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Wheat cultivars

(a) Are there any additional cultivars available alongside the reference wheat genome (Triticum aestivum)?

(b) Find the description of the Wheat assembly. Which institute provided the assembly and annotations?

(a) Go to plants.ensembl.org and click on Triticum aestivum on the front page of Ensembl Plants to go to the species homepage. Under the Genome assembly section of the species page, you will find the number of cultivars in wheat.

There are 14 additional cultivars.

(b) Click on More information and statistics in the Genome assembly section and scroll down to the paragraph on Assembly.

The assembly (IWGSC) and annotations were generated by the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium.