About the Authors

Amandeep K. Dhaliwal

Affiliation Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 99164, United States of America

Amita Mohan

Affiliation Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 99164, United States of America

Gaganjot Sidhu

Affiliation Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 99164, United States of America

Rizwana Maqbool

Affiliation Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 99164, United States of America

Kulvinder S. Gill

ksgill@wsu.edu

Affiliation Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 99164, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AKD AM KSG. Performed the experiments: AKD AM GS RM KSG. Analyzed the data: AKD AM GS KSG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KSG. Wrote the paper: AKD AM GS KSG.