About the Authors

David Toubiana

Affiliations Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm, Germany, French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands (FAAB), The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer, Israel

Yaniv Semel

Affiliation The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot, Israel

Takayuki Tohge

Affiliation Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm, Germany

Romina Beleggia

Affiliation CRA Cereal Research Center, Foggia, Italy

Luigi Cattivelli

Affiliation CRA Cereal Research Center, Foggia, Italy

Leah Rosental

Affiliation French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands (FAAB), The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer, Israel

Zoran Nikoloski

Affiliation Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm, Germany

Dani Zamir

Affiliation The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot, Israel

Alisdair R. Fernie

fait@bgu.ac.il (AF); fernie@mpimp-golm.mpg.de (ARF)

Affiliation Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm, Germany

Aaron Fait

fait@bgu.ac.il (AF); fernie@mpimp-golm.mpg.de (ARF)

Affiliation French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands (FAAB), The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer, Israel

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DT YS DZ ARF AF. Performed the experiments: DT YS RB LR AF. Analyzed the data: DT YS ZN TT DZ ARF AF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ARF DZ YS LC ZN AF. Wrote the paper: DT ZN ARF AF. Design of function and interfaces: DT.