Principles of Life for the AP Course (2nd Edition)

Published by W. J. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464156417
ISBN 13: 978-1-46415-641-0

Chapter 16 - Section 16.2 - Phylogeny Can Be Reconstructed from Traits of Organisms - Apply The Concept - Page 330: 3


Advantages - It is easy to comprehend, can be used in a barrage of methodologies, and is quite subtle in application. Disadvantages -They require high computational strength, and are expensive.

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It is easy to work with since we can identify organisms will little work by observing their phylogenetic tree. This ensures that the results are subtle and also due to the above benefits it also has a large number of uses. However, more than one organism may have similar superficial characteristics thereby increasing the probability of procuring a mistake due to correspondence.
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