Welcome to Oaks of China!

The Quercus genus (Oaks) is one of the most diverse and ecologically important tree genera of the Northern Hemisphere, with high species diversity in North America and South-East Asia. According to the State Forestry Administration of China, oak forests cover 13% of the natural forest ecosystems in China, and include more than 100 species, according to the most recent classification. This website shows our studies on Chinese oaks’ phylogeography and genetic diversity among and within species in the past ten years, using both morphometric data analyses of leaf shape and various types of genomic data, and introducing our high-quality genome assembly for Quercus aquifolioides, a widespread evergreen chinese oak species. 

If you have any questions about this site, please contact Prof. Fang Du (dufang325@bjfu.edu.cn Beijing Forestry University)

This work is supported by National Science Foundation of China (grant 41201051; 41671039; 42071060) to FD.