March 12, 2012

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  • Answer: Not Lamarck(!)

    Answer: Not Lamarck(!)

    OK, that’s the answer, what was the question? Who invented the dichotomous key for identification? Well, as anybody who has taught students about keys and their use as tools for plant ID (or even for animals if you must!) will probably agree, the consensus is that the oft-derided French former botanist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck is credited […] More