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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Daniel Morais conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Victor Pylro conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Ian M Clark analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Penny R Hirsch analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Marcos Tótola conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The National Counsel for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) provided all approvals and permits (project grant number 405544/2012-0 and authorization access to genetic resources process number 010645/2013-6) to conduct the study within this protected area.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

MG-RAST, accession numbers: 4643785.3 and 4643786.3

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

MG-RAST, accession numbers: 4643785.3 and 4643786.3

Funding

National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq) grant 405544/2012-0 and Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES) financed this work. Rothamsted Research receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) of the UK. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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