Zhongfa Wu, Senior Researcher in Chinese Herbs, has been involved in research of medicinal plants in China since he graduated from Guangxi University in 1986. In his early career, He worked as Researcher at Guangxi Botanical Garden of Medicinal Plants, which is the largest botanical garden of medicinal plants in China, focused on inventory, identification and classification of medicinal plants. He moved on cultivation, conservation and utilization of medicinal plants after he was appointed as the Garden Manager in 1994. He was fully responsible for introduction, cultivation, propagation, garden development and collections. As a leader of research group, he has involved in the research projects that were concerning production, cultivation, utilization, and conservation. He immigrated to Canada in 2004 and worked as assistant manager in Richters Herbs.
Zhongfa hold a bachelor degree in biological science (China), an MBA from University of Western Sydney (Australia), and a postgraduate diploma from the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (Canada).
Zhongfa will answer your questions on all aspects of growing and processing Chinese medicinal herbs for personal or commercial use. If he doesn’t know the answer to your question, he will consult his wide network of contacts in China for help.
(Please allow 1-4 days for a reply, or longer when Zhongfa is busy.)