Zhone Chonglu
Author:     Time: 2016-11-09

CHONGLU ZHONG (Professor, Dr., PhD superior)

Research Institute of Tropical Forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Longdong, Guangzhou 510520, CHINA. Tel: +86 20 87030939 (O) Fax: +86 20 87031622; Email: zclritf@21cn.com

EDUCATION Bachelor of Agriculture and Master in Agriculture: Sept. 1979-July 1986, Northeastern Forestry University, Harbin, China; PhD degree in Silviculture: Sept.1997-July 2000, Chinese Academy of Forestry.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE  Since 1986, have been employed at Research Institute of Tropical Forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry. Research Assistant: from August 1986 to April 1989; Assistant Professor: from May of 1989 to June of 1996; Associate Professor: from July of 1996 to June of 2002; Professor and Chief Researcher: from July of 2002 to now, to organize relative research on tropical tree genetic resources and genetic diversity in the RITF, and mycorrhizal fungi and Frankia. Had taken in and finished more than 30 projects which including several international projects with Australia, France and Vietnam. Published 5 books and over 70 papers.


Zhong C L, Pinyopusarerk K, Kalinganire A, Franche C. 2011. Improving Smallholder Livelihoods through Improved Casuarina Productivity. China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing. 272pp

Gong M Q, Zhong C L, Chen Y, Wang F Z. 2007. Edible mycorrhizal fungi and their semi-simulating cultivation. Guangdong Science and Technology Publishing. Guangzhou. 174pp

Gong M Q, Xu D P, Zhong C L, et al. 2000. Mycorhizal Fungi biodiversity and Application. China Forestry Publishing House. Beijing. 196pp

Gong M Q, Chen Y L, Zhong C L. 1997. Mycorhizal Research and Application. China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing. 233pp


Huang G H, Zhong CL, Su X H, et al. 2009. Genetic Variation and Structure of Casuarina equisetifolia provenances based on AFLP markers. Silvae Genetica, 58(1-2): 79-85

Zhong C L, Zhang Y, Chen Y, et al. 2010. Actonrhizal Plant Casuarina research and application in China. Symbiosis. 50:107–114

Zhang Y, Zhong C L, Chen Y, et al. 2010.Improving drought tolerance of Casuarina equisetifolia seedlings by arbuscular mycorrhizas under glasshouse conditions. New Forests, 40(3):261-271

Jiang QB, Zhang Y, Zhong CL, et al. 2012. Establishment of an in vitro plant regeneration protocol for Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq. via indirect organogenesis. New Forests, 43:143-154

Zhong C L, Mansour S, Nambiar-Veetil M, et al. 2013. Casuarina glauca: a model tree for basic research in actinorhizal symbiosis. Journal of Biosciences, 38(4): 815–823

Wu C, Zhong C L, Zhang Y, et al. 2014. Genetic diversity and genetic relationships of Chukrasia spp. (Meliaceae) as revealed by inter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers. Trees-Structure and Function, 28(6): 1847-1857

Jiang Q B, Ma Y Z, Zhong C L, et al. 2015. Optimization of the conditions for Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq. genetic transformation mediated by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC), 121:195-204

Zhang Y, Zhong CL, Jiang QB, et al. Reproductive biology and breeding system in Casuarina equisetifolia (Casuarinaceae). Australian Journal of Botany. 201664, 120–128

Hu P, Zhong C L, Zhang Y, et al. Geographic variation in seedling morphology of Casuarina equisetifolia subsp. equisetifolia (Casuarinaceae). Australian Journal of Botany. 2016, 64, 160-170