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Table S1 Details of PtoCesA family members in the Populus genome

Table S2 Thirty-six SSR primer pairs identified from PtoCesA genes in this study

Table S3 The real-time PCR primers used in this study

Table S4 The minimum and maximum values, mean, standard error (SE) and coefficient of phenotypic variation (CV (%)) for each growth and wood property trait measured in the P. tomentosa association population

Table S5 Mean, minimum, and maximum values, standard error (SE) and coefficient of phenotypic variation (CV (%)) of different phenotypic traits measured in the linkage mapping population