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The results of a new survey of bioinformatics stakeholders' needs in the field of agronomic research are now available.

Search for genomic resources for plant species of agricultural and scientific importance. Try a sample search...

Genome-scale resequencing is now widespread in plants, to identify variation in natural populations and crop stocks. The transPLANT variation archive has been developed to provide a system for the persistent storage and analysis of variation data from plant species.

MIAPPE - Minimum Information about Plant Phenotyping Experiment

We have created a portal to disseminate our activities in the area of phenotypic data standardisation to serve as a source of information to the phenotyping community:

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An overview of data, resources, tools and pipelines for 'omics datasets within the agricultural sciences.

Survey now closed! View the results.

We are collecting information about the needs of bioinformaticians in the field of agronomic research. Our goal is to chart the current resource landscape to both coordinate its development and to identify gaps that can be filled by transPLANT.

The survey contains 41 questions. Thanks in advance for your involvement.

The Ensembl Genomes Project, including Ensembl Plants, is pleased to announce release 18 of Ensembl Genomes.

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We are pleased to announce the 2nd transPLANT user training workshop to be held in Poznań, Poland, 27-28 June 2013. The workshop focuses on plant genomics resources with special reference to Triticeae and topics related to standardisation and annotation of plant phenotypic data. We target experimental biologists and plant breeders; no prior informatics training is assumed.

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A Meeting on "Genomes to Germplasm" will be held in INRA, Versailles, France from 28th February - 2nd March 2013.

A press release presenting the research potential and contribution of Polish organizations to R&D and deployment projects financed by DG-INFSO by means of the 7th Framework Programme and the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme.


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