About the Authors

Megan T Sweeney

Affiliation Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Michael J Thomson

Affiliations International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Philippines , Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development, Bogor, Indonesia

Yong Gu Cho

Affiliation Department of Agronomy, Chungbuk National University, Chongju, Republic of Korea

Yong Jin Park

Affiliation National Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Suwon, Republic of Korea

Scott H Williamson

Affiliation Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Carlos D Bustamante

Affiliation Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Susan R McCouch

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: srm4@cornell.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MTS and SRM wrote the paper. SHW and MTS analyzed data. MTS, MJT, YGC, and YJP performed research. MTS, SRM, and CDB designed research.