Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Science Foundation of Gansu Province (20JR10RA516)
Education science and technology innovation project of Gansu Province (GSSYLXM-02)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (32160705)
Agriculture Research System of China (CARS-23-C-07)
Special Project of Central Government Guiding Local Science and Technology Development (ZCYD-2021-06)
Received: 29 March 2022
Accepted: 27 June 2022
First Online: 8 July 2022
: There are no ethical issues involved in this paper. The cucumber cultivar (<i>Cucumis sativus</i> L. cv. Xinchun No. 4) seed used in this research was produced by Xintai-Kerun Seed Industry Co. Ltd., Shandong, China. Plant sampling and use in accordance with applicable laws and statements.
: Not Applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests.