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Baodong   Chen

Baodong Chen


Ph.D. in Plant Nutrition, Department of Plant Nutrition, China Agricultural University, 2002

Current position

Professor of Soil Ecology in Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Head of the research team “Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Restoration” in State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Chen, Y., Xu, Z., Hu, H., Hu, Y., Hao, Z., Jiang, Y. and Chen, B. (2013). Responses of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea to nitrogen fertilization and precipitation increment in a typical temperate steppe in Inner Mongolia. Applied Soil Ecology 68: 36-45.
  2. Hu, Y., Rillig, M. C., Xiang, D., Hao, Z. and Chen, B. (2013). Changes of AM fungal abundance along environmental gradients in the arid and semi-arid grasslands of northern China. PLoS One 8(2): e57593.
  3. Li, T., Hu, Y. J., Hao, Z. P., Li, H., Wang, Y. S. and Chen, B. D. (2013). First cloning and characterization of two functional aquaporin genes from an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices. New Phytol 197(2): 617-630.
  4. Zhang, X., Uroic, M. K., Xie, W. Y., Zhu, Y. G., Chen, B. D., McGrath, S. P., Feldmann, J. and Zhao, F. J. (2012). Phytochelatins play a key role in arsenic accumulation and tolerance in the aquatic macrophyte Wolffia globosa. Environ Pollut 165: 18-24.
  5. Veresoglou, S. D., Chen, B. and Rillig, M. C. (2012). Arbuscular mycorrhiza and soil nitrogen cycling. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 46: 53-62.
  6. Zhang, X., Hu, Y., Liu, Y. and Chen, B. (2011). Arsenic uptake, accumulation and phytofiltration by duckweed (Spirodela polyrhiza L.). J Environ Sci (China) 23(4): 601-606.
  7. Zhu, Y.-G. and Chen, B.-D. (2009). Principles and technologies for remediation of uranium-contaminated environments. Radioactivity in the Environment 14: 357-374.
  8. Dong, Y., Zhu, Y. G., Smith, F. A., Wang, Y. and Chen, B. (2008). Arbuscular mycorrhiza enhanced arsenic resistance of both white clover (Trifolium repens Linn.) and ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) plants in an arsenic-contaminated soil. Environ Pollut 155(1): 174-181.
  9. Chen, B., Roos, P., Zhu, Y. G. and Jakobsen, I. (2008). Arbuscular mycorrhizas contribute to phytostabilization of uranium in uranium mining tailings. J Environ Radioact 99(5): 801-810.
  10. Chen, B., Xiao, X., Zhu, Y. G., Smith, F. A., Xie, Z. M. and Smith, S. E. (2007). The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus mosseae gives contradictory effects on phosphorus and arsenic acquisition by Medicago sativa Linn. Sci Total Environ 379(2-3): 226-234.
  11. Chen, B. D., Zhu, Y. G., Duan, J., Xiao, X. Y. and Smith, S. E. (2007). Effects of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus mosseae on growth and metal uptake by four plant species in copper mine tailings. Environ Pollut 147(2): 374-380.
  12. Chen, B. D., Zhu, Y. G. and Smith, F. A. (2006). Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculation on uranium and arsenic accumulation by Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.) from a uranium mining-impacted soil. Chemosphere 62(9): 1464-1473.
  13. Zhu, Y.G., Kong, W.D., Chen, B.D., Nan, Z.B. and Christie, P. (2005). Soil microbial community: understanding the belowground network for sustainable grassland management. In: McGilloway DA (Ed.). Grassland: A Global Resource. Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 209-217.
  14. Liu, Y., Zhu, Y. G., Chen, B. D., Christie, P. and Li, X. L. (2005). Yield and arsenate uptake of arbuscular mycorrhizal tomato colonized by Glomus mosseae BEG167 in As spiked soil under glasshouse conditions. Environ Int 31(6): 867-873.
  15. Liu, Y., Zhu, Y. G., Chen, B. D., Christie, P. and Li, X. L. (2005). Influence of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus mosseae on uptake of arsenate by the As hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata L. Mycorrhiza 15(3): 187-192.
  16. Jakobsen, I., Chen, B., Munkvold, L., Lundsgaard, T. and ZHU, Y. G. (2005). Contrasting phosphate acquisition of mycorrhizal fungi with that of root hairs using the root hairless barley mutant. Plant, Cell & Environment 28(7): 928-938.
  17. Chen, B., Zhu, Y. G., Zhang, X. and Jakobsen, I. (2005). The influence of mycorrhiza on uranium and phosphorus uptake by barley plants from a field-contaminated soil. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 12(6): 325-331.
  18. Chen, B., Roos, P., Borggaard, O. K., Zhu, Y. G. and Jakobsen, I. (2005). Mycorrhiza and root hairs in barley enhance acquisition of phosphorus and uranium from phosphate rock but mycorrhiza decreases root to shoot uranium transfer. New Phytol 165(2): 591-598.
  19. Chen, B., Jakobsen, I., Roos, P. and Zhu, Y.-G. (2005). Effects of the mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices on uranium uptake and accumulation by Medicago truncatula L. from uranium-contaminated soil. Plant Soil 275(1-2): 349-359.
Protocols by Baodong Chen
  1. Measurement of Extracellular Ca2+ Influx and Intracellular H+ Efflux in Response to Glycerol and PEG6000 Treatments