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Research Highlights(2005)

Research Highlights
1. The impacts of climate change on the world food market: Mid-term analysis using International Food and Agricultural Policy Simulation Model (IFPSIM)
2. Spatial identification of the crop-fallow rotation cycle and potential capacity for regeneration of fallow in northern Laos by satellite imagery
3. Improvement of drought stress tolerance by gene transfer of a transcription factor, AREB1, involved in ABA-responsive gene expression
4. Dehydration responsive element binding protein (DREB)1-type transcription factors in transgenic rice improve tolerance to drought, salt, and freezing
5. First report on the growth reduction of soybean caused by Heterodera glycines and its distribution in Paraguay
6. Effects of rice straw compost on rice cultivation on alluvial soil area in Mekong Delta, Vietnam
7. Mitigation of nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soil by 2-amino-4-chloro-6-methylpyrimidine
8. Change in nitrogen cycle related to agricultural activity from 1990 to 2000 in Khon Kaen Province, Thailand
9. Actual situation of local soil fertility management on agricultural land in the Sahel, West Africa
10. Attempt to practically use a lactic acid bacterial strain, SP 1-3, for making good quality silage in Thailand
11. Use of agricultural by-products for cattle feed in South America-Case Argentina
12. Utilization of sugarcane silage as feed for beef cattle in Northeast Thailand
13. Piperine, a component of long pepper, suppresses insect pests of rice storage
14. Basic wood properties of Acacia mangium in Sabah, Malaysia
15. Arachidonic Acid can Help the Aquaculture Industry to Take off in Developing Countries “Hatcheries in the Tropics require arachidonic acid for stable fry production”
16. Recycling-oriented aquaculture system utilizing natural ecological functions
17. Co-culture of Black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) and Sea grapes (Caulerpa lentillifera)
18. Effect of shuttle breeding by taking advantage of the wide latitude in Japan for heading traits of wheat
19. Evaluation of functional components in passionfruit cultivated under drip-fertigation and light culture
20. Moving distance a day of the released citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri using a newly developed marking method
21. Invasion of citrus psyllids in rehabilitated orchards and its probability decreased with distance of the new orchard from adjacent long-established one
22. Economic efficiency of the combination of planting disease‑free seedlings with application of systemic insecticides for the Citrus Greening problem in the Mekong Delta Region
23. The advantages and disadvantages of subsurface drip irrigation
24. Runoff of nutrients cause decreasing crop yield in fields with lower infiltration rates in Southern Mali
25. Midday drop in leaf water content is an effective trait for evaluating germplasm for heat and drought tolerance in snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris).

Date of issued2006-11-08
CreatorJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
PublisherJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Dates2006-11-08
NII resource type vocabularyTechnical Report
RightsJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Languageeng