Genetic markers for tracking species

At the supermarket checkout, hardly anybody enters prices manually anymore. Using scanners that can read the barcodes is much faster. Biologists now want to use a similar procedure for identifying domestic animal and plant species more efficiently. German Barcode of Life is the name of an initiative on which zoologists and botanists are collaborating in Germany. Botanists from the University of Bonn have taken the lead for the flora.

Genetic markers for tracking species

At the supermarket checkout, hardly anybody enters prices manually anymore. Using scanners that can read the barcodes is much faster. Biologists now want to use a similar procedure for identifying ...

Wed 25 Apr 12 from Phys.org

Genetic Markers for Tracking Species, Wed 25 Apr 12 from AlphaGalileo

Genetic markers for tracking species: Barcodes

Using barcodes, zoologists and botanists want to identify animal and plant species fast.

Wed 25 Apr 12 from ScienceDaily

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