About the Authors

Yan Xie

Affiliations Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan City, Hubei, People's Republic of China, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Longxing Hu

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan City, Hubei, People's Republic of China

Zhimin Du

Affiliations Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan City, Hubei, People's Republic of China, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Xiaoyan Sun

Affiliations Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan City, Hubei, People's Republic of China, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Erick Amombo

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan City, Hubei, People's Republic of China

Jibiao Fan

Affiliations Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan City, Hubei, People's Republic of China, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Jinmin Fu

jfu@wbgcas.cn

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan City, Hubei, People's Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YX LXH J. Fu. Performed the experiments: YX ZMD XYS J. Fan. Analyzed the data: YX LXH. Wrote the paper: YX. Revised the paper: EA.