JIRCAS Mail Magazine (English) (18)

JIRCAS Mail Magazine

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【JIRCAS Mail Magazine No.18 (July 2020)】
Published by Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
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Dear subscribers,
Heavy rains toward the end of rainy season have triggered disasters in Japan.
A typically hot weather awaits the nation as the summer season begins.

■Latest topics
●JIRCAS Concludes Collaborative Research Agreement with Bolivia’s UMSA and PROINPA


●JIRCAS Researcher Receives the 24th Japanese Society of Crop Science Young Scientist Award


●PhilRice Magazine Article Introduces WeRise


●TARF Director and Researchers Receive Awards from the Japanese Society for Tropical Agriculture


■Introduction of new technologies and research highlights
【Research Highlights (International agriculture, forestry and fisheries research information) Fiscal year 2019】
●Variable-timing, fixed-rate application of cattle biogas effluent as fertilizer for rice using a leaf color chart

●Oxygenation of flooded paddy soil and inhibition of methane production through irrigation with water containing bulk oxygen nanobubbles

●Soil phosphorus availability for rice plants can be rapidly estimated by laboratory visible and near-infrared spectroscopy

●Liquefaction of Thai fermented rice noodles can be prevented by maintaining the product in acidic condition of pH around 4

●Use of RNA interference to suppress gene expression of vitellogenesis-inhibiting hormone in the whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei

■Guidance publications
●JARQ (Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly) Vol.54 No.3 July. 2020


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【Edited and published by】
Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
Research Planning and Partnership Division
Information and Public Relations Office
1-1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Date of issued
Creator Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
NII resource type vocabulary Article
Volume 18
Language eng