About the Authors

Ying Zhu

Address Current address: Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai, China

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Weiqiang Qian

Address Current address: Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Jian Hua

jh299@cornell.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YZ WQ JH. Performed the experiments: YZ WQ JH. Analyzed the data: YZ WQ JH. Wrote the paper: YZ JH.