Liming Ye

Senior Research Fellow and Soil Scientist
Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning & Department of Geology and Soil Science
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences & Ghent University

Fields of Interest

  • Quantitative land evaluation
  • Digital soil mapping
  • Environmental modeling of soil parameters
  • Simulation models
  • Time series analysis
  • GIS
  • Food security
  • Population carrying capacity
  • Biomass and bioenergy


Recent publications

L. Ye and E. Van Ranst:
Production scenarios and the effect of soil degradation on long-term food security in China.
Global Environmental Change, 19, (2009), pp. 464-481

A. Verdoodt, S. Mureithi, L. Ye and E. Van Ranst:
Chronosequence analysis of two enclosure management strategies in degraded rangeland of semi-arid Kenya.
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 129, (2009), pp. 332-339

L. Ye, H. Tang, J. Zhu, A. Verdoodt and E. Van Ranst:
Spatial patterns and effects of soil organic carbon on grain productivity assessment in China.
Soil Use and Management, 24, (2008), pp. 80-91

L. Ye, A. Verdoodt, R. Moussadek, H. Tang and E. Van Ranst:
Assessment of China's food producing capacities using a web-based land evaluation engine and a grid-based GIS.
Advances in Geoecology, 39, (2007), pp. 699-718

A. Verdoodt, E. Van Ranst, L. Ye and H. Verplancke:
A daily multi-layered water balance model to predict water and oxygen availability in tropical cropping systems.
Soil Use and Management, 21, (2005), pp. 312-321

A. Verdoodt, E. Van Ranst and L. Ye:
Daily simulation of potential dry matter production of annual field crops in tropical environments.
Agronomy Journal, 96, (2004), pp. 1739-1753

L. Ye and E. Van Ranst:
Population carrying capacity and sustainable agricultural use of land resources in Caoxian County (North China).
Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 19, (2002), pp. 75-94

H. Tang and L. Ye:
Comparative study on land production potential methodologies.
China Agricultural Sci-Tech Publishing House, Beijing, (1997), 301 pp. ISBN 7-80119-440-3