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Thursday, December 17, 2009

[BRYONET] from Zander


Apropos the long argument about paraphyly on Bryonet a while back, a paper that I submitted to a well-known journal was turned down rather vigorously by reviewers and editor alike, because of its support of paraphyly.


Given the now distributed nature of scientific publication, I am happy to report that it was accepted by the Anales of the Botanical Garden of Madrid, and has just appeared. Those of you who might want to see what was so definitely rejected by phylogeneticists might check out this pdf reprint:


Zander, R. H. 2009. Evolutionary analysis of five bryophyte families using virtual fossils. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 66: 119--134.



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1 comment:

  1. Gee! Can't think why that was rejected.