Dr. TSUJIMOTO Yasuhiro, Project Leader and Senior Researcher of the Crop, Livestock and Environment Division received the 18th Japanese Society of Crop Science Best Paper Award for the paper titled “Challenges and opportunities for improving N use efficiency for rice production in sub-Saharan Africa”.
This award is given to members of the Crop Science Society of Japan (CSSJ), who are authors of outstanding papers published in the journal Plant Production Science. In this paper, they reviewed the problems of low fertilizer input and poor nutrient soil conditions in rice production in Africa, and their improvement measures using the current situation of fertilizer input and utilization efficiency in Madagascar as an example.
The award ceremony was held at the 251st CSSJ Meeting held online from March 28~29, 2021.
Yasuhiro Tsujimoto, Tovohery Rakotoson, Atsuko Tanaka & Kazuki Saito (2019) Challenges and opportunities for improving N use efficiency for rice production in sub-Saharan Africa.