CMD - Cotton Marker Database
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Instructions for Data Submission

We would greatly appreciate if you could submit data you wish to post on the CMD site in the following formats described below (also see example excel files). This will help eliminate errors from reformatting data files and allow your data to be displayed promptly on the CMD site. If you have any problems providing data in these formats or need help converting your files into these formats please feel free to contact .

Panel Data Submission
Refer to the Panel Screened Data Template in excel format with sample data. You may also include any additional useful comments/info in the column 'Comments'.

Microsatellite Data Submission
Refer to the Microsatellite Data Template in excel format with sample data. You may also include any useful comments/info in the column 'Additional Info'.

CMAP Data Submission
Refer to the excel CMap Data Template which includes sample data. Providing data in this format allows us to very quickly upload it to CMap.

The column descriptions are as follows:
  map_name : linkage group
  map_display_order : The linkage groups will be displayed in CMap following this order (optional)
  feature_start : distance (cM) from one arm (not the distance between markers)
  feature_name : marker name
  feature_type : marker type
  feature_aliases : another marker_name if available (not required)

 

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