About the Authors

Brett Williams

Affiliation Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Mehdi Kabbage

Affiliation Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Hyo-Jin Kim

Affiliation Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Robert Britt

Affiliation Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Martin B. Dickman

mbdickman@tamu.edu

Affiliation Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BW MBD. Performed the experiments: BW MK HK RB. Analyzed the data: BW MK MBD. Wrote the paper: BW MK MBD.