Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Alteration of traits in chrysanthemum by genome editing

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Estimation of nutrient excretion factors of broiler & layer chickens

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March 10, 2017
Analysis of the difference in genome sequence of cultivated and wild sweetpotato
March 10, 2017
Alteration of traits in chrysanthemum by genome editing
March 8, 2017
Exchange of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israeli Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) for research cooperation of water use technology -Towards advanced water reuse and horticulture production-
March 6, 2017
Estimation of nutrient excretion factors of broiler and layer chickens in Japan
March 1, 2017
An acid-tolerant ammonia-oxidizing γ-proteobacterium from soil
February 10, 2017
Plasmas promote protein introduction in plants
February 7, 2017
Sweetpotato Research Front No.32
January 26, 2017
Production of 100% gluten-free rice flour bread
December 26, 2016
Elucidation of a new mechanism of the Mendelian dominant-recessive interactions between multiple alleles
December 19, 2016
Compact bunching onion varieties suitable for summer and spring cultivation
November 24, 2016
Additional recruitment of fixed-term research scientists
November 18, 2016
Participated in First Food Chemistry Conference
November 18, 2016
Newly discovered genes of Rice Blast fungus - key for infection of rice
October 17, 2016
Recruitment of permanent research scientists
October 12, 2016
Discussion meeting with Novozymes Japan
October 11, 2016
Visit of Thailand's BIOTEC Executive Director
October 7, 2016
Recruitment of fixed-term research scientists
September 30, 2016
MOU signed between INRA and NARO
September 20, 2016
Food web model that predicts a stable green world in the terrestrial ecosystem
September 20, 2016
Efficient modification of flower shape and color patterns

December 16, 2016
Western Region Agricultural Research Center Pamphlet -2016
December 15, 2016
Genetic characteristics of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)
November 10, 2016
Technical Workshop on Remediation of Radioactive Contamination in Agriculture
October 13, 2016
NFRI at the Asia-Pacific Tea Expo 2016
September 27, 2016
5th NFRI-KFRI Bilateral Symposium
September 27, 2016
NFRI at the 1st International Conference of Food Bioactives & Health (FBHC2016)
September 9, 2016
Technological Capacity for Food Traceability and Food Safety Control Systems through the Use of Nuclear Analytical Techniques
September 2, 2016
Department of Agriculture, Thailand visited Institute of Crop Science, NARO
August 26, 2016
NARO Summer Open Day 2016
July 4, 2016
July 2, 2015
NARO Summer Open Day 2015
March 24, 2015
Open Day 2015 at Tsukuba Agriculture Research Hall
March 24, 2015
NARO Open Day 2015
August 21, 2014
NARO International Symposium 2014 : New Era of Sweetpotato Research in East Asia
July 3, 2014
NARO Summer Open Day
March 20, 2014
Open Day 2014 at Tsukuba Agriculture Research Hall
March 20, 2014
NARO Open Day 2014
December 26, 2013
The symposium: "Promotion of Agribusiness through Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration"
July 8, 2013
NARO "Summer Open Day-Explore the Fun of Food and Agriculture-"
January 31, 2013
9th symposium of the International Working Group of Plant Viruses with Fungal Vectors (Aug.19-22)

March 23, 2017
PNAS Cozzarelli Prize 2016 for Biological Sciences
August 18, 2015
Recruitment of permanet research scientists
August 18, 2015
Recruitment of fixed-term research scientists
June 23, 2015
Recruitment of fixed-term research scientists
December 12, 2014
Recruitment of fixed-term research scientists
November 5, 2014
Dr. Masuko Kobori attends UNJR, "the 43rd Food and Agriculture Panel Meeting", and visits the USDA ARS Western Regional Research Center.
October 7, 2014
Dr. Reona Takabatake attends a training workshop on "Practical aspects of regulatory GMO testing"
October 6, 2014
Dr. Kazumi Kitta attends the 5th plenary meeting of ISO/TC34/SC16 Molecular Biomarker Analysis
September 19, 2014
Dr. Katsuichi Saito attends 11th International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria and gives poster presentation
September 10, 2014
Dr. Manasikan Thammawong attends the 29th International Horticultural Congress and gives an oral presentation
September 10, 2014
Dr. Hiromi Kameya attends 14th International NUTRITION & DIAGNOSTICS Conference and gives poster presentation
July 18, 2014
Dr. Hiroaki Kitazawa attends 9th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging and gives oral presentation.
June 2, 2014
Recruitment of fixed-term research scientists
February 19, 2014
Dr. Rie Satoh attends The 5th International Symposium on Molecular Allergology (ISMA 2013) and gives poster presentation.
December 13, 2013
Dr. Yasuhiro Inatsu wins the Post Harvest Superior Researcher AwardPrize at SEAsia 2013.
December 13, 2013
Dr. Yasuhiro Inatsu's recent activities in Cambodia and Laos
December 3, 2013
Dr. Kazumi Kitta attends GMCC-13 and gives an oral presentation
November 15, 2013
Dr. Masuko Kobori attends the ISNFF 2013 and gives poster presentation.
November 14, 2013
Dr. Mari Maeda-Yamamoto attends the ISNFF 2013 and gives oral presentation.
November 14, 2013
Dr. Hiromi Kameya attends International Meeting on Radiation Processing 2013 and gives poster presentation

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