About the Authors

Hui Ling

HL and QW are co-first authors.

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Sugarcane Biology and Genetic Breeding, Ministry of Agriculture, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China

Qibin Wu

HL and QW are co-first authors.

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Sugarcane Biology and Genetic Breeding, Ministry of Agriculture, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China

Jinlong Guo

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Sugarcane Biology and Genetic Breeding, Ministry of Agriculture, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China

Liping Xu

xlpmail@126.com (LX); queyouxiong@hotmail.com (YQ)

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Sugarcane Biology and Genetic Breeding, Ministry of Agriculture, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China

Youxiong Que

xlpmail@126.com (LX); queyouxiong@hotmail.com (YQ)

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Sugarcane Biology and Genetic Breeding, Ministry of Agriculture, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JG LX YQ. Performed the experiments: HL QW. Analyzed the data: HL QW JG LX YQ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HL LX YQ. Wrote the paper: HL QW JG LX YQ. Revised and approved the final version of the paper: LX YQ.