Our department consists of the following four courses. New students take introductory lectures, seminar and practical training in all of the four courses. Through the classes on basic subjects, students are expected to learn fundamentals of the four courses and advance to their specialized studies from second grade.

Crop and Livestock Production Course

This course aims at developments of agricultural technology to produce high quality crops and livestock products. The course offers three optional specializations in (1)Field Crop Science, (2)Soil Science and Plant Nutrition and (3)Animal Production Science.

Horticulture and Plant Sciences Course

This course provides students with horticultural sciences, which consists of Olericulture, Floriculture, Pomology, Viticulture, and Postharvest Physiology & Technology with plant breeding, biotechnology, and physiology through the combination of lectures, seminars and field practices.

Agricultural Economics Corse

This course offers a wide range of subjects such as farm management, marketing, and the development of rural communities. Students can also deal with practical solutions to address policy issues faced by rural communities and people.

Forestry Course

This course provides students with the integrated forest science, which consists of a variety of studies such as informatics, geoinformatics, remote sensing, policy, law, engineering, silviculture, planning, management and ecological sciences.

Crop and Livestock Production Course

 Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. T.Ichinohe Feeding regimen of ruminant animal
Assoc.Prof. K.Ujiie Crop physiology, Development of cultivation techniques
Assoc.Prof. M.Kadowaki Photosynthesis, Dry matter production
Assoc.Prof. K.Kobayasi Functional morphology and abiotic stress in crop science
Assis.Prof. F.Adachi Relationship between growing condition and crop production
Assis.Prof. S.Shiro Utilization of useful microbes in crop production
Assis.Prof. S.Song Physiological control of tissue development in animal body

Horticulture and Plant Science Course

 Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. T.Asao Hydroponics, Autotoxicity
Prof. K.Ohta Morphogenesis and its control in horticultural plants
Prof. N.Kobayashi Evaluation of plant genetic resources and its application
Prof. T.Matsumoto Fruit cultivation, Postharvest
Assoc.Prof. H.Ikeura Analysis of the scent of vegetables, fruits and flowers
Assoc.Prof. T.Esumi Reproductive physiology in fruit and ornamental trees
Assoc.Prof. H.Tanaka Effective propagation in horticultural plants
Assoc.Prof. A.Nakatsuka Analysis of useful character gene in horticultural plants
Assis.Prof. T. Shibuya Light response of horticultural plants

Agricultural Economics Course

 Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. Y.Ito History of agriculture and fisheries in modern Japan
Prof. N.Inoue Farming practices and resource management on farm businesses
Assoc.Prof. K.Akazawa Regional resource management
Assoc.Prof. Y.Mori Financial activity of agriculture management entities and agricultural financing in the rural economy
Assoc.Prof. N.Yasunaga Economic analysis of hilly and mountainous areas
Assis.Prof. Y.Nakama Historical analysis of agricultural policies

Forestry Course

 Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. K.Ito Forestry economics
Prof. T.Yoshimura Forest engineering
Assoc.Prof. E.Takahashi Forest resources management
Assoc.Prof. Y.Yone Forest remote sensing