My research interest is biological invasive ecology, mainly including rapid evolution of invasive plants, invasive plant-soil feedback, interaction between invasive plants and local biotic factors, and dynamic of its effect on natural systems and invasiveness over time.
Ph.D Xishuangbana Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science, China， 2015
M.Sc. Plant Protection College of Northwest Agriculture and Forest University, China, 2004
B.Sc．Plant Protection College of Northwest Agriculture and Forest University, China, 2001
Li Y-P, Feng Y-L, Kang Z-L, Zheng Y-L, Zhang J-L and Chen Y-J. 2017. Changes in soil microbial communities due to biological invasions can reduce allelopathic effects. Journal of Applied Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12878
Zhu X-Z, Li Y-P (co-first author), Feng Y-L, Ma K-P. 2017. Response of Soil bacterial communities to secondary compounds released from Eupatorium adenophorum. Biological Invasion, DOI 10.1007/s10530-017-1371-y.
Li Y-P, Feng Y-L, Chen Y-J and Tian Y- H. 2015. Soil microbes alleviate allelopathy of invasive plants. Science Bulletin, 60(12): 1083-1091.
Li Y-P, and Feng Y-L and Barclay G. 2012. No evidence for evolutionarily decreased tolerance and increased fitness in invasive Chromolaena odorata: implications for invasiveness and biological control. Plant Ecology, 1157-1166.
Li Y-P and Feng Y-L. 2009. Differences in Seed morphometric and germination traits among fourteen populations of invasive crofton weed (Eupatorium adenophorum) from different altitude habitats. Weed science, 57(1):26-30.
Feng Y-L, Li Y-P, Callaway R M, Valiente-Banuet A.and Inderjit. 2011. A quicker return energy-use strategy by populations of a subtropical invader in the non-native range: a potential mechanism for the evolution of increased competitive ability. Journal of Ecology, 99:1116-1123.
Feng Y-L, Lei Y-B, Wang R-F, Callaway R M, Valiente-Banuet A. Inderjit. Li Y- P and Zheng Y- L. 2009. Evolutionary tradeoffs for nitrogen allocation to photosynthesis versus cell walls in an invasive plant. PNAS, 106: 1853-1856.
Xiao H-F, Schaefer D. A, Lei Y-B, Zheng Y- L, Li Y-P, Yang X-D and Feng Y-L. 2013. Influence of invasive plants on nematode communities under simulated CO2 enrichment. European Journal of Soil Biology, 58:91-97.
Zheng Y-L, Feng Y-L, Valiente-Banuet A, Li Y-P, Liao Z-Y, Zhang J-L, Chen Y -J. 2015. Are invasive plants more competitive than native conspecifics? Patterns vary with competitors. Scientific reports, Dio:10.1038 /srep15622.