How to submit Traits and variables

Instruction to add new traits and variables to an existing crop ontology

If you have over 5 traits and variables to submit

  • Download the Trait Dictionary of your selected crop using the button Download button on the homepage
  • Add your traits and variables in the TD after the existing ones and following the Guidelines v 2.0.
  • send the file to

If you want to submit a limited list of trais and variables or a suggestion for modification

  • Use the online Term request form 
  • Note: for Roots, Tubers & Bananas, you can also use the RTB Term request form proposed by Breedbase - requests will be posted in the same Github repository.