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Data From: Habitat type and host grazing regimen influence the soil microbial diversity and communities within potential biting midge larval habitats

    Culicoides biting midges are important vectors of diverse microbes such as viruses, protozoa, and nematodes that cause diseases in wild and domestic animals. To investigate the role of microbial communities in midge larval habitat utilization in the wild, we characterized microbial communities (bacterial, protistan, fungal and metazoan) in soils from disturbed (bison and cattle grazed) and undisturbed (non-grazed) pond and spring potential midge larval habitats. We evaluated the influence of habitat and grazing disturbance and their interaction on microbial communities, diversity, presence of midges, and soil properties.

    Data from: Mapping the Quantitative Field Resistance to Stripe Rust in a Hard Winter Wheat Population ‘Overley’ × ‘Overland’

      This study was conducted to identify quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with field resistance to stripe rust, also known as yellow rust (YR), in hard winter wheat. Stripe rust infection type and severity were rated in recombinant inbred lines (RILs, n=204) derived from a cross between hard red winter wheat cultivars ‘Overley’ and ‘Overland’ in replicated field trials in the Great Plains and Pacific Northwest.

      TERRA-REF Season 4 and 6 Sorghum phenotypes and agronomic metadata in BrAPI format: ARDN Products

        ARDN (Agricultural Research Data Network) annotations for "TERRA-REF Season 4 and 6 Sorghum phenotypes and agronomic metadata in BrAPI format". The ARDN project ([https://data.nal.usda.gov/ardn](https://data.nal.usda.gov/ardn)) is a network of datasets harmonized and aggregated using the ICASA vocabulary, as recommended by USDA NAL ([https://data.nal.usda.gov/data-dictionary-examples](https://data.nal.usda.gov/data-dictionary-examples)) and described in detail here: [www.tinyurl.com/icasa-mvl](www.tinyurl.com/icasa-mvl) This data represents a small subset of the TERRA-REF release available on Dryad (LeBauer et al 2020), including harvested biomass for each cultivar, plot location, planting date, harvest date, fertilizer application, genotype / accession names and metadata, and additional agronomic management metadata for a population of Sorghum bicolor evaluated over two growing seasons. The data can be accessed through a BrAPI-compliant endpoint at terraref.org/brapi. This dataset is a snapshot of the TERRA-REF BrAPI endpoint contents, representing the minimum data and metadata required to run a crop model.

        Data from polishCLR: Example input genome assemblies

          In order to produce the best possible *de novo*, chromosome-scale genome assembly from error prone Pacific BioSciences continuous long reads (CLR) reads, we developed a publicly available, flexible and reproducible workflow that is containerized so it can be run on any conventional HPC, called polishCLR. This dataset provides example input primary contig assemblies to test and reproduce the demonstrated utility of our workflow.