Funding for this research was provided by:
Special Fund for Agro-scientific Research in the Public Interest (201503123)
Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2662017JC010)
The National Key Research and Development Program of China (2016YFD0200108)
Received: 25 February 2019
Accepted: 19 June 2019
First Online: 10 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The rice seed (Shenliangyou 5814) is a common and broadly cultivated variety in China. The seed was bought from Hunan Ava Seeds Co., Ltd., China. There is no transgenic technology or material in this study, therefore the ethics approval is not required. The experimental research on plants performed in this research complied with institutional, national and international guidelines. The field study was conducted in accordance with local legislation and granted by the Agricultural Bureau of Wuxue County.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.