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Original Papers (* corresponding author)

2020

Fatema Tuz Zohra, Yuri Tominaga, Yomi Matsumoto, Naoko Taguchi, Ai Okubo, Susumu Mitsutake, and Nobuhiro Kotoda*. Relationship between the limonoid content in different parts of the sour orange (Citrus aurantium L.) and the ligand activity of a bile acid receptor, TGR5.
The Horticulture J. 89 (4): 384-393 (2020)

Fatema Tuz Zohra, Shotaro Takematsu, Yuri Itami and Nobuhiro Kotoda*. Accumulation of polymethoxyflavones and O-methyltransferase gene expression in various citrus cultivars.
The Horticulture J. 89 (3): 225-236 (2020)



2018

松尾美咲・松元美里・太田耕平・佐藤克久・上村智子・古藤田信博・染谷孝・上野大介. 海産養殖魚における異臭物質の環境分析化学的アプローチ(におい嗅ぎGC)による推定.
環境化学
28(2):51-55 (2018)

阿部和幸*・副島淳一・岩波宏・古藤田信博・森谷茂樹・高橋佐栄・伊藤裕司・別所英男・岡田和馬・加藤秀憲・小森貞男・土師岳・石黒亮 リンゴ新品種’ルビースイート’
農研機構研究報告果樹茶業研究部門 2: 9-17 (2018)

Yukio Nagano*, Takashi Mimura, Nobuhiro Kotoda, Ryoji Matsumoto, Atsushi J. Nagano, Mie N. Honjo, Hiroshi Kudoh, and Masashi Yamamoto. Phylogenetic relationships of Aurantioideae (Rutaceae) based on RAD-Seq.
Tree Genetics and Genomes 14: 6 (2018)



2017

Nobuhiro Kotoda*, Satoshi Matsuo, Ichiro Honda, Kanako Yano, Tokurou Shimizu. Gibberellin 2-oxidase genes from Satsuma mandarin (Citrus unshiu Marc.) caused late flowering and dwarfism in transgenic Arabidopsis
The Horticulture J. 86(2): 183-193 (2017)
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阿部和幸*・副島淳一・岩波宏・古藤田信博・森谷茂樹・別所英男・小森貞男・伊藤裕司・高橋佐栄・岡田和馬・加藤秀憲・土師岳・石黒亮・増田哲男・土屋七郎 リンゴ新品種’ローズパール’
農研機構研究報告果樹茶業研究部門 1: 9-17 (2017)


2016

Tshering Penjor, Takashi Mimura, Nobuhiro Kotoda, Ryoji Matsumoto, Atsushi J. Nagano, Mie N. Honjo, Hiroshi Kudoh, Masashi Yamamoto* and Yukio Nagano*. RAD-Seq analysis of typical and minor Citrus accessions, including Bhutanese varieties.
Breeding Sci. 66: 797-807 (2016)

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Nobuhiro Kotoda*, Satoshi Matsuo, Ichiro Honda, Kanako Yano, Tokurou Shimizu. Isolation and functional analysis of two gibberellin 20-oxidase genes from Satsuma mandarin (Citrus unshiu Marc.)
The Horticulture J. 85 (2): 128–140 (2016)


K. Abe*, J. Soejima, H. Bessho, N. Kotoda, H. Iwanami, T. Masuda, S. Komori, Y. Yoshida, Y. Ito, S. Tsuchiya, S. Takahashi, S. Moriya, T. Haniuda, H. Kato, M. Ishiguro, Y. Kashimura, T. Sanada. New Apple Cultivar 'Morinokagayaki'
Bull. NARO Institute of Fruit Tree Sci. 21: 11-29 (2016)



2013

Junichi Soejima*, Yoshio Yoshida, Tadayuki Haniuda, Hideo Bessho, Shichiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuo Masuda, Sadao Komori, Tetsuro Sanada, Yuji Ito, Shosuke Sadamori, Yoshiki Kashimura, Kazuyuki Abe, and Nobuhiro Kotoda. New semi- and extremely dwarfing apple rootstocks, ‘JM2’ and ‘JM5.’
Bull. NARO Institute of Fruit Tree Sci. 16: 19-36 (2013)


Mai F. Minamikawa, Daisuke Fujii, Hiroyuki Kakui, Nobuhiro Kotoda, Hidenori Sassa* Identification of an S-RNase binding protein1 (SBP1) homolog of apple (Malus × domestica)
Plant Biotechnology 30: 119-123 (2013)

