Gathers public genomic, genetic and breeding data for cotton. CottonGen is composed of whole genome sequences, unigenes from expressed sequence tags (ESTs), markers, trait loci, genetic maps, genes, taxonomy, germplasm, publications and communication resources for the cotton community. It can be explored through genome pages, search tools and GBrowse, a popular genome browser. This tool permits users to view and compare cotton genetic maps.
Department of Horticulture, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA; Cotton Incorporated, Cary, NC, USA; Crop Germplasm Research Unit, USDA-ARS-SPARC, College Station, TX, USA
CottonGen funding source(s)
Supported by Cotton Incorporated; the USDA-ARS Crop Germplasm Research Unit at College Station, TX; Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors; Bayer CropScience; Dow/Phytogen; Monsanto.