Research and Educational Fields of Supervisors

As of February 17, 2023

Course Division Name of Major Supervisor University Research and Educational Field
Major Major Research Interests
Bioproduction and Bioenvironmental Sciences

Agricultural Production Science

ASAO Toshiki Shimane Vegetable and Ornamental Science Production of vegetables and ornamentals

ARAKI Hideki

Yamaguchi Agronomy Function of plant production under environmental stresses and its agronomical application
OHTA Katsumi Shimane Horticultural Plant Science Studies on growth control in horticultural plants
KOBAYASHI Nobuo Shimane Horticultural Breeding Evaluation of plant genetic resources and applications for breeding
TAKAHASHI Tadashi Yamaguchi Crop Science Establishment of low-cost and low-input crop cultivation systems
TAKEMURA Yoshihiro Tottori Horticultural Science Studies on the crop ecophysiology in horticultural crops
TANAKA Hiroyuki Tottori Plant Genetics Genetic and breeding studies on improving quality of wheat flour
TSURUNAGA Yoko Shimane Food Processing Studies on manufacturing method and functionality in food processing
NAKATSUKA Akira Shimane Molecular Breeding of Horticultural Crop Molecular breeding for agriculturally useful traits in horticulture crops
NONAMI Kazuyoshi Tottori Agricultural Production Engineering Mechanization of agricultural work
MATSUMOTO Shingo Shimane Biochemistry of Soil and Plant Nutrition Studies on the mechanism of plant nutrient acquisition in relation to soil fertility
MATSUMOTO Toshikazu Shimane Fruit science Studies on fruit growing and processed food
YANO Akira Shimane Bioenvironmental Electrical Engineering Application of electrical engineering to bioenvironmental technologies
YAMAMOTO Haruhiko Yamaguchi Environmental Information Science Growth diagnosis of plant canopies by optical measuring methods
Managerial Economics INOUE Norikazu Shimane Farm Management Farming practices and resource management on farm businesses
TANEICHI Yutaka Yamaguchi Agricultual Marketing Study on distribution of agricultural products and agricultural materials
TSUTSUI Kazunobu Tottori Rural Geography Studies on regional economy and community development in Rural areas
NOHMI Makoto Tottori Rural Economics Development and application of regional analysis methods
MATSUDA Toshinobu Tottori Economics of Consumer Behavior Empirical analysis of consumer behavior, especially food demand
MATSUMURA Ichizen Tottori Farm Management Studies on the relationship between farm management and rural society
YASUNAGA Nobuyoshi Shimane Regional Economics Sustainability of farmlands, communities, and economies in less favored areas
YASUNOBU Kumi Tottori International agricultural development studies Agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia
Li WAN Tottori Marketing Information Analytics Agricultural products distribution channels and econometric analysis of market information
Forest and Watershed Environmental Sciences ISHII Masayuki Shimane Regional infrastructure Engineering Development of designing method for renovation of irrigation facilities
KUBO Masako Shimane Plant Ecology Plant ecology, vegetation and conservation
NAGAMATSU Dai Tottori Plant Ecology Population dynamics of forest and grassland, vegetation science and biodiversity conservation
HIOKI Yoshiyuki Tottori Conservation and Restoration Planning of Ecosystem Ecological planning and engineering for conservation and restoration of biodiversity
FUJIMOTO Takaaki Tottori Wood Physics Analysis of wood property variation, and development of measurement techniques
YOSHIMURA Tetsuhiko Shimane Forest Utilization Social and technological issues in forest utilization and wood harvesting
Environmental Bioscience ARANISHI Futoshi Shimane Conservation ecology

