Prof. Dr. Yuanliang Shi, born December 2, 1960 in Jian, Jilin, China. MSc in Agronomy, PhD and DSc in Soil Science. Professor at the Institute of Applied Ecology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shenyang, P.R. China. General Manager of Shenyang Zhongke New Fertilizers Co., Ltd., Director of the Liaoning Fertilizer Engineering Technology Research Centre. Liaison Officer for Industry of the International Scientific Centre for Fertilizers (CIEC) in Shenyang, P.R. China.