About the Authors

Omar Lakhdari

Affiliations INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, Jouy-en-Josas, France, LibraGen S.A., Toulouse, France

Antonietta Cultrone

Affiliation INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Julien Tap

Affiliation INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Karine Gloux

Affiliation INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Françoise Bernard

Affiliation INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, Jouy-en-Josas, France

S. Dusko Ehrlich

Affiliation INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Fabrice Lefèvre

Affiliation LibraGen S.A., Toulouse, France

Joël Doré

Affiliation INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Hervé M. Blottière

herve.blottiere@jouy.inra.fr

Affiliation INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Competing Interests

OL was an employee of LibraGen and this does not alter adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OL SDE FL JD HMB. Performed the experiments: OL. Analyzed the data: OL AC JT KG FL HMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KG FB. Wrote the paper: OL AC KG HMB.