Theodore Hsiao

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

Department of Land Air and Water Resources, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

133 Veihmeyer Hall

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Environmental and Integrative Biology


  •  B.S. - Cornell University, Ithaca - Agronomy (Soil Science)
  •  M.S. - University of Connecticut, Storrs - Soil Chemistry
  • 1964 PhD Crop Physiology University of Illinois, Urbana


Steduto, P. and T.C. Hsiao. 1997. Maize canopies under two soil water regimes. II. Seasonal trends of evapotranspiration, carbon dioxide assimilation and canopy conductance, and as related to leaf area index. Agric. For. Meteorol. :(accepted)

Frensch, J., T.C. Hsiao and E. Steudle. 1996. Water and solute transport along developing maize roots. Planta. 198:348-355

Frensch, J. and T.C. Hsiao. 1995. Rapid response of the yield threshold and turgor regulation during adjustment of root growth to water stress in Zea mays. Plant Physiol. 108:303-312