Table 1 Assembly and annotation features of the C. olitorius and C. capsularis genomes.

From: Comparative genomics of two jute species and insight into fibre biogenesis

Genome features Corchorus olitorius Corchorus capsularis
Estimated genome size (Mb)* 447.95 404.09
Assembled genome size (Mb) 445.05 338.13
Number of scaffolds (≥500 bp) 22,944 6,125
Number of N50 scaffolds 31 14
N50 scaffold length (Mb) 3.30 4.13
Longest scaffold (Mb) 45.45 28.54
GC content (%) 34.10 34.84
Transposable elements (%) 53.72 56.17
Predicted protein-coding genes 37,031 30,096
Gene density 0.90 0.91
ncRNA
miRNA 1,010 666
tRNA 488 203
rRNA 80 110
  1. *Calculation described in Supplementary Information. Gene density expressed in number of genes per 10 kb and based on total contig length (410.19 Mb and 331.96 Mb for C. olitorius and C. capsularis, respectively). For details, see Supplementary Tables 14–16. ncRNA, non-coding RNA.