Dr. Xueqing Yang


Dr. Agricultural Science

M.Sc Forest Ecology

Department of Bioenergy
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig I Germany

in cooperation with:

Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum - DBFZ
Torgauer Straße 116
04347 Leipzig I Germany

Phone +49 341 2434-608


Dr. Xueqing Yang

Professional experience

since 2019 Postdoc, Department of Bioenergy
2013-2018 PhD student/Research assistant, Institute of Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim
2012-2019 Project assistant, Mountain Ecosystem Studies, ICRAF Kunming office, Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS
2010-2011 Bachelor in Remote Sensing and GIS application in forestry, Indian Institution of Remote Sensing
2008-2011 MSc, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2004-2008 Bachelor in Life Science, Yunnan Normal University, China


Selected publications

Yang, X.Q., Liu, Y., Thrän, D., Bezema, A., Wang, M. Effects of the German Renewable Energy Sources Act and environmental, social and economic factors on biogas plant adoption and agricultural land use change. 2021. Energy, Sustainability and Society. In press.

Yang, X.Q., Liu, Y., Wang, M., Bezema, A., Thrän, D. Identifying the necessities of regional-based analysis to study Germany's biogas production development under energy transition. 2021. Land. 10 (2), art.135. https://doi.org/10.3390/land10020135

Chen, C., Liu, X.J., Wang, X.F., Li, W., Qu, W.X., Dong, L.L., Li, X.Y., Rui, Z.Q., Yang, X.Q. Risk of temperature, humidity and concentrations of air pollutants on the hospitalization of AECOPD. 2019. PLOS One 14 (11), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0225307

Yang, X.Q., Blagodatsky, S., Marohn, C., Liu, H.X., Goblon, R., Xu, J.C., Cadisch, G. Climbing mountain fast but smart: modeling rubber tree growth and latex yield under climate change. 2019. Forest Ecology and Management. 439, 55-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2019.02.028

Min, S., Huang, J.K., Waibel, H., Yang, X.Q., Cadisch, G. Rubber boom, land use change and its implications for carbon balances in Xishuangbanna, southwest China. 2019. Ecological Economics. 156, 57-67.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.09.009

Liu, H.X., Yang, X.Q., Blagodatsky, S., Marohn, C., Liu, F., Xu, J. C., Cadisch, G. Modelling weed management strategies to control erosion in rubber plantations. 2019. Catena.172, 345-355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2018.08.041

Laub, M., Blagodatsky, S., Lang, R., Yang, X.Q., Cadisch, G. A mixed model for landscape soil organic carbon prediction across continuous profile depth in the mountainous subtropics. 2018. Geoderma. 330: 177-192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.05.020

Cotter, M., Asch, F., Hilger, T., Rajaona, A., Schappert, A., Stuerz, S., Yang, X.Q. Measuring leaf area index in rubber plantations – a challenge. 2017. Ecological Indicators. 82:357-366. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.07.019

Yang, X.Q., Blagodatsky, S.,Liu, F., Beckschäfer, P., Xu, J.C., Cadisch, G. Rubber tree allometry, biomass development and carbon stocks in mountainous landscape of sub-tropical China. 2017. Forest Ecology and Management. 404: 84-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.08.013

Yang, X.Q., Blagodatsky, S., Lippe, M., Liu, F., Hammond, J., Xu, J.C., Cadisch, G. Land-use change impact on time-averaged carbon balances: Rubber expansion and reforestation in a biosphere reserve, South-West China. 2016. Forest Ecology and Management 372: 149-163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2016.04.009

Liu, F., Yang, X.Q., Li, Z.Q., Carbon sequestration potential of evergreen broadleaved forest in Naban River Watershed National Nature Reserve. Environmental Science Survey. 2016. 35 (3): 1-6.

Yang, X.Q., Kushwaha, S.P.S., Saran, S., Xu,J.C. and Roy, P.S. Maxent modeling for predicting the potential distribution of medicinal plant, Justicia adhatoda L. in Lesser Himalayan foothills.2013. Ecological Engineering. 51:83-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.12.004

Yang, X.Q., Liu, P.G., Xu,J.C., Yang, X.F. and He,J. Global climate change projections of Tuber.indicum future distribution in Yunnan province. 2013. Plant Classification and Diversity. 2013.35:62-72

Yang, X.Q., Gayantha, L.K.R, Xu, J.C.,Liu, P.G. and He, J. Looking below the ground: Prediction of economic mushroom Tuber indicum habitat using the weight of evidence method. 2012. Ecological Modelling. 247: 27-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.07.032

Mortimer, P.E., Karunarathna, S.C., Li, Q.H., Gui, H., Yang, X.Q., Yang, X.F., He, J., Ye, L., Guo, J.Y., Li, H.L., Sysouphanthong, P., Zhou, D.Q., Xu, J.C., Hyde, K.D. Prized edible Asian mushrooms: ecology, conservation and sustainability. 2012. Fungal Diversity. 56:31-47. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13225-012-0196-3

Yang, X.F., Wilkes, A., Yang, Y.P., Xu, J.C., Geslani, C.S., Yang, X.Q., Gao, F., Yang, J.K. and Robinson, B. Common and privatized: conditions for wise management of Matsutake mushrooms in Northwest Yunnan Province, China. 2009. Ecology and Society. 14: 30. http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol14/iss2/art30/