About the Authors

Mohamed Youssef Banora

Current address: Department of Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Hadayek Shoubra, Cairo, Egypt

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherches Interactions Biotiques et Santé Végétale, INRA-CNRS-UNS, Sophia Antipolis, France

Natalia Rodiuc

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherches Interactions Biotiques et Santé Végétale, INRA-CNRS-UNS, Sophia Antipolis, France

Fabien Baldacci-Cresp

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherches Interactions Biotiques et Santé Végétale, INRA-CNRS-UNS, Sophia Antipolis, France

Andrei Smertenko

Affiliation School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom

Teresa Bleve-Zacheo

Affiliation Istituto di Nematologia Agraria, CNR, Bari, Italia

Maria Teresa Mellilo

Affiliation Istituto di Nematologia Agraria, CNR, Bari, Italia

Mansour Karimi

Affiliation Department of Plant Systems Biology, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, Ghent, Belgium

Pierre Hilson

Affiliation Department of Plant Systems Biology, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, Ghent, Belgium

Jean-Luc Evrard

Affiliation Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes, CNRS, Strasbourg, France

Bruno Favery

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherches Interactions Biotiques et Santé Végétale, INRA-CNRS-UNS, Sophia Antipolis, France

Gilbert Engler

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherches Interactions Biotiques et Santé Végétale, INRA-CNRS-UNS, Sophia Antipolis, France

Pierre Abad

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherches Interactions Biotiques et Santé Végétale, INRA-CNRS-UNS, Sophia Antipolis, France

Janice de Almeida Engler

Janice.Almeida-Engler@sophia.inra.fr

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherches Interactions Biotiques et Santé Végétale, INRA-CNRS-UNS, Sophia Antipolis, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JAE GE AS. Performed the experiments: MYB GE JAE NR FBC TBZ MTM BF MK AS. Analyzed the data: JAE MYB AS NR GE PA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PH JLE . Wrote the paper: JAE. Amended the paper (helped writing legends, M&M, added suggestions): AS NR GE.