Areas of Expertise

Climate Change, Plant Species

Which plant species will be most at risk under longer heatwaves?

I will conduct the world’s first heatwave experiment performed on plants growing in natural conditions. My overarching aim is to determine which species are most severely impacted by heatwaves of increasing duration.

Supervisor: Professor Angela Moles





Yu Bi, Wenjun Ma, Fu Xing, Ying Gao, Zhuo Li, Chen Chen, Xuemeng Mu, Xiaote Li & Xinrui Zhu. Diversity and specificity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the rhizosphere of six plants in the Songnen grassland, China[J]. Écoscience.1195-6860

Ying Gao, Shengnan Sun, Fu Xing, Xuemeng Mu, Yuguang Bai. Nitrogen addition interacted with salinity-alkalinity to modify plant diversity, microbial PLFAs and soil coupled elements: A 5-year experiment[J]. AppliedSoil Ecology. 137(2019):78-86