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JIN Yanqiang
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Associate Professor
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XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, 666303, Yunnan, China



2014.09–2018.07, Ph.D. in Ecology, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xishuangbanna, China. 

2010.09–2013.07, M.S. in Ecology, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, China. 

2006.09–2010.07, B.S. in Environmental Science, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southwest Forestry University, Kunming, China. 


Work Experiences 

2022.02present, Associate Professor, Agroforestry Ecosystem Research Group, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 

2018.082022.01, Assistant professor, Agroforestry Ecosystem Research Group, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 



Ecosystem ecology 


Research Interests 

How global environmental change impacts on structure and functions of terrestrial ecosystems and how terrestrial ecosystems regulate climate change. 


Selected Articles: 

1.       Yanqiang Jin*, Chenggang Liu, Song S. Qian, Yiqi Luo, Ruiwu Zhou, Jianwei Tang, Weikai Bao*. Large-scale patterns of understory biomass and its allocation across China’s forests. Science of The Total Environment, 2022, 804: 150169. 

2.       Chenggang Liu*, Qing-Wei Wang, Yanqiang Jin*, Jianwei Tang, Fangmei Lin, Olusanya Abiodun Olatunji. Perennial cover crop biomass contributes to regulating soil P availability more than rhizosphere P-mobilizing capacity in rubber-based agroforestry systems. Geoderma, 2021, 401: 115218. 

3.       Yanqiang Jin, Jing Li, Chenggang Liu, Yuntong Liu, Yiping Zhang*, Qinghai Song*, Liqing Sha, Durairaj Balasubramanian, Aiguo Chen, Daxin Yang, Peiguang Li. Precipitation reduction alters herbaceous community structure and composition in a savanna. Journal of Vegetation Science, 2019, 30(5): 821-831.  

4.       Yanqiang Jin, Jing Li, Chenggang Liu, Yuntong Liu*, Yiping Zhang*, Liqing Sha, Zhe Wang, Qinghai Song, Youxing Lin, Ruiwu Zhou, Aiguo Chen, Peiguang Li, Xuehai Fei, John Grace. Carbohydrate dynamics of three dominant species in a Chinese savanna under precipitation exclusion. Tree Physiology, 2018, 38(9): 1371-1383.  

5.       Yanqiang Jin, Jing Li, Chenggang Liu, Yuntong Liu*, Yiping Zhang*, Qinghai Song, Liqing Sha, Aiguo Chen, Daxin Yang, Peiguang Li. Response of net primary productivity to precipitation exclusion in a savanna ecosystem. Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 429: 69-76. 

6.       Chang-An Liu, Ming-Yue Liang, Jian-Wei Tang, Yanqiang Jin, Zhi-Bin Guo, Kadambot H.M.Siddique. Challenges of the establishment of rubber-based agroforestry systems: Decreases in the diversity and abundance of ground arthropods. Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 292: 112747. 

7.       Durairaj Balasubramanian, Yiping Zhang*, John Grace, Liqing Sha, Yanqiang Jin, Liguo Zhou, Youxing Lin, Ruiwu Zhou, Jinbo Gao, Qinghai Song, Yuntong Liu, Wenjun Zhou*. Soil organic matter as affected by the conversion of natural tropical rainforest to monoculture rubber plantations under acric ferralsols. Catena, 2020, 195: 104753. 

8.       Jinbo Gao, Yiping Zhang*, Qinghai Song, Youxing Lin, Ruiwu Zhou, Yuxin Dong, Liguo Zhou, Jing Li, Yanqiang Jin, Wenjun Zhou, Yuntong Liu, Liqing Sha, John Grace, Naishen Liang*. Stand age-related effects on soil respiration in rubber plantations (Hevea brasiliensis) in southwest China. European Journal of Soil Science, 2019, 70(6): 1221-1233.  

9.       Ruiwu Zhou, Yiping Zhang*, Qinghai Song, Youxing Lin, Liqing Sha, Yanqiang Jin, Yuntong Liu, Xuehai Fei, Jinbo Gao, Yunling He, Tongyan Li, Shusen Wang. Relationship between gross primary production and canopy colour indices from digital camera images in a rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) plantation, Southwest China. Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 437: 222-231. 

10.   Gbadamassi G. O. Dossa, Yanqiang Jin, Xiaotao Lü, Jianwei Tang*, Rhett D. Harrison. Small roots of Parashorea chinensis Wang Hsie decompose slower than twigs. Forests, 2019, 10: 301. 

11.   Chenggang Liu*, Yanqiang Jin, Youning Hu, Jianwei Tang, Qinli Xiong, Mingxi Xu, Farkhanda Bibi, Kingsly C. Beng. Drivers of soil bacterial community structure and diversity in tropical agroforestry systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 2019, 278: 24-34. 

12.   Chenggang Liu*, Yanqiang Jin, Changan Liu, Jianwei Tang*, Qingwei Wang, Mingxi Xu. Phosphorous fractions in soils of rubber-based agroforestry systems: Influence of season, management and stand age. Science of The Total Environment, 2018, 616-617: 1576-1588. 

13.   Jing Li, Yanqiang Jin, Yuntong Liu*, Yiping Zhang*, John Grace, Qinghai Song, Liqing Sha, Youxing Lin, Aiguo Chen, Peiguang Li, Xuehai Fei. Effects of precipitation exclusion on N2O emission in a savanna ecosystem in SW China. Atmospheric Environment. 2018, 187: 1-8. 

14.   Yuntong Liu*, Jing Li, Yanqiang Jin, Yiping zhang, Liqing Sha, John Grace, Qinghai Song, Wenjun Zhou, Aiguo Chen, Peiguang Li, Shubin Zhang. The influence of drought strength on soil respiration in a woody Savanna ecosystem, southwest China. Plant and Soil, 2018, 428(1-2): 321-333. 

15.   Xuehai Fei, Yanqiang Jin, Yiping Zhang*, Liqing Sha, Yuntong Liu, Qinghai Song, Wenjun Zhou, Naishen Liang, Guirui Yu, Leiming Zhang, Ruiwu Zhou, Jing Li, Shubin Zhang, Peiguang Li. Eddy covariance and biometric measurements show that a savanna ecosystem in Southwest China is a carbon sink. Scientific Reports, 2017, 7: 41025. 




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