[Plant-education] Creating phylogenetic trees in class based on Morphological data

Susan Singer ssinger at carleton.edu
Thu Nov 17 15:19:26 EST 2005


Beverly,
We use Student Biology Workbench (free on the web). It uses Phylp to create 
trees. It also does character matrices, sequence comparison, imports from 
genbank and many other databases. I think it is a wonderful resource.
Susan

--On Wednesday, November 16, 2005 10:31 AM -0500 Beverly Brown 
<bbrown6 at naz.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Can anyone recommend a good program that I and my students can learn so we
> can create our own character matrices and then generate trees based on
> them? Ideally the programs would be free.
>
> Or, if anyone knows a good tutorial for Phylip or other similar program.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Beverly
>
> Beverly J. Brown
> Assistant Professor
> Biology Department
> Nazareth College
> 4245 East Ave.
> Rochester, NY 14618
> 585-389-2555, bbrown6 at naz.edu
>
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