rusda-package: Interface to USDA Databases

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An interface to the web service methods provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) provides a large set of databases. The current version of the package holds interfaces to the Systematic Mycology and Microbiology Laboratory (SMML), which consists of four databases: Fungus-Host Distributions, Specimens, Literature and the Nomenclature database. It provides functions for querying these databases. The main function is associations, which allows searching for fungus-host combinations.


Package: rusda
Type: Package
Version: 1.0.7
Date: 2016-01-20


Franz-Sebastian Krah
Maintainer: Franz-Sebastian Krah <>


Farr, D.F., & Rossman, A.Y. Fungal Databases, Systematic Mycology and Microbiology Laboratory, ARS, USDA,

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