About the Authors

Elizabeth Aston

e.j.aston@keele.ac.uk

Affiliation Research Institute for the Environment, Physical Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Alastair Channon

Affiliation Research Institute for the Environment, Physical Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Charles Day

Affiliation Research Institute for the Environment, Physical Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Christopher G. Knight

Affiliation Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EA AC CD. Performed the experiments: EA. Analyzed the data: EA AC CD CGK. Wrote the paper: EA.