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ready Plant Diversity Ontology

Abbreviation: PDO_CAS

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Plant Diversity Ontology (PDO) is the outcome of the construction tasks of domain ontology of science in the project of Scientific & Technological Knowledge Organization Systems (STKOS). The structure of PDO centers on species, including micro level of molecular, cell and tissue, medium level of plant organs, species and population, and macro level of ecosystem. The classes of PDO also capture the habitat, environmental conditions and expand the general characteristics of plants, completing the instances richness for plant species, geographical, classification and morphology. Furthermore, PDO builds the relationships among species, region, morphology, plant organs, developmental stage, revealing the list of species in an area, the morphology and life form of plants, and development process of species. In sum, PDO shows a growth process or development stage of a species and its structure characteristics in particular space and time scale, realizing the description of species diversity, ecosystem diversity and genetic diversity. At present, PDO has been applied to the platform of Go to Selected Open Access Journals (GoOA) developed by National Science Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences, supporting concept retrieval and concept extension for GoOA.


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How to cite this record PDO_CAS; Plant Diversity Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:39 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 27 2021 5:37 p.m.

Record added: Oct. 24, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Record updated: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:39 p.m.



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