Junichi Soejima, Hideo Bessho, Yoshio Yoshida, Tadayuki Haniuda, Tetsuo Masuda, Sadao Komori, Shichiro Tsuchiya, Yuji Ito, Tetsuro Sanada, Kazuyuki Abe, Nobuhiro Kotoda, Hidenori Kato, and Yoshiki Kashimura. New Apple Cultivar 'Santaro'
Bull. NARO Institute of Fruit Tree Sci. 15: 7-9 (2013)

Monrudee Kittikorn, Katsuya Okawa, Hitoshi Ohara, Satoru Kondo*, Nobuhiro Kotoda, Masato Wada, Mineyuki Yokoyama, Ohji Ifuku, Ariake Murata and Naoharu Watanabe. Application of an analog of 9, 10-ketoloctadecadienoic acid (KODA), affected flower bud formation and MdTFL1 and MdFT1 gene expressions in apple buds under heavy-crop and shade conditions.
J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 138(2):102–107 (2013)



2012

Junichi Soejima*, Hideo Bessho, Yoshio Yoshida, Tadayuki Haniuda, Tetsuo Masuda, Sadao Komori, Shichiro Tsuchiya, Yuji Ito, Tetsuro Sanada, Kazuyuki Abe, and Nobuhiro Kotoda, Yoshiki Kashimura and Hidenori Kato New Apple Cultivar ‘Kotaro
Bull. NARO Institute of Fruit Tree Sci. 14: 11-24 (2012) 


Shigeki Moriya, Hiroshi Iwanami, Nobuhiro Kotoda,Takashi Haji, Kazuma Okada, Shingo Terakami, Naozumi Mimida, Toshiya Yamamoto and Kazuyuki Abe. Aligned genetic linkage maps of apple rootstock cultivar ‘JM7’ and Malus sieboldii ‘Sanashi 63’ constructed with novel EST-SSRs
Tree Genetics and Genomes 8:709–723(2012)


清水徳朗*・矢野加奈子・古藤田信博・藤井浩・遠藤朋子・吉岡照高・喜多正幸・寺岡毅 カンキツゲノムCGHアレイを利用したウンシュウミカンの不安定な変異系統とその原系統間での多型の評価
DNA多型 
20:71-75 (2012)


Junichi Soejima*, Yoshio Yoshida, Tadayuki Haniuda, Hideo Bessho, Tetsuo Masuda, Sadao Komori, Shichiro Tsuchiya, Yuji Ito, Tetsuro Sanada, Kazuyuki Abe, Yoshiki Kashimura and Nobuhiro Kotoda. New Apple Cultivar ‘Kitaro’
Bull. NARO inst.Fruit. Tree Sci. 13: 27-38 (2012)  
 


Junichi Soejima*, Yoshio Yoshida, Tadayuki Haniuda, Hideo Bessho, Shichiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuo Masuda, Sadao Komori, Tetsuro Sanada, Yuji Ito, Kazuyuki
Abe, Nobuhiro Kotoda, Shosuke Sadamori, Yoshiki Kashimura, and Hidenori Kato. New Apple Cultivar ‘Chinatsu.’
Bull. NARO inst.Fruit. Tree Sci. 13: 17-25 (2012)  
 


H. Iwanami*, S. Moriya, N. Kotoda, N. Mimida, S. Takahashi-Sumiyoshi, K. Abe. Mode of inheritance in fruit acidity in apple analysed with a mixed model of a major gene and polygenes using large complex pedigree.
Plant Breeding 131, 322—328 (2012)



2011

N. Mimida*, S Kidou, H. Iwanami, S. Moriya, ,K. Abe, C. Voogd, E. Varkonyi-Gasic, and N. Kotoda*. Apple FLOWERING LOCUS T proteins interact with transcription factors implicated in cell growth and organ development.
Tree Physiology 31(5): 555-566 (2011)

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M. Kittikorn, K. Okawa, H. Ohara, N. Kotoda, M. Wada, M. Yokoyama, O. Ifuku, S. Yoshida, and S. Kondo*. Effects of fruit load, shading, and 9, 10-ketol-octadecadienoic acid (KODA) application on MdTFL1 and MdFT1 genes in apple buds.
Plant Growth Regulation 64: 75-81 (2011)


K. Abe*, N. Kotoda, H. Kato and J. Soejima. Genetic sstudies on resistance to Valsa canker in apple: genetic variance and breeding values setimated from intra- and inter-specific hybrid progeny populations.
Tree Genetics and Genomes 7:363-372 (2011)


