What is BIMS?

BIMS, the Breeding Information Management System, is a secure and comprehensive online breeding management system developed for the generic Tripal Database Platform which allows breeders to store, manage, archive and analyze their private breeding program. Breeders can load data in templates provided as well as output from the Field Book App, an android app for collecting phenotype data. In addition to the private breeders BIMS, users without accounts can also view the publicly available breeding data. The fully developed version will allow users to:

  • Fully integrate their data with publicly available genomic, genetic and breeding data in the community database
  • Utilize their integrated pedigree, phenotype and genotype data in performing genomic analysis and making breeding decisions.
  • Use open-source new genomics tool and breeding decision tools with seamless access to HPC.