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YANG Yongping's Group
Professor YANG Yongping

  YANG Yongping, Professor of botany and Deputy Director to Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (KIB/CAS). Major research interests are to document traditional knowledge of plant use by applying ethnobotanical approach, and then some state-in-the-art technologies in phytochemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology, reproductive ecology and evolutionary biology, are employ... More Content>>
Current Group Members
Group Leader:
  YANG Yongping (Professor)
  Dr. DUAN Yuanwen (Professor)
  Dr. ZHANG Zhiqiang (Associate professor)
  Dr. YANG Yunqiang (Associate professor)
  Dr. KONG xiangxiang (Associate professor)
  Dr. SUN Xudong (Associate professor)
  Dr. WANG Chuntao (Associate professor)
  Dr. LI Xiong (Associate professor)
  Dr. Supriyo BASAK (post-doctoral, India)
  Dr... More Content>>
Major Research Achievements
In the documentation of local knowledge of plant use, we found that Shuhi people had relatively limited knowledge about medicinal plants but frequently used ritual plants. We postulated two main factors influencing wild plant use among the Shuhi: cultural values and accessibility. The medicinal plant knowledge of the Bai in Shaxi valley was strongly influenced by mainstream Chinese herbal medic... More Content>>
Selected publications in last 5 years:
  1. Caroline S. Weckerle, Franz K. Huber, Yang Yongping and Sun Weibang. 2006. Plant knowledge of the Shuhi in the Hengduan mountains, Southwest China. Economic Botany 60: 3-23.
  2. Meng Ying, Hong-Yan Xie, Ze-Long Nie, Zi-Jian Gu and Yong-Ping Yang*. 2006. A karyomorphological study on four species of Meconopsis Vig. (Papaveraceae) from the Hengduan... More Content>>
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