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Wang, Silong Curriculum Vitae


2002-present Research Professor of Forest Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS

1998 Research Associate Professor of Forest Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS

1992 Research Assistant Professor of Forest Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS

1985 Research Practitioner, Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS



2000 Ph.D., Forest Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China.

1991 M.S., Forest Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China.

1985 B.S. Forest Science, Forestry Department of Anhui Agricultural University, China



2010 Scientific and technological advance award (class 2) issued by Huan Province

2004 Scientific and technological advance award (class 3) issued by Huan Province



2011 National Science Foundation (key project), Effects of Mangement of Subtropical plantation forest on soil organic carbon storage and its mechanism. 2,100,000

2005 National Science Foundation, Dynamics and stability of Soil organic carbon of subtropical Chinese fir plantation forest. 240,000

2003 National Science Foundation, Composition and accumulation / mineralization of Chinese fir plantation forest Soil organic matter. 180,000

2006 Important orientation Innovation Project of Chinese Academy of Science, Ecological Processes of Key substances of plantation forest and regulation mechanism and nutrient management technology. 3,200,000

2003 Important orientation Innovation Project of Chinese Academy of Science, Degradation mechanism of typical timber plantation forest and sheltbelt forest and their Sustainable management. Co PI: Zhu Jiaojun 2,800,000

2012 State 973 Program, Tradeoff relations of belowground carbon sequestration of plantation forest ecosystem to the timber production. Subcontract on larger proposal 5,700,000




Journal Articles

2013 Wang, Qingkui, Pingshu Liu, Silong Wang. Debris manipulation alters soil CO2 efflux in a subtropical plantation forest. Geoderma, 192C: 316-322.

2012 Wang QK, MC Zhong, SL Wang. A meta-analysis on the response of microbial biomass, dissolved organic matter, respiration, and N mineralization in mineral soil to fire in forest ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management, 271:91-97.

2012 Yan SK, AN Singh, SL Fu, CH Liao, SL Wang, YL Li, C Yang, LL Hu. A soil fauna index for assessing soil quality. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry, 47:158-165.

2012 Zhang WD, SL Wang. Effects of NH4+ and NO3- on litter and soil organic carbon decomposition in a Chinese fir plantation forest in South China. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry, 47:116-122. 

2012 Qian H, SL Wang, YL Li, M Xiao, XL Wang. Disentangling the relative effects of ambient energy, water availability, and energy-water balance on pteriodophyte species richness at a landscape scale in China. Plant Ecology, 213:749-756.

2011 Wang Qingkui, Wang Silong, Yu Xiaojun. Decline of soil fertility during forest conversion of secondary forest to Chinese fir plantations in subtropical China. Land Degradation & Development, 22:444–452.

2011Wang Qingkui, Wang Silong. Response of labile soil organic matter to changes in forest vegetation in subtropical regions. Applied Soil Ecology, 47:210–216.

2011 Yang Huixia,Wang Silong,Zhang Jianwei,Fan Bin,Zhang Weidong. Biomass and nutrients of Pinus massoniana plantations in southern China: Simulations for different managing practices. Journal of food, agriculture & environment, 9(1):689-693.

2010 Wang Qingkui, Wang Silong, Xu Guangbiao and Fan Bing. Conversion of secondary broadleaved forest into Chinese fir plantation alters litter production and potential nutrient returns. Plant Ecology, 209(2):269-278.

2010 Wang Silong, Zhang Weidong and Sanchez Felipe. Relating net primary productivity to soil organic matter decomposition rates in pure and mixed Chinese fir plantations. Plant and Soil, 334(1-2):501-510.

2009 Zhang J, Wang S L, Feng Z W. Stability of soil organic carbon changes in successive rotations of Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata (lamb) hook) plantations. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 21(3):353-359.

2009 Zhang J, Wang S L, Feng Z W. Carbon Mineralization of Soils from Native Evergreen Broadleaf Forest and Three Plantations in Mid-subtropical China. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 40: 1964–1982,

2009 NIU Dong, WANG Silong, OUYANG Zhiyun. Comparisons of carbon storages in Cunninghamia lanceolata and Michelia macclurei plantations during a 22-year period in southern China, Journal of Environmental Sciences 21: 801–805.

2009 Qian Hong, Wang Silong, Li Yuanliang, Wang Xihua. Breeding bird diversity in relation to environmental gradients in China. Acta Oecologica, 35(6):819-823.

