Phylogenetic Trees

Learn the basic steps to build a tree and manipulate the tree viewer in Geneious Prime.

Introduction to Phylogenetic Trees

Choose your tree builder and parameters, build a tree, and view and manipulate your tree.
4 minutes

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Phylogenetics FAQs

Common questions on building and manipulating phylogenetic trees in Geneious.

Does it matter whether I assign tree metadata to branches or to nodes?

Understand the effect of Assigning Support Values to Branches or Nodes.

How to display bootstrap percentages on a phylogenetic tree

Bootstrap percentages can be displayed when the Show Branch Labels option is selected.

Manual for Phylogenetic Trees

A guide to creating and using phylogenetic trees in Geneious.

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