NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Using only nanopore-generated reads, researchers from agbio company KeyGene have assembled the genome of the fungus Rhizoctonia solani.

KeyGene's Martin de Vos and his colleagues used Oxford Nanopore Technologies' MinIon to generate a 54 megabase genome sequence for R. solani, an agricultural pest that infects and causes disease in a number of economically important crops, including maize, rice, and soybean.

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