Tef Improvement Project

University of Bern
Eragrostis tef

Tef Genome

We are pleased to provide the first draft of the Eragrostis tef genome which has been presented in the following paper:

Genome and transcriptome sequencing identifies breeding targets in the orphan crop tef (Eragrostis tef) Gina Cannarozzi, Sonia Plaza-Wuthrich, Korinna Esfeld, Stephanie Larti, Yi Song Wilson, Dejene Girma, Edouard de Castro, Solomon Chanyalew, Regula Blosch, Laurent Farinelli, Eric Lyons, Michel Schneider, Laurent Falquet, Cris Kuhlemeier, Kebebew Assefa and Zerihun Tadele, BMC Genomics, 2014, 15:581. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-581 paper and additional files.

The tef genome, transcriptome and protein databases as well as the annotations can be downloaded here.
The phylogenetic trees from the publication can be downloaded here.
The project is registered at NCBI here.