About the Authors

Katie Porter

Affiliation Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Masaki Shimono

Affiliation Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Miaoying Tian

Address Current address: Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Brad Day

bday@msu.edu

Affiliations Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KP BD. Performed the experiments: KP MS MT. Analyzed the data: KP BD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KP MS MT. Wrote the paper: KP BD.