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Prof. Qingren Wang

University of Florida, USA


Email: qrwang@ufl.edu



1996 Ph.D., Sino-Australia joint program

1982 B.Sc., Shandong Agricultural University


Publications (Selected)

  1. Wang, Q., W. Klassen, E. A. Evans, Y. Li, and M. Codallo. Combination of Organic and Plastic Mulches to Improve the Yield and Quality of Winter Fresh Market Bell Peppers (Capsicum annuum L.). HortSci. 2010, 45: 701-706.
  2. Wang, Q., and Y. Li. Phosphorus adsorption and desorption behavior on sediments of different origins. Journal of soil and sediments. 2010, 10: 1159-1173. DOI 10.1007/s11368-010-0211-9.
  3. Wang, Q., and Y. Li. Optimizing the weight-loss-on-ignition methodology to quantify organic and carbonate carbon of sediments from diverse sources. Environmental monitoring and assessment. 2010, 17, DOI 10.1007/s10661-010-1454-z.
  4. Wang, Q., Y. Li, and A. Alva. Growing Cover Crops to Improve Biomass and Organic Carbon - Phytotron Study. Journal of Environmental Protection. 2010, 1: 73-84.
  5. Wang, Q., Klassen, W., Li, Y., and Codallo, M. Cover crops and organic mulch to improve tomato yields and soil fertility. Agronomy Journal. 2009, 101: 345-351.
  6. Wang, Q., Li, Y., Klassen, W., and Handoo, Z. Influence of cover crops and soil organic amendments on okra (Abelmoschul esculentus L.) production and soil nematodes. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 2007, 22: 41-53.
  7. Wang, Q., Li, Y., and Klassen, W. Changes of soil microbial biomass carbon and nitrogen with cover crops and irrigation in a tomato field. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 2007, 30: 623-639.
  8. Wang, Q., Li, Y., Handoo, Z., and Klassen, W. Influence of cover crops in rotation on populations of soil nematodes. Nematropica. 2007, 37: 79-92.
  9. Wang, Q., Li, Y., and Klassen, W. Summer Cover Crops and Soil Amendments to Improve Growth and Nutrient Uptake of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.). HortTechnology. 2006, 16: 328-338.
  10. Wang, Q., Klassen, W., Abdul-Baki, A., Bryan, H., Li, Y. and Codallo, M. Influence of summer cover crops and irrigation rates on tomato yields and quality in south Florida. HortScience. 2005, 40: 2125-2131.
  11. Wang, Q., Li, Y., and Klassen, W. Influence of summer cover crops on retention of soil nitrogen and phosphorus in a subtropical area. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 2005, 60: 58-63.
  12. Haifeng Li, Qingren Wang, Yanshan Cui, Yiting Dong, and Peter Christine. Slow release chelate enhancement of lead phytoextraction by corn (Zea Mays L.) from contaminated soil – a preliminary study. Science of the Total Environment. 2005, 339: 179-187.
  13. Yanshan Cui and Qingren Wang. Interaction effect of zinc and elemental sulphur on their uptake by spring wheat. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 2005, 28: 639-649.
  14. Qingren Wang, Jiyun Li, Zhensheng Li and Peter Christie. Screening Chinese wheat germplasm for phosphorus efficiency in calcareous soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 2005, 28: 489-505.
  15. Wang, Q., Li, Y., and Klassen, W. Determination of soil cation exchange capacity in highly calcareous soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 2005, 36: 1479-1498.
  16. Cui, Y., Wang, Q., Dong, Y., Li, H., and Christie, P. Enhanced uptake of soil Pb and Zn by Indian mustard and winter wheat following combined soil application of elemental sulphur and EDTA. Plant and Soil. 2004, 261: 181-188.
  17. Yanshan Cui, Yiting Dong, Haifeng Li and Qingren Wang. Effect of elemental sulphur on solubility of soil heavy metals and their uptake by maize. Environment International. 2004, 30: 323-328.
  18. Yanshan Cui, Qingren Wang and Peter Christine. Effect of elemental sulphur on uptake of zinc, cadmium and sulphur by oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) grown in contaminated soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 2004, 35: 2905-2916.
  19. Yanshan Cui, Wang Qingren, Dong Yiting, Li Haifeng. Elemental sulfur effects on Pb and Zn uptake by Indian mustard and winter wheat. Journal of Environmental Science. 2003, 15: 836-840.
  20. Wang, Q., Li, Y. and Klassen, W. Effects of soil amendments at a heavy loading rate associated with cover crops as green manures on the leaching of nutrients and heavy metals from a calcareous soil. J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part B, 2003, 38: 849-865.