About the Authors

Fei Lu, Alexander E. Lipka, Jeff Glaubitz, Rob Elshire, Edward S. Buckler, Denise E. Costich
Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Alexander E. Lipka, Edward S. Buckler, Denise E. Costich
Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Jerome H. Cherney
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Michael D. Casler
Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Michael D. Casler
Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Corresponding Author

d.costich@cgiar.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FL ESB DEC JHC MDC. Performed the experiments: FL DEC JHC MDC. Analyzed the data: FL JG AEL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FL DEC RE MDC JHC. Wrote the paper: FL DEC JG.