Conservation genetics and evolutionary ecology of hydrobiosphere

UENO Makoto Shimane Plant Pathology Studies on the expression of resistance in plant-microbe interaction
KAMINAKA Hironori Tottori Plant-Microbe Interactions Molecular mechanisms of immune response and mycorrhizal symbiosis in plants
KARASAWA Shigenori Tottori Biodiversity Genetic diversity and species diversity of invertebrates
KIHARA Junichi Shimane Plant Pathology Photoresponces of the phytopathogenic fungi
KODAMA Motoichiro Tottori Plant Pathology Molecular mechanisms in plant-microbe interactions and plant disease resistance
TAKEMATSU Yoko Yamaguchi Ecological Entomology Biodiversity and ecology of termites
MIYANAGA Ryoichi Shimane Insect Ecology Biology and management of wild bees
YAMAGUCHI Keiko Shimane Aquatic Ecology Studies on ecology of benthic animals and aquatic environments
Course Division Name of Major Supervisor University Research and Educational Field
Major Major Research Interests
Bioresource and Life Sciences Fungus and Mushroom Sciences AIMI Tadanori Tottori Biochemical Technology of Microorganisms Biochemistry, molecular biology and biotechnology of microbial production
SHIMOMURA Norihiro Tottori Mushroom Breeding and Cultivation Studies on breeding and cultivation of mushroom resources
SOTOME Kozue Tottori Mushroom Phylogeny and Taxonomy Phylogenetic taxonomy of mushrooms, and ecological researches of wood-decaying basidiomycetes
Bioscience and Biotechnology ARIMA Jiro Tottori Bio-Functional Chemistry Functional analysis of enzymes and microorganisms, and their application to industry
ISHIKAWA Takahiro Shimane Plant Molecular Physiology Biosynthesis pathway of antioxidants and metabolism of reactive oxygen species in photosynthetic organisms
IWASAKI Takashi Tottori Bioregulatory Chemistry Development and screening of bioactive substances regulating biological function
KAWAMUKAI Makoto Shimane Genetic Engineering Signal transduction, cell cycle control and biosynthesis of coenzyme Q in yeasts
SHIOTSUKI Takahiro Shimane Insect Chemical Biology and Agrobio-Regulators Chemical biology and molecular mechanisms in regulation of insect development and their applications
NAKAGAWA Tsuyoshi Shimane Plant Molecular Genetics Molecular mechanisms of plant development and technology for analysis of plant genes
MATSUO Yasuhiro Shimane Microbial Genetics Cell signaling and cell cycle control in fission yeast
MANO Jun'ichi Yamaguchi Mechanisms of Environmental Stress-tolerance in Plants Elucidation and application of plant tolerance mechanisms against bitotic environmental stresses
MARUTA Takanori Shimane Plant Physiology Redox metabolism network and stress response in plants
Applied Bioresource Chemistry AZAKAMI Hiroyuki Yamaguchi Molecular Microbiology Molecular mechanisms of bacterial colonization to host surface
ISHIHARA Atsushi Tottori Natural Product Chemistry Function, Biological activity, and Biosynthesis of metabolites produced by plants and microorganisms
ICHIYANAGI Tsuyoshi Tottori Organic Chemistry The molecular design and functional analysis of bioactive compounds
KAWANO Tsuyoshi Tottori Bioorganic Chemistry Regulation of diapause, metabolism and longevity corresponding to the growth environment
SHIMIZU Hidehisa Shimane Nutritional Pathophysiology Study on the relationship between food-derived bacterial metabolites or cyanobacteria-derived toxins, and pathogenesis of diseases
TAMURA Jun-ichi Tottori Organic Chemistry Chemical synthesis of bioactive glycans and isolation/characterization of natural glycans
MUROTA Kaeko Shimane Bioavailability and Food Function Bioavailability and physiological function of lipophilic food factors
YABUTA Yukinori Tottori Nutritional Science Studies on the function of antioxidant vitamins and oxidative stress response
YAMAMOTO Tatsuyuki Shimane Bio-molecular Spectroscopy Spectroscopic studies on life science and medical applications
WATANABE Fumio Tottori Food Science Chemistry and nutrition of vitamin B12 and related compounds in food
Course Division Name of Major Supervisor University Research and Educational Field
Major Major Research Interests
Global Dryland Science Global Dryland Science AKASHI Kinya Tottori Molecular and Cellular biology Molecular responses of drought-tolerant plants and their application to molecular breeding
AN Ping Tottori Plant
Physiological responses and relative mechanisms of plants and plant ecophysiology in dry lands
ICHINOHE Toshiyoshi Shimane Livestock Feeding Evaluation of ruminants production system
INOSAKO Koji Tottori Soil and Water Management Conservation, restoration and sustainable use of soil and water environment
IBARAKI Yasuomi Yamaguchi Bio-environmental Control Engineering Environmental control in plant production
ENDO Tsuneyoshi Tottori Soil Chemistry Influence of soil properties and irrigation water quality on soil salinization/sodication in irrigated farmlands of arid regions
OGATA Hidehiko Tottori Irrigation and Drainage Facilities Engineering Evaluation of construction materials and structural performance of irrigation and drainage structures
KISHII Masahiro* Tottori Plant genetic resource development

Research and utilization of plant genetic resources with high environmental tolerance for breeding

KINUGASA Toshihiko Tottori Dryland Restoration and Conservation Ecology Ecology and ecophysiology of plants in arid and semi-arid grasslands
KIMURA Reiji Tottori Boundary Layer Meteorology Heat and water balance in arid lands
KUROSAKI Yasunori Tottori Dryland Climatology Climate change and variability, wind erosion, dust emission in drylands, and impacts of aeolian dust on climate
SHIMIZU Katsuyuki Tottori Water Use and Management Monitoring and assessment of irrigation water management
SUZUKI Kenji Yamaguchi Meteorology Observational study on precipitation mechanisms and development of instruments for hydrometeor measurements
TAGAWA Kotaro Tottori

Renewable Energy

Technological development and optimal design of renewable energy systems and components
TANIGUCHI Takeshi Tottori Microbial Ecology Soil and root microbial ecology and the application
TSUJIMOTO Hisashi Tottori Molecular Breeding Breeding of drought tolerant crop lines by gene and chromosome engineering
TSUNEKAWA Atsushi Tottori Conservation Informatics Monitoring and modeling of plant production and ecosystem change in drylands
TSUBO Mitsuru Tottori Climate Risk Management Dryland agrometeorology and climate-smart agriculture
TODERICH Kristina Nikolaevna Tottori

Dryland Salinity and Landscape Restoration

Salinization in drylands and restoration of affected landscape using halophytes and non-conventional crops.
NISHIHARA Eiji Tottori Crop Production in Drylands Construction of crop production system in areas including drylands
Nigussie Haregeweyn AYEHU Tottori Land Management Watershed processes monitoring, modeling and management
HYODO Masahiro Tottori Facilities and Environmental Materials Rehabilitation management of agricultural irrigation facilities and development of environmental materials
FUJIMAKI Haruyuki Tottori Soil Conservation Development of methods for preventing salt accumulation and erosion and remediation of degraded soils
MASUNAGA Tsugiyuki Shimane Pedosphere Ecological Engineering Control and use of soil functions of environmental protection-restoration and plant production
YAMADA Satoshi Tottori Plant Nutrition Mechanisms of Response to Stresses of Plants in Arid Regions
YAMANAKA Norikazu Tottori Revegetation in Arid Land Ecological studies on woody plants in arid lands
YAMAMOTO Sadahiro Tottori Environmental Soil Science Conservation of soil environment and sustainable use of farmland in arid regions

* Cooperation with JIRCAS.