About the Authors

Loreto Araneda, Maiko Inoue, Geunhwa Jung
Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sung-Chur Sim
Department of Bioresources Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea

Jin-Joo Bae
Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nanda Chakraborty, Joe Curley
Syngenta Seeds, Inc., Stanton, Minnesota, United States of America

Taehyun Chang
School of Ecology & Environmental System, Kyungpook National University, Sangju, Korea

Scott Warnke
United States Department of Agriculure-Agricultural Research Service, Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

jung@umass.edu

Competing Interests

NC and JC have competing interests as members of Syngenta Seeds, which is a commercial company. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. There are no further products in development or marketed products or patents to declare.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LA SCS JJB SW GJ. Performed the experiments: LA SCS JJB NC. Analyzed the data: LA SCS JJB TC GJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GJ. Wrote the paper: LA SCS JJB JC MI GJ.