2009 Wang Qingkui, Wang Silong, Zhang Jianwei. Assessing the effects of vegetation types on carbon storage fifteen years after reforestation on a Chinese fir site. Forest Ecology and Management, 258 (2009) 1437–1441.

2009 Wang Qingkui, Wang Silong, Huang Yu. Leaf litter decomposition in the pure and mixed plantations of Cunninghamia lanceolata and Michelia macclurei in subtropical China. Biology & Fertility of Soils, 45,371-377.

2008 Kong CH, Chen LC, Xu XH, Wang P, Wang SL. Allelochemicals and activities in a replanted Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook.) tree ecosystem. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 56(24), 11734-11739.

2008 Wang Qingkui, Wang Silong, Liu Yanxin. Responses to N and P fertilization in a young Eucalyptus dunnii plantation: microbial properties, enzyme activities and dissolved organic matter. Applied Soil Ecology, 40, 484-490.

2008 Wang, Q.K. S.L. Wang*, Y. Huang. Comparisons of litterfall, litter decomposition and nutrient return in a monoculture Cunninghamia lanceolata and a mixed stand in southern China. Forest Ecology and Management 255:1210-1218.

2007 Wang QK, SL Wang*, B Fan, & XJ Yu. Litter production, leaf litter decomposition and nutrient return in Cunninghamia lanceolata plantations in south China: effect of planting conifers with broadleaved species. Plant Soil, 297:201-211.

2007 Wang,Q.K.and S.L. Wang*. Soil organic matter under different forest types in Southern China. Geoderma, 142(2007):349-356.

2007 Qian H, XH Wang, SL Wang. Environmental determinants of amphibian and reptile species richness in China. Ecography, 30(4):471-482.

2007 Wang QK, SL Wang, B Fan, & XJ Yu. Litter production, leaf litter decomposition and nutrient return in Cunninghamia lanceolata plantations in south China: effect of planting conifers with broadleaved species. Plant and Soil, 297, 201-211.

2006 Hu Ya-Lin, Si-Long Wang*, De-Hui Zeng. Effect of single and mixed Chinese fir leaf litters on soil chemical and microbial properties and enzyme activities. Plant and Soil 282:379-386.

2006 Qian, H. S Wang, JS He, J Zhang, L Wang, X Wang and K Guo. Phyto- geographical analysis of seed plant genera in China. Annals of Botany, 98:1073- 1084.

2006 Hu YL, SL Wang*,DH Zeng. Effect of single and mixed Chinese fir leaf litters on soil chemical and microbial properties and enzyme activities. Plant and Soil 282:379-386.

2005 Chen LC, SL Wang*,XJ Yu. Effects of phenolics on 15N-labelled nutrient absorption and distribution in Cunninghamia lanceolata Alleolopathy Journal,15(1):57-66

2005 Huang Y. SL Wang, ZW Feng, H Wang, H Huang. Comparative Study of Selected Soil Properties Following Introduction of Broad-Leaf Trees into Clear-felled Chinese Fir Forest. Communications in Soil Science & Plant Analysis, 36: 1385-1403.

2004 Huang,Y. SL Wang, ZW Feng, ZY Ouyang, XK Wang ZZ Feng. Changes in soil quality due to introduction of broad-leaf trees into clear felled Chinese-fir forest in the mid-subtropics of China. Soil Use & Management. 20:418-425.

2002 Wang Siliong, Chen Longchi, Liao Liping and Huang Zhiqun. 2002. Effects of Three Kinds of Allelochemicals on Growth of Chinese Fir Seedlings. Chinese Journal of Environmental Biology, 8(6):588-591.

2002 Huang Zhiqun,Wang Silong,Liao Liping,Gao Hong. 2002. Effects of plant litter species composition on the growth of Chinese fir seedling and the availability of (15NH4)2SO4, Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 13(10):1287-1290

2002 Huang Zhiqun, Terry Haig ,Wang Silong and Han Shijie. Autotoxicity of Chinese fir on seed germination and seedling growth. Allelopathy Journal, 9(2):187-193.

2000 Wang SL & Liao LP et al. Mixing of Cunninghamia lanceolata with Michelia macclurei and the reforming of nutrient-sustaining mechanism in C. lanceolata plantation. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol. 11(1).33-36.

2000 Wang SL, Liao LP, Yu XJ and Huang ZQ. Accumulation of organic carbon and changes of soil structure in ecological restoration processes of degraded Cunninghamia lanceolata plantation soil. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol., 11(supp.):191-196.

