College of Resource and Environment, Huazhong Agricultural University

1997  PhD. Huazhong Agricultural University, China.
1991  M. Sc. Huazhong Agricultural University, China
1988  B. Agric. Sci. Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Areas of Specialization
Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy. Plant Nutrition, Soil Fertility, Soil Environment

July, 2011, Invited visitor and reporter, Juelich Agrosphere Institute, German
June, 2010–July, 2010, Visiting scientist, Texas A & M University, USA
May, 2005 and Oct, 2007, Visiting scientist, Chungba National University, Korea
Aug, 2001-Aug,2002, Researcher, The University of Western Australia.
Jan,2000-Aug,2000, Researcher, University of Napoli, Italy.
Nov, 2003-Now, Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University
Jan, 1999---2003, Associate Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University
July. 1991-1998, Assistant Professor, Lecturer Huazhong Agricultural University

Awards and Honors
2008-2019  best reviewers for the Journal of Agro-Environmental Science, Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology,  Plant Nutrition and Fertilization, Journal of Journal of Integrative Agriculture, Journal of Environmental Sciences, China science papers online, etc.
2021  editorial member of Journal of Chinese Soil Science
2013  editorial member of Journal of Environmental Sciences
2011  editorial member of Sustainable Development 
2009  editorial member of Agricultural Sciences
2004  editorial member of Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
2004  editorial member of Journal of Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer
2005  Second Prize for the Natural Science, Ministry of Education
2005  Third prize for the Natural Science, Hubei province
2000  Third Prize for the Improvement of Science and Technology of Hubei Province
1998  First prize for Research Papers, Scientific Committee of Hubei Province
1996 Third Prize for Research Papers, Scientific Committee of Hubei Province
1995 Second Prize for the Improvement of Science and Technology, Educational Commision of China

  1. Mechanism of simultaneous remediation of Cd and As through microbiome in rice-rapeseed rotation system. (NSFC, 2022-2025)
  2. Technique models and application of Quality Improvement for red-yellow soils in mid-lower stream of Yangze River (MOST, 2021-2025)
  3. Influence and mechanism of organic acids on Cd immobilization by biochar in acid soil. (MOHRSS, 2021-2024)
  4. Effect of Acetyl-Thiazolidine-4-Carboxylic acid on maize growth and soil properties. (Zhengzhou Zheng’s Chemical Industry Ltd. 2021-2022)
  5. Soil fertility survey and organic-mineral fertilizer application in Xichuan county, Henan province. (Extending Centre of Agricultural technique, Xichuan county, Henan province, 2021-2023)
  6. Workstation of landscape soil fertility and microorganism. (Wuhan Institute of Landscape Science, 2021-2023)
  7. Workstation of landscape soil fertility and microorganism. (Wuhan Institute of Landscape Science, 2021-2023)
  8. Phyto- and chemical- remediation of Cd, As and Cu in Huangshi mining soils. (Hubei Geographic Survey, 2020-2022)
  9. Tillage model for cultivation and high yield on ratooning rice. (MOST, 2016-2020)
  10. Immobilization and control of soil heavy metals Cd, Ni and As in southern China.(MOST, 2015-2019)
  11. Enhancement mechanism of Cu by castor (Ricinus communis L.) and affecting factors (NSFC, 2014-2017)
  12. Controlling of water eutrophication in Xiaojiang drainage basin of Three Gorges Reservoirs (MOWR, 2014-2016)
  13. Chemical immobilization of heavy metal pollution and application technique (863 project, 2012-2015)
  14. Soil Cu phytoremediation through castor (Ricinus communis L.) and control by soil management (MOE, 2012-2013)
  15. Mg and K availability for rice and cotton in Hubei soils (AMP Ltd, 2011-2012)
  16. Interaction among heavy metal- phosphate- organic ligands and their environment significance (NSFC, 2011-2013)
  17. Immobilization mechanism of heavy metals by activated phosphate rocks (MOE, 2010-2012)
  18. Soil changes after flooding-drying cycle in Three Gorges Reservoirs (MOST, 2010-2012)
  19. Potassium sulfate and foliar fertilization effects on orange, cotton, rice (AMP Ltd, 2007-2010)
  20. Fixation of heavy metal from farmland by activated phosphate rocks (863 project, 2007-2010)
  21. Adsorption mechanism and affecting factors of Bt protein by soil and minerals (NSFC, 2007-2009)
  22. Rhizosphere effect of transgenic Bt crops in different soils and Bt protein remaining (MOE, 2006-2008)
  23. Adsorption and remaining availability of Bt protein in different soil colloids and minerals (MOE, 2006-2008)
  24. Soil surface chemistry of rhizosphere in variable and permanent charge soils. (NSFC, 2004-2006)
  25. Heavy metals pollution of soils impacts on vegetables quality and minerals uptake. (MOE, 2003-2004)
  26. Non-point source pollution of urban water body.  (863 project, 2003-2005)
  27. Microbial P constituents in acid soils by two phases (PEG/Dextran) techniques.  (NSFC, 2003-2005) 
  28. The chemical and biochemical reactions in root-soil interface at nutrient stress.  (EU, 1995-2000) 
  29. The interaction between phos. and organic acid on variable charge soils/minerals.  (NSFC, 1994-2001) 
  30. Direct application of phosphate rock on central China.  (PPI/PPIC, 1989-1999)
  31. The clay mineral association and surface properties of mountain soil. (NSFC, 1988-1995) 

