About the Authors

David E. L. Cooke, Eleanor M. Gilroy, Ingo Hein, Eva Randall, Julie N. Squires, Paul R. J. Birch, Alison K. Lees
The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, United Kingdom

Liliana M. Cano, Sylvain Raffaele, Graham J. Etherington, Rhys A. Farrer, Daniel MacLean, Ricardo F. Oliva, Sophien Kamoun
The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, United Kingdom

Ruairidh A. Bain
SAC, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Louise R. Cooke
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Belfast, United Kingdom

Kenneth L. Deahl
USDA-ARS/PSI-GIFVL, BARC-West, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

Erica M. Goss, Niklaus J. Grünwald
Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Erica M. Goss
Emerging Pathogens Institute & Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

James W. McNicol
Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland, The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, United Kingdom

Ricardo F. Oliva
Escuela Politecnica del Ejercito, Sangolquí, Ecuador

Mathieu A. Pel, Vivianne G. A. A. Vleeshouwers
Wageningen UR Plant Breeding, Wageningen, The Netherlands

David S. Shaw
The Sarvari Research Trust, Henfaes Research Centre, Abergwyngregyn, Llanfairfechan, United Kingdom

Moray C. Taylor
Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York, United Kingdom

Paul R. J. Birch
Division of Plant Sciences, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee at The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, United Kingdom

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

R.F. Oliva and S. Kamoun have received funding from BASF Plant Science. This does not alter our adherence to all PLoS Pathogens policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: D. Cooke, L. Cano, S. Rafaelle, R. Bain, R. Farrer, E. Gilroy, R. Oliva, P. Birch, A. Lees, S. Kamoun. Performed the experiments: D. Cooke, L. Cano, S. Rafaelle, R. Farrer, E. Gilroy, I. Hein, E. Randall, R. Oliva, J. Squires, A. Lees, S. Kamoun. Analyzed the data: D. Cooke, L. Cano, S. Rafaelle, L. Cooke, K. Deahl, R. Farrer, E. Gilroy, E. Goss, N. Grünwald, J. McNicol, R. Oliva, D. Shaw, J. Squires, A. Lees, S. Kamoun. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: L. Cooke, K. Deahl, R. Farrer, E. Goss, N. Grünwald, I. Hein, G. Etherington, D. MacLean, R. Oliva, M. Pel, D. Shaw, M. Taylor, V. Vleeshouwers. Wrote the paper: D. Cooke, L. Cano, S. Rafaelle, P. Birch, A. Lees, S. Kamoun. Contributed equally as first authors: D. Cooke, L. Cano.