About the Authors

Hugh Roderick

Affiliation Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Elvis Mbiru

Affiliation International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kampala, Uganda

Danny Coyne

Affiliation International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kampala, Uganda

Leena Tripathi

Affiliation International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kampala, Uganda

Howard J. Atkinson

h.j.atkinson@leeds.ac.uk

Affiliation Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HR DC HA. Performed the experiments: EM. Analyzed the data: HR EM HA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HR DC LT HA. Wrote the paper: HR DC HA.