Microcomputer Power

Publishers of Software for Data Analysis in Ecology since 1987 including:
CANOCO™ CanoDraw™ and the Cornell Ecology Programs.

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Canoco Benefits and Features

A 10 page PDF: Canoco Benefits and Features
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See especially the Tables starting on Page 4 which are extracted directly from the Canoco Manual. The tables highlight not only the methods available, but also the depth of the Canoco package in assuring that you appropriately analyze your data with the tools Canoco has to offer. The final page showcases the Canoco Advisor expert system which encourages best practices informed by ongoing research in methodologies available in Canoco.

Canoco 5.1 is here!

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Note: Canoco is only available on physical media (CD and printed manual)

Breaking News: Canoco in Microbiome Studies!

Originally developed for use in the study of Forest and Meadow Communities, applications of Canoco have recently broadened to encompass the study of microbiomes.

This paper has a novel way to deal with the various taxonomic levels by juxta-positioning the tables to form one big table with as many columns (one for each taxon at each level).

Möhlmann, T.W.R., Vogels, C.B.F., Göertz, G.P., Pijlman, G.P., ter Braak, C.J.F., te Beest, D.E., Hendriks, M., Nijhuis, E.H., Warris, S., Drolet, B.S., van Overbeek, L. & Koenraadt, C.J.M. (2020) Impact of Gut Bacteria on the Infection and Transmission of Pathogenic Arboviruses by Biting Midges and Mosquitoes. Microbial Ecology.

This paper uses several visualizations providing the opportunity to see how informative Canoco analyses can be.

Hartinger, T., Edwards, J.E., Gómez Expósito, R., Smidt, H., ter Braak, C.J.F., Gresner, N. & Südekum, K.-H. (2019) Differently Pre-treated Alfalfa Silages Affect the in vitro Ruminal Microbiota Composition. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10.
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Canoco 5.1

  License     Description     Educational     Retail  
 New Licenses  Single License  $368  $678 
" Additional Single License  $238  $428 
" Site License (10-seat for retail)  $2374  $4289 
" Additional 10-seats  --  $3089 
 10% discount to Upgrade from Earlier Canoco Versions  Single License  $331.20  $610.20 
" Additional Single License  $214.20  $385.20 
" Site License   $2136.60  $3860.10 
" Additional 10-seats  --  $2780.10 

Canoco Related Textbooks No Longer Available from Microcomputer Power

  Textbooks     Possible Sources  
Data Analysis in Community and Landscape Ecology 
Jongmann, ter Braak, van Tongeren (1995) 
Multivariate Analysis of Ecological Data using CANOCO 5 
Šmilauer and Jan Lepš (2014) 

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Now accepting orders

Canoco 5.12 is now available for distribution. We are actively filling orders for Canoco 5.12 for both New Licenses and Upgrades. Orders are being filled on a first-come first served basis. If you want Canoco 5.1 as soon as possible, place your order now.

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