Systematics education and training at the tertiary level: a case for an integrated approach.

Lyn Cook (University of Queensland).              Systematics education and training in universities has often, but not always, been separated along taxonomic lines (plant systematics, insect systematics, etc).  Consequently, low numbers of students enrolling in seemingly specialist courses has led to the demise of specialised systematics education in Australian universities.  However, the fundamentals of systematics (phylogenetics, classification …

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