Fang, Xiangmin

Member Profile

Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (Ecoss)
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 5620
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Room 207, Science Lab Facility Building (#17)
Phone: (928) 523-5057
E-mail: xmfang2013@126.com

EDUCATION
2010-2013 Ph.D., Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China
2007-2010 M.S., Botany Resource, Henan Agricultural University, China
2003-2007 B.S., Bioscience, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
7/2013-present: Assistant Researcher, College of Forestry, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang, China

MAJOR FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS
1) 2018-2021: Responses of plant- and microbial-derived soil organic matter to nitrogen and phosphorus additions in a Chinese fir plantation. Funded by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC, 31760200). RMB 410,000. PI.
2) 2016-2018: Coupling mechanism of carbon and nitrogen in biennial cycle rhythm of bamboo forest. Funded by Education Department of Jiangxi Province (GJJ150412). RMB 30,000. PI.
3) 2015-2017: Effects of mulching management on soil phosphorus functional fractions and their rhizosphere effects of Phyllostachys praecox forest. Funded by 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center of Jiangxi Typical Trees Cultivation and Utilization. RMB 100,000. PI.

IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS
1) Xiao-Fei Hu, Fu-Sheng Chen, Michael L. Wine, Xiang-Min Fang. Increasing acidity of rain in subtropical tea plantation alters aluminum and nutrient distributions at the root-soil interface and in plant tissues. Plant and Soil, 2017, 417: 261-274.
2) Xiangmin Fang, Xiulan Zhang, Yingying Zong, Yang Zhang, Songze Wan, Wensheng Bu, Fusheng Chen*. Soil phosphorus functional fractions and tree tissue nutrient concentrations influenced by stand density in subtropical Chinese fir plantation forests. PLoS One, 2017, 12: e0186905.
3) Xiangmin Fang, Dapao Yu*, Wangming Zhou, Li Zhou, Limin Dai. The effects of forest type on soil microbial activity in Changbai Mountain, Northeast China. Annals of Forest Science, 2016, 73: 473-482
4) Xiangmin Fang, Lynn M. Christenson, Fangchao Wang, Juping Zeng, Fusheng Chen*. Pine caterpillar outbreak and stand density impacts on nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics and their stoichiometry in Masson pine (Pinus massoniana) plantations in subtropical China. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 2016, 46: 601-609
5) Fangchao Wang, Xiangmin Fang, Zhangqi Ding, Songze Wan, Fusheng Chen*. Effects of understory plant root growth into the litter layer on the leaf litter decomposition of two woody species in a subtropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 2016, 364, 39-45.
6) Ping He, Songze Wan, Xiangmin Fang, Fangchao Wang, Fusheng Chen*. Exogenous nutrients and carbon resource change the responses of soil organic matter decomposition and nitrogen immobilization to nitrogen deposition. Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 23717.
7) Xiangmin Fang, Fusheng Chen*, Songze Wan, Qingpei Yang, Jianmin Shi. Topsoil and deep soil organic carbon concentration and stability vary with aggregate size and vegetation type in subtropical China. PLoS One, 2015, 10(9): e0139380.
8) Fusheng Chen*, Karl J. Niklas, Yu Liu, Xiangmin Fang, Songze Wan, Huimin Wang. Nitrogen and phosphorus additions alter nutrient dynamics but not resorption efficiencies of Chinese fir leaves and twigs differing in age. Tree Physiology, 2015, 35: 1106-1117.
9) Xiangmin Fang, Fusheng Chen*, Xiaofei Hu, Pingcheng Yuan, Jing Li, Xi Chen. Aluminum and nutrient interplay across an age-chronosequence of tea plantations within a hilly red soil farm of subtropical China. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2014, 60(4): 448-459.
10) Xiangmin Fang, Qingli Wang, Wangming Zhou, Wei Zhao, Yawei Wei, Lijun Niu, Limin Dai*. Land use effects on soil organic carbon, microbial biomass and microbial activity in Changbai Mountain of Northeast China. Chinese Geographical Science, 2014, 24(3): 297-306.
11) Chunlan Guo, Xiangmin Fang*, Peiqing Li, Yang Zhang, Guoyao Yang, Fusheng Chen. Response of decomposition feature of the original and powdered Moso Bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis) leaves to nitrogen and temperature. Forest Research, 2016, 29: 719-725 (in Chinese)
12) Xiulan Zhang, Fangchao Wang, Xiangmin Fang*, Fusheng Chen, Huimin Wang. Responses of soil organic carbon and labile organic carbon to nitrogen and phosphorus additions in Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata) plantation of subtropical China. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2017, 28: 456-462 (in Chinese)
13) Yufei Zhang, Xiangmin Fang*, Fusheng Chen, Yingying Zong, Xiaofei Hu. Influence of simulated acid rain on nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations and their stoichiometric ratios of tea organs in a red soil region. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2017, 28: 1309-1316 (in Chinese)
14) Xiulan Zhang, Fusheng Chen, Xiangmin Fang*, Yang Zhang, Songze Wan, Gaoyang Wu. Effects of gibberellin and chitosan treatments on preservation of moso bamboo shoots in cold storage. Acta Agriculturae Universitatis Jiangxiensis, 2017, 39(4): 678-685 (in Chinese)

HONORS & AWARDS
1) The principle and application of ecological stoichiometry in the management of subtropical plantations. The seventh session of the Liangxi Forestry Science and Technology Award, the third prize, 2016.
2) Pine caterpillar outbreak and stand density impacts on nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics and their stoichiometry in Masson pine (Pinus massoniana) plantations in subtropical China. The sixth session of the Liangxi Youth Paper Award, the third prize, 2016.
3) Theory and technology of nutrient balance in plantation management of Jitai Basin, Jiangxi province. The fourth session of the Jiangxi Forestry Science Award, the first prize, 2017.

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