About the Authors
- Shannon Heuberger, Christa Ellers-Kirk, Bruce E. Tabashnik, Yves Carrière
- Department of Entomology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
B.E. Tabashnik has received support for research that is not related to this publication from the following sources: Cotton Foundation, Cotton Inc., National Cotton Council, Monsanto, and Dow AgroSciences. He is also a coauthor of a patent application on engineering modified Bt toxins to counter pest resistance, which is related to research described by Soberon et al. (2007, Science 318: 1640-1642). This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.
Conceived and designed the experiments: SH BT YC. Performed the experiments: SH CEK. Analyzed the data: SH CEK YC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SH YC. Wrote the paper: SH BT YC.