JIRCAS Mail Magazine (English)(9)

JIRCAS Mail Magazine

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【JIRCAS Mail Magazine No.9 (April 2018)】
Published by Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
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■Latest topics
●International workshop on “Sustainable Rural Bioenergy Solutions in Africa”


●WorldVeg Director General visits JIRCAS


●MoU promises to strengthen partnership between JIRCAS and ICAR


●Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award) 2018


■Introduction of new technologies and research highlights
【Research Highlights (International agriculture, forestry and fisheries research information) Fiscal year 2016】
●Calcination improves solubility of low-grade African phosphate rock and application of calcined products is highly effective on crop cultivation

●Genome editing systems in rice cultivars and strategy for producing desired mutants with homozygous mutation

●Three differential soybean varieties highly resistant to Asian soybean rust carry the resistance gene Rpp1-b

●Addition of charcoal to sandy soil in Northeast Thailand enhances growth of teak

●Spread of infection of yellow head virus (YHV) of giant tiger prawns by cannibalism

●‘Sunny Shine’: A new passion fruit cultivar with low acidity and good appearance

■Guidance publications
●JARQ (Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly) Vol.52 No.2 April. 2018


〇Crop Science
▲Genetic Dissection of Agronomic Traits in Introgression Lines and Improvement of an Elite Indica Rice Variety

〇Agricultural Environment
▲Authenticity of the Geographical Origin and Production Methods of Agricultural Products – Application of Element Composition and Stable Isotope Analyses –

〇Agricultural Engineering
▲Agricultural Product Authenticity and Geographical Origin Traceability – Use of Nondestructive Measurement –

〇Animal Husbandry
▲Effect of Pasture Intake on the Profile of Volatile Organic Compounds in Dairy Cow Milk

〇Information Technology
▲Development and Diffusion Strategies of Agricultural Production History Management Systems

〇Biomass Utilization
▲Selection and Development of Stress-tolerant Yeasts for Bioethanol Production


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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
Issue 9
Language eng