The JIRCAS Research Highlight 2018 is a compilation of selected R&D achievements for the entire fiscal year promoting the dissemination and wide application of results to academic and non-academic audiences. This issue focuses on (1) results in technology development expected to be used in on-site production, (2) results including new methods and knowledge that lead to advancement of science, and (3) results that are extremely effective or helpful in improving administrative measures.

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Program A : Environment and Natural Resource Management

Program B : Stable Agricultural Production

Program C : Value-adding Technologies