Sustainability Science Program

Guangyou Hao

Guangyou Hao

Period at SSP: Fall 2010 - Spring 2012
Appointment title at SSP: Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science
Research project title at SSP: Physiology and Ecology of a Desert Shrub: Implications for Its Sustainable Use in Arid Regions of Northern China
Faculty host at SSP: N. Michele Holbrook
Final SSP progress report on file: Progress report
Documents produced drawing on fellowship research: Documents
Most recent institutional appointment on file: Harvard University, Arnold Arboretum
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Most recent website on file:
Most recent CV on file: CV
This entry last updated on: April 17, 2013


Fan, Ze-Xin, Shi-Bao Zhang, Guang-You Hao, JW Ferry Slik and Kun-Frang Cao. 2012. Hydraulic conductivity traits predict growth rates and adult stature of 40 Asian tropical tree species better than wood density. Journal of Ecology 100(3): 732-741.

Hao, Guang-You Hao, James K. Wheeler, N. Michele Holbrook and Guillermo Goldstein. 2013. Investigating xylem embolism formation, refilling and water storage in tree trunks using frequency domain reflectometry, Journal of Experimental Botany, doi:10.1093/jxb/ert090.

Hao, Guang-You Hao, Ai-Ying Wang, Zhi-Hui Liu, Augusto C. Franco, Guillermo Goldstein, and Kun-Fang Cao. 2011. Differentiation in light energy dissipation between hemiepiphytic and non-hemiepiphytic Ficus species with contrasting xylem hydraulic conductivity. Tree Physiology 31(6): 626–636. [doi:10.1093/treephys/tpr035]

Hao, Guang-You, Guillermo Goldstein, Lawren Sack, N. Michele Holbrook, Zhi-Hui Liu, Ai-Ying Wang, Rhett D. Harrison, Zhi-Hui Su, and Kun-Fang Cao. 2011. Ecology of hemiepiphytism in fig species is based on evolutionary correlation of hydraulics and carbon economy. Ecology  92:2117-2130. [doi:10.1890/11-0269.1]

Hao, Guangyou. 2011. Effect of Polyploidy on Ecophysiology of Four-Wing Saltbush: Implications for its Sustainable Use in Agriculture and Degraded Land Reclamation.
CID Working Paper No. 52, Center for International Development, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.