About the Authors

Dongliang Wu

Affiliation Dept. of Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Shinichi Oide

Affiliations Dept. of Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology group, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth, Kyoto, Japan

Ning Zhang

Affiliations Dept. of Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Dept. of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

May Yee Choi

Affiliation Dept. of Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

B. Gillian Turgeon

bgt1@cornell.edu

Affiliation Dept. of Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BGT DW SO NZ. Performed the experiments: DW SO NZ MYC. Analyzed the data: BGT DW SO NZ. Wrote the paper: BGT DW SO.