Table I.

DNA content and genome size of different members of family Poaceae

PlantChromosome No.Genome SizeDNA Content 2C
n Mb pg
Rice124150.91-a
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)107501.61-a
Pennisetum americanum 72,4104.81-b
Maize102,5005.61-a
Barley75,00010.11-a
Aegilops tauschii 74,00010.31-c
Triticum monococcum 75,75011.91-a
Wheat2116,00033.11-a