2010


M. Minamikawa, H. Kakui, S. Wang, N. Kotoda, S. Kikuchi, T. Koba and S. Sassa*. Apple S locus region represents a large cluster of related, polymorphic and pollen-specific F-box genes.
Plant Molecular Biology 74: 143-154(2010)


N. Kotoda*, H. Hayashi, M. Suzuki, M. Igarashi, Y. Hatsuyama, S. Kidou, T. Igasaki, M. Nishiguchi, K. Yano, T. Shimizu, S. Takahashi, H. Iwanami, S. Moriya, and K. Abe. Molecular characterization of FLOWERING LOCUS T-like genes of apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.)
Plant and Cell Physiology 51(4): 561-575 (2010)


K. Abe*, H.Iwanami, N. Kotoda, S. Moriya, S. Takahashi. Evaluation of apple genotypes and Malus species for resistance to Alternaria blotch caused by Alternaria alternata apple pathotype using detached-leaf method.
Plant Breeding 129, 208—218 (2010)

S. Moriya*, H. Iwanami, S. Takahashi, N. Kotoda, K. Suzaki, T. Yamamoto and K. Abe. Genetic mapping of the crown gall resistance gene of the wild apple Malus sieboldii.
Tree Genetics & Genomes 6: 195–203 (2010)


M. Horigome*, T. Chujo, K. Abe, H. Iwanami, N. Kotoda and S. Moriya. A New Cultivar 'Ozenokurenai' of Apple.
Bulletin of Gunma Agricultural Technology Center
7:45-50 (2010)



2009

S. Moriya*, H. Iwanami, N. Kotoda, S. Takahashi, T. Yamamoto, and K. Abe. Development of a marker-assisted selection system for columnar growth habit in apple breeding.
J. Japan Soc. Hort. Sci. 78(3):279-287 (2009)

N. Mimida, N. Kotoda*,T. Ueda, M. Igarashi, Y. Hatsuyama, H. Iwanami, S. Moriya, and K. Abe. Four TFL1/CEN-like genes on distinct linkage groups show different expression patterns to regulate vegetative and reproductive development in apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.)
.
Plant and Cell Physiology 50 (2): 394-412 (2009)

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H. Kim, H. Kakui, N. Kotoda, Y. Hirata, T. Koba, and H. Sassa*. Determination of partial genomic sequences and development of a CAPS system of the S-RNase gene for identification of 22 S haplotypes of apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.).
Molecular Breeding 23(3): 463-472 (2009)



2008

S. Moriya*, H. Iwanami, S. Takahashi, N. Kotoda, K. Suzaki, and K. Abe. Evalution and inheritance of crown gall resistance in apple rootstocks.
J. Japanese society for Horticultural Science 77: 236-241 (2008)

H. Iwanami*, S. Moriya, N. Kotoda, and K. Abe. Turgor Closely Relates to Postharvest Fruit Softening and Can be a Useful Index to select a parent for produing cultivars with good storage potential in apple.
HortScience 43: 1377–1381 (2008)


H. Iwanami*, S. Moriya, N. Kotoda, S. Takahashi, and K. Abe. Storability in cold temperatures can be evaluated based on changes in fruit quality in apple genotypes under shelf life conditions.
HortScience, 43: 655 - 660 (2008).

T. Igasaki*, Y. Watanabe, M. Nishiguchi, and N. Kotoda. The FLOWERING LOCUS T/TERMINAL FLOWER 1 family in Lombardy poplar.
Plant and Cell Physiol. 49: 291-300 (2008)
H. Iwanami*, S. Moriya, N. Kotoda, S. Takahashi, and K. Abe. Estimation of heritability and Breeding Value for Postharvest Fruit Softening in Apple.
J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 133: 92-99 (2008).


2007


N. Mimida, S. Kidou, and N. Kotoda*. Constitutive expression of two apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.) homolog genes of LIKE HETEROCHROMATIN PROTEIN1 affects flowering time and whole-plant growth in transgenic Arabidopsis.
Molecular Genetics and Genomics 278:295-305 (2007)

K. Abe*, N. Kotoda, H. Kato, and J. Soejima. Resistance sources to Valsa canker (Valsa ceratosperma) in a germplasm collection of diverse Malus species.
Plant Breeding 126: 449-453 (2007)


2006

N. Kotoda*, H. Iwanami, S. Takahashi, and K. Abe. Antisense expression of MdTFL1, a TFL1-like gene, reduces the juvenile phase in apple.
J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 131(1): 74-81(2006)
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2005

