Forest Conservation(Master)
time:Jul 13, 2018 14:42

The discipline Forest Conservation was founded in 1958, listed as a provincial key discipline in 2003, and successfully became a provincial top priority discipline by application in 2012. It is one of the first batch of master’s degree programs, and the academic leader of the discipline is Professor Zhang Liqin. The discipline has a well-structured academic team, which is a national teaching team, including 9 professors, two researchers and 15 associate professors, of which there are 23 doctors, 12 talents of the “151” Program in Zhejiang Province, and two “young and middle-aged” academic leaders for colleges and universities.

After years of development, it has formed five research directions with distinct characteristics and advantages, namely, Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology, Biopesticide, Forest Microbiology, Conservation and the Economic Utilization of Wild Animals. In the past five years, it has undertaken 96 projects at the provincial and ministerial level and above, with total funds of 12.635 Million Yuan. It won one second prize at the National Teaching Achievement Awards and 24 science and technology awards at ministerial and provincial levels; published 129 academic papers, including 46 collected by SCI, and chiefly complied 43 monographs and textbooks. The discipline, when viewed in its entirety, is at the advanced level compared to similar disciplines in China, and even the internationally advanced level, especially in regard to aspects such as research on pollution-free control of pests and research on mycetophilids and insect resources in nature reserves.


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