Tong Yan-an

  Tong Yanan, PhD in soil science graduated from SwedishUniversity of Agricultural Sciences in Sept 2003. Now he is a professor employed by the College of Resource and Environment, NorthwestA & FUniversity, P. R. of China. He is a member of the Chinese Society of Soil Science, a managing director of Chinese Society of Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science, Vice chairman of Shaanxi Society of Soil Science, Chairman of Shaanxi Society of Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science, a Member of the Editorial Board of “Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science”.

  Now he is collaboration with Rothamsted Research, UK on “Improving Livelihoods on Shaanxi Farms by reducing non-pointN Pollution through Improved Nutrient Management”, this is a part of the China-UK collaboration - the Sustainable Development Dialogue (SDD). He isa head of the China Secretariat of the China-UK Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Network (SAIN)which is to provide a coherent framework for the development and implementation of China-UK collaboration on environmentally sustainable agriculture.

  He has published over 160 papers, chapters, books or reports.

  1. Personal data

  NameTong Yan-an

  Date of Birth5 March 1956

  Place of BirthShaanxi, Huaxian county, China

  TitleProfessor in soil science, supervisor for Ph.D student in Soil science

  and ecology

  AddressTong Yanan, College of Resource and Environment, NorthwestSci-TechUniversity of Agriculture and Forestry, 712100, Shaanxi, Yangling, P.R. of China. Tel/Fax 0086+29+87081213(office), 87036098(home),Email: tongyanan@nwsuaf.edu.cn

  2. Education

  PhD,Soil Sciencein 2003, SwedishUniversity of Agriculture Sciences, Umea, Sweden.Thetitleofmydissertation: Nitrogen Loss Assessment and Environmental Consequences in the Loess Soil of China.

  MSc, Soil Science in 1995, SwedishUniversity of Agriculture Sciences, Umea, Sweden.

  BSc, Soil Science and Plant Nutriention, 1982, NorthwestUniversity of Agricultural Sciences, Yangling, Shaanxi, China.

  3. Language spoken Chinese, English

  5. Employments

  1982-1988.10    Research assistant, Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Shaanxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Yangling, Shaanxi.

  1988.11-1995.4Assistant Professor, ShaanxiSoil and Fertilizer Institute.

  1995.5-2000.4    Deputy Professor, ShaanxiSoil and Fertilizer Institute.

  2000.5-          Professor, College of Resource and Environment, NorthwestSci-TechUniversity of Agriculture and Forestry.

  6. Leadership

  1994.8-1996.2    Vice director of Shaanxi Institute of Soil and Fertilizer.

  1996.3-2000.6    Director of Shaanxi Institute of Soil and Fertilizer.

  2000.7-2004.6    Den of College of Resource and Environment, NorthwestSci-TechUniversity of Agriculture and Forestry.

  2004.7-         Director of Shaanxi Institute of Soil and Fertilizer.

  7. Study visits abroad

  1987.1-5         Laboratory skills, Environment Research Laboratory, SwedishUniversityofAgricultureSciences, Umea, Sweden.

  1988.9-12        Research on nitrogen transformation in soils. Department of Forest Ecology, SwedishUniversityofAgricultureSciences, Umea, Sweden.

  1992.2-1994.5    Master science student in Department of Forest Ecology, SwedishUniversityofAgricultureSciences, Umea, Sweden.

  1995.9-12        Modeling in soil water movement in soil profile, Department of Forest Ecology, SwedishUniversityofAgricultureSciences, Umea, Sweden.

  1997.8.20-9.10    Study tour in Sweden in the field of environment, energy use and horticulture.

  1998.8.10-30     Study tour in USA in dry-land farming, grasses and mulching.

  2001.8.10-10.20   Modeling in soil water movement, Department of Forest Ecology, SwedishUniversityofAgricultureSciences, Umea, Sweden.

  2003.3-10        Ph.D dissertation in Department of Forest Ecology, SwedishUniversityofAgricultureSciences, Umea, Sweden.

  2004.6.25-7.30    Distance education technology, Nutrient Management Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture, Collage of Agriculture, Saskachewan University, Saskatoon, Canada.

  20110522-20110603  Visit UK (Rothamstead research, East Angilia University,Department of Food, Environment and Rural Affairs) and Netherland (University of Amsterdam and University of Twente)

  20130101-20130113  Visit Argentina(IPNI Latin America - Southern Cone) and Brazil (Brazil Academy of Agricultural Sciences)

  20130901-20130918   visit Slovakia(Soil Science and Conservation Research Institute),Sweden (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences),and Italy (University of Bologna).