H. Iwanami*, S. Moriya, N. Kotoda, S. Takahashi, and K. Abe. Influence of mealiness on the firmness of apples after harvest.
HortScience 40(7): 2091-2095 (2005)


H. Iwanami*, M. Ishiguro, N. Kotoda, S Takahashi, and J. Soejima. Optimal sampling strategies for evaluating fruit softening after harvest in apple breeding.
Euphytica 144: 169-175 (2005)

N. Kotoda* and M. Wada. MdTFL1, a TFL1-like gene of apple, retards the transition from the vegetative to reproductive phase in transgenic Arabidopsis.
Plant Science 168: 95-104. (2005)


2004

H. Iwanami, M Ishiguro, N. Kotoda, S. Takahashi, and J. Soejima. Evalution of differences in softening of apple genotypes by linear regression.
HortScience 39: 1185-1188. (2004)


2003

N. Kotoda*, M. Wada, T. Masuda and J. Soejima. The Break-through in the reduction of juvenile phase in apple using transgenic approaches.
Acta Horticulturae 625:337-343. (2003)


N.C. Oraguzie*, J. Soejima, T. Fukusawa-Akada, K Kudo., H. Komatsu, and N Kotoda. Apple breeding progress in Japan.
Acta Horticulturae 622:583-590 (2003)


2002

N. Kotoda*, M. Wada, S. Kusaba, Y. Kano-Murakami, T. Masuda, and J. Soejima. Overexpression of MdMADS5, an APETALA1-like gene of apple, causes early flowering in transgenic Arabidopsis.
Plant Science 162(5): 679-687. (2002)

C. Honda*, N. Kotoda, M. Wada, S. Kondo, S. Kobayashi, J. Soejima, Z. Zhang, T. Tsuda and T. Moriguchi. Anthocyanin biosynthetic genes are coordinately expressed during red coloration in apple skin.
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 40(11): 955-962. (2002)


M. Wada*, Q. Cao, N. Kotoda, J. Soejima and T. Masuda. Apple has two orthologues of FLORICAULA/LEAFY involved in flowering.
Plant Mol. Biol. 49: 567-577. (2002)


2000

N. Kotoda*, M. Wada, S. Komori, S. Kidou, K. Abe, T. Masuda and J. Soejima. Expression pattern of Homologues of Floral Meristem Identity Genes LFY and AP1 during Flower Development in Apple.
J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125(4):398-403. (2000)


S. Komori*, J. Soejima, K. Abe, N. Kotoda, Y. Ito, and H. Bessho. Reanalysis of the S-allele gemotypes in several apple cultivars.
J. Japan. Soc Hort. Sci. 69(4): 449-459 (2000)

S. Komori*, J. Soejima, K. Abe, N. Kotoda. and H. Kato Analysis of S-allele genotypes and genetic diversity in the apple.
Acta Hort. 538: 83-86 (2000).

J. Soejima*, K. Abe, N. Kotoda, and H. Kato. Recent progress of apple breeding at the Apple Research Center in Morioka
Acta Hort. 538:211-214 (2000)


1999

S. Komori*, J. Soejima, Y. Ito, H. Bessho, K. Abe, N. Kotoda. Discrimination of cross incompatibility by number of seeds per fruit and fruit set percentage in apples.
Bull. The natl. inst. fruit tree sci. 33: 97-112.(1999)

S. Komori*, J. Soejima, Y. Ito, H. Bessho, K. Abe, and N. Kotoda. Establishing self-incompatibility genotypes of several apple cultivars by analyzing progenies derived by back-crossing .
J. Japan. Soc Hort. Sci.  68(3): 569-577 (1999)


1998

S. Komori*, J. Soejima, Y. Ito, H. Bessho, K. Abe, and N. Kotoda. Analyses of the self-incompatibility genotypes in some apple cultivars.
J. Japan. Soc Hort. Sci. 67(6): 917-926. (1998).

S. Komori*, J. Soejima, K. Kudo, H. Kyotani, K. Abe, N. Kotoda, H. Komatsu, Y. Ito, H. Bessho. Determination of S-allele genotypes of 21 apple cultivars and strains and confirmation of 45 others by controlled crosses. 
J. Japan. Soc Hort. Sci. 67(6): 880-889. (1998)

S. Komori*, J. Soejima, K. Kudo, H. Komatsu, H. Kyotani, Y. Ito, H. Bessho, K. Abe, N. Kotoda. Selection of apple cultivars and strains corresponding to each S-allele genotype.
J. Japan. Soc Hort. Sci. 68(1): 73-81. (1998).

