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What is a genus in Cypereae: Phytogeny, character homology assessment and generic circumscription.
It was also regulated the fact that in the counties where there were partial elections in one electoral circumscription, was not constituted a county electoral bureau, the solving of the notifications that regard the electoral fraud is made by the Court to which that electoral circumscription belongs, with the delivery made at no more than 3 days from the registration (Naumescu, 2003: 98).
For the election of the local councils and mayors, each commune, town, city and administrative-territorial sub-division of it, constitutes an electoral circumscription.
One career development model, Gottfredson's theory of circumscription and compromise (Gottfredson, 1981), may provide an innovative approach to conceptualizing aspects of the Latino dropout problem and devising developmental, contextual, and culturally sensitive interventions that target and improve students' knowledge about and aspirations for academic and career success.
Overview of Gottfredson's Theory of Circumscription and Compromise
The broad circumscription of Scirpus, based on common and widespread characters, resulted in a heterogeneous assemblage which was treated by subsequent workers as one genus (e.
Van der Veken, 1965; Haines & Lye, 1971, 1976, 1983; Raynal, 1973, 1977; Wilson, 1981; Goetghebeur, 1996, 1998; Bruhl, 1995) have contributed significantly to generic and tribal circumscription in Cyperoideae.
Gottfredson (1981) believed the compromise process was the opposite of the circumscription process, in that individuals sacrifice interests first, followed by prestige and then sex type.
adopted the narrower circumscription options in that work, recognizing
This agreed-upon type element ensures that when a taxon is delimited differently by taxonomists the different circumscriptions will not be mutually exclusive, since all circumscriptions must include the type element.
1992) have otherwise shown that if Engler's classification topology differs from Bessey's, their ordinal circumscriptions (i.
Because of the rather artificial division into herbaceous and woody plants and the very narrow ordinal circumscriptions, it is difficult to include Hutchinson's otherwise historical classification in the present consensus model.