Associate Professor

Interactions between plant and rhizobacteria, Plant Stress Physiology


1994-1998, BSc, China Agricultural University, China

1998-2001, Master degree, China Agricultural University, China

2001-2004, Ph.D., Wuerzburg University, Germany

2004-2006, Postdoc., Wuerzburg University, Germany

2006-present, Associated Professor, Beijing Normal University, China


Research Interests

Focusing on the mechanisms underlying the interactions between plant and plant growth promoting rhizosphere (PGPR) and the physiological mechanisms of rhizobacteria improving plant resistance to drought and salt.


Selected Publications

♦ Research Articles

1. Li S, Jiang F, Han Y, Gao P, Zhao H, Wang Y, Han S (2018). Comparison of nitrogen uptake in the roots and rhizomes of Leymus chinensis. Biologia Plantarum 62 (1): 149-156.

2. Wang QY, Dodd IC, Belimov AA, Jiang F (2016). Rhizosphere bacteria containing 1-aminocyclopropane-1- carboxylate deaminase increase growth and photosynthesis of pea plants under salt stress by limiting Na+ accumulation. Functional Plant Biology, 43, 161–172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/FP15200.

3. Jiang F, Chen L, Belimov AA, Shaposhnikov AI, Gong F, Meng X, Hartung W, Jeschke DW, Davies WJ, Dodd IC (2012). Multiple impacts of the plant growth promoting rhizobacterium Variovorax paradoxus 5C-2 on nutrient and ABA relations of Pisum sativum. Journal of Experimental Botany 63(18): 6421–6430.

4. Jiang F, Jeschke WD, Hartung W, Cameron DD (2010). Interactions between Rhinanthus minor and its hosts: A review of water, mineral nutrient and hormone flows and exchanges in the hemiparasitic association. Folia Geobotanica. 45 (4), 369-385.

5. Jiang F, Jeschke WD, Hartung W, Cameron DD (2008 a). Mobility of Boron-polyol complexes in the hemiparasitic association between Rhinanthus minor and Hordeum vulgare: the effects of nitrogen nutrition. Physiologia Plantarum 134, 13-21.

6. Jiang F, Jeschke WD, Hartung W, Cameron DD (2008 b). Does legume nitrogen fixation underpin host quality for the hemiparasitic plant Rhinanthus minor? Journal of Experimental Botany 59 (4), 917-925.


♦ Reviews

1. Jiang F, Hartung W (2008). Long distance signalling of abscisic acid (ABA) - the factors regulating the intensity of the ABA-signal. Journal of Experimental Botany 59 (1), 37-43.


Contact Information

College of Life Sciences,

Beijing Normal University,

Beijing 100875,

P. R. China

Tel. : +86-13701053417

E-mail: jiangfan@bnu.edu.cn