How to cite the R package adegenet

adegenet is a popular R package that is available at https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/adegenet/index.html. By citing R packages in your paper you lay the grounds for others to be able to reproduce your analysis and secondly you are acknowledging the time and work people have spent creating the package.

APA citation

Formatted according to the APA Publication Manual 7th edition. Simply copy it to the references page as is.

APA

The minimal requirement is to cite the R package in text along with the version number. Additionally, you can include the reference list entry the authors of the adegenet package have suggested.

Example of an in-text citation

Analysis of the data was done using the adegenet package (v2.1.3; Jombart, 2008).

Reference list entry

Jombart, T. (2008). adegenet: a R package for the multivariate analysis of genetic markers. Bioinformatics, 24(11), 1403–1405.

Vancouver citation

Formatted according to Vancouver style. Simply copy it to the references section as is.

Vancouver

Example of an in-text citation

Analysis of the data was done using the adegenet package v2.1.3 (1).

Reference list entry

1.

Jombart T. adegenet: a R package for the multivariate analysis of genetic markers. Bioinformatics. 2008 Jun 1;24(11):1403–5.

BibTeX

Reference entry in BibTeX format. Simply copy it to your favorite citation manager.

BibTeX
@ARTICLE{Jombart2008-sn,
  title     = "adegenet: a {R} package for the multivariate analysis of genetic
               markers",
  author    = "Jombart, Thibaut",
  journal   = "Bioinformatics",
  publisher = "Oxford University Press (OUP)",
  volume    =  24,
  number    =  11,
  pages     = "1403--1405",
  month     =  jun,
  year      =  2008,
  url       = "http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btn129",
  language  = "en",
  issn      = "1460-2059, 1367-4803",
  doi       = "10.1093/bioinformatics/btn129"
}

RIS

Reference entry in RIS format. Simply copy it to your favorite citation manager.

RIS
TY  - JOUR
AU  - Jombart, Thibaut
TI  - adegenet: a R package for the multivariate analysis of genetic markers
T2  - Bioinformatics
VL  - 24
IS  - 11
SP  - 1403-1405
PY  - 2008
DA  - 2008/6/1
PB  - Oxford University Press (OUP)
SN  - 1460-2059
DO  - 10.1093/bioinformatics/btn129
UR  - http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btn129
ER  - 

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adegenet R package release history

VersionRelease date
2.1.22020-01-20
2.1.12018-02-02
2.1.02017-10-12
2.0.12016-02-15
2.0.02015-07-07
1.4-22014-05-13
1.4-12014-03-18
1.4-02014-03-14
1.3-9.22013-08-10
1.3-9.12013-08-09
1.3-92013-06-04
1.3-82013-05-15
1.3-72013-04-06
1.3-62013-01-29
1.3-52012-11-01
1.3-42012-01-18
1.3-32011-12-23
1.3-22011-11-10
1.3-12011-09-14
1.3-02011-06-24
1.2-82010-11-04
1.2-72010-10-29
1.2-62010-09-22
1.2-52010-07-29
1.2-42010-04-16
1.2-32009-04-03
1.2-22008-12-19
1.2-12008-08-01
1.2-02008-07-08
1.1-22008-06-02
1.1-12008-04-18
1.1-02008-02-13
1.0-22007-09-10
1.0-12007-08-25
1.0-02007-04-11