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Table 2 Assembly Statistics (Commonly Reported Assembly Statistics for the Combined Data Covering the Entire Chromosome Arm)

From: De Novo Next Generation Sequencing of Plant Genomes

  Entire chromosome arm
Stage 1: initial assembly Stage 2: merge overlaps between pools Stage 3: BAMBUS scaffolding
Number scaffolds 123 119 44
N50 scaffold size 360,621 370,878 3,165,134
Largest scaffold 1,195,083 1,195,083 6,645,942
Total scaffold length 18,635,055 18,401,654 18,496,608
Number contigs 2,718 2,677  
N50 contig size 14,195 14,307  
Largest contig 76,790 76,903  
Total contig length 18,634,193 18,427,025