Dr. Yaling Qian is an Associate Professor at Colorado State University. She teaches courses in Turfgrass Science and Soil-Plant-Water Relations. She has conducted research to assess the impacts of using recycled wastewater, graywater, and saline water on landscape plants, especially turfgrasses, and soils. She is currently conducting research to evaluate different management options in mitigating salinity problems associated with water reuse in urban landscapes. Dr. Qian has authored or co-authored ~ 50 refereed scientific publications describing original research and over 60 non-refereed technique articles and abstracts. Her research also involves selecting turfgrasses for their ability to tolerate stressful environments and management for water conservation and mitigation of water quality problems.
Other Research Interests
Water conservation; Ecology and mangement; Water relations of plants and soils
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