Zhao Zunlian

  First name:  Zunlian

  Family name: Zhao

  Gender: Male

  Date and place of birth: April, 1960. Qianxian, Shaanxi, China

  Title: Professor

  Education and working experiences:

  1982.07, BSc. in Olericulture, Northwest Agricultural University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China;

  1993.07, M.S. in Olericulture, Northwest Agricultural University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China;

  2010.06, Ph.D. in Olericulture, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China;

  1997.05~1997.09, visiting scholar in Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Summerland, BC Canada;

  1999.04~1999.07, research project in Volcani Agricultural Research Center, Israel.

  1997~2000, director, Shaanxi Vegetable and Flower Research Institute, scientist of chili pepper breeding and cultivation;

  2000~2010, deputy dean of Horticultural College, Northwest A&F University, scientist of chili pepper breeding and cultivation; 1996~now, secretary-general, Shaanxi Society for Horticultural Sciences.

  2.Main interests in research

  Chili pepper breeding; Cultivation techniques; Methods of breeding and seed production; Heterosis; virus disease in chili pepper; Continuous cropping obstacle in chili pepper, etc.

  3.Main Awards

  (1)1999, Scientific and Technological Achievement Prize of Shaanxi Province: The first prize.

  (2)2009, Scientific and Technological Achievement Prize of Shaanxi Province: The second prize.

  (3)2012, Agricultural Science and Technology Achievement Promotion Award of Shaanxi Province: The first prize.

  (4)Registered new pepper: 8819(chili pepper)

  (5)Registered new pepper variety: Shanjiao 2001(chili pepper);

  (6)Registered new pepper variety: Shancaijiao No.1 (sweet pepper);

  (7)Registered new pepper variety: Shancaijiao No.2 (sweet pepper);

  (8)Registered new pepper variety: Shanjiao 2006 (chili pepper)

  (9)Registered new pepper variety: Shanjiao 2012 (chili pepper)

  4.Main publications

  Since 1992, 51 academic papers and 4 books were published. The main publications are as follows.

  (1)Zhao Z L, Wang M. Studies on fruit storage mechanism of watermelon germplasm. Acia Horticulturae Sinica, 1994,21(1): 99-100

  (2)Zhao Z L, Wang M, Wen S C. Studies on disease resistance of African watermelon [Citrullus lanatus (Thunb) Manf.] germplasm. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 1994, 3(2): 87-91

  (3)Wang Ming, Zhao Zunlian. Certain Biochemical Mechanism of Fruit Storage of Watermelon Germplasm. XXIVth International Horticultural Congress, 1994

  (4)Zhao Z L, Wang M, Yang A P, Xue W, Du J. Study on the chemical components and sibship of African watermelon germplasm. Acta Botanica Boreali-Occidentalia Sinica, 1996, 16(4): 436-441

  (5)Zhao Z L. Israeli water-saving and protected agriculture of Israel and its use for reference to west part development of China. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 2000, 14(2): 6-10

  (6)Cheng Yongan, Zhang Bingkui, Zhang Enhui, Zhao Zunlian. Chemical control of sex expression in summer squash (Cucurbita pepo L.)。 Cucurbit Genetic Cooperative Report, 2002, 25: 51-53

  (7)Zhao Z L, Yan X L. Water- saving and protected agriculture in the Mediterranean area and its reference to arid and semi-arid agr iculture of China. Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 2003, 19(2): 12-17

  (8)Zhao Z L (chief editor)。 Practical Techniques of Breeding High Productive Peppers. Northwest A&F University Press, 2003

  (9)Zhao Z L (chief editor)。 The Progress of Horticulture (the sixth volume )。 Shaanxi Science and Technology Press, 2004

  (10)Zhao Z L, Shi L L, Tan G T, Yan X L. Study on Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) Virus Disease and Its Distribution in the Guanzhong Area of Shaanxi Province. Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2004, 37(11): 1738-1742

  (11)Zhao Z L, Wu Y F, Shi L L, Yan Y R, Yan X L. Preliminary Report on Transmission of Viruses through line pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) seed in Shaanxi province. Journal of Northwest Sci-Tech University of Agriculture and Forestry, 2005, 33(10): 1-6

  (12)Zhao Z, Shi L,Yan Y, Gong Z, Wu Q, Guo J. Effects of fertilization on continuous cropping obstacle in pepper. Agricultural research in the Arid Areas, 2006, 24(5): 77-80

  (13)Xi Q, Zhao Z L, Gong Z H, Wu Y F. Effect of virus on the fruit quality and physiological indexes of chili pepper. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 2007, 16(3): 132-135

  (14)Zhao H Y, Zhao Z L, Gong Z H, Yang G J, Guo J W. Changes in nutritional quality and anti-oxidant enzyme activity in line pepper fruit. Journal of China Agricultural University, 2008, 13(4): 35-40

  (15)Yang G J, Zhao Z L, Gong Z H, Zhao H Y, Liang L P. Allelopathy functions of the root exudates of line pepper to pepper and other crops. Journal of A&F University, 2008, 36(10): 146-152

  (16)Liang L P, Zhao Z L, Tang A J, Yang G J. Study on the content of capsaicin and dihydrocapsaicin in pepper fruit. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 2008,17(6): 140-143

  (17)Niu Z H, Zhao Z L, Gong Z H, Du L. Effects of TMV infection on line pepper biochemical characteristics and growth status under different iron nutrition levels. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 2009, 18(6): 226-230

  (18)Du L, Zhao Z L, Gong Z H, Guo J W, Niu Z H, Guo Y Q. Effects of water stress on osmosis-adjusting substances in leaves of line pepper. Agricultural Research in the Arid areas, 2010, 28(3): 188-190

  (19)Chen Z X, Zhao Z L, Zhou Q, Xu M, Guo J W, Zhang F. Effects of different storage conditions on quality of dried pepper. Transactions of the CSAE, 2011, 27(9): 381-386 (EI, IF: 1.126)。

  (20)Xie Z H, Zhao Z L, Wu G P, Ye X H, Shi L L, Guo J W. Component analysis of the root exudates at different growth stages in chili pepper. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 2012, 21(8): 175-181, 206

  (21)Zhao Z L,Lu M H,Wu Q Q,and Guo J W. A new linear hot pepper cultivar‘Shanjiao 2012’。 Acta Horticulturae Sinica, 2013, 40(10): 2089-2090

  (22)Jiang S, Zhao Z L, Zang S S, Xie Z H, Shi L L, Guo J W. Influence of several allelochemicals from root exudates on own seed germination and seedling growth in chilli pepper. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 2013, 22 (12): 137-143

  (23)Zang S S, Jiang S, Zhao Z L, Guo C M, Hu J C, Nie W Y, Guo J W. Study on morphological and physiological evolution of floral bud differentiation in chilli pepper. Journal of Northwest A&F University, 2014, 42(04): 171-178, 186

  (24)Nie W Y, Zhao Z L, Xia Y F, Fang Q P, Hu J C, Guo C M, Shi L L, Xu N L, Guo J W. Effect of water stress on root growth and yield of line pepper. Agricultural Research in the Arid Areas, 2014, 32(4): 30-36

  (25)Ye X H, Zhao Z L, Zhou Q, Zhao H B, Guo C M, Shi L L, Guo J W. Malabsorption of mineral nutrients and effects of foliar fertilization on continuously cropped Capsicum annuum L. VAR. annuum. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 2014, 46(5): 1781-1788 (SCI, IF: 1.207)

  5.Contact

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