Model Organism Databases

This provides a list of plant-specific model organism databases. Sites are listed in alphabetical order based on the name of the site. Please use the "Find" feature on your web browser to locate a specific plant database on this page using the scientific or common name.

For links to other species, please see this list of non-plant model organism databases or visit one of the sites that provides links to numerous different organism-specific databases.

Plant Model Organism Databases

Chlamydomonas Center - green alga

GrainGenes - grasses
Triticum and Avena species

Gramene - cultivated rice, wild rice, maize, wheat, barley, sorghum, pearl millet, foxtail, and oats
Oryza sativa and Zizania species, Zea mays, Triticum aestivum, Hordeum vulgare, Sorghum bicolor, Pennisetum glaucum, Alopecurus pratensis, Avena species, and other grasses

Legume Base - Lotus japonicus and soybean
Lotus japonicus and Glycine max

Maize GDB - corn/maize
Zea mays - barrel medic
Medicago truncatula

Oryzabase - rice species
Oryza species

Poplar Genome - poplar
Populus trichocarpa

Rice Genome Research Project - cultivated rice
Oryza sativa

SGN (Sol Genomics Network) - tomato, potato, eggplant, pepper, petunia, coffee, petunia
Solanaceae and Rubiaceae species

SoyBase - soybean
Glycine max

TAIR (The Arabidopsis Information Resource) - mouse ear cress
Arabidopsis thaliana 

Wheat Genetic and Genomic Resources Center - wheat and related grasses 
Triticum, Aegilops, and Haynaldia villosa species 

Non-Plant Model Organism Databases

Additional Organism-specific Database Collections

JGI Genomics Projects

Multiple Species Genome Browser - numerous non-plant species

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