About the Authors

Genfa Zhu

Contributed equally to this work with: Genfa Zhu, Fengxi Yang

genfazhu@163.com

Affiliations Guangdong Key Laboratory of Ornamental Plant Germplasm Innovation and Utilization, Environmental Horticulture Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, 510640, P. R. China, College of Horticulture & Forestry Sciences, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei, 430070, P. R. China

Fengxi Yang

Contributed equally to this work with: Genfa Zhu, Fengxi Yang

Affiliation Guangdong Key Laboratory of Ornamental Plant Germplasm Innovation and Utilization, Environmental Horticulture Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, 510640, P. R. China

Shanshan Shi

Affiliation College of Horticulture & Forestry Sciences, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei, 430070, P. R. China

Dongmei Li

Affiliation Guangdong Key Laboratory of Ornamental Plant Germplasm Innovation and Utilization, Environmental Horticulture Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, 510640, P. R. China

Zhen Wang

Affiliation Guangdong Key Laboratory of Ornamental Plant Germplasm Innovation and Utilization, Environmental Horticulture Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, 510640, P. R. China

Hailin Liu

Affiliation Guangdong Key Laboratory of Ornamental Plant Germplasm Innovation and Utilization, Environmental Horticulture Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, 510640, P. R. China

Dan Huang

Affiliation Guangdong Key Laboratory of Ornamental Plant Germplasm Innovation and Utilization, Environmental Horticulture Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, 510640, P. R. China

Caiyun Wang

Affiliation College of Horticulture & Forestry Sciences, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei, 430070, P. R. China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GZ FY DL. Performed the experiments: FY DL SS. Analyzed the data: ZW HL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DH CW FY. Wrote the paper: GZ FY. Plant cultivation: DZ.