Table 3 Comparison of P. taeda whole-genome assemblies before and after additional scaffolding
P. taeda 1.0 (before)P. taeda 1.01 (after)
Total sequence in contigs (bp)20,148,103,49720,148,103,497
Total span of scaffolds (bp)22,564,679,21923,180,477,227
N50 contig size (bp)8,2068,206
N50 scaffold size (bp)30,68166,920
No. of contigs >500 bp4,047,6424,047,642
No. of scaffolds >500 bp2,319,7492,158,326
  • The contigs are the same for both assemblies. N50 statistics use a genome size of 22 × 109.