JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly

About JARQ

The Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly (JARQ) is a publication of the Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), which provides readers overseas with the latest information on key achievements and developments in agricultural research in Japan, with the expectation that this information would contribute to the agricultural development of countries in tropical and subtropical regions. 

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Accepted Article

Detection of Proteins with Viral Suppressor of RNA Interference Activities from Insect-transmitted Viruses Using Drosophila S2 Cells

Aki SAGISAKA, Ritsuko MURAKAMI, Kenji WATANABE, Hiromitsu TANAKA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. in press

Predicting Tectona grandis Suitability to Evaluate Potential Plantation Areas under Future Climate on Java, Indonesia

Eko PRASETYO, Fajar SETIAWAN, WIDIYATNO, Mohammad NA’IEM, Haruka OHASHI, Yoshihiko TSUMURA, Ikutaro TSUYAMA, Tetsuya MATSUI, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. in press

Transcriptional Responses of the Marine Planktonic Diatom Chaetoceros tenuissimus to Nitrogen- and Phosphorus-deficient States

Haruo YAMAGUCHI, Minoru INOUE, Yuko TANIMOTO, Narumi SUMIDA, Masao ADACHI, Kei KIMURA, Yuji TOMARU, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. in press

Trends in the Development of Energy-saving Techniques for Protected Horticulture in Japan

Ryosuke YAMANAKA, Hiroki KAWASHIMA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. in press

Development of an Arm-raising Work Assistance Tool for Maintenance of Trellis-trained Fruit Trees

Masahiro OHNISHI, Tomoko FUKAI, Tomohiko OTA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. in press

In Vitro Starch Digestion of Cooked Rice Grain Following the Addition of Various Vegetable Oils

Masatsugu TAMURA, Kanae HOSHI, Takahiro SAITO, Yoshimasa SASAHARA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. in press

Waxy Barley Yield and Grain Β-Glucan Content Affected by Heterogeneous Soil Properties in Differently Managed Fields

Atsushi MATSUMURA, Takuya MORISHITA, Shusuke NAKAI, Hiroyuki MASUMOTO, Masanori YANASE, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. in press

Multiplex polymerase chain reaction Method with Species-specific Primers for Differentiation of Two Closely Related Fish Species, Beryx splendens and B. mollis (Actinopterygii: Beryciformes)

Kazuya NISHIDA, Satoru N. CHIBA, Kay SAKUMA, Ryouichi HIGASHI, Nobuaki SUZUKI, Mai MIYAMOTO, Shiroh YONEZAKI, Kouichi HOSHINO, Kota SAWADA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. in press

All Issue

Occurrence and Control of Citrus Greening (Huanglongbing) in Japan

Toru IWANAMI, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 105 - 120 ( )

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Leucocytozoon caulleryi Infection in Chickens: Etiology, Pathology, and Diagnosis

Kikuyasu NAKAMURA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 121 - 127 ( )

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Gross N Mineralization Associated with Organic Matter Application to Inceptisols and Andisols of Hokkaido, Japan, and to Ultisols of Lop Buri, Thailand

Rikiya NIRA, Prapit SANGTONG, Takao FUJIMOTO, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 129 - 135 ( )

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Potential of Nitrification Inhibition and Change of Soil Bacterial Community Structure by Biofumigation of Brassica juncea Green Manure in Succeeding Sweet Corn Cultivation under Gray Lowland Soil Conditions

Ayaka FUCHIKAMI, Myra SHIN, Hiroyuki MASUMOTO, Ryoji KOUKATA, Hayato TOKUMOTO, Hiroyuki DAIMON, Atsushi MATSUMURA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 137 - 146 ( )

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Design and Performance Analysis of a Seasonal Ice Storage System for Cooling Chinese Solar Greenhouses

Xuan GU, Rui WANG, Tianlai LI, Hui XU, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 147 - 161 ( )

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Effect of Temperature on Scent Emission from Carnation Cut Flowers

Kyutaro KISHIMOTO, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 163 - 170 ( )

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Effect of Ascorbic Acid Supplementation on Fecal Immunoglobulin A in Japanese Black Calves

Konosuke OTOMARU, Shoko OISHI, Yu FUJIMURA, Katsuhisa NAGAI, Shinya YAMAUCHI, Tomonori NOCHI, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 171 - 176 ( )

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Fluctuation of Soil Water Content in the Tropical Seasonal Forests of Cambodia Focusing on Soil Types and Properties

Yasuhiro OHNUKI, Jumpei TORIYAMA, Eriko ITO, Shin’ichi IIDA, Naoki KABEYA, Sophal CHANN, Samkol KETH, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 177 - 187 ( )

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Meteorological Factors Influencing the Timing and Magnitude of Bloom by the Noxious Dinoflagellate Karenia mikimotoi in Two Bays of the Bungo Channel, Japan

Tomoyuki SHIKATA, Goh ONITSUKA, Hiroshi SHONO, Makiko HIRAI, Daiki INOKUCHI, Kazuyoshi MIYAMURA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 189 - 198 ( )

