Seminar on Botanical Nomenclature (Fall 22)

Weekly seminar to discuss articles of the Botanical Code of Nomenclature, which is available on-line.

When: Fridays 9.05–9.55AM

Where: PharmBio 303

We will rotate leadership of discussion, and depending on enrollment student may each present at least three topics (i.e., articles of the code).

Grade:

Discussion leadership: 3 * 20 pts (preparation, presentation and discussion)

Discussion participation: 11 * 3 pts + 1 bonus!

Based on your score (Y) you would earn: A = 90%<Y≤100%; B = 80%<Y≤89%; C = 70%<Y≤79%; D = 60%<Y≤69%; F = Y≤59%

Schedule of topics

Date Topic Leader
Sept. 2 Preamble and Principles. Week1_introduction BG
Sept. 9 Chapter I (Art. 1–5) Taxa and their ranks Zach
Sept. 16 Chapter II (Art. 6–15) Status: article 6 Isabelle
Sept. 23 Chapter II (Art. 6–15) Typification: article 7 article 8 Kris
Sept.30 Chapter II (Art. 6–15) Typification:  article 9 article 10 Zach
Oct. 7 Chapter II (Art. 6–15) Priority: article 11 and article 12 Reilly
Oct. 14 Chapter II (Art. 6–15) Limitations on the status of priority: (article 13) article 14
Oct. 21 Chapter III (Art. 16 – 28) Nomenclature of taxa according to their rank: article 16, article 17, article 18
Oct. 28 Chapter III (Art. 16 – 28) Nomenclature of taxa according to their rank: article 20, article 23
Nov. 4 Effective publication: article 29article 30, article 31
Nov. 11 Valid publication: article 32, article 33, article 35
Nov. 18 Valid publication: article 38, article 39, article 40
Dec. 2 Names of organisms treated as fungi See also Zach?