About the Authors

Qi Deng

Affiliation College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, United States of America

Dafeng Hui

dhui@tnstate.edu

Affiliation College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, United States of America

Junming Wang

Affiliation Climate Science Section, Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois 61802, United States of America

Stephen Iwuozo

Affiliation College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, United States of America

Chih-Li Yu

Affiliation College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, United States of America

Tigist Jima

Affiliation College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, United States of America

David Smart

Affiliation Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, United States of America

Chandra Reddy

Affiliation College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, United States of America

Sam Dennis

Affiliation College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, United States of America

Competing Interests

Dafeng Hui and Junming Wang are Academic Editors for PLOS One. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JW DH SD CR. Performed the experiments: QD DH SD JW SI CY TJ. Analyzed the data: QD. Wrote the paper: QD DH JW SI CY TJ DS CR SD.