CUI Xiao-yong, Prof. Dr.
(*02.11.1970, Hubei, China)
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Yuquanlu A19, 100049 Beijing;
CAS Center for Excellence in Tibetan Plateau Earth Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 100101 Beijing.
Tel: 0086-10-88256497, Fax: 0086-10-88256497
Researcher ID: B-3669-2016
1992–1997 PhD-Thesis, Department of Plant Nutrition at Chinese Agriculture University
1988–1992 BSc., Soil Science and Plant Nutrition at Beijing Agriculture University
Since 2006 Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)
2004–2006 Associate professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)
2001–2004 Eco-Frontier Research Fellow, National Institute of Environmental Studies, Japan
1999-2001 Associate professor, Research Institute of Forest Ecology and Environmental Protection, Chinese Academy of Forestry
2001.01-02 Visiting researcher, Institute of Agro-Environmental Biology and Forestry (CNR-IBAF), Roma, Italy
2000.09-12 Institute of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science (FAL-PB), Braunschweig, Germany
1997-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Since 2014 Editorial Board of Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment (Chinese)
Since 2014 Editorial Board of Journal of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Since 2016 Editorial Board of Rhizosphere
Committees and memberships
Since 2014 Educational Committee of the Ecological Society of China
2009-2014 Educational Committee of Chinese Society of Natural Resource (Vice director)
Belowground ecological processes in relation to C, N, and P transformation, with the emphasis on root turnover and microbial ecology
Some recent publications
Li L, Zheng Z, Biederman JA, Xu C, Xu Z, Che R, Wang Y, Cui X, Hao Y. 2019. Ecological responses to heavy rainfall depend on seasonal timing and multi‐year recurrence. New Phytologist DOI: 10.1111/nph.15832.
Deng Y, Che R, Wang F, Conrad R, Dumont M, Yun J, Wu Y, Hu A, Fang J, Xu Z, Cui X*, Wang Y. 2019. Upland Soil Cluster Gamma dominates methanotrophic communities in upland grassland soils. Science of the Total Environment 670: 826-836.
Zhang J, Wang P, Xue K, Hao Y-B, Wang Y-F *, Cui X-Y*. 2019. Trait complementarity between fine roots of Stipa purpurea and their associated arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi along a precipitation gradient in Tibetan alpine steppe. Journal of Mountain Science 16(3): 542-547.
Wang Y, Wu N, Bisht N, Chen H, Cui X, Ghate R, Joshi S, Pandey A, Jianqiang Zhang. 2019. Drivers of Change to Mountain Sustainability in the Hindu Kush Himalaya. In: Philippus Wester, Arabinda Mishra, Aditi Mukherji, Arun Bhakta Shrestha (Eds.) The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment: Mountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People. Gewerbestrasse: Springer, Switzerland. pp17-45.
Wang F, Che R, Xu Z, Wang Y, Cui X*. 2019. Assessing soil extracellular DNA decomposition dynamics through plasmid amendment coupled with real-time PCR. Journal of Soils and Sediments 19:91-96.
Hao Y, Zhang H, Biederman JA, Li L, Cui X, Xue K, Du J, Wang Y. 2018. Seasonal timing regulates extreme drought impacts on CO2 and H2O exchanges over semiarid steppes in Inner Mongolia, China. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 266: 153-166.
Che R, Deng Y, Wang F, Weijin Wang, Xu Z, Hao Y, Xue K, Zhang B, Tang L, Zhou H, Cui X*. 2018. Autotrophic and symbiotic diazotrophs dominate nitrogen-fixing communities in Tibetan grassland soils. Science of the Total Environment 639:997-1006.
Che R, QIN J, TAHMASBIAN I, Wang F, ZHOU S, Xu Z, Cui X*. 2018. Litter amendment rather than phosphorus can dramatically change inorganic nitrogen pools in a degraded grassland soil by affecting nitrogen-cycling microbes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 120: 145-152.
Che R, Wang F, Wang W, Zhang J, Zhao X, Rui Y, Xu Z, Wang Y, Hao Y, Cui X*. 2018. Long-term warming rather than grazing significantly changed total and active soil procaryotic community structures. Geoderma 316:1-10.
Zhang X, Wang B, Cui X, Lin C, Liu X, Ma J. 2018. Total arsenic concentrations in Chinese children’s urine by different geographic locations, ages, and genders. Environmental Geochemistry and Health 40:1027-1036.
Li P, Liao X *, Yan X, Ma D, Cui X*, Tao H. 2018. Mass transfer model of soil vapor extraction under thermal treatment for removing a volatile contaminant. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 17:107-114.
Zhang X, Cui X, Lin C, Ma J, Liu X, Zhu Y. 2017. Reference levels and relationships of nine elements in first-spot morning urine and 24-h urine from 210 Chinese children. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 220: 227-234.
Che R, Wang F, Wang W, Zhang J, Zhao X, Rui Y, Xu Z, Wang Y, Hao Y, Cui X*. 2017. Increase in ammonia-oxidizing microbe abundance during degradation of alpine meadows may lead to greater soil nitrogen loss. Biogeochemistry 136(3), 341-352.