  8. International Projects

  Provincial direct expert for the project of “land sustainable management and adaptation of climate change” supported by the World Bank from 2011-2015;

  China-UK collaboration,2008-, He is a head of the China Secretariat of the China-UK Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Network (SAIN) which is to provide a coherent framework for the development and implementation of China-UK collaboration on environmentally sustainable agriculture.

  China-UK collaboration on “Improving Livelihoods on Shaanxi Farms by reducing non-point N Pollution through Improved Nutrient Management”, 2007-2010,a corporation project betweenNorthwest A & F University, China, andRothamsted Research, UK,this is a part of the China-UK collaboration - the Sustainable Development Dialogue (SDD).

  China-Canada, 2002-2014, “Soil Nutrition Management for Sustainable Agriculture in Shaanxi Province”, a collaboration project between International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI). Canada, and Northwest A & F University, China.

  Responsible for “Increase water use efficiency in dry land area in China”.2001-2005, a corporation project betweenNorthwest A & F University, China, and SwedishUniversity of Agricultural Sciences funded by Swedish SIDA.

  Responsible for “Extension of the new techniques of minimize N losses and increase N use efficiency”, 1997-2002. A corporation project betweenShaanxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China, and SwedishUniversity of Agricultural Sciences funded by Swedish SIDA.

  "Nitrogen fertilizer use efficiency - a project to minimize N losses", 1994-1997. A corporation project betweenShaanxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China, and SwedishUniversity of Agricultural Sciences funded by Swedish SIDA.

  Responsible for subproject4 “Soil Testing and Plant Nutrients Diagnosis” in the project of “Soil and water conservation”between China and Sweden, 1987.1-1990.12 supported by Swedish government (Sida).

  9. Domestic project:

  Responsible for the project of “Techniques demonstration for the improvement of medium- and low-yield fields in dry-land area of Loess Plateau” , 2011-2015

  Responsible for the project of“Key techniques introduce for climate change adaptation of China agriculture” and the project of ”Research and Demonstration of Key technology for contaminant <http://www.iciba.com/contaminant> control in the soil of the main Crops” from FAO, China. 2012-2016

  Responsible for the National Science and Technology supported project : “Research and demonstration of the degradation soil improvement in Northwest of China”.2006-2010, 2006BAD05B07

  Responsible for the project supported by the NSFC, “N deposition from the atmosphere and it’s function and efficiency in N input in the farmland”, 2007-2009, (40675006)

  Responsible for “Research and development of high production and efficiency in dry-land area in shaanxi, China”. 1996-2000, supported by National Sciences and Technology Ministry.

  Responsible forthe project of “Increase nitrogen use efficiency”. 1998-2000, supported by National Agriculture Ministry. The same title of the project supported by Shaanxi ProvincialSciences and Technology Bureau, 1997-2001.

  Responsible for “Introduce and test for the grasses suitable growing in dry-land area in Loess Plateau”. 1999-2004, supported by National Agriculture Ministry.

  Responsible for “Nitrogen loss by denitrification in loess soil area”, 2004-2006, supported by National Natural Science Foundation.

  Responsible for “Research on the apple production and quality control in ShaanxiProvince, Loess Plateau”, 2003-2005, supported by National Agriculture Ministry.

  10. Publication

  Xiaoying Wang1,2, Yanan Tong1,2*, Yimin Gao1, Pengcheng Gao1, Fen Liu1, Zuoping Zhao1, Yan Pang1 , Spatial and Temporal Variations of Crop Fertilization and Soil Fertility in the Loess Plateau in China from  the 1970s to the 2000s, PLOS ONE, 2014, vol 9, issue 11, pp1-13

  Xiaoying Wang1, Yanan Tong1,2*, Pengcheng Gao1, Fen Liu1, Yimin Gao1, Zuoping Zhao1 and Yan Pang1 Effects of formulated fertilizer, irrigation and varieties on wheat yield in Shaanxi China , Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2014, 6(7):1124-1129

  Xiaoying Wang1, Yanan Tong1,2*, Pengcheng Gao1, Fen Liu1,Yimin Gao1, Zuoping Zhao1, Yan Pang1A study to evaluate the  relationships between nutrient inputs and winter wheat yield in Shaanxi, International Agricultural Engineering Journal,2014, Vol. 23, No. 3,64-73.

