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Table 1 Prediction of genome size and sequencing depth

From: Comparative whole genome re-sequencing analysis in upland New Rice for Africa: insights into the breeding history and respective genome compositions

Variety k-mer analysis Flow cytometry
Genome size (Mb) Sequencing depth (X) DNA content (pg/2C) Genome size (Mb)
WAB 56–104 446.982 38.9 0.896 ± 0.016 438.27 ± 7.86
CG 14 399.771 43.7 0.802 ± 0.006 392.06 ± 2.83
NERICA 3 444.887 32.5 0.849 ± 0.016 415.16 ± 7.65
NERICA 4 425.708 45.5 0.878 ± 0.012 429.46 ± 5.91
NERICA 5 424.061 53.8 0.845 ± 0.019 412.96 ± 9.48
NERICA 7 455.363 37.8 0.914 ± 0.024 446.70 ± 11.87
Nipponbare 371.142–421.300 0.863 ± 0.014 421.76 ± 6.71
IR64 355.615
Moroberekan 446.806
  1. k-mer was set as “17”