JIRCAS Newsletter (95)

JIRCAS Newsletter
ISSN 09198822
NII recode ID (NCID) AA11015118
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  • The Significance of “BNI Technology”  p.3

Special Feature
Biological Nitrification Inhibition (BNI) Research

  • What is the BNI Research that Originated at JIRCAS?  p.4 
  • Wheat Improvement Using Genetic Resources of Wild Species
    ―Introduction of BNI traits from wild wheat―  p.6 
  • Establishment of Nitrogen-efficient Wheat Production Systems in Indo-Gangetic Plains by the Deployment of BNI-technology
    ― A SATREPS Project   p.7 
  • Life-Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Potential of BNI-enabled Wheat  p.8 
  • Towards the Use of BNI Technology in Maize, the World’s Most Widely Produced Field Crop p.9


  • 【Research Highlights】
    • Increased Rice Yield Improves Nutrition of Farmers in Madagascar
      ―Towards solving malnutrition problem in Africa by improving productivity of staple crops―  p.10
    • Elucidating the Leaf Vein Structure and Function of Tropical Rainforest Trees
      ―Understanding leaf vein structure contributes to the selection of trees with high adaptability to the environment―  p.10
    • Discovery of Koshihikari-derived Gene that Increases Rice Yield in High CO2 Environment
      ―Contributing to sustainable rice cultivation under climate change―   p.11
    • Machine Learning Predicts Nutrient Concentrations in Tropical Rivers
      ―Implications for coastal ecosystem conservation efforts―   p.11
    • Successful Identification of Key Compound for Biological Nitrification Inhibition in Maize
      ―Progress in developing BNI-enabled maize to reduce the use of nitrogen fertilizer― p.12
    • P-dipping Rice Fertilizer Application Technique is Effective in Avoiding Flood Damage
      ―Contributes to stable and sustainable rice production in Sub-Saharan Africa― p.12
Date of issued
Creator Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
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NII resource type vocabulary Article
Volume 95
Language eng

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