Xuefei YANG     Hits  

Xuefei YANG
Title:
Associate Professor

Organization:
Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Address:
Kunming, Yunnan,China

Tel:
+86(0) 871-6

Email:
xuefei@mail.kib.ac.cn

Research Interests:
Contribute to the national effort to support China’s ecology, the sustainable utilization of natural resources, and biodiversity conservation. It combines ethnobotanic approaches with ecological methodology to explore indigenous knowledge and plant-use practices and to monitor and evaluate the effects of human activity and climate change on plant resources

Website:
http://sourcedb.kib.cas.cn/zw/zjrc/201508/t20150831_4418648.html

1. Bi, Y., J. Xu, A. Gebrekirstos, L. Guo, M. Zhao, E. Liang and X. Yang*. 2015. Assessing drought variability since 1650 AD from tree-rings on the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, southwest China. International Journal of Climatology: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4264/abstract.
2. Yu, F., T. Wang, T. A. Groen, A. K. Skidmore, X. Yang, Y. Geng, and K. Ma. 2015. Multi-scale comparison of topographic complexity indices in relation to plant species richness. Ecological Complexity 22:93-101.
3. Yang, D.-S., J.-C. Yang, Y.-P. Yang, X.-F. Yang* and X.-L. LI. 2015.  Chemical constituents from Engelhardtia roxburghiana (in Chinese). Chinese traditional and herbal drugs: 45(24): 3520-3523.
4. Ranjitkara, S., R. Kindtc, N. M. Sujakhua, R. Harte, W. Guo, X. Yang*., K. K. Shresthaf, J. Xu and E. Luedeling. 2014. Separation of the bioclimatic spaces of Himalayan tree rhododendron species predicted by ensemble suitability models. Global Ecology and Conservation: 1: 2-12.
5. Bruelheide, H., K. Nadrowski, T. Assmann, J. Bauhus, S. Both, F. Buscot, X.-Y. Chen, B. Ding, W. Durka, A. Erfmeier, J. L. M. Gutknecht, D. Guo, L.-D. Guo, W. Härdtle, J.-S. He, A.-M. Klein, P. Kühn, Y. Liang, X. Liu, S. Michalski, P. A. Niklaus, K. Pei, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, T. Scholten, A. Schuldt, G. Seidler, S. Trogisch, G. von Oheimb, E. Welk, C. Wirth, T. Wubet, X. Yang, M. Yu, S. Zhang, H. Zhou, M. Fischer, K. Ma and B. Schmid 2014. "Designing forest biodiversity experiments: general considerations illustrated by a new large experiment in subtropical China." Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5(1): 74-89.
6. Bruelheide, H., K. Nadrowski, T. Assmann, J. Bauhus, S. Both, F. Buscot, X.-Y. Chen, B. Ding, W. Durka, A. Erfmeier, J. L. M. Gutknecht, D. Guo, L.-D. Guo, W. Härdtle, J.-S. He, A.-M. Klein, P. Kühn, Y. Liang, X. Liu, S. Michalski, P. A. Niklaus, K. Pei, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, T. Scholten, A. Schuldt, G. Seidler, S. Trogisch, G. von Oheimb, E. Welk, C. Wirth, T. Wubet, X. Yang, M. Yu, S. Zhang, H. Zhou, M. Fischer, K. Ma, and B. Schmid. 2013. Designing forest biodiversity experiments: general considerations illustrated by a new large experiment in subtropical China. Methods in Ecology and Evolution:n/a-n/a.
7. Yang, X., J. Bauhus, S. Both, T. Fang, W. Härdtle, W. Kröber, K. Ma, K. Nadrowski, K. Pei, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, T. Scholten, G. Seidler, B. Schmid, G. Oheimb, and H. Bruelheide. 2013. Establishment success in a forest biodiversity and ecosystem functioning experiment in subtropical China (BEF-China). European Journal of Forest Research:1-14.
8. Yang, X., E. Luedeling, G. Chen, K. Hyde, Y. Yang, D. Zhou, J. Xu, and Y. Yang, Climate change effects fruiting of the prize matsutake mushroom in China, Fungal diversity, 56, 189-198, 2012
