LEA: an R package for Landscape and Ecological Associations studies

LEA is an R package dedicated to genomewide association tests in general, with emphasis on association with ecological gradients. LEA also runs analyses of population structure and scans for genomic signatures of local adaptation.

More specifically, LEA includes statistical methods for

LEA is mainly based on optimized C programs that can scale with the dimension of large data sets.

This work was supported by a grant (CIBLE2010-14) from la région Rhône-Alpes.

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