About the Authors

Mark A. Chapman

Address Current address: Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Shunxue Tang

Address Current address: Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Affiliation Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Dörthe Draeger

Affiliation Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Savithri Nambeesan

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Hunter Shaffer

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Jessica G. Barb

Affiliation Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Steven J. Knapp

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

Affiliation Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

John M. Burke

jmburke@uga.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAC ST DD SN SJK JMB. Performed the experiments: MAC ST DD SN HS JGB SJK JMB. Analyzed the data: MAC ST DD SN JMB. Wrote the paper: MAC JMB.