  Fang Wang, Yan’an Tong, Pengcheng Gao, Jinshui Zhang, Ray Richard Weil, and Jamie Nichole Coffie, Organic Amendments to a Wheat Crop Alter Soil Aggregation and Labile Carbon on the Loess Plateau, China, Soil Science ? Volume 179, Number 3, March 2014,167-173.

  Zhao Zuoping1,2, Yan Sha2, Liu Fen1, Ji Puhui1,3, Wang Xiaoying1, Tong Yanan, Effects of chemical fertilizer combined with organic manure on Fuji apple quality, yield and soil fertility in apple orchard on the Loess Plateau of China, Int J Agric & Biol Eng Open Access at <http://www.ijabe.org>, Vol. 7 No.2, 45-55.

  NGUYEN THANH HUNG1; MAI HUONGTRA2; XIWANG TANG3;PUHUI JI4; YAN’AN TONG5,THE EFFICIENCY OF CADMIUM REMOVAL FROM VARIOUS TYPES OF SOIL USING VETIVER GRASS,Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary,www.asianacademicresearch.org <http://www.asianacademicresearch.org>,VOLUME 1  ISSUE 24 (AUGUST 2014) ISSN : 2319 - 2801 pp.170-185

  Nguyen Thanh Hung(a)(b), Mai Huong Tra(c), Xiwang Tang, Puhui Ji(a) , Yan’an Tong(a), The Effect of Fertilizers and Harvesting Time on the Absorption of Heavy Metals as, Pb to Brassica Juncea, International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, ISSN 0973-6077 Volume 9, Number 5 (2014), pp. 2663-2675

  Xianlong Yang, Yongli Lu, Yan’an Tong, Xiaofang Yin. A 5-year lysimeter monitoring of nitrate leaching from wheat-maize rotation system: Comparison between optimum N fertilization and conventional farmer N fertilization. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2014, 199, 34-42

  Z. Zhao1,2, Y. Tong1 and J. Wang1, Nutrient Uptake and Distribution in Field-Grown Kiwifruit Vines,Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Crops,2013, 219-226;

  F. Wang1, Y.A. Tong1, J.S. Zhang1, P.C. Gao1, J.N. Coffie2 ,2013,Effects of various organic materials on soil aggregate stability and soil microbiological properties on the Loess Plateau of China,Plant Soil Environ, Vol. 59, 2013, No. 4: 162-168

  TONG Yan-an, SHI Wei, LU Dian-qing, EMTERYD Ove, 2005, Relationship between soil texture and nitrate distribution and accumulation in soil profile. Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science. 11(4):435-441.

  TONG Yan-an,  Ove EMTERYD, ZHANG Shu-lan, LIANG Dong-li. 2004. Evalution of Over-Application of Nitrogen Fertilizer in Shaanxi Province, China. ScientiaAgriculturaSinica. 37(8):1239-1244.

  Tong Yan-an, O. Emteryd, H. Grip and LU Dian-qing. 2004. Soil NH4+ Fixation and Fertilizer N Recovery as Affected by Soil Moisture and Fertilizer Application Methods. Pedosphere, 14(2): 247-252.

  Tong Yanan. 2003. Nitrogen Loss Assessment and Environmental Consequences in the Loess Soil of China.ISSN 1401-6230, ISBN 91-576-6518-4, Grafiska Enheten, Ume?, Sweden.

  Tong Yan-an,Ove Emteryd, Lu Dianqing, Harald Grip.1997. Effect of organic manure and chemical fertilizer on nitrogen uptake and nitrate leaching in a Eum-orthicanthrosols profile. Nutrient Cicling in Agroecosystems, 48:225-229.

  Tong Yan-an, 2000. Nitrogen and environment, Research on Plant Nutrition. China Agricultural University Press House.

  Tong Yanan, Wei Qingfeng, Wang Quanjiu, Huang Mingbin, Zou Meie. 1998. Therioical and Practice of Water Cycling in Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Continue. Shaanxi Publish House. (Book)

  Zhang Shulan, Tong Yanan, Liang Dongli, Lu Dianqing, Ove Emteryd. 2004. Nitrate-N movement in the soil profile as influenced by rate and timing of nitrogen application. ACTA PedologicaSinica. 41(2):270-277.

  11. Professional title

  Chairman of the Shaanxi Society of plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science

  Vice- Chairman of the Shaanxi Society of Soil Science

  Managing director of the executive council of Chinese Society of plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science

  Member of the executive council of Chinese Society of Soil Science