1997

N. Kotoda, K. Shin-ya, K. Furihata, Y. Hayakawa and H. Seto*. Isolation and Structure Elucidation of Novel Neuronal Cell Protecting Substances, Carbazomadurins A and B Produced by Actinomadura madurae.
J. Antibiotics 50, 770-772. (1997)



総説・招待講演等
Review

M. Wada* and N. Kotoda. Flowering genes of apple.
Flowering News Letter 35:18-27 (2003)


Book Chapters

古藤田信博 (分担執筆) 「幼若性と花芽形成の機構」山木昭平編 
園芸生理学-分子生物学とバイオテクノロジー (文永堂出版)
(2007)

古藤田信博 
(分担執筆) 
最新農業技術辞典 (農山漁村文化協会) (2006)



Others

古藤田信博: 「農業者団体の資金による研究開発」
果樹試験研究協議会報 24:22-25 (2012)


古藤田信博 :「ニュージーランドにおける果樹栽培と種苗生産の現状」
果樹種苗第
125号 p.1-5 (2012)


古藤田信博 
「ニュージーランドにおける在外研究」 
果樹研究所ニュース 27: 7 (2011).


古藤田信博.
「柑橘類のゲノム研究」.
柑橘. 61(11):30-33. (2009)

古藤田信博. 「遺伝子組み換えによる早期開花性リンゴの開発」.
果実日本. 61(11):46-48. (2006)

古藤田信博
・耳田直純 「8ヶ月で開花するリンゴの開発」 
農業及び園芸 第81巻第9号 pp. 967-979 (2006)

古藤田信博
 
「実生リンゴの早期開花技術と育種的利用」 
果樹種苗 99: 7-14 (2005).

阿部和幸・岩波宏・
古藤田信博・高橋佐栄・森谷滋樹 「交雑育種によるリンゴ新品種育成と育種技術開発に取り組む」
農耕と園芸(誠文堂新光社) 59(12):127-130 (2004)

古藤田信博.
「花芽形成遺伝子利用によるリンゴの早期開花性について」.
今月の農業. 46(9):42-47. (2002)


古藤田信博.
「リンゴ花芽形成遺伝子の解明と花芽誘導の制御」.
果実日本. 57(6):58-60. (2002)

古藤田信博
 
「8ヶ月で開花するリンゴの開発」 
果樹研究所ニュース 4: 3 (2002)


古藤田信博.
「新品種の栽培技術-リンゴ・ちなつ」. 
果実日本. 54(10):76-77. (1999)


古藤田信博
・副島淳一. 「新品種の栽培技術-リンゴ・こうたろう」. 
果実日本. 54(5):18-19. (1999)

古藤田信博・副島淳一. 「新品種の栽培技術-リンゴ・きたろう」. 
果実日本. 54(3):10-11. (1999)


古藤田信博
・副島淳一 「貯蔵性のある中生種リンゴ「きたろう」の特性と将来性 (特集 リンゴの新しい栽培技術と新品種) 」 
農耕と園芸 54(3): 142-143 (1999)

J. Soejima, H. Bessho, S. Tsuchiya, S. Komori, K. Abe, and N. Kotoda. Breeding of Fuji and performance on JM rootstocks. Compact Fruit Tree 31: 22-24 (1998)


Invited talk or simposium/seminar talk
N. Kotoda and T. Noda:"Molecular basis of flowering in fruit trees"
ISHS 13th International Symposium on Plant Bioregulators in Fruit Production. 2017.8.28 (Chiba, Japan)


古藤田信博唐津原産のカンキツゲンコウの機能性成分とその利用
第3回JCC産学交流セミナー~美容・健康系シーズ発表会 2017.03.01(唐津市)

古藤田信博「くだもの研究から地方創生へ」 
佐賀大農学部同窓会総会 2016.5.22 (佐賀大学)


古藤田信博地産柑橘を対象としたコスメ原料素材の探索
第2回JCC産学交流セミナー~美容・健康系シーズ発表会 2016.03.01(唐津市)

N. Kotoda:"Regulation of the flowering genes in fruit trees"
Symposium in the annual meeting of Ecological Society of Japan 2011.3.12 (Sapporo, Hokkaido)


N. Kotoda :"From breeding to flowering research"
The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd. Padfield seminar 2010.12.10 (Auckland, NZ)


