About the Authors

Philippe Chouvarine, Amanda M. Cooksey, Fiona M. McCarthy, David A. Ray, Shane C. Burgess, Daniel G. Peterson
Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States of America

Fiona M. McCarthy, Shane C. Burgess
College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States of America

David A. Ray
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States of America

Brian S. Baldwin, Daniel G. Peterson
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States of America

Corresponding Author

pc79@mafes.msstate.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SCB DGP BSB PC DAR FMM. Performed the experiments: AMC PC. Analyzed the data: PC DAR FMM DGP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BSB. Wrote the paper: PC AMC FMM DAR BSB SCB DGP.