Final Exam BIO1130 - Organizing The Living World

Final Exam BIO1130 - Organizing The Living World -...

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Organizing The Living World Classifictation - Sort and put them into categories - Group Taxonomy - Using as set of rule to group things - Ex. Sorting coins everything in a certain pile comes from a certain country Systematics - Group according to evolutionary ancestry - Application of evolutionary theory - Common decent Hierarchial - Linnaeus - We have layers within our classification system - Ex. 3 domains, 5 kingdoms - Applies at any level All organisms, from simple single celled protozoans to complex organisms such as insects and humans, surrounding environment; often using simple dichotomous (Yes or No) outcomes to order the living world a - Use dichotomy Types of Taxonomy: - Folk: o Very Old o Medicine man, shawman, spiritual leader o These individuals would identify plants from animals separate medicinal plants from food plants o 500-600 items in catalogue broken into 3 hierarchies (almost always 3 or 4 heierarches) o Passed by word of mouth - Artificial: o Theofastis father of taxonomy of plants
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2010 for the course BIO BIO1130 taught by Professor Houseman during the Fall '09 term at University of Novi Sad.

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