About the Authors
- Jing Wang, Jinna Hou, Xiaoxiao Zou, Chongnan Wang, Yan Long, Jinling Meng
- National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China
- Clare J. Hopkins
- Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Smita Kurup
- Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, United Kingdom
- Graham J. King
- Southern Cross Plant Science, Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: JW GK JM. Performed the experiments: JW. Analyzed the data: JW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CH JH XZ CW YL SK. Wrote the paper: JW GK JM. Helped conceive the study and revised the manuscript: SK YL. Secured funds (20100480915): JW.