Cytology - is the branch of biology that...

Cronquist’s System of Classification

Arthur Cronquist was the Senior Curator of New York Botanic Garden and Adjunct Professor of Columbia University. He presented an elaborate interpretation of his...

Phylogenetic Classification of John Hutchinson

John Hutchinson was a British botanist associated with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England. He developed and proposed his system based on Bentham and Hooker...

Takhtajan’s System of Classification

Armen Takhtajan (1910-2009) was one of the most influential botanists and systematists of 20th century. He worked as a paleobotanist in Komarov Botanical Institue...

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Study Botany in USA: Steps to Follow

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