Shang Wang

Contact / Address

Shang Wang
PhD Student

Department of Soil Ecology
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Theodor-Lieser-Strasse 4 | D-06120 Halle/Saale


Shang Wang

Research Interests

  • Soil enzyme kinetics in response to agronomy practice and climate change
  • Soil nutrient cycling and organic matter turnover in response to biotic and abiotic factors
  • Novel cropping system construction, such as legume crop rotation or intercropping
  • Cropland organic-chemical fertilizer management
  • Cropland greenhouse gas emission and carbon footprint

CV / Scientific Career

2022.08 -

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung – UFZ, Guest Ph.D student

2021.02 -

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Ph.D student

2018.09 -

China Agricultural University, Agronomy Master

2017.04 -

Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Undergraduate Research assistant

2014.09 -

China Agricultural University, Agronomy Bachelor

List of Publications

Nie, J., Harrison, M. T., Zhou, J., Yang, L., Zhao, J., Wang, X., Liu, K., Wang, S., Zang, H., Yang, Y., Zeng, Z. (2023). Productivity and water use efficiency of summer soybean-winter wheat rotation system under limited water supply in the North China Plain. European Journal of Agronomy, 151, 126959.

Wang, S., Hoang, D. T. T., Luu, A. T., Mostafa, T., Razavi, B. S. (2023). Environmental memory of microbes regulates the response of soil enzyme kinetics to extreme water events: Drought-rewetting-flooding. Geoderma, 437, 116593.

Xian, J., Chen, X., Wang, S., Zhang, X., Xu, G. (2023). Phosphorus availability in saline soil: A review. Soils, 55(3), 474-486. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Wang, X., Wang, S., Zang, H., Nie, J., Zhao, J., Wang, P., Peixoto, L., Yang,Y., Olesen, J. E., Zeng, Z. (2023). Replacing chemical fertilizer with manure reduces N2O emissions in winter wheat–summer maize cropping system under limited irrigation. Journal of Environmental Management, 336, 117677.

Wang, S., Zhang, X., Zhou, J., Xu, Z., Ma, Q., Chu, J., Zang, H., Yang, Y., Peixoto, L., Zeng, Z., Razavi, B. S. (2023). Transition of spatio-temporal distribution of soil enzyme activity after straw incorporation: From rhizosphere to detritusphere. Applied Soil Ecology, 186, 104814.

Chang, F., Wang, X., Song, J., Zhang, H., Ru, Y., Wang, J., Liu, J., Wang, S., Ji, H., LI, Y. (2023). Maize straw application as an interlayer improves organic carbon and total nitrogen concentrations in the soil profile: A four-year experiment in a saline soil. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 22(6), 1870-1882.

Nie, J., Zhou, J., Zhao, J., Wang, X., Liu, K., Wang, P., Wang, S., Yang, L., Zang, H., Harrison, M. T., Yang, Y., Zeng, Z. (2022). Soybean crops penalize subsequent wheat yield during drought in the North China Plain. Frontiers in plant science, 13, 947132.

Hoang, D. T. T., Rashtbari, M., Anh, L. T., Wang, S., Tu, D. T., Hiep, N. V., Razavi, B. S. (2022). Mutualistic interaction between arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi and soybean roots enhances drought resistant through regulating glucose exudation and rhizosphere expansion. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 171, 108728.

Ma, H., Wang, S., Yang, Y., Feng, X., Zeng, Z., Ren, C., Zang, H., Hu, Y. (2021). Intercropping of oat with mung bean, peanut, and soybean: Yield advantages, economic benefits and carbon footprints. Journal of China Agricultural University, 26(8), 23-32. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Wang, S., Chen, G., Yang, Y., Zeng, Z., Hu, Y., Zang, H. (2021). Sowing ratio determines forage yields and economic benefits of oat and common vetch intercropping. Agronomy Journal, 113(3), 2607-2617.

Yang, Y., Nie, J., Wang, S., Shi, L., Li, Z., Zeng, Z., Zang, H. (2021). Differentiated responses of nirS- and nirK- type denitrifiers to 30 years of combined inorganic and organic fertilization in a paddy soil. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 67(1), 79-92.

Wang, X., Nie, J., Wang, P., Zhao, J., Yang, Y., Wang, S., Zeng, Z., Zang, H. (2021). Does the replacement of chemical fertilizer nitrogen by manure benefit water use efficiency of winter wheat–summer maize systems? Agricultural Water Management, 243, 106428.

Wang, S., Li, K., Nie, J., Yang, Y., Zang, H., Zeng, Z. (2020). Economic benefits and carbon footprint of a spring mung bean-summer maize cropping system in the North China Plain. Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, 28(6), 910-919. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Wang, S., Zheng, Y., Yang, G., Nie, J., Feng, X., Wang, X., Zeng, Z, (2019). Screening of high-yield mungbean varieties in Heilonggang low plain area. Journal of Hebei Agricultural Sciences, 23(2), 79-85+103. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Conference Contribution


Wang, S., Xu, Z., Ma, Q., Zeng, Z., Zang ,H., Razavi, B. S.(2021) Transition of Spatio-temporal Distribution of Enzyme Activity in Soil after Straw Application: From Rhizosphere to Detritusphere. KPC Summer School 2021. Kiel, Germany. (Online)

Wang, S., Razavi, B., Spielvogel, S., Blagodatskaya, E. (2023) Response of soil organic matter turnover to soil salinization and climate warming (No. EGU23-2882). EGU General Assembly 2023. Vienna, Austria.

Wang, S., Hoang, H. T. T., Anh, L. T., Mostafa, T., Razavi, B. S. (2023) Environmental memory of microbes regulates the response of soil enzyme kinetics to extreme water events: drought-rewetting-flooding. DBG-Jahrestagung 2023. Halle(Saale), Germany.


Wang, S., Reitz, T., Guliyev, V., Blagodatskaya, E. (2023) Response of soil carbon storage and microbial growth to long term mineral and organic fertilization. GfÖ Annual Meeting 2023. Leipzig, Germany.