Youping Sun, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


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Department:
School of Agricultural, Forestry, and Environmental Science

Location:
F151 Poole Agricultural Building


Education:
Ph.D. in Plant Science, University of Maine, 2010.
M.S. in Biochemistry, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China, 2004.
B.S. in Biotechnology, Hunan Agricultural University, China, 2001.

Research interest:
Clonal selection, greenhouse production, and large scale propagation of medicinal plants.

Publications:
Moran, R.E., D.L. Zhang, and Y.P. Sun. 2011. Cold temperature tolerance of G.16 and G.935 apple roots. Acta Horticulturae 903:289-293.

Sun, Y.P., L. Stack, D.L. Zhang, and ZH.Y. Gu. 2011. Control Growth of Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch ‘Sonora Jingle’ and ‘Sonora White’ Using Ethephon. Horticulture, Environment and Biotechnology 52(4):351-356.

Sun, Y.P. and D.L. Zhang. 2010. Cold hardiness of Ilex glabra cultivars from field trials and laboratory tests. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 28(4):191-196.

Sun, Y.P., D.L. Zhang, and F. Geng. 2010. Genetic diversity and taxon delineation of Ilex glabra (L.) Gray using AFLP. Acta Horticulturae 859:261-269.

Sun, Y.P., D.L. Zhang, and J. Smagula. 2010. Micropropagation of Ilex glabra (L.) Gray. HortScience 45 (5):805-808.

Professional society activity:
American Society for Horticultural Science, Member, 2006 to present.
American Council for Medicinal Active Plants, Member, 2011 to present.
The Society for In Vitro Biology, member, 2011 to present.