Dr. FUJITA Yasunari and Dr. MARUYAMA Kyonoshin, Senior Researchers in the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division, were named Highly Cited Researchers for 2020 in the Plant and Animal Science category, marking 7 consecutive years of being included in the annual list of the Clarivate Analytics. 

The Web of Science of Clarivate Analytics identifies the world's most influential researchers who produced multiple papers which have been highly cited in the last 10 years. In 2020, about 6,200 or 0.1% of researchers in 21 disciplines worldwide have been selected among authors of highly cited papers. Dr. Fujita and Dr. Maruyama are pursuing research on the development of crops resistant to poor environments and the stable production of agricultural products in Africa using molecular biology approaches. Their publications have been cited in various research papers related to environmental stress.

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Clarivate Analytics Web of Science

https://clarivate.com/webofsciencegroup

List of Highly Cited Researchers

https://recognition.webofscience.com/awards/highly-cited/2020/