About the Authors

Joel R. McNeal, Jim Leebens-Mack
Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Joel R. McNeal, Claude W. dePamphilis
Department of Biology, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, and Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jennifer V. Kuehl, Jeffrey L. Boore
DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

Jeffrey L. Boore
Genome Project Solutions, Hercules, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

jmcneal@plantbio.uga.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JRM JLB Cd. Performed the experiments: JRM JVK. Analyzed the data: JRM JLM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JRM JVK JLB JLM Cd. Wrote the paper: JRM JLB JLM Cd.