International Association for Cultivated Plant Taxonomy
Dr JIN Xiaobai, botanist and horticulturist, professor emeritus and former deputy director of the Beijing Botanical Garden, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
Engaged in researches in plant anatomy, embryology, conservation biology, and horticulture in relation to plant cultivation, taxonomy, germplasm collection and utilization. Involved in planning for botanical garden construction, policy development and public education. Promoted the application of the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants in China and made proposals towards revisions of the Code since the 1980ís.
Member of various botanical, horticultural and translatorsí organizations and academic journal editorial committees in China.
Adviser to the International Cultivar Registration Authority for Prunus mume.
Member of the Executive Committee of the ISHS (International Society for Horticultural Science) Commission for Nomenclature and Cultivar Registration.
Member of the IUBS (International Union of Biological Sciences) International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants.