Dr. Yajun Chen has completed a Ph.D. in 2005 in the field of Crop Cultivation and Farming System from Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China. Later, she completed her postdoctoral research in the field of biology in Northeast forestry university, Harbin, China. Currently, she is a professor working in Horticulture College of Northeast Agricultural University. Over the course of a dozen years, she had studied in Australia (2003-2004), the United States (2010-2011) and Norway (2015-2016) as a visiting scholar that was funded by the Chinese government. Her research work encompasses ornamental plant adverse physiology and ecology, coping with ecological environment adaptation and restoration of garden plants. Dr. Yajun Chen has published over 110 research papers in peer-reviewed journals in her field at home and abroad. She as a chief editor has edited more than 20 books on important aspects of local flora, turf and flower culture, plant stress physiology. She has also trained more than 80 masters and 5 PhDs in these fields. Her outstanding work was recognized and won 8 awards for scientific and technological progress in Heilongjiang province, China. Dr. Yajun Chen has won 2 international and 13 national projects.