Researchers from Switzerland, Norway, and Germany describe efforts to sequence, assembly, and begin analyzing the draft genome of a perennial flowering plant called Primula veris that can produce two types of flowers, a trait known as heterostyly. Using a combination of Illumina, Ion Proton, and Pacific Biosciences sequencing technologies, the team put together an almost 302 million base de novo assembly spanning roughly 63 percent of the plant's complete genome.

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