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Pulse Crop Database Resources

    Genomic, Genetic and Breeding Resources for Pulse Crop Improvement. The Pulse Crop Database (PCD), formerly the Cool Season Food Legume Database (CSFL),contains genes, genomes, germplasm, maps, markers, QTL/MTL, species information, and transcripts. Crops supported include Adzuki bean, Bambara bean, Chickpea, Common bean, Cowpea, Faba bean, Lentil, Lupin, Pea, Pigeon pea, Vetch, and others.

    Plant Variety Protection Office - Scanned Certificates

      This dataset provides the scans of issued certificates for a variety of plants. If you know the certificate number or applicant name simply enter the information in the search box. For certificates issued between 1970 and 1999, add two zeroes in front of the 7-digit number. Alternatively, you can search by selecting a crop from the list.

      Legume Information System

        The Legume Information System ([legumeinfo.org](https://legumeinfo.org "Legume Information System")) is the USDA-ARS genetics and genomics database for legume crops and relatives. Researchers can also submit their data directly. LIS houses data for more than a dozen species such as common bean and chickpea, peanut, and soybean, with genome sequences, genes and predicted functions, families of related genes, views of evolutionary relationships between genomic regions, genetic maps, markers, and links to germplasm resources.

        Cover Crop Chart (version 2.0): Helping producers choose cover crops in crop and forage production systems

          The Cover Crop Chart (v. 2.0) is designed to assist producers with decisions on the use of cover crops in crop and forage production systems. The chart, patterned after the periodic table of elements, includes information on 58 crop species that may be planted individually or in cocktail mixtures. Information on growth cycle, relative water use, plant architecture, seeding depth, forage quality, pollination characteristics, and nutrient cycling are included for most crop species.