How to upload BLAST hits to Apollo?

Answer: 
Run a BLAST job. In the results page for chromosomes, scaffolds, or contigs, click on 'GFF file for Apollo'. Save this file for later.


Select the best hit


In the pop-out window click on 'Browse Genome'



There are three panels in the Genome Browser, scroll to the bottom one. The BLAST hit can be seen in bright green and with a track called *.gff. Click on the area you wish to annotate and in the new pop-out window select 'click here to annotate'. This will take you to the corresponding region in Apollo.


Login to Apollo. Click on File > Open track file or URL


Click on Local files > Select files