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Research Highlights(2004)

Research Highlights
1. Farmers’ ways of thinking and their information routes
2. Farmers’ rainfall and cropping calendars: a tool for understanding inter-annual and intra-annual rainfall variability and assisting crop planting decisions
3. Evaluation of functions of the agricultural social service system for stabilization of farm and rural management in China
4. Development of a distributed hydrologic model for estimating rice production in northeast Thailand
5. Overexpression of Cys2/His2-type zinc-finger transcription repressors improves environmental stress tolerance in Arabidopsis
6. The Pish blast resistance gene of rice (Oryza sativa L.) is located on the long arm of chromosome 1
7. Evaluation of the ability of vegetable crops to reduce clubroot damage using preceding crops in the West Java Highlands
8. Monitoring water infiltration through an unsaturated soil zone using bromide as a tracer in northeast Thailand
9. Development and application of a simple apparatus to concentrate 222Rn for the measurement of 222Rn concentration in surface water
10. Seasonal occurrence and natural enemies of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae on pigeon pea in Kenya
11. A new group of nitrogen-fixing endophytic bacteria in rice plants
12. Effects of sugarcane syrup in pig diets on feed requirements and nutrient digestibility in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam
13. Geographical diversity of the glutenin Glu-D1f allele (correlated with noodle-making quality) frequency in Asian common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and its transmission routes to Japan in common wheat
14. Growth-inhibitory activity against maize weevil and the antifungal activities of volatile compounds from citronella grass
15. High angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitory activity of Chinese douchi (soy nuggets)
16. Changes in soil conditions caused by thinning: an agroforestry experiment
17. Foliar water spray reduces the aftereffects of plant damage caused by short dry spells
18. Genetic analysis of vernalization and photoperiod responses in one Australian and seven Japanese wheat cultivars
19. Effective marking method using fluorescent powder for dispersal study of the citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri
20. Eliminating weak panicle blast field resistant plants from a rice hybrid population during rapid generation advancement

Date of issued2005-07-07
CreatorJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
PublisherJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
NII resource type vocabularyTechnical Report
RightsJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences