About the Authors

Heather C. Rowe

Address Current address: Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Affiliation Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Justin W. Walley

Address Current address: Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Jason Corwin

Affiliation Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Eva K.-F. Chan

Address Current address: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc., Woodland, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Katayoon Dehesh

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Daniel J. Kliebenstein

kliebenstein@ucdavis.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HCR JC DJK. Performed the experiments: HCR JWW JC. Analyzed the data: HCR JC EKFC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KD DJK. Wrote the paper: HCR JWW EKFC DJK.