TITLE

How many species are there?

AUTHOR(S)
Tangley, Laura
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;08/18/97, Vol. 123 Issue 7, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the attempt of scientists to determine the number of species of plants and animals on the planet. The role of taxonomists within biology; The several methods that have been devised to determine the number; The criticism of the worthiness of taxonomy.
ACCESSION #
9708154039

 

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