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Shiou Kuo

Shiou Kuo
Professor Emeritus
Retired in 2008




B.S. Chung-Hsing University 1966
M.S. Utah State University 1970
Ph.D. University of Maine, Orono 1973


Soil and water quality as affected by cropping systems, soil nutrient management practices, and input of metal contaminants from various types of soil amendments into soil.


Kuo, S. 2001. “Factors to consider in Managing Cover Crop Residues”. Pacific Northwest Sustainable Agriculture. 12(4):5-7.

Kuo, S., and Jellum, E.J. 2000. “Long-term Winter Cover Cropping Effects on Corn (zea mays L.) Production and Soil Nitrogen Availibility.” Biol. Fertil. Soil. 31:470-477.

Kuo, S., Bristow, P.R., Jellum, E.J., Okiro, M. 2000 “Nitrogen Mineralization of Lime-stabilized Fishwaste in Acid Soils and its Effects on Plant Growth”. Journal of Environmental Quality. 29:380-387.

Hummel, R.I., Kuo, S., Winters, D., Jellum, E.J. 2000 “Fishwaste Compost Medium Improves Growth and Quality of Container-Grown Marigolds and Geraniums without Leaching”. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 18:93-98

Anderson, W.C., Kuo, S., Bulthius, D. 2000 “Benefits of Fall-Planted Cover Crops in the Puget Sound Row Crop Production System”. EB 1900. Washington State University