About the Authors
- Chenfang Wang, Shijie Zhang, Rui Hou, Zhongtao Zhao, Qian Zheng, Qijun Xu, Dawei Zheng, Guanghui Wang, Huiquan Liu, Xuli Gao, Ji-Wen Ma, Zhensheng Kang, Jin-Rong Xu
- Purdue-NWAFU Joint Research Center and State Key Laboratory of Crop Stress Biology for Arid Areas, College of Plant Protection, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shanxi, China
- Guanghui Wang, Jin-Rong Xu
- Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
- H. Corby Kistler
- USDA ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: HCK, ZK, JRX. Performed the experiments: CW, SZ, RH, ZZ, QZ, QX, DZ, GW, HL, JWM, XG. Analyzed the data: CW, HL, ZK, JRX. Wrote the paper: CW, SZ, RH, ZZ, QZ, ZK, JRX.