Work in Progress

  • Creation of annotated reference transcriptomes from published RNASeq and EST datasets
  • Evaluation of the Field Book App for collection of field data
  • Development of advanced cotton breeding tools
  • Collection and curation of more genetic maps, markers and QTLs
  • Updating CottonGen FAQ and Tutorials
  • Adding 2nd set of image data from the USDA ARS, the Collection Station Germplasm Evaluation Project (~10,000 images).
  • Working with USDA-ARS College Station, TX on cotton traits descriptors and cotton plant ontology
  • Working with USDA-ARS College Station, TX on cotton germplasm classification og trait data
  • Web displays, bug fix, and searches of germplasm evaluation data from China (~3000 accessions) and Uzbekistan (~800 accessions). 
  • Web displays and searches of image data from USDA ARS, the Collection Station Germplasm Evaluation Project.
  • Addition of a CottonGen nomenclature page.
  • Development of a quarterly CottonGen newsletter.