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Qinfeng Guo

Qinfeng Guo

Research Ecologist
P.O. Box 12254
Research Triangle Park
North Carolina
United States

Phone: 919-549-4043
E-mail: qguo@fs.fed.us

Current Research

Biological invasions (Patterns, processes, and mechanisms of biotic invasions at the population and community levels);
Community Ecology/Biogeography;
Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning

Past Research

Experimental research on plant-animal interactions; succession in California chaparral; simulation of linear forest dynamics in the Great Plains, floristic biogeography of China/Asia; biodiversity-ecosystem functioning; restoration ecology

Why This Research is Important

Researchers and managers need to understand the patterns, processes, and underlying mechanisms of species invasions


  • University of New Mexico, Ph.D. Biology (Ecology) 1994
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences, M.S. Botany (Systematics) 1986
  • Hebei Normal University, PRC, B.S. Geography 1983

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Research Highlights


New Database Will Help Identify Potentially Invasive Plants in the United States

In order to examine parameters of plant invasion success in the United States, scientists with the Forest Service's Eastern Forest Environmental ...


U.S. Invasive Plants Identified in Comprehensive Database

Scientists in SRS' Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center are developing a database of the more than 4,000 plants introduced into ...


Last updated on : 02/03/2016