Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (31572461)
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Received: 23 May 2018
Accepted: 17 October 2018
First Online: 7 November 2018
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: The two alfalfa cultivars in this study were collected from Institute of Grassland Research of CAAS, located in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, North China (latitude 40°48’N, longitude 111°42′E, elevation 1070 m). No specific permit was required for the field collection of alfalfa cultivars and the location is not privately-owned or protected in any way.
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