1. General information
First name: Zhenyang
Family name: Zhao
Date of birth: Nov. 15, 1964
Place of birth: Fuping, Shaanxi, P.R. China
Title: Dr. and Professor of apple breeding and fruit quality improvement
Home Institute: College of Horticulture, Northwest Agricultural and Forest University, Yangling, 712100, Shaanxi, P.R. China.
2. Education and working experiences
1981.09-1985.07: Undergraduate study in Department of Horticulture, Northwest Agriculture University, Yangling, Shaanxi, BSc.
1985.09-1988.07: Postgraduate study in Department of Horticulture, Northwest Agriculture University, Yangling, Shaanxi, MSc.
1988.07-1999.12: Assistant researcher, Associate Professor, Shaanxi Pomology research institute.
1994.11-1995.5: Visiting scientist in Agriculture Bio-tech group, Institute of Horticulture research, Australia.
2000.1------: Associate Professor, Professor, Department of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University
2002.9-2007.7: Ph. D study in Department of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, Ph. D.
3. Courses given to undergraduate, graduate and Ph. D students
4. Main interests in research
1. Apple conventional breeding;
2. Apple molecular breeding
3. Fruit quality improvement'
4. Apple cultivation;
5. Main academic activities
1. Research and Demonstration on Key technique of unpolluted Apple Production, the 1st Grade Award for Scientific and Technological Progress Granted by Shaanxi Province Government, 2007
2. Sci-Tech Demonstration projects of High-quality Apple, the 2st Grade Award for Scientific and Technological Progress Granted by Shaanxi Province Government，2004
3. Research and Extension on Techniques of Apple Variety in Dry land Regions，the 2nd Grade of Shaanxi Provincial Award for Agricultural Technology Extension，2003
4. Demonstration Orchard Construction of High-quality Export Apple in Shaanxi Province，the 3rd Grade of Shaanxi Provincial Award for Agricultural Technology Extension, 2003
5. Study and Extension on the Introduction of a New Medium Apple Variety-Royal Gala, the 2nd Grade of Shaanxi Provincial Award for Scientific and Technological Progress
13. LIU Zilong, ZHAO Zhengyang, ZHANG Cuihua, LIANG Jun, GAO Hua. Evaluation of heavy metal contents of apple orchard soil in the major apple production area of Shaanxi Agricultural Research in the Arid Areas, 2009, (1)
12. ZHANG Zhimin, ZHAO Zhengyang, FAN Hongke, ZHANG Xiaocai, LI Xiaoming. Effects of apple rhizosphere Fusarium on growth of replanted rootstock seedlings. Agricultural Research in the Arid Areas, 2009, (02)
11. FAN Hongke, ZHAO Zhengyang, LIU Huaifeng, ZHAO Guo-dong, ZHANG Xiaocai, and ZHANG Zhimin. Changes of Soil Nutrition in Root Zone and Their Effects onGrowth of the Replanted Apple. Acta Horticulturae Sinica, 2008, (12)
10. LIANG Jun, ZHAO Zhen-yang, LIU Zhen-zhong, DU Zhi-hui. Study on the distribution and contents of arsenic in apple orchard soils of Weibei,Shaanxi. Journal of Northwest A & F University(Natural Science Edition), 2008, (11)
9. Liang Jun, Zhao Zhenyang, Fan Mingtao. Spatial distribution and pollution of mercury and cadmium in Weibei apple orchard soils of Shaanxi Province，Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 2008, (03)
8. ZHAO Lei, ZHAO Zhengyang, DANG Zhiguo, ZHANG Kun, ZHANG Xiaocai. Heredity Analysis on the Hybrid of Qinguan and Fuji Apple Resistance to Early Defoliation Disease，Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Occidentalis Sinica, 2008, (02)
7. GAO Hua, ZHAO Zhengyang, LIANG Jun, WANG Leicun. Advances in the Researches of Apple Breeding and Development in Shaanxi Province，Journal of Northwest Forestry University,，2008, (01)
6. ZHAO Zhengyang, ZHANG Cuihua, LIANG Jun, GAO Hua，Studies on Arsenic Pollution in the Apple Orchards Applied Asomate，Acta Horticulturae Sinica, 2007 (05)
5. Zhao Zhengyang, Li Huike. The Effects of Interplant Different Herbage on Soil Water in Apple Orchards in the Area of Weibei Plateau。Acta Horticulturae Sinica，2006 (03)
4. LIANG Jun, ZHAO Zhengyang, GUO Biyun, YUAN Jingjun, WANG Leicun，Monitoring and Evaluation of Apple Pesticide Residues in Shaanxi，Acta Horticulturae Sinica，2007 (05)
3. ZHAO Zhengyang, ZHANG Cui-hua, LIU Zilong, LIANG Jun, LI Jia-rui. Studies on lead pollution in the apple orchards on the side of expressway，Journal of Northwest Sci-tech University of Agriculture and Forestry(Natural Science Edition), 2006, (11)
2. ZHAO Zhengyang, LIANG Jun, LU Yumiao, CHENG Xiangdong, ZHAO Fang. Environmental quality evaluation of apple production base of Chengcheng County，Agricultural Research in the Arid Areas， 2005, (05)
1. Gao Hua, Zhao Zhengyang, Lu Yumiao, Yuan Jingjun, Wang Leicun, Liang Jun. A New Late Ripening Apple Variety 'Pink Lady'， Acta Horticulturae Sinica，2005, (02)