Rotifer study as a way of life

  • W. T. Edmondson
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Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 52)


When Claudia Ricci asked me to present a review of my research program on rotifers at the Fifth International Rotifer Symposium I was puzzled about what to do because I did not think I had a program. All my life various opportunities have come up and I have gone along step-by-step, doing whatever seemed most interesting at the time, within the normal constraints of existence. In fact, when I look back now I can see a sort of pattern, but it was not the result of planning. Apparently there was some selection on my part from a random assortment of opportunities.


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  • W. T. Edmondson
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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