Funding for this research was provided by:
the “863” Key Project (2014AA10A601)
the CAAS Innovative Team Awards
the Shenzhen Peacock Plan (20130415095710361)
the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1130530)
the "948" Project (2016-X16)
Received: 16 March 2017
Accepted: 17 October 2017
First Online: 27 October 2017
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All rice germplasm resources used in this study were introduced and granted by IRRI, which are encouraged for identification of favorable gene for agronomic traits. The introduction of rice varieties was complied with MTA of IRRI and China’s legislation, and all the experiments were conducted in accordance with the regulations of CAAS, and did not involve any endangered or protected species.
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