Maojun Zhang


Dr. Zhang is visiting AAFC as a “Visiting fellow” and his internship is under the Dr. Khanizadeh supervision.
His objectives is to work on “Development of new fruit crop in relation to pest and disease resistant with improved shelf life”, the purpose of which is to develop tools and techniques to accelerate breeding winter hardy, spring frost and disease resistant fruits cultivars. A part of the work will be the potential use of chlorophyll fluorescence and use of antioxidant in fruit breeding to select for fruit quality and spring frost hardiness.