Liu W, Li L, Biederman JA, Hao Y, Zhang H, Kang X, Cui X, Wang Y, Li M, Xu Z, Griffin KL, Xu C. Repacking Precipitation into Fewer, Larger Storms Reduces Ecosystem Exchange of CO2 and H2O in a Semiarid Steppe. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 247: 356-364.
Hao Y, Zhou C, Liu W, Li L, Kang X, Jiang L, Cui X, Wang Y, Zhou X, Xu C. 2017. Aboveground net primary productivity and carbon balance remain stable under extreme large precipitation events in a semiarid grassland ecosystem. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (240-241): 1- 9.
Lin C, Wang B, Cui X, Xu D, Cheng H, Wang Q, Ma J, Chai T, Duan X, Liu X, Ma J, Zhang X, Liu Y. 2017. Estimates of soil ingestion in a population of Chinese children. Environmental Health Perspectives. DOI:10.1289/EHP930.
Che R, Wang W, Zhang J, Nguyen TTN, Tao J, Wang F, Wang Y, Xu Z, Cui X* 2016. Assessing soil microbial respiration capacity using rDNA- or rRNA-based indices: a review. Journal of Soils and Sediments doi: 10.1007/s11368-016-1563-6.
Li L, Fan W, Kang X, Wang Y, Cui X*, Xu C, Griffin KL, Hao Y* 2016. Responses of greenhouse gas fluxes to climate extremes in a semiarid grassland. Atmospheric Environment doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.07.039.
Deng Y, Cui X, Dumont MG* 2016. Identification of active aerobic methanotrophs in plateau wetlands using DNA stable isotope probing. FEMS Microbiology Letters doi: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1093/femsle/fnw168.
Zhang J, Wang F, Che R, Wang P, Liu H, Ji B*, Cui X* 2016. Precipitation shapes communities of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Tibetan alpine steppe. Scientific Reports doi: 10.1038/srep23488.
Li R, Luo T, Mölg T, Zhao J, Li X, Cui X, Du M, Tang Y. 2016. Leaf unfolding of Tibetan alpine meadows captures the arrival of monsoon rainfall. Scientific Reports 6:20985. DOI: 10.1038/srep20985.
Ma S, Zhu X, Zhang J, Zhang L, Che R, Wang F, Liu H, Niu H, Wang S, Cui X*. 2015. Warming decreased and grazing increased plant uptake of amino acids in an alpine meadow. Ecology and Evolution 5(18):3995-4005.
Che R, Deng Y, Wang F, Wang W, Xu Z, Wang Y, Cui X*. 2015. 16S rRNA-based bacterial community structure is a sensitive indicator of soil respiration activity. Journal of Soils and Sediments 15:1987-1990.
Sun Y, Cui X, Liu F. 2015. Effect of irrigation regimes and phosphorus rates on water and phosphorus use efficiencies in potato. Scientia Horticulturae 190: 64-69.
Wang S*, Meng F, Duan J, Wang Y, Cui X, Piao S, Niu H, Xu G, Luo C, Zhang Z, Zhu X, Shen M, Li Y, Du M, Tang Y, Zhao X, Ciais P, Kimball B, Peñuelas J, Janssens I, Cui S, Zhao L, Zhan F 2014. Asymmetric sensitivity of first flowering date to warming and cooling in alpine plants. Ecology 95(12): 3387-3398.
Deng Y, Cui X, Hernández M, Dumont MG* 2014. Microbial diversity in hummock and hollow soils of three wetlands on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau revealed by 16S rRNA pyrosequencing. PLoS ONE 9(7):e103115. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone. 0103115.
Wu Y, Zhang J, Deng Y, Wu J, Wang S, Tang Y, Cui X*. 2014. Effects of warming on root diameter, distribution, and longevity in an alpine meadow. Plant Ecology 215(9): 1057-1066.
Sun Y, Yan F, Cui X, Liu F. 2014. Plasticity in stomatal size and density of potato leaves under different irrigation and phosphorus regimes. Journal of Plant Physiology 171: 1248-1255.
2018-2022. Current status and mitigation of the degradation of Euroasian Steppe. Subproject in Strategic Priority Research Program (A) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2018-2020. Estimation of carbon stock of grassland ecosystems in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) – ICIMOD (The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development) Cooperation Program.
2016-2020. Mechanisms of alpine grassland degradation and restoration. Subproject in National Key R&D Program.
2016-2019. Retrieving information on soil microbial community structure and activity using air-dried historical samples. Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China.
2014-2018. Spatial distribution patterns and scale dependence of soil microorganisms in typical grasslands in China. Subproject in Strategic Priority Research Program (B) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2013-2018. Ecological processes of desertification in alpine steppes. Subproject in National Basic Research Program.
2013-2017. Key processes and mechanisms for maintanence and promotion of alpine grassland productivity. Subproject in State Key Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China.
2011-2015. Current status, rate, mechanism, and potential of carbon fixation in grasslands in West Sichuan, North Yunan and neighboring area. Subproject in Strategic Priority Research Program (A) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2011-2013. Root turnover and its response to artificial warming and grazing in alpine grassland in Tibetan Plateau. Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China.
2011-2013. Effects of artificial warming on formation and stability of soil organic-mineral complex in Kobresia humulis alpine meadow. Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China.