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Faculty and Staff
XIAO Haifeng
Academic title:
Associate Professor
Postal Code:
Subject categories:
Soil Ecology
Mailing Address:
XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, 666303, Yunnan, China


  Personal Details:  

  Date of Birth: Jun. 1982.  

  Place of Birth: Chen Zhou, Hunan, China.  


  2007.09-2010.06 Ph.D  Nanjing Agricultural University 

   2004.09-2007.06 M.Sc  Nanjing Agricultural University 

  2000.09-2004.06 B.Sc  Nanjing Agricultural University 


  Work Experience:  

  2012.08-present  Soil Ecology Group Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden 

  2010.07-2012.08 Postdoctoral Fellow, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden 


  Current Research Interests:   

  · Relationships between aboveground vegetation and soil fauna 

  · Soil nutrient cycling and associated functional microbes 

  · Soil nematode community 

  · Soil microbial diversity  



  ·Xiao HF*, Tian YH, Zhou HP, Ai XS, Yang XD, Schaefer DA. 2014. Intensive rubber cultivation degrades soil nematode communities in Xishuangbanna, southwest China. Soil biology & Biochemistry, 76: 161–169. 

  ·Xiao HF*, Feng YL, Schaefer DA, Yang XD. 2014. Soil fungi rather than bacteria were modified by invasive plants, and that benefited invasive plant growth. Plant and Soil, 378:253–264. 

  ·Xiao HF, Li G, Li DM, Hu F, Li HX. 2014. Effect of different bacterial-feeding nematode species on bacterial numbers, activity and community composition. Pedosphere, 24: 116–124. 

  ·Xiao HF*, Schaefer DA, Lei YB, Zhen YL, Li YP, Yang XD. 2013. Influence of invasive plants on nematode communities under simulated CO2 enrichment. European Journal of Soil Biology, 58: 91–97. 

  ·Xiao HF, Griffiths BS, Chen XY, Liu MQ, Jiao JG, Hu F, Li HX. 2010. Influence of bacterial-feeding nematodes on nitrification and the ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) community composition. Applied Soil Ecology, 45: 131–137. 

  ·Xiao HF, Li DM, Chen XY, Liu MQ, Zhen JW, JiaoJG, Hu F, Li HX. 2010. Effects of bacteria-l feeding nematodes on the am ount of ammonia oxidizing. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 30(19): 5413–5421 (in chinese) 

  ·Xiao HF, Jiao JG, Hu F, Li HX. 2010. Feeding preference of nematode Caenorhabditis elegans on soil microorganisms. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 30(24): 7101–7105 (in chinese) 


  Research Projects and Grants: 

  · National Natural Science Foundation of China, Study on the mechanism of exotic invasive plant regulate soil nitrogen cycling, No. 31200409 220,000 RMB, 2013-2015. (Principal Investigator) 

  · Post - doctoral start fund, Effects of invasive plant on soil nematode and microbe community under CO2 enrichment, No. 110107KP03 100,000 RMB 2010-2012 (Principal Investigator) 

  · National Natural Science Foundation of China, Effects of bacterial-feeding nematodes on Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria abundance and community composition, No. 30670377 320,000 RMB 2007-2009. (main participant) 




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