9. Yang, X., G. R. L. Kodikara, E. Luedeling, X. Yang, J. He, P. Liu, and J. Xu, Looking below the ground: Prediction of Tuber indicum habitat using the Weights of Evidence method. Ecological Modelling, 247, 27-39, 2012
10. Mortimer, P., S. Karunarathna, Q. Li, H. Gui, X. Yang, X. Yang, J. He, L. Ye, J. Guo, H. Li, P. Sysouphanthong, D. Zhou, J. Xu, and K. Hyde, Prized edible Asian mushrooms: ecology, conservation and sustainability. Fungal diversity, 56, 31-47, 2012
11. Chen, H., M. Yan, X. Yang, Z. Chen, G. Wang, D. Schmidt-Vogt, Y. Xu, and J. Xu, Spatial distribution and temporal variation of high fluoride contents in groundwater and prevalence of fluorosis in humans in Yuanmou County, Southwest China, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 235–236, 201-209, 2012
12. Fang, J., X. Wu, J. Xu, X. Yang, X. Song, G. Wang, M. Yan, M. Yan, and D. Wang, Water Management Challenges in the Context of Agricultural Intensification and Endemic Fluorosis: The Case of Yuanmou County, EcoHealth, 8, 444-455, 2011
13. Bruelheide, H., M. Böhnke, S. Both, T. Fang, T. Assmann, M. Baruffol, J. Bauhus, F. Buscot, X.-Y. Chen, B.-Y. Ding, W. Durka, A. Erfmeier, M. Fischer, C. Geißler, D. Guo, L.-D. Guo, W. Härdtle, J.-S. He, A. Hector, W. Kröber, P. Kühn, A. C. Lang, K. Nadrowski, K. Pei, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, X. Shi, T. Scholten, A. Schuldt, S. Trogisch, G. von Oheimb, E. Welk, C. Wirth, Y.-T. Wu, X. Yang, X. Zeng, S. Zhang, H. Zhou, K. Ma, and B. Schmid, Community assembly during secondary forest succession in a Chinese subtropical forest, Ecological Monographs 81, 25-41, 2010
14. Yang, X., A. Wilkes, Y. Yang, J. Xu, C.S. Geslani, X. Yang, F. Gao, J. Yang and B. Robinson, 2009. Common and privatized: conditions for wise management of matsutake mushrooms in Northwest Yunnan province, China. Ecology and Society 14(2): 30. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol14/iss2/art30/
15. Xu, J., R.E. Grumbine, A. Shrestha, M. Eriksson, X. Yang, Y. Wang and A. Wilkes, 2009. The Melting Himalayas: Cascading Effects of Climate Change on Water, Biodiversity, and Livelihoods. Conservation Biology, 23:520-530. 
16. Yang, X., J. He, C. Li, J. Ma, Y. Yang and J. Xu, 2008. Matsutake Trade in Yunnan Province, China: An Overview. Economic Botany 62(3): 269-277. 
17. Yang, X., A.K. Skidmore, M. David, Z. Zhou and J. Xu, 2007. Towards an efficacious method of using Landsat TM imagery to map forest in complex mountain terrain in Northwest Yunnan, China. Tropical Ecology 48(2): 227-239. 
18. Melick, D.R., X. Yang and J. Xu, (2007). Seeing the wood for the trees: how conservation policies can place greater pressure on village forests in southwest China. Biodiversity and Conservation 16: 1959-1971. 
19. Melick, D.R., X. Yang and J. Xu, (2007). Simplification of Pine Forests Due to Utilization by Tibetan Villages in Southwest China. Environmental Management 40(6): 866-879. 
20. Xu, J., Y. Yang, F. Jefferson and X. Yang (2007). Forest transition, its causes and environmental consequences: empirical evidence from Yunnan of Southwest China. Tropical Ecology 48(2): 137-150. 
21. Yang, X., A.K. Skidmore, M. David, Z. Zhou and J. Xu, 2006. Mapping non-wood forest product (matsutake mushrooms) using logistic regression and a GIS expert system. Ecological Modelling 198(1-2): 208-218.
22. Melick, D.R., X. Yang and J. Xu, (2006). Establishing long-term biodiversity assessment and monitoring in Northwest Yunnan, China: a growing need for baseline information. Mountain Research and Development 26(3): 292-294.
23. Zhou, Z., X. Yang, and Q. Yang (2006). Land bridge and long-distance dispersal - old views, new evidence. Chinese Science Bulletin 51(9): 1030-1038.