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Feng Zhaozhong
Highest Education  
  18 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China
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Education and Appointments:

Academic Record:
Ph.D. Ecology, (Sep 2001–June 2004). State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology,RCEES-CAS, China; thesis title: Studies on N dynamics in farmland ecosystem of Hetao Irrigation District, Inner Mongolia
Masters Ecology, (Sep. 1998–June 2001). College of Life Science, Lanzhou University, China. Thesis title: Mechanism on triadimefon delaying the senescence of cucumber
Bachelors Chemistry, (Sep. 1994–July 1998). Department of Chemistry, Qufu Normal University, China.
March 2013-
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
March 2011- February 2013
Postdoc researcher, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg
April 2009- February 2011
Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Department of Global Agricultural Sciences, The University of Tokyo
July 2007- March 2009
Eco-Frontier Fellow of the Ministry of Environment, Japan, Department of Global Agricultural Sciences, The University of Tokyo
July 2006- July 2009
Associate professor, State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
July 2004- June 2006
Assistant professor, Key Laboratory of System Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environ -mental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Research Interest:

Ecological Effects of Environmental Changes

Public Services:

Editorial Member of 《Chinese Journal of Plant Ecology》、《Science of the Total

Selected Publications:


  1. Feng ZZ, Tang HY, Kobayashi K (2017) Chapter 12 Effects of Ozone on Crops in China. In Air pollution impacts on plants in East Asia (ed T. Izuta), Springer. pp. 175-194.
  2. Feng ZZ, Li P (2017) Chapter 13 Effects of Ozone on Chinese Trees. In Air pollution impacts on plants in East Asia (ed T. Izuta), Springer. pp. 195-219. 


