Create a new ontology

Instructions to develop and publish a new species ontology

  • Download both the version 2.0 of the Guidelines and the Trait Dictionary Template version 5.1 from CGSpace repository
  • Fill in the Template with the required information without changing any column
  • Once you are ready:
    • Contact helpdesk@cropontology-curationtool.org to get a crop code. The CO Data Steward will make a final check with you and you will upload your finalized Trait Dictionary.
    • We need you to provide some metadata to enable better attribution:
      • Curator name 
      • Curator Affiliation 
      • Contributing Scientists or Crop expert group
      • Creation Date
  • You can always ask questions to the Helpdesk while developing your TD.