Zhongmin Dong

Faculty of Science

Faculty Member Information

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

P. You, Yuan P., Yang J., Easy R., Dong Z., Cone. D.. "Pathogenic infections of Gyrodactylus brachymystacis (Monogenea) on Oncorhynchus mykiss (Salmoniformes) at a fish farm in the Qinling Mountain region of China.", J. Fish Disease 29 (Winter - 2006), 313-316
E. Tammy, Browne R., Dong. Z.. , Plant Cell Reports In press (Winter - 2006), 1
Maimaiti J., Y. Zhang,, Y. P., Peoples M., Z. Dong.,. "Isolation and Characterization of hydrogen-oxidizing bacteria induced following exposure of soil to hydrogen gas.", Environmental Microbiology In press (Winter - 2006), 1
Dean C., W. Sun,, C. D.. "The Effect of Soybean Nodule Hydrogen Metabolism on the Growth of Rotation Crops", Canadian Journal of Plant Science Accepted (Winter - 2006), 1
Irvine P., Smith M., Z. Dong,. "Hydrogen Fertilizer: Bacteria or Fungi?", ISHS Acta Horticulturae 631 (Winter - 2004), 239-242
Loiret F., E. Ortega,, P. , Z. Dong,. "A putative new endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacterium Pantoea sp. from sugarcane.", Journal of Applied Microbiology 97 (Winter - 2004), 504-511
Welbaum G., A. V., J. Nowak,. "Managing Soil Microorganisms to Improve Productivity of Agro-Ecosystems.", Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 23 (Winter - 2004), 175-193
Sun G., Bond M., Nass H., Martin R., Dong , Z . "RAPD polymorphisms in spring wheat cultivars and lines with different level of Fusarium resistance", Theor. Appl. Genet. 106 (Winter - 2003), 1059-1067
Dong Z., L. Wu,, Caldwell C., D.B.Layzell . "Hydrogen fertilization of soils - Is this a benefit of legumes in rotation?", Plant, Cell and Environment 26 (Winter - 2003), Accepted
Dong Z. "The nature of root pressure", Acta Botanica Boreali-Occidentalia Sinica 23 (Winter - 2003), in press
Yang J., Dong Z. "Vascular development in the transition region of dicotyledonary epigeal seedlings", Acta Botanica Boreali-Occidentalia Sinica 23 (Winter - 2003), in press
Chen P., K.H. Lo,, Dong Z.. "Measurements of nitrogenase activity of Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus colonies on solid medium", Symbiosis 33 (Winter - 2002), 165-174
Dong Z., C. D., M. E., B. Pan,, Pierce G., J. K.. "Evidence for protection of nitrogenase from O2 by colony structure in the aerobic diazotroph Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus", Microbiology 148 (Winter - 2002), 2293-2298
McLearn N., Dong Z.. "Microbial nature of the hydrogen-oxidizing agent in hydrogen treated soil", Biology and Fertility of Soil 35 (Winter - 2002), 465-469
Dong Z., Layzell D.. "Why do legume nodules evolve hydrogen gas?", Nitrogen Fixation, Global Perspectives. CABI Publishing, New York (Winter - 2002), 331- 335
Dong Z., D.B. Layzell,. "H2 oxidation, O2 uptake and CO2 fixation in hydrogen treated soils", Plant and Soil 229 (Winter - 2001), 1-12
Dong Z., S. Hunt,, L.J. Winship,, Layzell D.. "Rapid measurement of hydrogen concentration and its use in the determination of nitrogenase activity of legume plants", Symbiosis 29 (Winter - 2000), 71-81
Rolfe B., M.A. Djordjevic,, U. Mathesius,, E. Gartner,, Z. Dong,, J. McIver,. "Root morphogenesis in legumes and cereals and the effect of bacterial inoculation on root development", Plant and Soil 194 (Winter - 1997), 131-144
Willms J., A.N.Dowling Z., S.Hunt B.J.Shelp, D.B.Layzell . "The simultaneous measurement of low rates of CO2 and O2 exchange in biological systems", Analytical Biochemistry 254 (Winter - 1997), 272-282
Dong Z., M.J.Canny . "Does Acetobacter diazotrophicus live and move in the xylem of sugarcane stems? Anatomical and physiological data", Annals of Botany 80 (Winter - 1997), 147-158


Dong Z.. "The effect of soybean nodule hydrogen metabolism on the growth of rotation crop", 14th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation (Fall - 2004)
Dong Z.. "Hydrogen gas evolution by nodulated legumes. What are the benefits for subsequent crops?", Root/Soil Biology in Agriculture, Towards a New Conceptual Framework V (Fall - 2004)
Estabrooks T., Z. Dong,. "The effect of 2,4,5-trichlorophneoxyacetic acid on rose somatic embryogenesis", Joint Annual Meeting of Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists and American Society of Plant Biologists (Summer - 2003)
Dean C., Enright J., Z. Dong,. "Hydrogen fertilization: A new dimension of Rhizobia-legume symbiosis", Fourth International Symbiosis Society Congress (Summer - 2003)
Dong Z. "Modification of rhizosphere bacteria via soil hydrogenation as a method of enhancement of seedling vigour and crop yield", the 26th International Horticultural Congress (Summer - 2002)
Dong Z. "Hydrogen fertilization - a new dimension to the legume - rhizobium symbiosis", 13th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation (Summer - 2001)

Conference Proceedings

Estabrooks T., Dong Z. "Gene expression during indirect somatic embryogenesis of plants.", Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science (2004 - 2004)
Estabrooks T., Dong Z. "Gene expression during indirect somatic embryogenesis of plants", Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science (2003 - 2003)

Other Publications

Dong Z.. "Development of stable associations between wheat and N-fixing bacterial endophytes"
ECCI Grain & Forage Industry Development Fund / Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (Winter - 2003)