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Collaborating Labs

Agricultural Ecology  (Agricultural and Environmental Biology

Overview

Agricultural research in recent years tends to be individualized and subdivided and separated from the field of agricultural production. Under such circumstances, our laboratory is conducting research based on agricultural ecology focusing on the interaction between agricultural products, the environment, and humans. In other words, targeting organisms that live in the ecosystem of cultivated land, increasing biological production, improving quality and efficiency, reducing the burden on the environment and preserving the production environment, environmental response and utilization of genetic resources, etc. We are conducting research aimed at building a new sustainable production system based on this.


Instructors

Professor

Saneyuki Kawabata


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Associate Professor

Chikako Honda


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Associate ProfessorWataru Yamori

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Associate Professor
Wei Guo

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Assistant Professor
Hiroyuki Kakui
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Assistant Professor Yu Wakabayashi
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Ecological Harmony Engineering  (Biological and Environmental Engineering

Overview

Building a next-generation agricultural system that connects fields and society and environmental technology with the aim of breaking away from the conventional productivity-oriented agricultural system and using nature's blessing ecosystem services in a sustainable and effective manner. We are conducting research on development based on the Tanashi Campus, which is a series of cultivated land, green land, and forest land. The research target is a complex system from the mechanism of the ecosystem service itself to the relationship between humans and society related to agriculture and food in the food chain such as producer-distributor-consumer, and the research method is field level. It covers a wide range of fields, from micro to macro at the laboratory level, to measurement, control, and analysis that make full use of engineering methods from the viewpoint. Currently, I am mainly conducting research on the development of various applications including practical use, cultivation and the construction of post-harvest technology aiming at high added value.


Instructors

Professor

Saneyuki Kawabata


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Associate ProfessorWataru Yamori
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Biosphere Correlation Science (Department of Ecosystem Studies

Agricultural Land Ecology Laboratory Overview

Next-generation agriculture and agriculture aiming at the further prosperity of humankind in the new century, establishing an agricultural production system that is in harmony with the ecosystem, and improving crop productivity under the expanding adverse environmental conditions on the earth. We are conducting field science research utilizing a wide range of cultivated land and green lands, centered on cultivated land system function development science and cultivated land system environmental tolerance science.


Agricultural Land Ecology Laboratory Instructors

Associate Professor

Chikako Honda


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Assistant Professor

Kei Uchida


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Forest Area Ecosociology Laboratory Overview

The research subject is to grasp the forest ecosystem and various inorganic and organic connections surrounding it, and to acquire knowledge for maintaining, managing, nurturing, and utilizing forests in relation to human society. Research to constantly and efficiently collect various information from the forest area and appropriately manage and analyze the information to provide the knowledge, substances, and space obtained from the forest area to human society in various forms. I do.


Forest Area Ecosociology Laboratory Instructor

Professor

Seiji Ishibashi


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Laboratory of Forest Ecosystem Overview

We are conducting research related to the dynamics of forest ecosystems and mechanisms to sustain biodiversity. Research topics include interactions among organisms, genetic structures, adaptation to the environment, impacts of climate change and wildlife management, which have been studied at the individual, population and community levels for a variety of forest dwelling organisms as well as the forest itself.


Forest Biological Function Laboratory Instructor

Assistant Professor

Tadashi Maehara


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