Tree bisection and reconnection
tree bisection and reconnection (TBR)
Glossary of "Cladistics (2nd ed.)" by Kitching et al. (1998)
- A method of branch-swapping that clips off subcladograms from the main cladogram and re-roots them before re-attaching them in new positions elsewhere on the remnant main cladogram.
- Kitching, I. J., Forey, P. L. Humphries, C. J. & Williams, D. M. 1998. Cladistics, 2nd ed.: the Theory and Practice of Parsimony Analysis. -xii + 228 pp. Oxford University Press, New York.