About the Authors

Shu-Mei Zhou

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Life Science, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai’an, Shandong, People's Republic of China

Xiang-Zhu Kong

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Life Science, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai’an, Shandong, People's Republic of China

Han-Han Kang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Life Science, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai’an, Shandong, People's Republic of China

Xiu-Dong Sun

Affiliation College of Horticulture Science and Engineering, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai’an, Shandong, People's Republic of China

Wei Wang

wangw@sdau.edu.cn

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Life Science, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai’an, Shandong, People's Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SMZ. Performed the experiments: SMZ XZK HHK. Analyzed the data: SMZ XDS WW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SMZ WW. Wrote the paper: SMZ WW.