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Ted DeJong

Distinguished Professor & Pomologist Emeritus, Department of Plant Sciences

Ted DeJong
Theodore DeJong

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, International Society for Horticultural Science - 2018
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