About the Authors

Zhiliang Fan

jzfan@ucdavis.edu

Affiliation Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Weihua Wu

Affiliation Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Amanda Hildebrand

Affiliation Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Takao Kasuga

Affiliations Department of Plant Pathology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Davis, California, United States of America

Ruifu Zhang

Affiliations Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Jiangshu, People's Republic of China

Xiaochao Xiong

Affiliation Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZF TK. Performed the experiments: ZF WW AH RZ XX. Analyzed the data: ZF AH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZF TK. Wrote the paper: ZF.