Our goal is to contribute to the development of Japan's vegetable and tea industries and promote tasty food and a healthful lifestyle by developing the following:
• vegetable and tea cultivars with high quality and productivity, and
• low-cost, stable, and high-yield production and supply system with a low environmental load.
Organization of NIVTS
Location and contact NIVTS
360 Kusawa, Ano, Tsu, Mie, 514-2392 Japan
Tel +81-59-268-1331,Fax +81-59-268-1339
Tsukuba Vegetable Research Station
3-1-1 Kannondai,Tsukuba,Ibaraki, 305-8666 Japan
Tel +81-29-838-8528,Fax +81-59-838-8528
Taketoyo Vegetable Research Station
Tel +81-569-72-1166,Fax +81-569-73-4744
Kanaya Tea Research Station
2769 Shishidoi, Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka, 428-8501 Japan
Tel +81-547-45-4101,Fax +81-547-46-2169
Makurazaki Tea Research Station
87 Seto, Makurazaki, Kagoshima, 898-0087 Japan
Tel +81-993-76-2126,Fax +81-993-76-2264
About NIVTS Research
Development of a stable and high-yield production system for vegetables and tea
We are developing techniques to achieve a good balance between labor-saving, low cost, stable production, and also reducing the environmental load.
Development of technologies for advance in consumer demand for vegetables and tea
We are developing technologies to maximize the competitive superiority of domestic vegetables and tea by taking advantage of their diversity and characteristics as food materials.
Research that responds to the needs of producers, distributors, and consumers
We are promoting practical research to solve the most important problems in vegetable and tea production, distribution, and consumption.
Epoch-making technology research for the future
We are challenging in the field of basic and applied researches to develop a long-term view for the future of the vegetable and tea industries and, eventually, for all of Japanese agriculture.