JIRCAS Mail Magazine (English) (20)

JIRCAS Mail Magazine


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【JIRCAS Mail Magazine No.20 (January 2021)】
Published by Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
https://www.jircas.go.jp/en
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Happy New Year from JIRCAS!
Best wishes for a bright and promising 2021!

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■Latest topics
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●Researcher Maeno receives 2020 Chinguitt Prize for Science and Technology

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/reports/2020/r20201030

●Gunma Prefectural Maebashi High School Students Visit JIRCAS

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/reports/2020/r20201029

●JIRCAS 50th Anniversary International Symposium 2020 Report

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/reports/2020/r20201113

●Senior Researcher Tsujimoto Receives the Young Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Researcher Award

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/reports/2020/r20201112

●Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Visits JIRCAS HQ

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/reports/2020/r20201120

●JIRCAS Senior Researchers Fujita and Maruyama are Highly Cited Researchers for 7 Consecutive Years

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/reports/2020/r20201120_0

●Release of JIRCAS 50th Anniversary International Symposium 2020 Video

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/reports/2020/r20201207

●JIRCAS Research Collaborator and University of Nigeria Professor Receives Foreign Minister's Commendation

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/reports/2020/r20201207_0

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■Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award) 2021
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This annual award, which began in 2007, is organized and presented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan and Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS). Its purpose is to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. Up to three young researchers who have shown

1.outstanding performance in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, or related industries for a developing region, and who show great promise
2.outstanding achievements in research and development that will lead to future technological innovation in agriculture, forestry, fisheries or related industries for a developing area, and who show great promise

will be invited to Japan to attend the commendation ceremony and accept their awards and cash gifts (US$5,000 will be given per awardee).

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/young_award/2021

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■Introduction of new technologies and research highlights
【Research Highlights (International agriculture, forestry and fisheries research information) Fiscal year 2019】
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●Assessing nanoparticulate lime and phosphate rock and increasing their efficiency as a liming agent and phosphorus source, respectively
https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/publication/research_results/2019_a04

●Biological nitrification inhibition of sorghum is related to the inhibition of ammonia-oxidizing archaea
https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/publication/research_results/2019_a05

●SPIKE, a quantitative trait locus for increasing the number of spikelets per panicle, enhances rice grain yield under low-yield conditions
https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/publication/research_results/2019_b04

●Sugarcane and Miscanthus intergeneric hybrids: New sugarcane breeding materials with high photosynthetic activity in a low-temperature environment
https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/publication/research_results/2019_b05

●Bacillus aryabhattai produces bioplastics from starch in agricultural residues
https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/publication/research_results/2019_c04

●Efficacy of black soldier fly larvae as a protein source in aquaculture feed for the climbing perch
https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/publication/research_results/2019_c05

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■Guidance publications
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●JARQ (Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly) Vol.55 No.1 January. 2021

https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/publication/jarq/55/1

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Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
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Date of issued
Creator Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
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NII resource type vocabulary Article
Issue 20
Language eng