Youping Sun, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


School of Agricultural, Forestry, and Environmental Science

F151 Poole Agricultural Building

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.

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.