About the Authors

Yu Chen

Affiliation Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Zhenyu Liu

Affiliation Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Dennis A. Halterman

dennis.halterman@ars.usda.gov

Affiliations Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America, U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, Vegetable Crops Research Unit, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DAH YC. Performed the experiments: YC ZL. Analyzed the data: DAH YC ZL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DAH YC ZL. Wrote the paper: DAH YC.