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Specialty : Bioproduction Science

Division : Plant Production

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Agr. ARAKAWA, Osamu(H) Pomology Physiology of tree growth and fruit quality
Dr.Agr. ISHIKAWA, Ryuji(H) Plant Genetics and Breeding Functional genomics of rice genes
Dr.Agr. ITO, Daiyu(H) Pomology Orchard meteorological ecology and fruit tree cultivation technology
Dr.Sci. KASAI, Minobu(H) Plant Physiology Physiological studies on the regulation of photosynthetic metabolism and assimilate partitioning
Dr.Agr. KAWASAKI, Michio(H) Crop Science Analysis of mechanism on the formation of the yield and quality in food crops
Dr.Agr. KANG,Dong-Jin(H) Crop Science Morphological and physiological studies for tolerance mechanisms in crops under environmental stressful conditions
Dr.Agr. SENDA, Mineo(H) Plant Molecular Genetics Molecular suppressive mechanism of seed pigmentation in yellow soybean
Dr.Agr. MAEDA, Tomoo(H) Vegetable Crop Science Studies on relationship between cultural condition and contents of phytochemicals in vegetables
Dr.Agr. KOMORI, Sadao(I) Pomology Fruit tree breeding and development of breeding technology in apple
Dr.Agr. SHIMONO, Hiroyuki(I) Crop Science High crop productivity under a changing climate
Dr.Agr. SYONO, Hiroshi(I) Agricultural Informatics Theoretical and applied studies on remote sensing and image measurement of state of plant growth
Dr.Agr. TATSUZAWA, Fumi (I) Olericultural and Floricultural Science Study of new color flower breeding
Dr.Agr. TSUKAZAKI, Hikaru(I) Plant Breeding Genetics inbreeding in vegetables
Dr.Agr. HATAKEYAMA, Katsunori (I) Plant Genetics and Breeding Molecular genetics and breeding studies on agronomic traits in crops
Dr.Agr. YUI, Susumu(I) Horticulture Theoretical and applied studies on vegetable horticulture and breeding
Dr.Agr. EGASHIRA, Hiroaki (Y) Plant Resources Revaluation and utilization of wild plants and localized crops traditionally used
Dr.Agr. SASANUMA, Tsuneo(Y) Plant Breeding and Genetics Plant breeding and genetics on Triticeae species, safflower and other higher plants
Dr.Agr. TAIRA, Satoshi(Y) Fruit Science Physiology of fruit development, maturation, and utilization
Dr.Agr. NISHIZAWA, Takashi(Y) Horticulture Physiological disorder and environmental physiology of vegetables
Dr.Agr. FUJII, Hiroshi(Y) Crop Production Science Studies on environmentally conscious agriculture of rice plant
Dr.Agr. MURAYAMA, Hideki(Y) Preservation Science Studies on preservation and postharvest physiology of agricultural crops
Dr.Agr. MORI, Shizuka(Y) Crop Production Science Relationship between stable production of paddy-rice and enviromental factors
List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Agr. TANAKA, Katsunori (H) Plant Genetics & breeding Plant breeding and phylogenetics in melon and rice
Dr.Agr. TANAKA, Norimitsu (H) Pomology Analysis of cultivation physiology and gene function in apple fruit development
Dr.Agr. HONDA, Kazushige(H) Floriculture Ornamental plats breeding and regulation of flowering, reproduction and conservation of wild plant species
Dr.Agr. MATSUYAMA, Nobuhiko(H) Agronomy Plant-soil interaction at low pH
Dr.Agr. UCHINO, Hiroshi (I) Crop Science, Weed science Interspecific competition among higher plants in cropland ecosystem
Dr.Agr. KUMAGAI, Etsushi(I) Crop science Studies on responses of photosynthesis and dry matter production to environments in crop plants
Dr.Agr. MATSUSHIMA, Uzuki(I) Environment Control in Biology Agricultural applications of neutron and X-ray radiographies
Dr.Agr. MATSUNAMI, Toshinori(I) Crop science Studies on cultivation technique for the improvement of the crop productivity in upland field converted from paddy field
Dr.Agr. MATSUNAMI, Maya(I) Crop science Rice production under low-input of fertilization and irrigation
Dr.Agr. WATANABE, Manabu(I) Pomology Growth analysis and control of fruit trees
Dr.Agr. IKEDA, Kazuo(Y) Fruit Tree Science Study of reproduction physiology in fruit tree
Dr.Agr. SASAKI, Yuka (Y) Edaphology Rice growth depended on soil and weather conditions
Dr.Sci. HOSHINO, Tomoki (Y) Plant Genetics and Breeding Genetic and molecular analysis of genes with agricultural and economical values by genomics approaches and applied research on crop breeding
Dr. Agr. MATSUMOTO, Daiki (Y) Pomology Molecular and biochemical studies on the reproductive barriers in fruit trees

