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Prof Zhang Jianhua Listed Top Plant Science and Agronomy Scientists

Prof Zhang

Prof Zhang Jianhua, Associate Vice-President (Global Research Collaboration) and Chair Professor in Plant Biology at Hong Kong Baptist University, is recognized by the top scientists ranking for Plant Science and Agronomy published by


The list covers leading scientists from the area of Plant Science and Agronomy, over 2,580 profiles were examined.  Prof Zhang is ranked No. 26 worldwide and No. 4 in China.


An internationally renowned scholar and an expert in the areas of plant stress physiology and water-saving cultivation of field crops, Prof Zhang was selected by prestigious scientific journal Nature as one of the “Five crop researchers who could change the world” in December 2008 for his research focusing primarily on water-saving irrigation in China.  His achievements have been widely recognized through several awards including the State Natural Science Award and the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award from the State Council of China. He has published extensively with over 22,000 citations and h-index at 83.


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