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Nomenclatural databases

Cowan, R.A. (1998) Nomenclatural databases. In: Biodiversity, Biotechnology & Biobusiness - 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Biotechnology, 23 - 27 November, Perth, Western Australia.

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    Abstract

    The definition of nomenclature differs from dictionary to dictionary but suffice to say a nomenclatural database will deal with the name of an organism and the specimens that bring information regarding the name. There are a number of databases that will be discussed during the session all of which supply the information about the name. These databases have a number of things in common but not all will supply the information necessary for nomenclatural decisions. I will discuss the types of databases available and indicate what type of information can be found within them.

    Publication Type: Conference Paper
    Murdoch Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
    Notes: In M. van Keulen & M. Borowitzka (eds) Biodiversity, Biotechnology & Biobusiness. 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Biotechnology. Murdoch University, Perth, pp. 44-48
    URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/10880
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