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YIN Shouhua
Assistant Director
Academic title:
Associate Professor
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Mailing Address:
XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China

  Birth Place: Hunan Province, China Date: January 15, 1964

PhD 2002 Fudan University (Biodiversity conservation, Botany major).

Advisor: Dr. Prof. Lu Bao-Rong

MSc 1992 Kunming Inst. of Botany (Biodiversity conservation, Botany major).

Advisor: Prof. Xu Zai-Fu

BSc 1985 Yunnan Normal University (Biology major)


  He, together with his colleagues, was awarded the Third Prize of “Yunnan Scientific and Progress Award” in 1992 for “Endangered plant investigation, collection and ex-situ conservation”, and the Second Pize of “Natural Science Award of CAS” in 1999 for “Principle and methodology of endangered plant ex-situ conservation”.


Shao YT, Yin SH, Wang ZJ: Desiccation tolerance and cryopreservation of Archontophoenix alexandrae excised embryos at different developmental stages. Seed Science and Technology 2009, 37(1):147-160.

Liu Q, Yin SH, Huang W, Yin JT: Phalaenopsis lobbii (Rchb. f.) H. R. Sweet, a new record of Orchidaceae from Yunnan, China. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 2007, 45(6):855-856.

Lan QY, Jiang XC, Song SQ, Lei YB, Yin SH: Changes in germinability and desiccation-sensitivity of recalcitrant Hopea hainanensis Merr. et Chun seeds during development. Seed Science and Technology 2007, 35(1):21-31.

Zhao Y, Song SQ, Yin SH: Difference of behavior of germination and growth of two types of Suaeda salsa seeds. Seed Science and Technology 2004, 32(3):739-748.

Yang QH, Yin SH, Song SQ, Ye WH: Development of desiccation tolerance and germination physiology of Crotalaria pallida Ait. seeds. Seed Science and Technology 2004, 32(1):99-111.

 Wu CJ, Cheng ZQ, Huang XQ, Yin SH, Cao KM, Sun CR: Genetic diversity among and within populations of Oryza granulata from Yunnan of China revealed by RAPD and ISSR markers: implications for conservation of the endangered species. Plant Science 2004, 167(1):35-42.


Yang Q.H., Yin S.H. , Song S.Q., Ye W.H. 2003. Development of desiccation tolerance and germination physiology of Crotalaria pallida Ait seed. Seed Science and Technology 32(2) (in press)

Wu F., Yin S.H. 2003. Genetic diversity of morpho-agronomic traits in upland-rice varieties of tropical Yunnan. Guihaia 23(3) (in press)

Yang Q.H., Yin S.H. , Xia Y.M., Lan Q.Y. 2002. Preliminary study on germination capacity and desiccation-tolerance of Cassia hirsuta seeds at various developmnetal stages. Journal of Wuhan Botanical Research 20(4):288-292

Yang Qi-he, Ye Wan-hui, Song Song-quan, Yin Shou-hua . 2002. Seed desiccation-tolerance and its relationship to seed types and developmental stages. Acta Botanica -Occident. Sinica 22(6):1518-1525

Yang Qi-he, Yin Shou-hua , Xia Yong-mai, Lan Qin-ying. 2002. Study on desiccation tolerance and germination physiology of Murraya paniculata seeds. Guihaia 22(6):537-542

Wen Bin, Yin Shou-hua , Lan Qin-ying, Yang Xiang-yun. 2002. Ecological characteristics of seed germination of Pometia tomentosa. Guihaia 22(5):408-412

Gong Zhi-Lian, Guo Hui-Jun, Zhou Kai-Yuan, Yin Shou-Hua , Wu Fang. 2001. The current status of upland rice varieties diversity in Xishuangbanna. Acta Botanica Yunnanica Supl 1(VIII):178-186

Lan Qin-Ying, He Hui-ying, Yin Shou-hua , Chen Bi-qiang, Xu Yong. 2000.Tissue culture of the Piper hispidinervium. Journal of Guangxi Agriculture and Biology Science 19(4):289-290

Xu Zaifu, Zhu Hua, Yang Darong, Yin Shouhua . 1999. Key-stone species in Xishuangbanna Tropical rainforest. In : Ma Keping (ed.), Ecosystem Diversity in Key Areas of China. pp. 1-14. Hang Zhou: Zhe Jiang Science and Technology Press

Community service:

Commitment to research the situation:
  — Development of seed dessication tolerance and plant germplasm cryopreservation research. CAS (The Chinese Academy of Sciences) Key Proj. 2002-2005

— Seed storage characteristics and viability test of endangered plant species in south tropical Yunnan. CAS KIE Proj. 2001-2004

— Seed germination ecology and storage physiology of Dipterocarpaceae species in Yunnan. CAS Bio-Tech Special Support Proj. 1998-2000.

— Genetic diversity of Cucurbitaceae traditional cultivated species and wild relatives in tropical Yunnan. US NSF support proj. 1998-2000

— Germplasm collection and preservation of crop and wild relatives in south tropical Yunnan. Yunnan Natural Science Fundation support proj. 1992-1995

— Tropical Rare and endangered plant germplasm bank establishment. CAS proj. 1992-1997