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Aravind, J.1, Kaur, V.2, Wankhede, D. P.3 and Nanjundan, J.4
  1. Division of Germplasm Conservation, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi.
  2. Division of Germplasm Evaluation, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi.
  3. Division of Genomic Resources, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi.
  4. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Regional Station, Wellington, Tamil Nadu.


Implements various quality evaluation statistics to assess the value of plant germplasm core collections using qualitative and quantitative phenotypic trait data according to Odong et al. (2015) doi:10.1007/s00122-012-1971-y.


The package can be installed from CRAN as follows:

# Install from CRAN
install.packages('EvaluateCore', dependencies=TRUE)

The development version can be installed from github as follows:

# Install development version from Github

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Citing EvaluateCore

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To cite the R package 'EvaluateCore' in publications use:

  Aravind, J., Kaur, V., Wankhede, D. P. and Nanjundan, J. (2020).  EvaluateCore: Quality Evaluation of Core
  Collections. R package version,

A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is

    title = {EvaluateCore: Quality Evaluation of Core Collections},
    author = {J. Aravind and Vikender Kaur and Dhammaprakash Pandhari Wankhede and J. Nanjundan},
    year = {2020},
    note = {R package version},
    note = {https://aravind-j.github.io/EvaluateCore/},
    note = {https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=EvaluateCore},

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