Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (31601344, 31701473)
Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China (2016ZX08009-003)
National Key R&D Project for Crop Breeding (2016YFD0101006)
the 111 project of China
Received: 28 July 2017
Accepted: 11 January 2018
First Online: 17 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The plant materials collected from the germplasms bank of the State Key Laboratory of Cotton Biology of China. The collection and usage of samples followed the ethics of the People’s Republic of China.
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