Division : Animal Production

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Agr. MATSUZAKI, Masatoshi(H) Animal Feeding 1)Improvement of animal performance by nutritional manipulation in early life
2)Better utilization of unused biomass materials in animal feeding
Dr.Agr. KAWAMOTO, Hidenori(I) Forage Science Studies on forage conservation and evaluation
Dr.Agr. KITA, Kazumi(I) Animal Nutrition Nutritional regulation of protein turnover and growth factor
Dr.Agr. SAWAI, Ken(I) Animal Reproducion Reproductive technology in domestic animal
Dr.Agr. TSUIKI, Mikinori(I) Conservation Ecology Environmental impact assessment of agriculture
Dr.Agr. TOUNO, Eiko (I) Forage Science Studies on forage conservation and evaluation
Dr.Agr. NISHIMUKAI, Megumi (I) Animal Physiology Study on the physiological effect of functional phospholipids
Dr.Agr. MATSUBARA, Kazuei(I) Animal Breeding and Reproduction, Reproductive Immunology Study of super-early pregnancy factor and utilization of animal heredity resource
Dr.Agr. MURAMOTO, Takayuki(I) Animal Resources Utilization Physical and chemical characteristics and nondestructive evaluation of meat
Dr.Agr. URAKAWA, Shyuji (Y) Feed Science Studies on production and distribution of rice whole crop silage and rice grain
Dr.Agr. KIMURA, Naoko(Y) Animal Reproductive Biology,
Animal Biotechnology
1)Molecular reproduction and development in mammals
2)Sex control in animals
Dr.Agr. HORIGUCHI, Ken-ichi(Y) Animal Management Study on cyclic domestic animal management system
List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr. Agr. FANG, Jia-Chen (H) Animal Feeding The utilization of unused organic materials for animal feed
Dr.Agr. IGA, Kosuke (I) Animal Reproduction Reproductive physiology and endocrinology of bovine ovary and uterus
Dr.Agr. IKEDA, Kentaro (I) Grassland Science Grassland ecology and management
Dr.Agr. ODA, Shin-ichi(I) Animal Nutrition and Physiology Nutritional physiology and immune function of ruminants
Dr.Agr. DEGUCHI, Yoshitaka(I) Animal Management Management and behavioural study on captive animal and wildlife
Dr.Med. HIRAI, Toshiaki (I) Reproductive biology Reproductive and developmental biology of aquatic organisms
Dr.Vet. HIRATA, Toh-ichi (I) Animal Reproduction, Livestock production In vitro bovine embryo production, Synchronization of estrus, Nursing of calf, Prevention of enzootic bovine leucosis, etc.
Dr.Agr. MATSUYAMA, Hiroki (Y) Animal Feeding Studies on the feeding of ruminants

Division : Biological Ecology Control

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Agr. AOYAMA, Masakazu(H) Soil Science Dynamics of organic matter in soil environment
Dr.Agr. SANO, Teruo(H) Plant Pathology 1)Molecular structure, pathogenesis and host specificity of viroid (RNA pathogen)
2)Diagnosis and control of plant virus and viroid diseases
Dr.Agr. TANAKA, Kazuaki(H) Mycology Studies on taxonomy and phylogeny of microfungi
Dr.Agr. TONOUCHI, Akio(H) Environmental Microbiology Studies of environmental microorganisms
Dr.Agr. ISOGAI, Masamichi(I) Plant Pathology Basic and applied research of plant viruses infecting fruit trees in cold districts
Dr.Agr. SAHARA, Ken(I) Applied Molecular Entomology Cytogenetical genome comparison in insect through fluorescene in situ hybridization mapping of orthologous genes
Dr.Agr. SUZUKI, Yuji(I) Plant Nutrition and Physiology Molecular physiology of photosynthesis in vascular plants
Dr.Agr TAKEDA, Takumi(I) Plant biochemistry Functional analyses of proteins and genes during plant growth
Dr.Agr. YOSHIKAWA, Nobuyuki(I) Plant Pathology Structure and function of the genomes of the viruses isolated from fruit trees
Dr.Agr. KAKU, Nobuo(Y) Applied Microbiology Analysis and application of microbial function
Dr.Agr. KOBAYASHI, Takashi (Y) Phytopathology Plantdisease control using disease forecasting system
Dr.Agr. TAWARAYA, Keitaro(Y) Plant Nutrition and Soil Science Low phosphorus tolerance of plant and utilization of mycorrhizal fungi
Dr.Agr. CHENG Weiguo(Y) Plant Nutrition and Soil Science Studies on carbon and nitrogen dynamics in plant-soil ecosystems with global change
Dr.Agr. HASE, Shu(Y) Plant Pathology Study on biological control of plant diseases
List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Sci. KANEKO, Yu(H) Insect Physiology Mechanisms of programmed cell death at pupal metamorphosis
Dr.Agr. AN, Ying(I) Insect Physiology Insect biotechnology insect diapause
Dr.Agr. KONDO, Toru(I) Plant Pathology

1) Virulence gene analysis of viruses in vegetables

2) Diagnosis and control of plant diseases

Dr.Phi. TATEISHI, Takahiro(I) Soil Biochemistry Nutrient dynamics between plants and soils through microbial transformation
Dr.Agr. DEGUCHI, Shin(I) Soil Science Effect of cover crop on the nutrient uptake and growth of main crop
Dr.Agr. FUJISAKI, Koki(I) Plant Pathology Basic and applied study on the mechanism determining susceptibility and resistance against plant pathogens
Ph.D. SATO, Satoru(Y) Agroecology Studies on agro-ecosystem especially in paddy field

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