About the Authors

Roberto C. Izaurralde

cesar.izaurralde@pnnl.gov

Affiliation Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Charles W. Rice

Affiliation Kansas State University, Department of Agronomy, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

Lucian Wielopolski

Affiliation Brookhaven National Laboratory, Department of Environmental Sciences, Upton, New York, United States of America

Michael H. Ebinger

Affiliation Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

James B. Reeves III

Affiliation EMBUL, ARS, USDA, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

Allison M. Thomson

Affiliation Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Ronny Harris

† Deceased.

Affiliation Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

Barry Francis

Affiliation EMBUL, ARS, USDA, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

Sudeep Mitra

Affiliation Brookhaven National Laboratory, Department of Environmental Sciences, Upton, New York, United States of America

Aaron G. Rappaport

Affiliation Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Jorge D. Etchevers

Affiliation Rappaport and Associates, c/o Joint Global Change Research Institute, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Kenneth D. Sayre

Affiliation Soil Fertility Laboratory, Natural Resources Institute, Colegio de Postgraduados, Carretera México-Texcoco, México

Bram Govaerts

Affiliation CIMMYT, Km. 45, Carretera México-Veracruz, Texcoco, México, México

Gregory W. McCarty

Affiliation HRSL, ARS, USDA, BARC West, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RCI CWRLW MHE JBR AMT. Performed the experiments: RCI CWR LW MHE JBR AMT RH BF SM AGR JDE KDS BG GWM. Analyzed the data: RCI CWR LW MHE JBR AMT RH BF SM AGR JDE GWM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CWRLW MHE JBR RH BF SM JDE KDS BG. Wrote the paper: RCI CWRLW MHE JBR AMT JDE.