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First Report on the Use of the Larval Catcher Type Trawl Net for the Efficient Sampling of Juveniles of Two Tuna Species (Thunnus orientalis and T. albacares) in the Offshore Waters of the Nansei Islands, Japan

Toshiyuki TANABE, Yosuke MIYAZAKI, Kenji NOHARA, Nobuaki SUZUKI, Takao YOSHIMATSU, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 199 - 209 ( )

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Effect of Diet on the Longevity and Oviposition Performance of Black Soldier Flies, Hermetia illucens (Diptera: Stratiomyidae)

Aye Aye THINN, Yooichi KAINOH, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(2) , 211 - 217 ( )

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Development of Sustainable Technologies to Increase Agricultural Productivity and Improve Food Security in Africa

Kazuo NAKASHIMA, Seiji YANAGIHARA, Satoru MURANAKA, Tetsuji OYA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(1) , 7 - 18 ( )

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Development of Molecular Identification Methods for a Sciarid Fly, Bradysia odoriphaga (Diptera: Sciaridae)

Makoto ARIMOTO, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(1) , 19 - 24 ( )

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Nitrogen Fate and Adaptation of the Microbial Community Responsible for Ammonia Removal in a Biofilter Treating Waste Gas from Livestock Manure Composting

Tomoko YASUDA, Yasuyuki FUKUMOTO, Kazutaka KURODA, Dai HANAJIMA, Miyoko WAKI, Kazuyoshi SUZUKI1, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(1) , 25 - 32 ( )

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Soil Carbon Turnover and Changes in Soil Nitrogen under the Agropastoral System in Brazilian Savannas (Cerrados)

Takuji NAKAMURA, Cesar MIRANDA, Tsutomu KANNO, Yoshinari OHWAKI, Osni SOUZA, Maria ARAUJO, Manuel MACEDO, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(1) , 41 - 48 ( )

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Changes in Certain Paddy Soil Properties under Perforated Sheet Pipe as Subsurface Shallow Drainage

Yinn Mar SOE, Yoshiyuki SHINOGI, Tomoyuki TANIGUCHI, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(1) , 59 - 66 ( )

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Control of Transmitted Solar Radiation Using Photoselective Covering Materials Improves Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) Yield during Summer

Yuki YONEDA, Yasushi KAWASAKI, Hiroki KAWASHIMA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(1) , 67 - 75 ( )

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Time Series Lengths for the Accurate Isolation of Major Tidal Components by Simple Fourier Analysis

Katsushi SHIRAHATA, Shuhei YOSHIMOTO, Takeo TSUCHIHARA, Hiroomi NAKAZATO, Satoshi ISHIDA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(1) , 77 - 94 ( )

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Effects of Processing on Stable Isotope Compositions (δ13C,δ15 N, and δ18O) of Rice (Oryza sativa) and Stable Isotope Analysis of Asian Rice Samples for Tracing Their Geographical Origins

Yaeko SUZUKI, Rumiko NAKASHITA, Roksana HUQUE, Mst. Afifa KHATUN, Zainon Bt. OTHMAN, Nazaratul Ashifa Bt. Abdullah SALIM, Saw THANTAR, Preciosa Corazon PABROA, Pui Yieng Kadeleine KONG, Vajira Ariyaratna WADUGE, Wannee SRINUTTRAKUL, Arisa HOSONUMA, Kazuhiro CHIKU, Mitsuru YOSHIDA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 56(1) , 95 - 103 ( )

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Preface to the Special Issue

Kazuki SAITO, Miyuki IIYAMA, Satoru MURANAKA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 55(Special Issue) , 391 - 394 ( )

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Changing Agendas of CGIAR’s International Agricultural Research

Norihito KANAMORI, Miyuki IIYAMA, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 55(Special Issue) , 395 - 404 ( )

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Potato Germplasm Enhancement with Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Applications and Related Achievements in the Early Years of the International Potato Center (CIP)

Kazuo N. WATANABE, Rodomiro Otavio ORTIZ RIOS, Tri HANDAYANI, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 55(Special Issue) , 405 - 418 ( )

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Three Decades of Safeguarding and Promoting Use of Agricultural Biodiversity: Changing Global Perspectives, Paradigm Shifts and Implications

Yasuyuki MORIMOTO, Patrick MAUNDU, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 55(Special Issue) , 419 - 431 ( )

jarq55-5_419-431.pdf1.03 MB

Agriculture in the Semi-Arid Tropics with Sustainable Use of Scarce Resources: Contribution of Japanese Scientists through Collaboration with ICRISAT

Satoshi TOBITA , JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 55(Special Issue) , 433 - 441 ( )

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Crop Development with Data-driven Approach towards Sustainable Agriculture: Lifting the Achievements and Opportunities of Collaborative Research between CIAT and Japan

Satoshi OGAWA, Michael Gomez SELVARAJ, Manabu ISHITANI, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 55(Special Issue) , 463 - 472 ( )

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Integrated Research for Development Approach to Upgrade the Whole Rice Value-chain in Sub-Saharan Africa: Contribution of Africa Rice Center after NERICA (New Rice for Africa)

Koichi FUTAKUCHI, Kazuki SAITO, JARQ:Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 55(Special Issue) , 473 - 481 ( )

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