How to upload BLAST hits to Apollo?

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