About Sorghum bicolor
Sorghum bicolor is a widely grown cereal crop, particularly in Africa, and Sorghum ranks 5th in global cereal production. The genome is approx. 730 Mbp and has a haploid chromosome number of 10. Although highly repetitive, the genome is more tractable for sequencing than its close relative, Maize.
Gramene/Ensembl Genomes AnnotationAdditional annotations generated by the Gramene/Ensembl Genomes projects include:
- The standard set of Gramene analyses detailed here.