Xu Lingfei 


  Name: Lingfei Xu

  Date of Birth: June 11,1969

  Department/Unit: Department of Pomology, College of Horticulture

  Title: Professor


  2005 Ph.D. in Pomology, Northwestern Agricultural University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China

  2001 M.S. in Pomology, Northwestern Agricultural University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China

  1992 B.A. in Pomology, Northwestern Agricultural University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China

  Research Interest

  My research is focused on Germplasm Resources and genetic improvement of fruit trees. Current research include: (1) Understanding the coloring molecular mechanism of red skin pear from the metabolic level, transcription level and protein level. (2) Developing a transgenic technology and cross breeding for pear and rootstock.


  Responsible for teaching courses of ‘Horticulture Plant Tissue Culture’ and ‘Fruit Tree Breeding’ for B.A. students.

  Responsible for teaching courses of ‘Fruit Tree Germplasm Resource’ for M.S. students.

  Honors and Awards

  (1) Award by the ministry of agriculture for the progress of Chinese agricultural science and technology in 2013.

  (2) Award by Northwest A&F University for excellence in teaching in 2009.

  (3) Award by the people’s Government of Shaanxi Province for the progress of science and technology in 2000.

  (4) Award by the people’s Government of Shaanxi Province for the progress of Agriculture science and technology Extend in 1995 and 2012.

  Selected Publications

  (1) Xueting Liu, Rui Zhai, Wenting Feng, Shiwei Zhang, Zhigang Wang, Zonghao Qiu, Junke Zhang, Fengwang Ma, Lingfei Xu*. Proteomic analysis of ‘Zaosu’ pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.) and its early-maturing bud sport. Plant Science, 2014, 224:120-135

  (2) Rui Zhai, Xiao-Ting Liu, Wen-Ting Feng, Sha-Sha Chen, Ling-Fei Xu*, Zhi-Gang Wang, Jiang-Li Zhang,Peng-Min Li, Feng-Wang Ma. Different Biosynthesis Patterns among Flavonoid 3-glycosides with Distinct Effects on Accumulation of Other Flavonoid Metabolites in Pears (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.)。 PLOS ONE,2014,9(3):1-12

  (3) Zhou Peng, Qiu Zonghao, Zhai Rui, Liang Dong,Xu Lingfei*.Cloning and Comparative Analysis of Reverse Transcriptase of Ty1-copia retrotranspon in‘Zaosu’(Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.) pear and its red mutant. Journal of Northwest A&F University ,2014, 42(5):1-10 (in Chinese)

  (4) Xu lingfei*,zhou peng,hanqingfang,lizhihui,yang baoping and niejunfeng. Spatial Distribution of Soil Organic Matter and Nutrients in the Pear Orchard Under Clean and Sod Cultivation Models. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 2013, 12(2): 344-351

  (5) min Hu, Zonghao Qiu, peng Zhou, lingfei Xu* and junke Zhang. Proteomic Analysis of ‘Zaosu’ Pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.) and Its Red Skin Bud Mutation. Proteome Science, 2012, 10:51 doi:10.1186/1477-5956-10-51

  (6) YJ Liu (Liu,+YJ)>, YM Du (Du,+YM)>, LF Xu (Xu,+LF)>*, M Hu (Hu,+M)> & ZH Li (Li,+ZH)>. A suppression subtractive hybridization library construction for red skin mutant of ‘Zaosu’ pear and MYBR gene analysis. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science,2012, 40 :87-101

  (7)HU Min, XU Ling-fei*, ZHANG Jun-ke, QIU Zong-hao. Establishment of Two-dimensional Electrophoresis System of Protein from Pear Leaf. Journal of Northwest A&F University ,2012,40(1):197-204 (in Chinese)

  (8) SHANG Xiao-feng,WANG Zhi-long,XU Ling-fei*.Occurrence and Control of Pear Blight Rot( Phytophthora cactorum) in Qianxian of Shaanxi Province. Plant Diseases and Pests, 2011,2( 3) : 17-19

  (9)Xu LingFei *, Ma FengWang, Liang Dong.Plant regeneration from in vitro cultured leaves of Lanzhou lily(Lilium davidii var. unicolor)。 Scientia Horticulturae, 2009,119: 458-461

  (10)Xu Lingfei, Ma Fengwang, Wang Zhezhi, et al. Leaf culture and plantlet regeneration of pear(Pyrus)。 Acta Horticulturae Sinica,2002,294:367-368(in Chinese)

  Contact Information

  Dr. Prof. Xu Lingfei

  College of Horticulture

  Northwest A&F University

  Yangling, Shaanxi, China, 712100


  E-mail: lingfxu2013@sina.com