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CropStoreDB for Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea)

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Introduction

Bambara groundnut has been identified as an exemplar underutilised crop for R&D associated with Crops For the Future and the University of Nottingham Future Food Beacon. Southern Cross Plant Science is providing additional input for nutritional characterisation, knowledge representation and data management.

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Current R&D and outputs

  • Data curation
    • Public domain - CC BY 4.0
    • Data description and knowledge representation
      • Structured data
        • plant genetic resources, populations
        • phenotypic traits
          • agronomic, yield
          • nutritional composition
        • linkage maps --> genome
      • Controlled vocabularies and ontologies
        • trait dictiona and crop ontology for bambara groundnut
        • Crop Dietary Nutrition Ontology
    • Curation of structured data
    • Initial datasets have been curated through the CropStoreDB pipeline and represent field phenotypic data from a University of Nottingham PhD project.

  • Graphic user interfaces
    • Web searchable
    • Windows pc standalone app