Public Lecture

Welcome to NARO Public Lecture
NARO public lecture is an interactive science communication activity where the researchers directly interact with the public ,introduce various researches and exchange opinions. We will hold in Tsukuba city and Tokyo metropolis Please feel free to join us.

Venue Information


Venue Tsukuba Agricultural Research Hall,3-1-1 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8517
Contents Lecture by NARO researchers followed by opinion exchange.(about 40 minutes)
Participation Fees Free
Application Please apply by NARO website


Venue Hall of Commerce and Industry 1-4-28 Coast, Minato-ku,
Contents Lecture will be held as a joint lecture forum with J-SCORE followed by opinion exchange.(about 40 minutes)
Participation Fees General participant fee is 2,000 yen
Application Please apply through the J-SCORE website ( (Limited to 40 participants)

Scheduled Public Lecture

NARO Public Lecture April 2018

Breeding methods of buckwheat cultivars

Date : April 14, 2018 (Sat)

Time: 10:00~11:00

Venue: Tsukuba Agricultural Research Hall

Speaker : Dr. Katsuhiro MATSUI(Principal Researcher,NICS)

   Buckwheat is one of the representative foods of Japan. Actually, the crop called buckwheat is a source of food in many countries around the world. In addition, buckwheat is also gaining much attention as it contains significant amount of rutin which has potential health benefits. This public lecture will introduce basic information about buckwheat, research on breeding buckwheat cultivars, and breeding methods from conventional to advance strategies utilizing genome information.

List of Public Lectures

NARO Public Lecture Mar 2018

NARO Public Lecture-Feb 2018

NARO Public Lecture-Jan 2018

NARO Public Lecture-Dec 2017

NIAS Public Lecture- Nov 2017

Corporate Number 7050005005207