About the Authors
- Takaaki Daimon, Toshinori Kozaki, Isao Kobayashi, Kenjiro Furuta, Toshiki Namiki, Keiro Uchino, Toshiki Tamura, Kazuei Mita, Hideki Sezutsu, Tetsuro Shinoda
- National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Japan
- Takaaki Daimon, Susumu Katsuma, Toru Shimada
- Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
- Ryusuke Niwa
- Initiative for the Promotion of Young Scientists' Independent Research, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
- Yutaka Banno
- Institute of Genetic Resources, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University Graduate School, Fukuoka, Japan
- Masayoshi Nakayama
- Institute of Floricultural Sciences, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan
- Kyo Itoyama
- School of Agriculture, Meiji University, Kawasaki, Japan
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: T Daimon, T Kozaki, R Niwa, S Katsuma, H Sezutsu, T Shimada, T Shinoda. Performed the experiments: T Daimon, T Kozaki, R Niwa, I Kobayashi, K Furuta, T Namiki, K Uchino, M Nakayama, K Itoyama, T Shinoda. Analyzed the data: T Daimon, T Kozaki, R Niwa, T Namiki, T Shinoda. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: I Kobayashi, K Uchino, Y Banno, T Tamura, K Mita, H Sezutsu. Wrote the paper: T Daimon, T Kozaki, R Niwa, K Furuta, T Shinoda.