|Qiang Yu(Ph.D., Associate professor)
Qiang Yu Ph.D.
Institute of Applied Ecology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Associate Faculty Member of F1000
Address: No.72 Wenhua Road, Shenyang, China. 110016.
Research ID: E-2097-2011
2005-2009 Ph.D. Ecology Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2002-2005 M.S. Grassland Science Gansu Agricultural University
1998-2002 B.S. Horticulture Qingdao Agricultural University
2012- Visiting scholar, Colorado State University
2012- Associate professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS
2012 Feb-May Visting scholar, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry
2010-2012 Assistant professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS
2009-2010 Visiting scholar, James Elser Lab, Arizona State University
Ecological stoichiometry, grassland community ecology, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, extreme climatic events, terrestrial biogeochemistry, global change ecology, modeling ecology
Association of Outstanding Junior Scientists, Chinese Academy of Sciences: Impacts of extreme drought on ecosystem function and biodiversity in Inner Mongolia grassland. 2013-2016. PI. ￥400,000.
Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): Impacts of nitrogen deposition on plant stoichiometric homeostasis and implications for community dynamics and productivity in Inner Mongolia grassland. 2013-2016. PI. ￥790,000.
Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): Testing the relationships between stoichiometric homeostasis and ecosystem structure, functioning and stability in grassland ecosystems in China. 2012. PI. ￥100,000.
Innovation Group Program of Institute of Applied Ecology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences: Multiple effects of precipitation, warming and shading on grassland ecosystem functioning and processes. 2012-2016. PI. ￥1,300,000.
The State Key Basic Research and Development Plan of China: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning. 2007-2011. Advisor: Xingguo Han
US-National Science Foundation (NSF): Testing biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships in an ecological stoichiometry framework: the Inner Mongolia grassland removal experiment (IMGRE). 2006-2011. Advisors: Xingguo Han and James Elser
NSFC Key Program: The stoichiometric relationships among C, N, P and their coupling mechanism in grassland ecosystems. 2004-2009. Advisor: Xingguo Han
Honors and Awards
2011 Outstanding papers of Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (No.1)
2012 Outstanding Ph.D. thesis of Chinese Academy of Sciences
2012 Membership of Association of Outstanding Junior Scientists, Chinese Academy of Sciences
10. Zhang H, Wu H, Yu Q*, Wang Z, Wei C, et al. (2013) Sampling Date, Leaf Age and Root Size: Implications for the Study of Plant C:N:P Stoichiometry. PLoS ONE 8(4): e60360. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060360. PDF (*Coresponding Author)
9. Wei C, Zheng H, Li Q, Lü X, Yu Q, et al. 2012. Nitrogen Addition Regulates Soil Nematode Community Composition through Ammonium Suppression. PLoS ONE 7(8): e43384. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043384. PDF
8. Wu H.H., Wiesmeier M., Yu Q., Steffens M., Han X.G. & Kögel-Knabner 2012. Labile organic C and N mineralization of soil aggregate size classes in semiarid grasslands as affected by grazing management. Biol Fertil Soils, 48, 305-313. DOI: 10.1007/s00374-011-0627-4. PDF
7. Yu Q., Wu H.H., He N.P., Lü X.T., Wang Z.P., Elser J.J., Wu J.G.& Han X.G. 2012. Testing the growth-rate hypothesis in vascular plants with above- and below-ground biomass. PLoS ONE, 7(3): e32162. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032162 PDF
6. Yu Q., Elser J.J., He N.P., Wu H.H., Chen Q.S., Zhang G.M. & Han X.G. 2011. Stoichiometric homeostasis of vasular plants in the Inner Mongolia grassland. Oecologia, 166, 1-10. PDF
5. He N.P., Zhang Y.H., Yu Q., Chen Q.S., Pan Q.M., Zhang G.M. & Han X.G. 2011. Grazing intensity impacts soil carbon and nitrogen storage of continental steppe. Ecosphere, 2:art8. PDF
4. Yu Q., Chen Q.S., Elser J.J., He N.P., Wu H.H., Zhang G.M., Wu J.G., Bai Y.F. & Han X.G. 2010. Linking stoichiometric homeostasis with ecosystem structure, functioning, and stability. Ecology Letters, 13, 1390-1399. PDF
3. Kong D.L., Wu H.F., Wang M., Simmons M., Lü X.T., Yu. Q. & Han X.G. 2010. Structural and chemical differences between shoot- and root-derived roots of three perennial grasses in a typical steppe in Inner Mongolia, China. Plant and Soil, 336, 209-217. PDF
2. Wang Z.P., Song Y., Gulledge J., Yu Q., Liu H.S. & Han X.G. 2009. China's grazed temperate grasslands are a net source of atmospheric methane. Atmospheric Environment, 43, 2148-2153. PDF
1. He N.P., Yu Q., Wu L., Wang Y.S. & Han X.G. 2008. Carbon and nitrogen store and storage potential as affected by land-use in a Leymus chinensis grassland of northern China. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 40, 2952-2959. PDF
Review for Faculty of 1000
Yu Q, Elser J: "We found this article interesting and important because it is one of the few rigorous..." Evaluation of: Venterink H.O. & Güsewell S. (2010) Competitive interactions between two meadow grasses under nitrogen and phosphorus limitation. Functional Ecology. 24, 877-886. Faculty of 1000, 06 Oct 2010. http://f1000.com/5472970
Yu Q, Elser J: "This is the first comprehensive study to document the patterns of eleven foliar mineral elements..." Evaluation of: Han WX et al. Biogeography and variability of eleven mineral elements in plant leaves across gradients of climate, soil and plant functional type in China. Ecol Lett. 2011 Aug; 14(8):788-796. Faculty of 1000, 29 Jul 2011. F1000.com/12247956
Yu Q, Elser J: "We found this article interesting and important because it is the first comprehensive analysis of..." Evaluation of: [Yuan ZY et al. Global-scale latitudinal patterns of plant fine-root nitrogen and phosphorus. Nat Commun. 2011; 2:344; doi: 10.1038/ncomms1346]. Faculty of 1000, 07 Mar 2012. F1000.com/13968970
Ecology Letters, Global Change Biology, Journal of Plant Ecology, Ecological Application, Oecologia, Ecological Complexity.
Field experiments: /web/ShowArticle.asp?ArticleID=1451
James Elser, Schoole of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
Robert Sterner, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota
Peter Reich, Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota
Alan Knapp, Colorado State University
Dag Olav Hessen, Department of Biology, University of Oslo
Sabine Güsewell, Institut für Integrative Biologie, Universitätstrasse
Göran Ågren, Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Jinsheng He，Department of Ecology, Peking University
Wenxuan Han, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University
TRY Initiative on Plant Traits