About the Authors

Christopher Toomajian

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: cmtoomaj@alumni.uchicago.edu

Affiliation Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Tina T Hu

Affiliation Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Maria José Aranzana

Address ¤ Current address: Department de Genètica Vegetal, Consorci Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas-Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries, Barcelona, Spain

Affiliation Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Clare Lister

Affiliation Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, United Kingdom

Chunlao Tang

Affiliation Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Honggang Zheng

Affiliation Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Keyan Zhao

Affiliation Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Peter Calabrese

Affiliation Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Caroline Dean

Affiliation Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, United Kingdom

Magnus Nordborg

Affiliation Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

CT, TTH, PC, CD, and MN conceived and designed the experiments. CT, TTH, KZ, and PC carried out the analysis. MJA, CL, CT, and HZ provided FRI genotypes and flowering time data. CT and MN wrote the paper.