Announcement: Modern Phytomorphology

Modern Phytomorphology

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Editorial - Modern Phytomorphology ( 2021) Volume 15, Issue 4

Announcement: Modern Phytomorphology

Emily Ashford*
Managing Editor, Modern Phytomorphology, Ukraine
*Corresponding Author:
Emily Ashford, Managing Editor, Modern Phytomorphology, Ukraine, Email:

Received: 27-Jul-2021 Accepted: 27-Jul-2021 Published: 27-Jul-2021, DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5801229


Dear Readers Warm Greetings from Modern Phytomorphology.

It is our pleasure to reach out to fellow members of our esteemed society through this journal. We take this opportunity to introduce our Editor, Dr. Sun Shucun. We warmly congratulate Sun Shucun, for joining the 2021 Editorial Board. We hope you find your time at the Journal of Modern Phytomorphology insightful as you study, evaluate, and engage in Plant sciences and their relevant fields. Please read below to learn more about Dr. Sun Shucun.

Dr. Sun Shucun. Presently Distinguished Professor of Ecology, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing University of China; previously was Associate Professor, Nanjing University of China, from 2000-2006. He is an active academic publisher in his scientific field.

His main scientific interest includes

Plant functional trait, Tree physiology, Food web and species diversity

His selected projects include

• Application of nutrient control technology to grassland restoration (2020-2022), Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (2019YFC0507704), 4,000,000RMB, PI

• Maintenance mechanisms underlying food web structure: an experiment using the plant-tephritid fly bipartite (2016-2020), National Natural Science Foundation of China (3150007), 3,290,000RMB, PI

• Plant-animal interactions and their ecological consequences (2013-2017), National Natural Science Foundation of China (3013025), 3,200,000RMB, PI

He has the following awards

• Changjiang Scholar (Chinese Ministry of Education)

• Outstanding Youth (National Natural Science Foundation of China

Some of his recent publications

1. Wang H., W. Zhou, Z. Li, K. Niklas, S. Sun*. Plant volatiles mediate evolutionary interactions between plants and tephritid flies and are evolutionarily more labile than non‐volatile defenses. Journal of Animal Ecology, 10.1111/1365-2656.13414

2. Xi, X. , Yang, Y. , Tylianakis, J. M. , Yang, S. , Dong, Y. , & S. Sun*. (2020). Asymmetric interactions of seedpredation network contribute to rare‐species advantage. Ecology. 10.1002/ecy.3050

3. Xi, X. , Zhang, B. , Wang, Y. , Diego P. Vázquez, Dong, Y. , & Sun, S. . (2020). Experimental reduction of plant abundance changes interaction frequency of a tri‐trophic micro‐food web: contrasting responses of generalists and specialists. Journal of Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.13270

4. Xi X, Yang Y, Yang Y, Segoli M, Sun S*. (2017). Plant‐mediated resource partitioning by coexisting parasitoids. Ecology, 98:1660-1670

5. Yang H., Tang J., Yang X., Zhang Y., Heskel M., Lu X., Sun S., Munger J.W. Chlorophyll fluorescence tracks seasonal variations of photosynthesis from leaf to canopy in a temperate forest. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/ gcb.13590

6. Wenwen Chen Jie Zhong Walter P. Carson Zhanhui Tang Zongqiang Xie Shucun Sun Youbing Zhou. 2019. Linking species performance to community structure as affected by UV-B radiation: An attenuation experiment. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.13221

7. Fengqun Meng; Guangfu Zhang; Xincheng Li; Niklas, Karl; Shucun Sun. Growth synchrony between leaves and stems during twig development differs among plant functional types of subtropical rainforest woody species. Tree Physiology, 35:621-631

We would be delighted to our audience for sending in their insightful ideas and articles. In all of our endeavors, we look forward to your inspiration, guidance, and constructive criticism. With regards, Editorial Team, Modern Phytomorphology


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