Junping Gao, China Agricultural University, China

Dr. Junping Gao is a Professor in the College of Horticulture at the China Agricultural University, Beijing. His main research interests are focused on:

1. Elucidation of the physiological mechanisms underlying postharvest quality deterioration of cut flowers

2. Functional characterization of the rosa genome and the important genes controlling agronomically and economically valuable traits

3. Design and development of novel technologies to improve the yield and quality of cut flowers and reduce the post-harvest losses