Liu’s career goal is to grow and become a professor or researcher through graduate school training, designing and conducting of creative work in the field of environmental biology, and help create knowledge that fight against climate change and preserve our environment.
Biological and mineralogical controls over soil carbon cycling across multiple ecosystems: a focus on the priming effect
Liu, X.-J. A., Fike, J. H., Galbraith, J. M., Fike, W. B., Parrish, D. J., Evanylo, G. K. and Strahm, B. D. (2013). Effects of harvest frequency and biosolids application on switchgrass yield, feedstock quality, and theoretical ethanol yield (PDF). GCB Bioenergy. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12124
Zhou J.B., Chen J.Z., Liu X.J., Zhai B.N., Powlson D.S. (2010). Nitrate accumulation in soil profiles under seasonally open ’sunlight greenhouses’ in northwest China and potential for leaching loss during summer fallow (PDF). Soil Use and Management. 26: 332-339