About the Authors

Rey Gaston Loor Solorzano, Olivier Fouet, Michel Boccara, Xavier Argout, Brigitte Courtois, Ange Marie Risterucci, Claire Lanaud
UMR AGAP, CIRAD, Montpellier, France

Rey Gaston Loor Solorzano, Freddy Amores
EET-Pichilingue, INIAP, Quevedo El Empalme, Ecuador

Arnaud Lemainque, Sylvana Pavek
Centre National de Génotypage, CEA Institut de Génomique, Evry, France

Michel Boccara
Cocoa Research Unit (CRU), University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Corresponding Author

claire.lanaud@cirad.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RGLS CL FA. Performed the experiments: RGLS OF AL SP MB. Analyzed the data: RGLS CL XA BC AMR AL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RGLS FA MB. Wrote the paper: RGLS CL.