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botanist , educator

Jen Hsien Weng, Chinese botanist, educator.

Background

Weng, Jen Hsien was born on December 29, 1948 in Lungtan, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Son of Tin Hor Weng and Guei Jau Lin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National National Chung-Hsing University University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1971. Master of Science, National National Chung-Hsing University University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1981.

Career

Associate professor National National Chung-Hsing University University, Taichung, 1981—1989, professor, 1989—2002. Chairman Botany Research Institute National National Chung-Hsing University University, Taichung, 1990—1993, head department botany, 2001—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Differences between Indica and Japonica rice varieties in Carbon dioxide exchange rates in response to leaf nitrogen and temperature. Research in Photosynthetic ability, grain yield and an esterase band in rice genotypes. Research in Photosynthesis of different ecotypes of Miscanthus spp. as affected by water stress.

    Research in Effect of temperature on photosynthesis of Miscanthus clones collected from different elevations. Research in Gas exchange and epidermal characteristics of Miscanthus populations in Taiwan varying with habitats and nitrogen application. Research in Ecophysiological characteristics of Taiwan alder (Alnus formosana Makino) seedlings adapted to the subtropical region.

Connections

Married Yuen Chin Liu, December 21, 1953. Children: Mao Dung, Mao Chung.

father:
Tin Hor Weng

mother:
Guei Jau Lin

spouse:
Yuen Chin Liu

child:
Mao Dung Weng

child:
Mao Chung Weng