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Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?

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Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?..

Answer / anitha

Alpha-taxonomy is based solely upon more or less obvious
external morphological characters while omega taxonomy is
based upon all available characters

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Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?..

Answer / rupali

it is a older taxonomy based only on external morphological
characters where as omega taxonomy is a modern taxonomy and
based upon phylogenetic characters.

Is This Answer Correct ?    55 Yes 8 No

Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?..

Answer / pitambar t. humne

alpha taxonomy is solely based upon the morphological
characters while the omega taxonomy is based upon
phylogenetic characteristics.

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Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?..

Answer / naresh

Alpha taxonomy simply just deals identification
Of plant on their morphological character or features ( including pioneer phase or systemetic phase)


while


omega taxonomy advance than alpha deals identification based on already existed data of various type of science like genetics ,anatomy etc and phylogenetic relations with other

Is This Answer Correct ?    26 Yes 6 No

Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?..

Answer / zewde_achiso@yahoo.com

alpha - external morphology
visible thinges only

omega
- molocular methodes -
are needed.
it needs sophosticated
laboratory

it needsphylogenetic

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Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?..

Answer / dimpul

Omega taxonomy is from other branchesof biology like embryology, palynology, phytochemistry, serology etc.......
In addition to morphological characters & phylogenetical characters is called Omega taxonomy

Is This Answer Correct ?    8 Yes 3 No

Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?..

Answer / mathivanan palraj

William Bertram Turrill introduced the term "alpha taxonomy", which is based on morphological and physiological facts, and he believed that this accommodates all observational and experimental data relating to the constitution, subdivision, origin, and behavior of species and other taxonomic groups.
He mentioned about omega taxonomy as an ideal arrangement because there was no consensus among scientists then to include the exact criteria necessary to classify organisms.

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Differentiate alpha-taxonomy and omega-taxonomy ?..

Answer / kevin ouma ogutu

ALPHA TAXONOMY IS BASED ON EXPLORATORY AND SYSTEMATIC PHASES WHERE EITHER MORE OR A FEW STUDIES ON HERBARIUM SPECIES IS CONDUCTED WHILE OMEGA TAXONOMY IS WHERE ALL THE POSSIBLE CHARACTERISTICS, DETAILED GENETICAL AND CYTOLOGICAL STUDIES ARE MADE.

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