STRUCTURE HARVESTER: a website and program for visualizing STRUCTURE output and implementing the Evanno method
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We present STRUCTURE HARVESTER (available at http://taylor0.biology.ucla.edu/structureHarvester/), a web-based program for collating results generated by the program STRUCTURE. The program provides a fast way to assess and visualize likelihood values across multiple values of K and hundreds of iterations for easier detection of the number of genetic groups that best fit the data. In addition, STRUCTURE HARVESTER will reformat data for use in downstream programs, such as CLUMPP.
KeywordsStructure Population structure Population genetics Evanno method Visualization Clustering
We thank J Goudet for improving our implementation of the Evanno method (personal communications). We thank C Taylor at University of California at Los Angeles for hosting the website. This work was supported by the National Cancer Institute grants 1U24CA143858-01 and 5R21CA135937.
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