2000 Wang SL, Liao LP, Yu XJ, Gao H, Liu YD. Changes of nutritional nitrogen and phosphrous during ecological restoration of degraded Chinese fir plantation soil. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol., 11(supp.):185-190.

2000 Wang SL, Liao LP, Yu XJ and Deng SJ, Liu YD. CO2 release and net nitrogen mineralization in the restoration process of degraded soils caused by Cunninghamia lanceolata plantation. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol., 11(supp.):197-202.

2000 Wang SL. Yang Y. J. et al. 2000. Ecological processes of production development of fruit-crop Illicium verum plantations. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol., 11(supp.):207-210.

2000 Wang SL, Gao H, Liao LP, Zhang JW, Huang DK, Feng CR and He SQ. Nutrient concentration and distribution in the roots of main types of plantation in Yulin, Guangxi. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol., 11(supp.):179-181.

2000 Wang SL, Deng SJ and Liao LP. 2000. Effect of different types of site preparation on soil nutrient erosion and on the growth of Cunninghamia lanceolata plantation stands. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol., 11(supp.):203-206.

2000 Huang Zhiqun, Liao LP, Wang SL, Cao GQ . Allelopathy of phenolics from decomposing stump-roots in replant Chinese fir woodland. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 26(9), 2211-2219.


Contributions to Books

2010 Wang SL & CY Chen. Ecology of Forest Residues, Science Press, Beijing (in Chinese)

2004 Chen CY & SL Wang Ecology of Mixed Plantation Forest, Science Press, Beijing (in Chinese)

2000 Chen CY, LP Liao & SL Wang. Ecology of Chinese fir plantation. Science Press, Beijing (in Chinese).


Other Publications

Conference Paper

1996 Liao LP and SL Wang. Sustainability of Cunninghamia lanceolata plantations through pure or mixed cultivation. Proceedings of International Symposium on Resource, Environment and Sustainable Development, Shenyang, China, 1996, p69-74.

1996 Wang SL and LP Liao 1996, Selection of plant species for the forest ecosystem restoration in southern China. Proceedings of the Symposium on Resources, Environment, and Sustainable Development in Northeastern Asia and Its Adjacent Regions, Shenyang, August 22-29, 1996, China. pp131-136.

2002 Wang SL, ZQ Huang and XJ Yu. 2002. Soil organic matter management and ecological restoration of degraded forest soil in subtropic China. BIO-REFOR- Restoration for sustainable forest ecosystem. Proceeding of the 11th international workshop of BIO-REFOR, Seoul, October 8-12, Seoul, Korea

2002 Huang ZQ, & SL Wang. Effects of foliar litter species composition on growth of Chinese fir seedling, availability of (15NH4)2SO4 and N mineralization of soil. Ecology in a Changing World. Proceedings of the VIII Intecol International Congress of Ecology, August 11-18, 2002 Seoul, Korea.


Memberships or Activities in Professional Associations

2005-present, vise director of forest soil professional board under Soil Science Society of China and Society of Chinese forestry

2005-present, member of Chemical Ecology Professional board of Ecological Society of China

2006-present, member of Professional board of Chinese Allelopathy Society, CSPP


Editorial Services

2006 –present, Editorial Board: Chinese Journal of Ecology

2008 –present, Editorial Board Member for Plant Resources Conservation and Utilization Research

Review/Referee Grants and Publications


2013 Reviewer for PLos One, Journal of Mountain Sciences

2012 Reviewer for PLos One,Annals of Forest Science

2011 Reviewer for Journal of Soil and Sediments

2010 Reviewer for: European Journal of Forest Research, Journal of Environmental Sciences

2007 Reviewer for:Journal of Environmental Sciences

2002 –present, Reviewer for Chinese Journals: Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, Chinese Journal of Plant Ecology, Acta Pedologica Sinica, Acta Ecologica Sinica, Journal of tropical and subtropical botany, Journal of Ecology and Rural Environment, Resources and Environment in the Yangze Basin, Scientia Silvae Sinicae.

2004 –present, Grant Reviewer for: National Science Foundation. Review 10-20 proposals annually



Major advisor

Guan Xin (current)

Cui Yang (current)

He Tongxin (current)

Liu Lanlan (current)

Yuan Shufen (current)

Zhang Weidong (Ph.D. 2010)

Yang Huixia (Ph.D. 2010)

Li Yuanliang (Ph.D.2011)

Hu Qing (Ph.D.2012)

Zeng Zangquan (Ph.D.2012)

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