About the Authors

Jing-Pin Lei, Jian-Feng Liu
Key Laboratory of Tree Breeding and Cultivation of State Forestry Administration, Research Institute of Forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Wenfa Xiao
Research Institute of Forest Ecology, Environment and Protection, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Dingpeng Xiong, Pengcheng Wang
College of Horticulture and Forestry, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Lei Pan
Hubei Academy of Forestry, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

Yong Jiang, Mai-He Li
State Key Laboratory of Forest and Soil Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, People's Republic of China

Mai-He Li
Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JPL JFL WX. Performed the experiments: JPL JFL DX PW LP. Analyzed the data: JPL JFL MHL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JPL WX JFL YJ. Wrote the paper: JPL JFL MHL.