About the Authors

James C. Schnable

jschnable@berkeley.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Michael Freeling

Affiliation Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JCS. Performed the experiments: JCS. Analyzed the data: JCS. Wrote the paper: JCS MF.