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ready Flora Phenotype Ontology

Abbreviation: FLOPO

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The Flora Phenotype Ontology is a domain ontology for the description of plant characters. FLOPO contains more than 25000 phenotype and traits classes, the creation of FLOPO is data-driven: For each trait/phenotype class exists a taxon annotation in the underlying Floras.

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Enriched biodiversity data as a resource and service.

Vos RA,Biserkov JV,Balech B,Beard N,Blissett M,Brenninkmeijer C,van Dooren T,Eades D,Gosline G,Groom QJ,Hamann TD,Hettling H,Hoehndorf R,Holleman A,Hovenkamp P,Kelbert P,King D,Kirkup D,Lammers Y,DeMeulemeester T,Mietchen D,Miller JA,Mounce R,Nicolson N,Page R,Pawlik A,Pereira S,Penev L,Richards K,Sautter G,Shorthouse DP,Tahtinen M,Weiland C,Williams AR,Sierra S
Biodivers Data J 2014

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The flora phenotype ontology (FLOPO): tool for integrating morphological traits and phenotypes of vascular plants.

Hoehndorf R,Alshahrani M,Gkoutos GV,Gosline G,Groom Q,Hamann T,Kattge J,de Oliveira SM,Schmidt M,Sierra S,Smets E,Vos RA,Weiland C
J Biomed Semantics 2016

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DES-TOMATO is a topic-specific literature exploration system developed to allow the exploration of information related to tomato. The information provided in DES-TOMATO is obtained through the text-mining of available scientific literature, namely full-length articles in PubMed Central and titles and abstracts in PubMed.

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  • IOS-1340112 (National Science Foundation (NSF), USA)

  • 284443 (Plant Phenotyping Network, European Commission FP7)

  • 312848 (Pro-iBiosphere project, European Commission FP7)

  • BB/J004464/1 (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK)

  • HI 1538/2-2 (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG))