Diversity and Inclusion Section Site

Radiation breeding division-Institute of Crop Science, NARO(NICS)

Date of visit:May 29th, 2017
Weather: Cloudy



Hello, everyone! This is Narorin♪ In this Narorin Report or Naroripo, I will tell you about my visit to the facilities for radiation breeding of the Institute of Crop Science, NARO(NICS) located in Hitachi Omiya City, Ibaraki Prefecture.

Here, they are conducting research on crop improvement by inducing mutation using radiation called gamma rays to plants and crops.
Until now, disease resistant fruit varieties, flowers with new colors that has never existed before, and rice varieties that can be harvested in large quantities etc. have been achieved.

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Narorin and Ochazuke-Institute of Fruit Tree and Tea Science, NARO(NIFTS)

Date of visit: May 30th, 2017
Weather: Sunny



Hello, everyone! This is Narorin♪
In this Narorin Report or Naroripo, I will tell you about my visit to the Kanaya Tea Research Station(in Shizuoka Prefecture) of the Institute of Fruit Tree and Tea Science, NARO(NIFTS).

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Enjoyed at Summer Open Day 2017-Headquarters, NARO(HQ/NARO)

Date of visit: July 29th, 2017
Weather: Cloudy



Hello, everyone! This is Narorin♪
In this Narorin Report or Naroripo, I will tell you about my visit to the 2017 Summer Open Day of NARO.

This year, the Summer Open Day was held in two venues, namely, "Tsukuba Agriculture Research Hall" and the "NIAES Exhibit Hall".
In this report, I will tell you about the Open Day at the Tsukuba Agriculture Research Hall.
First, I visited the "Play with Nororin" corner. In the "Fishing Game of Research Results", many kids were catching fish with pictures of cultivars and technologies developed by NARO!

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