Haiping Wang

Institute of Vegetables and Flowers

Haiping Wang was born in Chifeng, Chian in 1975. He holds BSc in Plant protection, 1998, MSc in Plant Breeding, 2001 and Ph.D. in Vegetable science in 2001 at Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Since 2001 he is a full-time Research Scientist and Association Professor of Horticulture, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. His research interest includes: researches on vegetable genetic resources are to collect the germplasm for rich and preserve the diversity of Midterm Gene-Bank of Vegetables Genetic Resources in China; research on garlic and ginger genetics and breeding is conducted to improve the crop for growers and consumers. Key areas of interest include garlic, ginger, radish and cucumber genetics and development of genomic tools, genetic improvement of garlic disease resistance, garlic diversity and origins, and of human nutritional quality and flavor of both garlic and ginger. Outreach activities include interaction with the garlic and ginger production and with consumers.