Cai-Zhong Jiang

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Adjunct Professor/Research Plant Physiologist


US Department of Agriculture
Plant Sciences

Offices and Labs

103 Mann Lab
157 Mann Lab


1988 Ph.D Crop Physiology Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Research Contribution

My research primarily focuses on 1) To understand the molecular basis of plant senescence, ripening and abscission; 2) To address how environmental factors such as water, temperature and diseases, effect on the performance of ornamental crops.

Research Interests

Transcriptional regulation, plant biotechnology, genomics

Department and Center Affiliations

Department of Plant Sciences


American society for horticultural science (ASHS)

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genomics
  • Environmental and Integrative Biology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Agronomy and Horticulture


BIT 161B Plant Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory (Spring)