This online handbook provides details on functionality, data structures and best practices for BOLD, version 3.1. It explains how to use this system to collect, manage and publish Barcode and ancillary data. It also provides details on the integrated analytical tools, as well as the public databases.
This is the PDF version of the handbook for BOLD 3 version, produced in September 2012.
Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. (2007). BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (www.barcodinglife.org). Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 355-364. DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01678.x
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Manuscripts regarding DNA Barcoding standards for Animals, Plants and Fungi.
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