An explanation of our "Taxonomy Chart"
This chart replaces pie charts with something more useful – because it includes the taxonomic lineages. We include in our reports a "Taxonomy Chart", which we find very useful. In fact, it's usually the first place that we look when reviewing data. However, the chart layout does require some explanation. Bacteria are classified in a hierarchical taxonomy, from the broadest categories to the most specific: kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species, and in many case