Werres, De Cock & Man in 't Veld

Posted by Graeme Lyons , Friday, 17 February 2017 12:09


A few weeks back, I suddenly remembered we had had an outbreak of Sudden Oak Death Phytophthora ramorum on Rhododendron at Stedham and this was not a species that we had on the spreadsheet. I was just checking the spelling on the NBN when I discovered the team who described the species...

Werres, De Cock & Man in 't Veld

Cue the childish giggling. I'm just really glad they were in this order. There are six permutations of three names, so there is only a 16.7% chance that this arrangement was down to coincidence. I therefore conclude it's much more likely that this team intentionally put their names in this sequence just for the Hell of it than not!

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