Bacterial identification keys ...

Lesley Robertson l.a.robertson at
Thu Nov 13 04:44:21 EST 1997

Martin Harvey wrote:

> In article <34673ED1.5B6DB672 at>, Lesley
> Robertson <l.a.robertson at> writes
> >Go for Bergey's Determinative
> >Manual - editors Holt, Krieg, Sneath, Staley & Williams. ISBN
> >0-683-00603-7.
> I'm afraid I have to agree with Lesley here....Bergey's still the
> best!
> Bit of a shame though....Just imagine how useful a computer catalogue
> would be for picking out the right bugs on a search engine :-)
> During my reseach, I had to resort to pieces of card with holes
> punched
> in them - oops, I'm showing my age again!
> Martin

Is there any truth in the rumour that the next Bergey's Manual will be
on cd rom, with a search engine??? Or am I just dreaming?
Lesley Robertson

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