About the Authors

Xiaodong Bai, Praveen Mamidala, Swapna P. Rajarapu, Omprakash Mittapalli
Department of Entomology, Ohio Agricultural and Research Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio, United States of America

Susan C. Jones
Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mittapalli.1@osu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XB PM SPR SCJ OM. Performed the experiments: PM SPJ OM. Analyzed the data: XB PM SPR OM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XB SCJ. Wrote the paper: PM SCJ OM.