Kyoto Prefectural University

Laboratory of Pomology


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This laboratory performs research on sustainable fruit growing, especially concerning on organic agriculture, soil microbiology, biocontrol of plant diseases, and reduction of chemical pesticide and fertilizers. We also perform research on reproductive mechanism and new cultivation system toward the development of efficient and labor-saving practices in fruit growing.

Members

Professor - (Akihiro Itai)
Membership Societies: Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, Japanese Society for Breeding, International Society for Horticultural Science

Lecturer - Andre Freire Cruz
Membership Societies: Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, The International Union of Soil Science

Assistant Professor - Takuya Morimoto
Membership Societies: Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, International Society for Horticultural Science

Students

Ms Maya Umeda (4th Grade)
Research Theme: Soil Borne Plant pathogens in Chestnut and Paddy rice fields.

Mr Fukuhiro Uno (4th Grade)
Research Theme: Soil microbial growth and activities in fruit orchards of Japan.

Ms Hosne Ara Dilzahan (Master)
Research Theme: Soil microbial community and plant pathogens in chestnut and rice.