Some Publications
  1. Abdelrhman F, Gao JY, Ali U, Wan N, Hu HQ*. 2022. Assessment of goethite-combined/modified biochar for cadmium and arsenic remediation in alkaline paddy soil. Environ Sci Pollut Res. Doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-17968-4
  2. Zhuang Y, Zhu J, Shi L, Fu QL, Hu HQ, Huang QY. 2022. Influence mechanisms of iron, aluminum and manganese oxides on the mineralization of organic matter in paddy soil. J Environ Manage. 301, 113916
  3. Yang YQ, Rao XF, Zhang X, Liu MX, Fu QL(*), Zhu J, Hu HQ. 2021. Effect of P/As molar ratio in soil porewater on competitive uptake of As and P in As sensitive and tolerant genotypes. Sci Tot Environ. 797, 149185
  4. Liu MX, Xing ZQ, Zhang X, Fu QL*, Zhu J, Hu HQ, Zhao HT. 2021. China Soil and Fertilizer. (03): 110-118
  5. Ali Umeed, Shaaban M, Bashir S, Chhajro A, Li Q, Rizwan MS, Fu QL, Zhu J, Hu HQ*. 2021. Potential of organic and inorganic amendments for stabilizing nickle in acidic soil, and improving the nutritional quality of spinach. Environ Sci Pollut Res. Doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-14611-0
  6. Zhang X, Yang YQ, Fu QL(*), Hu HQ, Zhu J, Liu MX. 2021. Comparing effects of ammonium and nitrogen on arsenic accumulation in brown rice and its dynamics in soil-plant system. J Soils Sediments. Doi: 10.1007/s11368-021-02938-7
  7. Tang JQ, Zhang X, Huang GY, Hu HQ(*). 2021. Effect of water rigimes on Pb and Cd immobilization by biochar in contaminated paddy soil. Environmental Science, 42(3): 1185-1190
  8. Song ZT, Zuo JC, Hu HQ(*). 2021. Effect of citric acid and phosphorus coexistence on cadmium adsorption by soil. Environmental Science, 42(3): 1152-1157
  9. Md Shoffikul Islam, Gao RL, Gao JY, Song ZT, U Ali, Hu HQ(*). 2021. Immobilization of cadmium, lead, and zinc in soil by rice husk biochar in the presence of citric acid. Intl J Environ Sci & Techno. Doi:10.1007/s13762-021-03185-6
  10. Md Shoffikul Islam, Song ZT, Gao RL, Fu QL, Hu HQ(*). 2021. Cadmium, lead, and zinc immobilization in soil by rice husk biochar in the presence of low molecular weight organic acids. Environ Techno. Doi: 10.1080/09593330.2021.1883743
  11. Jiang L, Zhu J(*), Wang H, Fu QL, Hu HQ, Huang QY. 2021. Spatial variability of the molecular composition of humic acids from subtropical forest soils. J Soils Sediments. 21: 766-774
  12. Rizwan M S, Imtiaz M, Zhu J, Yousaf B, Hussain M, Ali L, Ditta A, Ihsan M Z, Huang GY, Ashraf M, Hu HQ(*). 2021. Immobilization of Pb and Cu by organic and inorganic amendments in contaminated soil. Geoderma. 385, 114803
  13. Xu PD, Zhu J(*), Wang Hui, Shi Lei, Zhuang Yi, Fu QL, Chen JZ, Hu HQ, Huang QY. 2021. Regulation of soil aggregate size under different fertilization on dissolved organic matter, cellobiose hydrolyzing microbial community and their roles in organic matter mineralization. Sci Tot Environ. 755: 142595
  14. You JW, Wang J, Hu HQ(*), Wang H, Ye L. 2020. Effects of straw returning on soil organic carbon components in ratoon rice field. J Plant Nutri Fertilizer. 26(8): 1451-1458
  15. Huang GY, You JW, Zhou XP, Ren C, Md Shoffikul Islam, Hu HQ(*). 2020. Effects of low molecular weight organic acids on Cu accumulation by castor bean and soil enzyme activities. Ecotoxi Environ Safety. 203: 110983
  16. Zuo JC, Hu HQ, Fu QL(*), Zhu J, Xing ZQ. 2020. Biological-chemical comprehensive effects of goethite addition on nitrous oxide emissions in paddy soils. J Soils Sediments. 20: 3850-3590
  17. Wen YM, You JW, Zhu J, Hu HQ(*), Gao JS(*), Huang J. 2020. Long-term green manure application improves soil K availability in red paddy soil of subtropical China. J Soils Sediments. 21: 63-72. Doi: 10.1007/s11368-020-02768-z
  18. Fu QL, Xi RZ, Zhu J, Hu HQ, Xing ZQ, Zuo JC. 2020. The relative contribution of ammonia oxidizing bacteria and archaea to N2O emission from two paddy soils with different fertilizer N sources: A microcosm study. Geoderma. 375: 114486