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- Subject: Re: Herbicides/Pesticides
- From: Tom Tadfor Little <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 13:59:56 -0700 (MST)
Kathy Shinners askes
:> I use it a lot. Now if someone would do something like this for the Latin
:> binomials and common names for plants...
:As a student of mathematics, this made me smile. Have I missed an
:alternate definition for this term? :)
In biology, a binomial is the two-word (genus and species) scientific name
for a plant or animal. Linnaeus is credited with introducing this "binomial
nomenclature" for taxonomy.
Tom Tadfor Little telp@Rt66.com
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