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Research


Studies on genetic resources of Citrus spp. and its relatives

‚PDEstablishment of classification of citrus and its relatives using DNA markers

‚QDExploration and identification of secondary metabolites

‚RDExploration of bioactive compounds or ingredients for good health.

‚SDCollection and preservation of citrus germplasms
‚TDOrigin and evolution of citrus and its relatives.


Elucidation of involvment of Phytohormones in the early development of fruit

‚PDMolecular mechanism of perthenocarpy in citrus spp.

‚QDRelattioship between fruit development and phytohormons

‚RDRelationship between flowering and phytohormons



Studies on juvenility, flower induction and embryogenesis in fruit trees

‚PDMolecular mechanism of juvenility in woody perennials including fruit trees

‚QDMolecular biology of flower development based on morphological observation

‚RDMorphology of fruit development in the early stage


Functional genomics in horticultural crops such as tree fruits

‚PDCloning of genes responsible for agronomically important traits

‚QDFunctional analysis of important genes related to fruit/flower development

‚RDMechanism of transcriptional regulation of agronomically important genes


Project to activate agriculture in the local region

‚PDSupport for introduction of promissing but unfamiliar fruit trees into the orchards in Kyushu area

‚QDSupport for development of aromatherapy
‚RDEstablishment of the methods for micropropagation of olive