I'm working on downloading the SILVA database to process my 18S data with QIIME. I understand that there are a few options here, but I'm having trouble understanding which one to choose. Is it best to download version 138 formatted with RESCRIPTr or version 132 on the SILVA website?
I forgot to mention that the choice of files depends on which tool you'd like to use to identify your sequences. The 'classifier' files are for use with feature-classifier classify-sklearn, while the sequence and taxonomy files are provided if you'd like to use either feature-classifier classify-consensus-vsearch or feature-classifier classify-consensus-blast to identify your reads.