Welcome to Coconut Genome Browser

The Coconut Genome Browser (CGB) is a platform for the most economically important coconut varieties. Data available from CGB includes gene annotation, gene expression, and genetic molecular markers. CGB also provides some useful genomic tools online.


For hundreds of years, the coconut – fruit of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L.) – has been a great source of versatility. It provides food, drink, clothing and shelter, as well as income from its products. Due to its continuous production, the coconut is readily available all year round. Today, the main producers11.

Asian & Pacific Coconut Community & Statistical Year Book 2013 in the world are Indonesia, the Philippines and India. Each bunch of coconuts can contain between five to 12 nuts.

The coconut is a source of food, oil, coconut water, coconut milk, and medicine. It has probably been used by humans for centuries. Today, it is a common visual of dreamy relaxation and increasingly, a symbol of health. From the Asian tropics to South America, the coconut has certainly spread around the globe by waves of sea-faring people migrating and trading across continents. Light and buoyant, the coconut itself can traverse significant distances by ocean currents. It was even reported that coconuts were collected from the seas in Norway, far away from the tropics

— Coconut Handbook, Tetra Pak


How to cites

[October, 2020]

Recent updates

[18/10/2020] Data collection: Reference sequence updated

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KU-BEDO Coconut BioBank