About the Authors

Pierre Lefeuvre

Affiliations Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa, CIRAD, UMR 53 PVBMT CIRAD-Université de la Réunion, Pôle de Protection des Plantes, Ligne Paradis, Saint Pierre, La Réunion, France

Darren P. Martin

Affiliations Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa, Centre for High-Performance Computing, Rosebank, Cape Town, South Africa

Gordon Harkins

Affiliation South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

Philippe Lemey

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Alistair J. A. Gray

Affiliation Electron Microscope Unit, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa

Sandra Meredith

Affiliation Electron Microscope Unit, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa

Francisco Lakay

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa

Adérito Monjane

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa

Jean-Michel Lett

Affiliation CIRAD, UMR 53 PVBMT CIRAD-Université de la Réunion, Pôle de Protection des Plantes, Ligne Paradis, Saint Pierre, La Réunion, France

Arvind Varsani

arvind.varsani@canterbury.ac.nz

Affiliations Electron Microscope Unit, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Jahangir Heydarnejad

Affiliation Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: P. Lefeuvre, D. Martin, A. Varsani, J. Heydarnejad. Performed the experiments: A. Gray, S. Meredith, F. Lakay, A. Varsani, J. Heydarnejad. Analyzed the data: P. Lefeuvre, D. Martin, G. Harkins, P. Lemey, A. Gray, A. Monjane, J. Lett, A. Varsani. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: A. Varsani, J. Heydarnejad. Wrote the paper: P. Lefeuvre, D. Martin, G. Harkins, P. Lemey, A. Varsani, J. Heydarnejad.