About the Authors

Abhinandan Mani Tripathi

Contributed equally to this work with: Abhinandan Mani Tripathi, Antariksh Tyagi

Affiliation Genetics and Molecular Biology Division, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Antariksh Tyagi

Contributed equally to this work with: Abhinandan Mani Tripathi, Antariksh Tyagi

Affiliation Genetics and Molecular Biology Division, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Anoop Kumar

Affiliation Plant Diversity, Systematic and Herbarium Division, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Akanksha Singh

Affiliation Genetics and Molecular Biology Division, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Shivani Singh

Affiliation Genetics and Molecular Biology Division, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Lal Babu Chaudhary

Affiliation Plant Diversity, Systematic and Herbarium Division, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Sribash Roy

sribashroy@nbri.res.in

Affiliation Genetics and Molecular Biology Division, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SR. Performed the experiments: AMT AT AS SS AK LBC SR. Analyzed the data: AMT AT SR LBC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SR LBC. Wrote the paper: SR LBC.