About the Authors

Joseph D. Coolon

Affiliations Ecological Genomics Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

Kenneth L. Jones

Affiliations Ecological Genomics Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

Timothy C. Todd

Affiliations Ecological Genomics Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America, Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

Bryanua C. Carr

Affiliations Ecological Genomics Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

Michael A. Herman

mherman@ksu.edu

Affiliations Ecological Genomics Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JDC MAH. Performed the experiments: JDC BCC. Analyzed the data: JDC KLJ TCT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KLJ. Wrote the paper: JDC MAH.