1. General information
First name: Xian
Family name: Zhang
Date and place of birth: 23/09/1961
2. Education and working experiences
1980.09-1984.07: Undergraduate study in Department of Horticulture, Northwest Agricultural University, Yangling, Shaanxi, BSc.
1984.09-1987.07: Graduate study in Department of Horticulture, Northwest Agricultural University, Yangling, Shaanxi, MD.
1987.07-1999.07: Shaanxi Academy of Agricultural Science, Yangling, Shaanxi,
2000.09-2004.07 Doctors' study in College of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, P. R. China.
2002.12-2010.12: Professor, College of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, P. R. China.
3. Courses given to undergraduate, graduate and Ph. D students
1. Plant Germplasm;
2. Plant Genetics and Breeding
3. Specific topics on horticulture
4. Main interests in research
1. Plan Genetic resources;
2. Plant breeding and tissue culture;
3. Plant environmental stresses tolerance
4. Molecular biology
5. Main academic activities
1. 24th International Horticulture Congress, Aug 12-16, 2002, Canada
2. 25th International Horticulture Congress, Aug 21-25 2006, Korea
3. 26th International Horticulture Congress, Aug22-26, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal
4. First International Symposium on Horticultural Crops, 1993, Beijing, China
5. 4th International Congress on Cucurbits, 2009, Changsha, China
1. "Watermelon hybrid breeding method and new watermelon variety "Xi Nong No.8" development and its expending". National Science and Technology Progress Second Award.
80 Pubilcations (Ab)