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2020 JIRCAS Report

Kosakai Junior High School Students Visit JIRCAS

2020-10-12

A group of 28 third-year students and 3 teachers from Kosakai Junior High School in Toyokawa City, Aichi Prefecture visited JIRCAS on October 5, 2020 through the Tsukuba Science Tour program to learn about the research sites and research activities of JIRCAS.

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik Al Said of Oman, gifted JIRCAS with the Mango Tree Encyclopedia published by the Sultanate of Oman.

JIRCAS Receives Mango Tree Encyclopedia from His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik Al Said of Oman

2020-10-06

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik Al Said of Oman, gifted JIRCAS with the Mango Tree Encyclopedia published by the Sultanate of Oman.

JIRCAS Researcher Receives “Technology Award” from the Japanese Society for Plant Biotechnology

2020-10-04

The Japanese Society for Plant Biotechnology (formerly Japanese Society for Plant Cell and Molecular Biology) presented the 2020 Technology Award to JIRCAS Researcher HOSHIKAWA Ken (Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division), Professor MIURA Kenji (University of Tsukuba) and Professor EZURA Hiroshi (Tsukuba-Plant Innovation Research Center, University of Tsukuba).

JIRCAS-FFTC International Workshop on “Applicable Solutions Against Rice Blast in Asia”

2020-09-26

The International Workshop "Applicable Solutions Against Rice Blast in Asia" co-organized by JIRCAS and the Food and Fertilizer Technology Center (FFTC) was held on September 18, 2020. Due to the influence of COVID-19, it was held as an online conference with JIRCAS as the main venue.

MOU with Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region (FFTC)

2020-09-18

The Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region (FFTC) and JIRCAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on September 7, 2020.

MOU with Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute

2020-09-08

The new MOU was signed by MARDI Director General, Dr. Mohamad Roff Mohd Noor, and JIRCAS President, Dr. IWANAGA Masa, on September 8, 2020 in an on-line signing ceremony organized by both institutes.

FY2019 JIRCAS Visiting Research Fellows Present Research Outputs

2020-09-07

The JIRCAS visiting research fellows for FY2019 presented their research outputs in a meeting held on September 4, 2020.

Senior Researcher Yamanaka of the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division is Among the World’s Top 10 Soybean Rust Researchers

2020-08-11

Dr. YAMANAKA Naoki, Senior Researcher in the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division, was recognized one of the 10 major authors in soybean rust research as reported in a review article on scientometic approach to soybean rust published in the latest issue of Euphytica, an international journal on plant breeding.

フィリピン稲研究所の季刊誌でWeRise(季節予報による天水稲作向けの意思決定システム)が紹介されました

PhilRice Magazine Article Introduces WeRise

2020-04-22

An article in the PhilRice Magazine, a quarterly publication of Philippine Rice Research Institute, introduced the JIRCAS efforts on WeRise to a wide range of readers including rice researchers and farmers in the Philippines and other countries.

生物資源・利用領域の井関洸太朗研究員が「第24回日本作物学会研究奨励賞」を受賞しました。

JIRCAS Researcher Receives the 24th Japanese Society of Crop Science Young Scientist Award

2020-04-13

Dr. ISEKI Kotaro, Researcher of the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division received the 24th Japanese Society of Crop Science Research Award for his research on agronomic evaluation of plant genetic resources for improvement of productivity in Asian and African regions with poor environment.

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