  1. Zhaozhong Feng*, Johan Uddling, Haoye Tang, Jianguo Zhu, Kazuhiko Kobayashi (2018). Comparison of crop yield sensitivity to ozone between open-top chamber and free-air experiments. Global Change Biology, 24: 2231-2238.
  2. Zhaozhong Feng*, Patrick Büker, Hakan Pleijel, Lisa Emberson, Per Erik  Karlsson, Johan Uddling* (2018). A unifying explanation for variation in ozone sensitivity among woody plants. Global Change Biology, 24(1): 78-84.
  3. Pin Li, Zhaozhong Feng* ,Vicent Calatayud, Xiangyang Yuan, Yansen Xu, Elena Paoletti (2017). A metaanalysis on growth, physiological, and biochemical responses of woody species to groundlevel ozone highlights the role of plant functional types. Plant Cell and Environment, 40, 2369-2380.
  4. Xiangyang Yuan, Zhaozhong Feng*, Shuo Liu, Bo Shang, Pin Li, Yansen Xu, Elena Paoletti (2017). Concentration- and flux-based dose-responses of isoprene emission from poplar leaves and plants exposed to an ozone concentration gradient. Plant Cell and Environment, 40, 1960-1971.
  5. Feng Gao, Vicent Calatayud, Elena Paoletti, Yasutomo Hoshika, Zhaozhong Feng* (2017). Water stress mitigates the negative effects of ozone on photosynthesis and biomass in poplar plants. Environmental Pollution, 230, 268-279.
  6. Xiangyang Yuan, Vicent Calatayud, Feng Gao, Silvano Fares, Elena Paoletti, Yuan Tian, Zhaozhong Feng* (2016). Interaction of drought and ozone exposure on isoprene emission from extensively cultivated poplar. Plant Cell & Environment, 39: 2276-2287.
  7. Pin Li, Vicent Calatayud, Feng Gao, Johan Uddling, Zhaozhong Feng* (2016). Differences in ozone sensitivity among woody species are related to leaf morphology and antioxidant levels. Tree Physiology, 36: 1105-1116.
  8. Enzhu Hu,Feng Gao, Yue Xin, Huixia Jia,Kaihui Li, Jianjun Hu*, Zhaozhong Feng* (2015). Concentration- and flux-based ozone dose-response relationships for five poplar clones grown in North China. Environmental Pollution, 207: 21-30.
  9. Patrick Büker*, Zhaozhong Feng, Johan Uddling, Allen Briolat, Rocio Alonso, Sabine Braun, Susana Elvira, Giacomo Gerosa, Per Erik  Karlsson, Didier Le Thiec, Riccardo Marzuoli, Gina Mills, Elina Oksanen, Gerhard Wieser, Matthew Wilkinson, Lisa Emberson (2015). New flux based dose-response relationships for ozone for European forest tree species. Environmental Pollution, 206: 163-174.
  10. Zhaozhong Feng*, Tobias Rütting, H? kan Pleijel, G? ran Wallin, Peter B. Reich, Claudiai Kammann, Paul C.D. Newton, Kazuhiko Kobayashi, Yunjian Luo, Johan Uddling* (2015). Constraints to nitrogen acquisition of terrestrial plants under elevated CO2. Global Change Biology, 21: 3152-3168.
  11. Zhaozhong Feng*, Elena Paoletti, Andrzej Bytnerowicz,  Harry Harmons (2015). Ozone and Plants. Environmental Pollution, 202: 215-216.
  12. Zhaozhong Feng*, Enzhu Hu, Xiaoke Wang, Lijun Jiang, Xuejun Liu (2015). Ground-level O3 pollution and its impacts on food crops in China: A Review. Environmental Pollution, 199: 42-48.
  13. Zhaozhong Feng, Jingsong Sun, Wuxing Wan, Enzhu Hu, Vicent Calatayud* (2014). .Evidence of widespread ozone-induced visible injury on plants in Beijing, China. Environmental Pollution, 193: 296-301.
  14. Zhaozhong Feng, Jing Pang, Kazuhiko Kobayashi, Jianguo Zhu, Donald R. Ort (2011). Differential responses in two varieties of winter wheat to elevated ozone concentration under fully open-air field conditions. Global Change Biology, 17: 580-591.
  15. Xinkai Zhu, Zhaozhong Feng #, Taofang Sun, Xiaocheng Liu, Haoye Tang, Jianguo Zhu, Wenshan Guo, Kazuhiko Kobayashi (2011). Effects of elevated ozone concentration on yield of four Chinese cultivars of winter wheat under fully open-air field conditions. Global Change Biology 17: 2697-2706.
  16. Zhaozhong Feng, Kazuhiko Kobayashi*, Elizabeth A. Ainsworth (2008). Impact of elevated ozone concentration on growth, physiology, and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): A meta-analysis. Global Change Biology, 14: 2696-2708.

Supported Projects:
  1. Mechanism on the response of Poplar plantation to elevated ozone at multi-scale levels under Free Air Concentration Elevation, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2018-2021, PI.
  2. Subject: Ozone impacts on plant ecosystems in China and Italy,Chinese Academy of Sciences - Italian Research Council cooperation project, 2017-2019.
  3. Subject: Combined effects of elevated ozone and N depostion on the C-N coupling of Poplar Plantation. Supported by Key project of Frontier Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2016-2020, PI.
  4. Sub-Subject: Ecological restoration technology in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei urban agglomeration based on enhancing wind prevention and sand fixation ability. Ecological safety ensuring technology in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei urban agglomeration. Supported by the Key
  5. Research Projects, Ministry of Science & Technology of China. SQ2016YFSF030062, 2016-2020, PI.
  6. Subject: Mechanism on the increased ground-level ozone effects on the growth and fruit of peach in Beijing, Beijing Natural Science Foundation, 6162021, 2016-2018, PI.
  7. Subject: Effects of ambient ozone on the food crop yield and quality in North China Plain. Supported by State Key Laboratory of Soil and Sustainable Agriculture, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2016-2018, PI.
  8. Subject: Combined effects of ground-level ozone and N deposition on the Poplar Plantation grown in the oasis of Xinjiang. Supported by State Key Laboratory of Desert and Oasis Ecology, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2015-2017, PI.
  9. Subject: Effects of air pollutants on crops and forest trees in Northern China Region. Supported by Hundred Talents Program, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2013-2017, PI.
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