About the Authors

Matthew V. DiLeo

Current address: Keygene Incorporated, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Plant Pathology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Richard M. Bostock

Affiliation Department of Plant Pathology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

David M. Rizzo

dmrizzo@ucdavis.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant Pathology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MD DR RB. Performed the experiments: MD. Analyzed the data: MD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DR RB. Wrote the paper: MD DR RB.