College of Horticulture and Gardening, Yangtze University, Hubei, China.
Prof. Dr. Qiang-Sheng Wu received his PhD in pomology from Huazhong Agricultural University in 2006. Now, he is working as a professor at the College of Horticulture and Gardening, Yangtze University, as well as the administrative director at the Institute of Root Biology, Yangtze University. In addition, Prof. Wu is an invited professor at the Univerzita Hradec Králové. Prof. Wu’s research involves plant endophytic fungi, including arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Piriformospora indica. He has published more than 100 papers in popular international journals, such as Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Mycorrhiza, Frontiers in Microbiology, Fungal Ecology, Journal of Plant Physiology, Applied Soil Ecology, Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, Soil and Tillage Research, Tree Physiology, etc. He has also published two books (Arbuscular Mycorrhizas and Stress Tolerance of Plants; Biofertilizers for Sustainable Agriculture) by Springer and one book (Plant Growth Regulators (PGR): Types, Uses and Safety) by NOVA Science Publishers. Prof. Wu also acts as the editor in Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca and Phyton-International Journal of Experimental Botany.