Table C1 Loblolly pine V1.01 assembly compared to contemporary draft conifer genomes
SpeciesLoblolly pine (Pinus taeda)Norway spruce (Picea abies)White spruce (Picea glauca)
Cytometrically estimated genome size (Gbp)21.6a19.6b15.8c
Total scaffold span (Gbp)22.612.323.6
Total contig spand(Gbp)20.112.020.8
Referenced genome-size estimate (Gbp)221820
N50 contig size (kbp)8.20.65.4
N50 scaffold size (kbp)66.90.7222.9
No. of scaffolds14,412,98510,253,6937,084,659
Annotation of 248 conserved CEGMA genes (Parra et al. 2007)185 (74%) complete 203 (82%) complete + partial, 91% annotated full length124 (50%) complete 189 (76%) complete + partial, 66% annotated full length95 (38%) complete 184 (74%) complete + partial, 52% annotated full length
  • N50 contig and scaffold sizes are based on the estimated genome size listed in the table.

  • a O’Brien et al. (1996).

  • b Fuchs et al. (2008).

  • c Bai et al. (2012).

  • d Determined as the number of non-N characters in the published reference sequence.