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This is the development version of plotgardener; for the stable release version, see plotgardener.

Coordinate-Based Genomic Visualization Package for R

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Coordinate-based genomic visualization package for R. It grants users the ability to programmatically produce complex, multi-paneled figures. Tailored for genomics, plotgardener allows users to visualize large complex genomic datasets and provides exquisite control over how plots are placed and arranged on a page.

Author: Nicole Kramer [aut, cre] , Eric S. Davis [aut] , Craig Wenger [aut] , Sarah Parker [ctb], Erika Deoudes [art], Michael Love [ctb], Douglas H. Phanstiel [aut, cph]

Maintainer: Nicole Kramer <nekramer at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("plotgardener")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Introduction to plotgardener HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews FunctionalGenomics, GenomeAnnotation, GenomeAssembly, HiC, Software, Visualization
Version 1.11.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.14 (R-4.1) (2.5 years)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.1.0)
Imports curl, data.table, dplyr, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges, glue, grDevices, grid, ggplotify, IRanges, methods, plyranges, purrr, Rcpp, RColorBrewer, rhdf5, rlang, stats, strawr, tools, utils, withr
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Suggests AnnotationDbi, AnnotationHub, BSgenome, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, ComplexHeatmap, GenomicFeatures, ggplot2, InteractionSet, knitr,, rtracklayer, plotgardenerData, pdftools, png, rmarkdown, scales, showtext, testthat (>= 3.0.0), TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene
Linking To Rcpp
Depends On Me
Imports Me DegCre, mariner, Ularcirc
Suggests Me nullranges
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Source Package plotgardener_1.11.2.tar.gz
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