NCBI Releases second BPRI Genome

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) has finished the automated annotation of the Central American locust genome, Schistocerca piceifrons, as of March 28, 2022. This is the second of a set of six genomes that will be processed by NCBI in the coming months and builds up on the release of the Schistocerca americana genome a few weeks ago. The new annotated genome is available at