UC Davis Plant SciencesTheodore DeJong

Theodore DeJong


Theodore DeJong

Professor & Pomologist, Department of Plant Sciences
Specialist, UC Cooperative Extension
University of California, Davis

Areas of Expertise

Environmental physiology; tree crop physiology; carbon partitioning and crop modeling; pomology; physiology and management of fruit tree crops; peach rootstock development and physiology; dried plum breeding.


Fellow, American Society of Horticultural Science - 2002
Netherlands International Agriculture Center Fellowship - 1987
NATO Senior Guest Fellowship to Italy - 1987
Smithsonian Post-doctoral Fellow - 1979


Ph.D. – University of California, Davis, California, 1973
Major emphasis: Tree crop physiology

M.S. – California State University, Fullerton, California, 1973
Major emphasis: Biology

B. A. – Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1968
Major emphasis: Biology

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