N. Kotoda :"Flower development in apple"
The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd. Plant dvelopment seminar 2010.2.16 (Auckland, NZ
)


古藤田信博:「バラ科果樹のEST解析とアレイ構築」
園芸ゲノムシンポジウム 2007.10.19 (つくば市)

古藤田信博
:「バラ科リンゴ属植物における花芽・果実形成遺伝子の解明に向けて」 
千葉大学特別セミナー 2007.10.18 (松戸市)

古藤田信博
:「リンゴにおける花芽形成遺伝子の機能解析」
園芸学会小集会(第1回園芸生理シンポジウム) 2007.9.27 香川大学(高松市)

古藤田信博
:「8ヶ月で開花する早咲きリンゴの開発」
一般公開シンポジウム「花が咲くメカニズムに迫る」 2006.11.10(盛岡市)

古藤田信博
:「果樹の花芽分化に関する分子生物学的解析」
石川県立大学生産科学セミナー. 2006.9.15 (金沢市)

古藤田信博
:「早期開花性リンゴ素材の開発と育種への応用」
平成15年度夏期果樹種苗研修会. 盛岡 (2003.7.24)




特許・品種登録
Patent

阿部和幸、副島淳一、岩波 宏、古藤田信博、森谷茂樹、高橋(住吉)佐栄、別所英男、伊藤祐
司、小森貞男、加藤秀憲、岡田和馬、石黒 亮、土師 岳
New apple cultivar 'Rose Pearl' (2014)

阿部和幸、副島淳一、岩波 宏、古藤田信博、森谷茂樹、高橋(住吉)佐栄、別所英男、伊藤祐司、小森貞男、加藤秀憲、岡田和馬、石黒 亮、土師 岳
New apple cultivar 'Ruby Sweet' (2013)

J. Soejima, H. Bessho, N. Kotoda, K. Abe, H. Iwanami, T. Masuda, S. Komori, Y. Yoshida, Y. Ito, S. Tsuchiya, S. Takahashi, S. Moriya, T. Haniuda, H. Kato, M. Ishiguro, Y. Kashimura andT. Sanada.
New apple cultivar 'Morino-kagayaki' (2009)

M. Horigome, T. Chujo, K. Abe, H. Iwanami, N. Kotoda, S. Moriya 
New apple cultivar 'Oze-no-kurenai' (February/2009)

N. Kotoda,
M. Wada, and J. Soejima. Flower-bud supressor gene and early flworing plant.
US Patent App. 11/676,752 (August 2/2007)

N. Kotoda
, M. Wada, and J. Soejima. Flower-bud supressor gene and early flworing plant.
New Zealand Patent No. 524462 (October 7/2004)

Y. Yoshida, S. Tsuchiya, T. Haniuda, T. Sanada, Y. Kashimura, T. Masuda, H. Bessho, S. Komori, Y. Ito, J. Soejima, K. Abe, N. Kotoda, and H. Kato.
New apple cultivar 'Santaro' (2000)

Y. Yoshida, T. Haniuda, H. Bessho, S. Tsuchiya, T. Masuda, S. Komori, J. Soejima, T. Sanada, Y. Ito, K. Abe, N. Kotoda, M. Sadamori, Y. Kashimura, and H. Kato.
New apple cultivar 'Chinatsu' (1998)

H. Bessho, Y. Yoshida, T. Haniuda, T. Masuda, S. Komori, J. Soejima, S. Tsuchiya, Y. Ito, T. Sanada, K. Abe, N. Kotoda, Y. Kashimura, and H. Kato.
New apple cultivar 'Kotaro' (1998)

Y. Yoshida, T. Haniuda, H. Bessho, T. Masuda, J. Soejima, S. Komori, S. Tsuchiya, Y. Ito,T. Sanada, K. Abe, Y. Kashimura, N. Kotoda.
New apple cultivar 'Kitaro' (1997)

Y. Yoshida, T. Haniuda, H. Bessho, S. Tsuchiya, J. Soejima, T. Masuda, S. Komori, T. Sanada, Y. Ito, M. Sadamori, Y. Kashimura, K. Abe, N. Kotoda.
New apple rootstock cultivar 'JM2' (1996)

Y. Yoshida, T. Haniuda, H. Bessho, S. Tsuchiya, J. Soejima, T. Masuda, S. Komori, T. Sanada, Y. Ito, M. Sadamori, Y. Kashimura, K. Abe, N. Kotoda.
New apple rootstock cultivar 'JM5' (1996)