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Research Highlights(2009)

Research Highlights
1. Development of a sap squeezing system from felled oil palm trunks for bioethanol production.
2. Development of land-based recirculating aquaculture systems for domestic production of the whiteleg shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei
3. Development of a methodology for self-reliant repair and maintenance of shallow wells by herders in the meadows of Mongolia
4. “Ishigaki Wondrous”- A new variety of semi dwarf papaya with larger fruits and high quality
5. Metabolic networks involved in cold acclimation identified by integrated analysis of metabolites and transcripts regulated by DREB1A and DREB2A
6. Biological Nitrification Inhibition - Dual benefit for agriculture and the environment
7. Reaction of landraces to nitrogen was more sensitive than those of improved varieties at early vegetative growth stage
8. SnRK2 protein kinases are essential for the control of drought tolerance and germination
9. A facultatively anaerobic bacterium, Paenibacillus curdlanolyticus B-6, produces a novel xylanolytic multienzyme complex.
10. Simple and Selective Quantification of 1-Deoxynojirimycin, an Antihyperglycemic Component in Foods
11. Furanocoumarins in leaves of kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) prohibit mutagenic DNA damages
12. Growth of giant tiger prawn under co-culture with Chaetomorpha ligustica at aquarium scale
13. Evaluation of nitrogen flow within the framework of farmland and village in the Sahel zone of West Africa
14. Annual carbon requirement for sustainable crop production estimated approximately at 0.8 tC ha-1year-1 in the Sahel, West Africa
15. Some African rice (Oryza glaberrima Steud.) cultivars survive prolonged complete submergence by shoot elongation
16. Development of a new method to produce cloud-free land use data for tropical humid climate regions using multi-temporal satellite data
17. Impact Analyses of Economic Integration on Agriculture and Policy Proposals toward Poverty Alleviation in the Greater Mekong Sub-region

Date of issued2010-04-01
CreatorJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
PublisherJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Dates2010-04-01
NII resource type vocabularyTechnical Report
RightsJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Languageeng