About the Authors

Jason S. Cumbie

Contributed equally to this work with: Jason S. Cumbie, Jeffrey A. Kimbrel

Affiliations Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Jeffrey A. Kimbrel

Contributed equally to this work with: Jason S. Cumbie, Jeffrey A. Kimbrel

Affiliations Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Yanming Di

Affiliation Department of Statistics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Daniel W. Schafer

Affiliation Department of Statistics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Larry J. Wilhelm

Current address: Carbone/Ferguson Laboratories, Division of Neuroscience, Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC), Beaverton, Oregon, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Samuel E. Fox

Affiliations Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Christopher M. Sullivan

Affiliations Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Aron D. Curzon

Affiliation Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

James C. Carrington

Current address: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Todd C. Mockler

Current address: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Jeff H. Chang

changj@cgrb.oregonstate.edu

Affiliations Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America, Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JSC JAK YD DWS JCC TCM JHC. Performed the experiments: JSC JAK LJW SEF CMS ADC. Analyzed the data: JSC JAK YD LJW CMS JHC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LJW TCM. Wrote the paper: JSC JHC.