Beta vulgaris
Representative genome: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris (assembly RefBeet-1.2.2)
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ID: 221
Organism ImageBeta vulgaris

Vegetable crop, second largest source of sugar in the world

Lineage: Eukaryota[2392]; Viridiplantae[261]; Streptophyta[230]; Embryophyta[229]; Tracheophyta[227]; Spermatophyta[225]; Magnoliophyta[220]; eudicotyledons[167]; Gunneridae[165]; Pentapetalae[165]; Caryophyllales[11]; Chenopodiaceae[5]; Betoideae[1]; Beta[1]; Beta vulgaris[1]
Sugar beet crop (Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris) grown for its storage root, is the world’s second source of sucrose after sugar cane, and is used as a biofuel feedstock. Sugar beet produces up to 22% of the world’s commercial sugar and about half of the United States’s domestic production. It’s a biennial plant that develops leaves and storage More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 8; sequence reads: 3 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 482.053
 median protein count: 32874
 median GC%: 36.45

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