Department of Cultivation

PENG Shaobing


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Shaobing Peng




Position Title



Working Department

College of Plant Science and Technology





Crop Physiology and Production Center (CPPC)

College of Plant Science and Technology

Huazhong Agricultural University

Wuhan, Hubei 430070, P.R. China






Research Interest


Ø Yield potential of rice crop

Ø Photosynthesis, plant water relations, and water use efficiency

Ø Nutrient use efficiency and fertilizer management

Ø Crop and natural resources management

Ø Climate change and rice production

Ø Farming system






1. Peng, S., J. Huang, J.E. Sheehy, R.C. Laza, R.M. Visperas, X. Zhong, G.S. Centeno, G.S. Khush(*), and K.G. Cassman(*). 2004. Rice yields decline with higher night temperature from global warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 101(27):9971-9975.


2. Peng, S.(*), R.J. Buresh, J. Huang, J. Yang, Y. Zou, X. Zhong, G. Wang, and F. Zhang. 2006. Strategies for overcoming low agronomic nitrogen use efficiency in irrigated rice systems in China. Field Crops Research 96:37-47.


3. Peng, S.(*), B.A.M. Bouman, R.M. Visperas, A.R. Castañeda, L. Nie, and H.-K. Park. 2006. Comparison between aerobic and flooded rice in the tropics: agronomic performance in an eight-season experiment. Field Crops Research 96:252-259.


4. Peng, S.(*), G.S. Khush, P. Virk, Q. Tang, and Y. Zou. 2008. Progress in ideotype breeding to increase rice yield potential. Field Crops Research 108:32-38.


5. Peng, S.(*), Q. Tang, and Y. Zou. 2009. Current status and challenges of rice production in China. Plant Production Science 12(1):3-8.


6. Peng, S.(*), R.J. Buresh, J. Huang, X. Zhong, Y. Zou, J. Yang, G. Wang, Y. Liu, R. Hu, Q. Tang, K. Cui, F. Zhang, and A. Dobermann. 2010. A decade of research on improving nitrogen fertilization in rice through site-specific nitrogen management in China. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 30:649-656.


7. Peng, S.(*), J. Huang, K.G. Cassman, R.C. Laza, R.M. Visperas, and G.S. Khush. 2010. The importance of maintenance breeding: A case study of the first miracle rice variety-IR8. Field Crops Research 119:342-347.


8. Yao, F., J. Huang, K. Cui, L. Nie, J. Xiang, X. Liu, W. Wu, M. Chen, and Peng, S(*). 2012. Agronomic performance of high-yielding rice variety grown under alternate wetting and drying irrigation. Field Crops Research 126:16-22.


9. Wu, W., J. Huang, K. Cui, L. Nie, Q. Wang, F. Yang, F. Shah, F. Yao, and Peng, S(*). 2012. Sheath blight reduces stem breaking resistance and increases lodging susceptibility of rice plants. Field Crops Research 128:101-108.


10. Wang, Q., J. Huang, F. He, K. Cui, J. Zeng, L. Nie, and Peng, S(*). 2012. Head rice yield of “super” hybrid rice Liangyoupeijiu grown under different nitrogen rates. Field Crops Research 134:71-79.


11. Wang, K., H. Zhou, B. Wang, Z. Jian, F. Wang, J. Huang, L. Nie, K. Cui, and Peng, S(*). 2013. Quantification of border effect on grain yield measurement of hybrid rice. Field Crops Research 141:47-54.


12. Chen, C., J. Huang, L. Zhu, F. Shah, L. Nie, K Cui, and Peng, S(*). 2013. Varietal difference in the response of rice chalkiness to temperature during ripening phase across different sowing dates. Field Crops Research 151:85-91.


13. Yuan, S., Y. Li, and Peng, S(*). 2015. Leaf lateral asymmetry in morphological and physiological traits of rice plant. PLoS One 10 (6): e0129832. doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0129832.


14. Wang, D., M.R.C. Laza, K.G. Cassman, J. Huang, L. Nie, X. Ling, G.S. Centeno, K. Cui, F. Wang, Y. Li, and Peng, S(*). 2016. Temperature explains the yield difference of double-season rice between tropical and subtropical environments. Field Crops Research 198:303-311.


15. Wang, D., J. Huang, L. Nie, F. Wang, X. Ling, K. Cui, Y. Li, and Peng, S(*). 2017. Integrated crop management practices for maximizing grain yield of double-season rice crop. Scientific Reports 7, DOI: 10.1038/srep38982


16. Yuan, S. and Peng, S(*). 2017. Exploring the trends in nitrogen input and nitrogen use efficiency for agricultural sustainability. Sustainability 9, DOI: 10.3390/su9101905.


17. Yuan, S. and Peng, S(*). 2017. Input-output energy analysis of rice production in different crop management practices in central China. Energy 141:1124-1132.


18. Peng, S(*). 2017. Booming research on rice physiology and management in China: A bibliometric analysis based on three major agronomic journals. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 16:2726-2735.


19. Xiong, D., X. Ling, J. Huang, and Peng, S(*). 2017. Meta-analysis and dose-response analysis of high temperature effects on rice yield and quality. Environmental and Experimental Botany 141:1-9.


20. Yuan, S., L. Nie, F. Wang, J. Huang, and Peng, S(*). 2017. Agronomic performance of inbred and hybrid rice cultivars under simplified and reduced-input practices. Field Crops Research 210:129-135.


21. Yuan, S., and Peng, S(*). 2017. Trends in the economic return on energy use and energy use efficiency in China’s crop production. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 70: 836-844.


22. Zhou, Y., X. Li, J. Cao, Y. Li, J. Huang, and Peng, S(*). 2018. High nitrogen input reduces yield loss from low temperature during the seedling stage in early-season rice. Field Crops Research 228:68-75.


23. Xu, L., X. Zhan, T. Yu, L. Nie, J. Huang, K. Cui, F. Wang, Y. Li, and Peng, S(*). 2018. Yield performance of direct-seeded, double-season rice using varieties with short growth durations in central China. Field Crops Research 227:49-55.


24. Wang, Y., C. Zheng, S. Xiao, Y. Sun, J. Huang, and Peng, S(*). 2019. Agronomic responses of ratoon rice to nitrogen management in central China. Field Crops Research 241, DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2019.107569.


25. Yuan, S., K.G. Cassman, J. Huang, Peng, S(*), and P. Grassini. 2019. Can ratoon cropping improve resource use efficiencies and profitability of rice in central China? Field Crops Research 234:66-72.


26. Deng, N., P. Grassini, H. Yang, J. Huang, K.G. Cassman, and Peng, S(*). 2019. Closing yield gaps for rice self-sufficiency in China. Nature Communications 10, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-09447-9.


* Corresponding author





The Special Fund for Agro-scientific Research in the Public Interest of China from the Ministry of Agriculture (No.201203096)

The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (the 863 Project No. 2014AA10A605)

The earmarked fund for China Agriculture Research System (CARS-01-20),

The Program of Introducing Talents of Discipline to Universities in China (the 111 Project No. B14032)

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1130530-3)

The National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31971845).



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