Gene banks increasingly use molecular markers for routine characterization of plant collections and farmer managed diversity. The gene bank of the International Potato Center presently uses a micro-satellite marker kit to produce molecular profiles for potato accessions. We have been searching for a compact graphical representation that shows both molecular diversity and accession characteristics - thus permitting biologists and collection curators to have a simple way to interpret molecular data. Inspired by the ancient Andean data recording system we devised a graph that allows for standardized representation while leaving room for updates of the marker kit and the collection of accessions. The graph has been used in several catalogs of potatoes.
|Author||Reinhard Simon, Pablo Carhuapoma, Vilma Hualla, Stef de Haan, Marc Ghislain, Jorge Nunez, Rene Gomez, Felipe de Mendiburu, William Roca, Merideth Bonierbale|
|Maintainer||Reinhard Simon <R.SIMON@CGIAR.ORG>|
|Package repository||View on CRAN|
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