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Biosystematics and Taxonomy

Ramesh Chandra Tripathi

ISBN 10: 8181980956 / ISBN 13: 9788181980953
Published by University Book House, Jaipur, 2005
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Contents Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Historical resume of systematics. 3. Importance and application of biosystematics in biology. 4. Different attributes. 5. Chemo taxonomy. 6. Cytotaxonomy. 7. Molecular taxonomy. 8. Molecular prospective on the conservation of diversity. 9. Speciation. 10. Lineage. 11. Species category. 12. Species concepts. 13. Sub species and other infra species categories. 14. Theories of biological classification. 15. Hierarchy of categories. 16. Origin of reproductive isolation. 17. Taxonomic collection. 18. Preservation of specimens. 19. Curetting of animals. 20. Process of identification. 21. Taxonomic keys. 22. Systematic publication. 23. Typification and zoological types. 24. International code of zoological nomenclature. 25. Interpretation of the rules of nomenclature. 26. Zoological nomenclature. 27. Shannon Weiner index. 28. Dominance index. 29. Similarity and dissimilarity index. 30. Association index. Glossary. Bibliography. This book provides classical as well as modern information about taxonomy the science of classifying and naming animals and plants. It is organized into thirty chapters which deal with history and theories of taxonomy taxonomic attributes latest techniques like cyto taxonomy molecular taxonomy and molecular conservation of diversity. It provides conceptual knowledge of species subspecies and infraspecies categories. The comprehensive knowledge of practical taxonomy is also described. How and why are animals named. What are the processes of collection preservation curetting and identification. For the practical taxonomic work information regarding collection preservation curetting identification and typification are given in this book. It also provides precise knowledge of different systematic publication. He tried to highlight international code of zoological nomenclature and its interpretation. The basic concept of conservation of biodiversity and different biodiversity indices has been clearly explained. 216 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 61906

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Title: Biosystematics and Taxonomy

Publisher: University Book House, Jaipur

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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