About the Authors

Kateryna V. Zhalnina

Affiliation Microbiology and Cell Science Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Raquel Dias

Affiliation Microbiology and Cell Science Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Michael T. Leonard

Affiliation Microbiology and Cell Science Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Patricia Dorr de Quadros

Affiliation Soil Science Department, Federal Unviersity of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Flavio A. O. Camargo

Affiliation Soil Science Department, Federal Unviersity of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Jennifer C. Drew

Affiliation Microbiology and Cell Science Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

William G. Farmerie

Affiliation Genome Sequencing Services Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Samira H. Daroub

Affiliation Everglades Research and Education Center, University of Florida, Belle Glade, Florida, United States of America

Eric W. Triplett

ewt@ufl.edu

Affiliation Microbiology and Cell Science Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KVZ RD MTL PDDQ SHD EWT. Performed the experiments: KVZ RD MTL PDDQ. Analyzed the data: KVZ RD MTL PDDQ WGF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FAOC WGF SHD EWT. Wrote the paper: KVZ RD MTL JCD EWT.