phenetics


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phenetics

(fĭ-nĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
A phenetic system of taxonomic classification.

phe·net′i·cist (-ĭ-sĭst) n.
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2010) used phenetic analysis of morphological data from an experimental field in the Saint Petersburg Region of Russia and 19 nuclear microsatellites, to study 238 landraces of all cultivated species from the VIR germplasm collection.
Phenetic characters comprise those responsible for appearance and are selected without regard to evolutionary history.
Take this moment to further discuss phenotypic plasticity and the notion that quality characters are reliable in their nature and usually not phenetic.
In general, studies analysing taxa at or below the species level use phenetic tools, while above this level cladistic analysis gives useful information.
I will subject this material and field-collected specimens to both a phenetic and cladistic analysis in order to address the species level questions and also produce a phylogeny of the genus.
Remarkably, phenetics was resuscitated when molecular
I was also surprised that phenetics and cladistics were explained but the "evolutionary" view of systematics was not even mentioned.
Such characterizations of our current system paint a picture that the doctrine of phenetics is embedded into our current system.
Evolutionary phenetics and genetics: the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, and related species.