Lu, Xiankai

Member Profile

Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
University of Oklahoma
101 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73019-5300, USA
Lab Phone: (405) 325-8578

Research Areas:
Global change ecology
Ecosystem ecology
Biogeochemistry and element cycling
Nitrogen deposition & biodiversity
Ph.D. in Ecology, South China Botanical Garden,Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 2003.9-2008.2
B.S. in Agronomy, Laiyang Agriculture College, Shandong, China.1999.9-2003.7

Academic appointments
2011.6-present: Associate professor, South China Botanical Garden, CAS;
2008.3-2011.5: Assistant professor, South China Botanical Garden, CAS.

2011-2013: Responses of plant diversity to long-term high nitrogen deposition in the subtropical forests (KSCX2-EW-J-28). Key Project of Chinese Academy of Sciences Knowledge Innovation Program. Role: Project leader.
2010-2014: Responses of C, N and water cycling of the subtropical forest ecosystems in China to global change. Subproject of “Relationship and its environmental effects on C, N and water cycling in ecosystems of China”. (2010CB833502). National Key Basic Research Program (Program of 973). Role: Key member.
2010-2012: Effects of nitrogen deposition on soil buffering capacity in subtropical forests of Southern China. National Natural Science Foundation of China (30970521), Role: Project leader.
2010-2012: Effects and its mechanism of N deposition on plant diversity in the subtropical forests in southern China. National Natural Science Foundation of China (30970521). Role: Deputy Project leader.

1. Lu, X., Gilliam, F. S., Yu, G., Li, L., Mao, Q., Chen, H., and Mo, J. 2013. Long-term nitrogen addition decreases carbon leaching in nitrogen-rich forest ecosystems, Biogeosciences, in press, doi:10.5194/bgd-10-1451-2013.
2. Xiankai Lu, Jiangming Mo, Frank S. Gilliam, Hua Fang, Feifei Zhu, Yunting Fang, Wei Zhang and Juan Huang. Nitrogen addition shapes soil phosphorus availability in two reforested tropical forests in Southern China. Biotropica, 2012, 44(3): 302-311.
3. Laurance, W.F., Useche, D.C., Rendeiro, J., Kalka, M., Bradshaw, C.J.,…, Xiankai Lu,….2012. Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature, 489(7415):290-294.
4. Xiankai Lu, Jiangming Mo, Frank S. Gilliam, Guoyi Zhou, Yunting Fang. 2010. Effects of experimental nitrogen additions on plant diversity in an old-growth tropical forest. Global Change Biology, 16, 2688–2700.
5. Xiankai Lu, Jiangming Mo, Frank S. Gilliam, Guirui Yu, Wei Zhang, Yunting Fang, Juan Huang. 2011. Effects of experimental nitrogen additions on plant diversity in tropical forests of contrasting disturbance regimes in Southern China. Environmental Pollution, 159 (10): 2228-2235
6. Xuejun Liu, Lei Duan, Jiangming Mo, Enzai Du, Jianlin Shen, Xiankai Lu (parallel first authors), Ying Zhang, Xiaobing Zhou, Chune He, Fusuo Zhang. 2011. Nitrogen deposition and its ecological impact in China: An overview. Environmental Pollution, 159 (10): 2251-2264.
7. Wei Zhang, Xiaomin Zhu, Lei Liu, Shenglei Fu, Hao Chen, Juan Huang, Xiankai Lu, Zhanfeng Liu, and Jiangming Mo. 2012. Large difference of inhibitive effect of nitrogen deposition on soil methane oxidation between plantations with N-fixing tree species and non-N-fixing tree species. Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 117, G00N16. Doi:10.1029/2012JG002094.
8. XianKai Lu, JiangMing Mo, Per Gundersern, WeiXing Zhu, GuoYi Zhou, DeJun Li and Xu Zhang. 2009. Effect of simulated N deposition on soil exchangeable cations in three forest types of subtropical China. Pedosphere, 19 (2): 189–198.
9. Lu Xiankai, Mo Jiangming, Dong Shaofeng. Effects of nitrogen deposition on forest biodiversity. Acta Ecologica Sinica. 2008, 28(11):5532-5548.
10. Yunting Fang, Muneoki Yoh, Keisuke Koba, Weixing Zhu, Yu Takebayashi, Yihua Xiao, Chunyi Lei, Jiangming Mo, Wei Zhang, Xiankai Lu. 2011, Nitrogen deposition and forest nitrogen cycling along an urban-rural transect in southern China. Global Change Biology, 17: 872-885.
11. K. Koba1, K. Isobe, Y. Takebayashi, Y.T. Fang, Y. Sasaki, W. Saito, M. Yoh, J Mo, L. Liu, Xiankai Lu, T. Zhang, W. Zhang and K. Senoo. 2010. d15N of soil N and plants in a N-saturated, subtropical forest of southern China. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry (Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom.) 2010; 24: 2499–2506.
12. Hui Wang, Jiangming Mo, Xiankai Lu, Jinghua Xue, Jiong Li, Yunting Fang. 2009. Effects of elevated nitrogen deposition on soil microbial biomass carbon in major subtropical forests of southern China. Front. For. China (Frontiers of Forestry in China), 2009, 4(1): 21–27. DOI 10.1007/s11461-009-0013-7
13. Jiangming Mo, Hua Fang, Weixing Zhu, Guoyi Zhou, Xiankai Lu, Yunting Fang. 2008. Decomposition of pine (Pinus massoniana) needles with two different nutrient-status responses to N deposition in a tropical pine plantation in southern China. Annals of Forest Science, 65:405, DOI: 10.1051/forest: 2008017.
14. Wei Zhang, Jiangming Mo, Guoyi Zhou, Per Gundersen, Yunting Fang, Xiankai Lu, Tao Zhang, Shaofeng Dong. 2008. Methane uptake responses to nitrogen deposition in three tropical forests in southern China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 113, D11116, doi:10.1029/2007JD009195.
15. Wei Zhang, Jiangming Mo, Guirui Yu, Yunting Fang, Dejun Li, Xiankai Lu, Hui Wang. 2008. Emissions of nitrous oxide from three tropical forests in southern China in response to simulated nitrogen deposition. Plant and Soil, 306: 221-236. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-008-9575-7.
16. Zhang Wei, Mo Jiangming, Fang Yunting, Lu Xiankai, Wang Hui. 2008. Effects of nitrogen deposition on the greenhouse gas fluxes from forest soils. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 28(5): 2309−2319.
17. Lu Xiankai, Mo Jiangming, Li Dejun, Zhang Wei, Fang Yunting. 2007. Effects of simulated N deposition on the photosynthetic and physiologic characteristics of dominant understorey plants in Dinghushan Mountain of subtropical China.Journal of Beijng Forestry University, 29(6): 1-9.
18. Lu Xiankai, Mo Jiangming, Peng Shaolin, Fang Yunting, Li Dejun, Lin Qiongfang. 2006. Effects of simulated N deposition on free amino acids and soluble protein of three dominant understory species in a monsoon evergreen broad-leaved forest of subtropical China. Acta Ecologica Sinica. 26(3):743-753.

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