How To Write A Research Paper On Plant Taxonomy: General Guidelines


Taxonomy refers to the science, which identifies, describes, finds, classifies, and sets the names of living things. The plant taxonomy is a branch of the main subject, which deals with the identification, classification, naming, finding, and describing certain plants. The subject will involve further divisions and subdivisions regarding each plant, its features, characteristics etc. You will learn the criteria on which certain groups are designed and how each plant is determined and examined to see in which category it falls. The aim of the subject is to follow a systematic process for assigning known plants in to proper categories, identifying unknown plants by comparing them with specimens and determining a proper nomenclature.

  1. To create a winning research paper on this subject you need to determine which area of the subject you want to talk about. You can discuss different relationships between various plants and their species, the evolution of plants, the features that distinct a certain category from the other or the criteria for the listing of a plant in a given category. It is important that you figure this out at a very basic stage that what aspect of the subject you want to address. Ideally, you need to talk about something that keeps you motivated and interested in the assignment. Divide your subject into categories, sub categories, questions, sub questions, and topics that will make your choice easier and reduce the options for you

  2. After you divide your subject into categories, you can choose a valid topic that relates to the specific area and can address an original idea in your subject niche. You need to find a potential gap and address that particularly in your paper so that the readers realize the significance of your paper

  3. Develop your major arguments in the paper depending upon your thesis statement and gather relevant and valid evidence for supporting each major argument in your paper. You can use concrete example, reliable facts, stats and logical evidence to prove your ideas to the readers

  4. Create a proper structure for your assignment by organizing the data you have collected through research in a proper outline. You can place similar data together to create a winning outline and structure for your paper

  5. Write your paper after completing all the pre-writing steps and use the outline to build a strong body

  6. Post-write and edit your paper

Writing Resources

Prepare Final Copy

Set your paper aside before you start writing a revised and edited copy

Revision means you look for ways to re-organize your paper for effectiveness.

After a revision you will proofread and edit your final copy, ensuring all the grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes are corrected.

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