"The first near-complete assembly of the hexaploid bread wheat genome, Triticum aestivum" is published by the Salzberg Group

Steven Salzberg's group at Johns Hopkins published "the first near-complete assembly of the hexaploid bread wheat genome, Triticum aestivum" in the journal Gigascience. The link to the paper at the journal site can be found at https://doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/gix097.

"The PacBio and Illumina reads are available under the same BioProject. The TriticumD 1.0 contigs are available separately at": ftp://ftp.ccb.jhu.edu/pub/data/Triticum_aestivum/Wheat_D_genome/.

The article is described in a news article in Nature.

You can BLAST your sequences against the Salzberg Chinese Spring assembly at GrainGenes: https://wheat.pw.usda.gov/cgi-bin/seqserve/blast_wheat.cgi (choose NCBI WGA 3.1, 2017 from the drop-down menu)