About the Authors

Liancheng Wu

Contributed equally to this work with: Liancheng Wu, Mingna Li, Lei Tian

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation

Affiliation College of Agronomy, Synergetic Innovation Centre of Henan Grain Crops and National Key Laboratory of Wheat and Maize Crop Science, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

Mingna Li

Contributed equally to this work with: Liancheng Wu, Mingna Li, Lei Tian

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation College of Agronomy, Synergetic Innovation Centre of Henan Grain Crops and National Key Laboratory of Wheat and Maize Crop Science, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

Lei Tian

Contributed equally to this work with: Liancheng Wu, Mingna Li, Lei Tian

Roles Data curation, Software, Writing – original draft

Affiliation College of Agronomy, Synergetic Innovation Centre of Henan Grain Crops and National Key Laboratory of Wheat and Maize Crop Science, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

Shunxi Wang

Roles Methodology, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

Affiliation College of Agronomy, Synergetic Innovation Centre of Henan Grain Crops and National Key Laboratory of Wheat and Maize Crop Science, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

Liuji Wu

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation College of Agronomy, Synergetic Innovation Centre of Henan Grain Crops and National Key Laboratory of Wheat and Maize Crop Science, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

Lixia Ku

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation College of Agronomy, Synergetic Innovation Centre of Henan Grain Crops and National Key Laboratory of Wheat and Maize Crop Science, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

Jun Zhang

Roles Data curation, Software

Affiliation 3Cereal Institute, Henan Academy of Agricultural Sciences/Henan Provincial Key Laboratory of Maize Biology, Zhengzhou, China

Xiaoheng Song

Roles Investigation, Resources

Affiliation College of Agronomy, Synergetic Innovation Centre of Henan Grain Crops and National Key Laboratory of Wheat and Maize Crop Science, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

Haiping Liu

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, United States of America

Yanhui Chen

Roles Conceptualization, Supervision, Validation

chy9953@163.com

Affiliation College of Agronomy, Synergetic Innovation Centre of Henan Grain Crops and National Key Laboratory of Wheat and Maize Crop Science, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.