Li Fan is a visiting scholar from P. R. China. She
did her Ph. D. on the genome structure changes of ‘Yali’ Pear
polyploidization and cloning of specific fragments and molecular markers
on pear germplasm classification, at the Research Institute of Pomology,
As a part of her Ph. D. program, she has been working at the Fruit Breeding and Physiology laboratory (Jan 2009 to Jan 2011) under the supervision of Dr. Shahrokh Khanizadeh, at the Horticulture Research and Development Center of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on “Effect of cultural practices on fruit quality, shelf life and phenolic composition” and “Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) on plant growth and fruit quality of selected strawberry lines under salinity stress”.