1）Wei Tian, Lingzhi Li, Fang Liu, Zhenhua Zhang, Guanghui Yu, Qirong Shen, Biao Shen*. Assessment of the maturity and biological parameters of compost produced from dairy manure and rice chaff by excitation-emission matrix fluorescence spectroscopy. Bioresource Technology， 2012, 110, 330-337.
2）Wei Tian, Qian Sun, Dabing Xu, Zhenhua Zhang, Da Chen, Chunyu Li, Qirong Shen, Biao Shen*. Succession of bacterial communities during composting process as detected by sequence analysis of 16S rRNA clone libraries. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2013, 78, 58-66.
3）Wei Tian，Zhenhua Zhang，Qian Sun，Tiantian Zhou， Qirong Shen，Biao Shen*. An optimized DNA extraction and purification method from dairy manure compost for genetic diversity analysis. World journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology, 2013, 29, 815-823.
4）Wei Tian， Zhenhua Zhang， Xiaofeng Hu， Ran Tian， Jibing Zhang，Xingji Xiao, Yunguan Xi. Short-term changes in total heavy metal concentration and bacterial community composition after replicated and heavy application of pig manure-based compost in organic vegetable production system. Biol Fertil Soils，2015, 51:593-603.
5）Wei Tian, Yunguan Xi, Lei Wang, Keming Zhuang, Yan Li, Jibing Zhang, Xingji Xiao, Responses of microbial activity, abundance, and community in wheat soil after three years of heavy fertilization with manure-based compost and inorganic nitrogen. Agriculture ecosystems & environment，2015, 213: 219-227.