Current challenges in de novo plant genome sequencing and assembly
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724, USA
Genome Biology 2012, 13:243 doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-4-243Published: 27 April 2012
Genome sequencing is now affordable, but assembling plant genomes de novo remains challenging. We assess the state of the art of assembly and review the best practices for the community.