Du Xiongming

From: CAAS      author: admin      Count: 次      Date: 2014/05/148



Dr. Du Xiongming
Institute of Cotton Research (ICR)
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)
Address: No. 38, Huanghe Rd., Anyang, Henan, 455000, P.R. China
Phone: +86-372-2562252
Fax:   +86-372- 2562256
E-mail: duxm@cricaas.com.cn; dujeffrey8848@hotmail.com
Website: www.cricaas.com.cn


Education Background
Du Xiongming, a breeding and genetics professor, obtained his Bachelor degree (1986) at Sichuan Agricultural University. He participated in and finished the English training at Agriculture Science and technology educational project Foreign Language Centre in Beijing from February 1990 to November 1990, and gained his PhD degree of Plant Breeding and Genetics (1998) at University of Nanjing Agriculture. He visited and studied in Prof. Kohel’s and John Yu’s lab in Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, USDA-ARS, at College Station in Texas from May 2005 to January 2006.


Research Area
He is leader of the Cotton Germplasm Program, and Dean of Cotton Germplasm Division in Institute of Cotton Research of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (ICR, CAAS). He was also the seventh council member of academic committee of Cotton in China since 2012, the fourth and fifth council member of branch association of genetic resources under Association of Chinese Agronomy since 2000, and the member of Editorial Board of Journal of Plant genetics resources since 2007, and the fellow of Branch Association of Natural Color Cotton under National Technical Committee for Fiber Standardization Administration in China since 2011.

He is project leader of national R&D project, National High Technology (863 plan) project and National Science fund etc. He gained the second class award of science and technology of Henan Province and Anhui Province in 2010, respectively. He acquired 5 national patents on color cotton and germplasm research.


1. Book “Flora of Cotton Varieties in China”, Publisher of Science and technology for Agricultural in China, 2009. BEIJING. This book acquired the National Book Award Nomination of 2nd Chinese Government Award for Publishing in 2010.
2. Book “Descriptors and Data Standard for Cotton”, Publisher of Agricultural in China, 2005. BEIJING.
In addition, more than 150 scientific publications have been published since he started his professional research career.