Theodore DeJong

DeJong_homepage225x300Dr. DeJong is the Principle Investigator for a Dried Plum/Prune Breeding and Cultivar Development Program that has as its primary goal the development of new dried plum cultivars that mature earlier or later than the current industry standard cultivar, ‘Improved French.’ The program uses classical hybridization techniques and screen resulting progeny for desired traits.

Department: Plant Sciences

Email: tmdejong@ucdavis.edu