Structure Harvester

Web v0.6.94 July 2014, Plot vA.1 November 2012, Core vA.2 July 2014

Select .zip to Upload:


  1. Run STRUCTURE and look at your 'Results' folder.

  2. ZIP all of the results files in your folder into one zip archive. If you are using Winzip, choose "legacy compression" to ensure the Harvester can expand your archive.

    Here is an example for you to evaluate.

  3. Click on the "Choose File" button to the left (it may be labeled "Browse" by some browers,) and select your archive.

  4. Click "Harvest!"

  5. Enjoy!

  6. example result

There have been reports that uploading doesn't always work in Internet Explorer. We test the Harvester against FireFox, Chrome and Safari only.


Pritchard, Stephens, Donnelly. 2000. Genetics 155:945-959. STRUCTURE. link.

Jakobsson and Rosenberg 2007. CLUMPP: a cluster matching and permutation program for dealing with label switching and multimodality in analysis of population structure. Bioinformatics 23(14): 1801-1806. CLUMPP. link.

Evanno et al., 2005. Detecting the number of clusters of individuals using the software STRUCTURE: a simulation study. Molecular Ecology 14 , 2611 - 2620 link


Earl, Dent A. and vonHoldt, Bridgett M. (2012) STRUCTURE HARVESTER: a website and program for visualizing STRUCTURE output and implementing the Evanno method. Conservation Genetics Resources vol. 4 (2) pp. 359-361 doi: 10.1007/s12686-011-9548-7

Link to Earl and vonHoldt 2012.

PDF link to Earl and vonHoldt 2012.