About the Authors

Jean-Marc Lacape, Michel Claverie, Manuel Ruiz, Martial Pré, Marc Giband, Claire Lanaud
CIRAD, UMR AGAP, Montpellier, France

Ramon O. Vidal, Marcelo F. Carazzolle, Gonçalo A. Guimarães Pereira
University of CampinasLaboratory of Genomics and Expression, Campinas, SP, Brazil

Danny Llewellyn, Yves Al-Ghazi
CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT, Australia

John Jacobs
Bayer BioScience N.V., Ghent, Belgium

Alexis Dereeper
IRD, UMR RPB, Montpellier, France

Stéphanie Huguet
URGV, UMR INRA 1165, Evry, France

Marc Giband
EMBRAPA Algodão, Núcleo Cerrado da Embrapa Algodão, Santo Antônio de Goiás, GO, Brazil

Corresponding Author

marc.lacape@cirad.fr

Competing Interests

One of the co-authors is affiliated to a company (Bayer BioScience NV). There are no declarations relating to employment, consultancy, patents, products in development or marketed products etc. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DL JJ MG CL JML. Performed the experiments: MC MP YAG. Analyzed the data: SH ROV MFC GAG MR AD. Wrote the paper: JML. Participated in glasshouse activities and plant material collection: MC JML.