About the Authors

Eva K. F. Chan

Address Current address: Vegetable Seeds Division, Monsanto Company, Woodland, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Heather C. Rowe

Address Current address: Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Affiliation Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Bjarne G. Hansen

Address Current address: VKR Research Centre Pro-Active Plants, Plant Biochemistry Lab, Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark; Center for Microbial Biotechnology, Department of Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Daniel J. Kliebenstein

Kliebenstein@ucdavis.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EKFC HCR BGH DJK. Performed the experiments: EKFC HCR BGH. Analyzed the data: EKFC HCR DJK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EKFC HCR. Wrote the paper: EKFC HCR BGH DJK.