About the Authors

Colm Carraher

Affiliations The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Astrid Authier

Affiliation The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Bernd Steinwender

Affiliations The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, The Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Auckland, New Zealand

Richard D. Newcomb

Richard.Newcomb@plantandfood.co.nz

Affiliations The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, The Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Auckland, New Zealand

Competing Interests

The authors have read the journal’s policy and have the following conflicts: Coauthor RDN is a PLoS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CC RDN. Performed the experiments: CC AA BS. Analyzed the data: CC BS RDN. Wrote the paper: CC RDN.