About the Authors

Sarah A. Skubel

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Project administration, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Vyacheslav Dushenkov

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Supervision

Affiliation Hostos Community College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Brittany L. Graf

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Validation

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Qingwei Niu

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Alexander Poulev

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Hetalben M. Kalariya

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Llewellyn C. Foxcroft

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Supervision, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Centre for Invasion Biology (C•I•B), Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University and Scientific Services, South African National Parks, Skukuza, South Africa

Ilya Raskin

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft

raskin@rutgers.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.