College of Horticulture and Gardening, Yangtze University, P.R. China
Prof. Dr. Qiang-Sheng Wu received his PhD from Huazhong Agricultural University in 2006. Now, he is working as a professor at the College of Horticulture and Gardening, Yangtze University (Jingzhou, China), as well as the administrative direction at the Institute of Root Biology, Yangtze University. In addition, Prof. Wu is an invited professor at the Univerzita Hradec Králové. Prof. Wu is committed to the research and application of root endophytic fungi, including arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Piriformospora indica, focusing on drought tolerance of horticultural crops, especially citrus and the function of glomalin, a secondary metabolite of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. So far, he has published more than 110 papers as the first author and the corresponding author in popular journals, such as 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 edited four books by Springer and NOVA Science Publishers. Prof. Wu also acts as an editor for seven journals including Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, Phyton-International Journal of Experimental Botany, Agriculture, Horticulturae, BIOCELL, Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture, and Frontiers in Plant Science.