Personnel Information



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Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Other

  • Horticultural science

  • Science in genetics and breeding

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Agriculture

    1988.03, Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Kyoto University, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture

    Master's Course, 1990.03, Completed

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Ph.D.(Agriculture), Kyoto University, 2000.03


Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Search for semi-dwarfing genetic resources in Oryza sativa, 1987.04 - 1990.03

    rice,semi-dwarf, sd-1, high yield, genetic resources

  • Exploitation and utilization of useful genetic resources for tomato breeding, 1990.04 - 2003.03

    aroma, sugar accumulation, invertase, resistance to Botoritis cinerea

  • Exploitation, evaluation and utilization of useful genetic resources in soybean ( including edamame), 2000.04 -

    Constituents for eating quality, composition change in storage, real-time monitoring system by NIR, genetic diversity

  • Revaluation and utilization of wild plantd and localied crops tradionally used in Yamagata pref. and Tohoku district., 2001.04 -

    plant genetic resources, traditional foods and agriculture, traditional knowledge

  • Development of supporting system for in situ conservation of Japanese traditional crops, 2013.07 - 2017.03

    traditional crops, heirloom crops, in situ conservation

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Growth and fruit characteristics of 'Hato-nasu', indigenous line of eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) in Yamagata Prefecture, Bulletin of Yamagata University (Agricultural Scinece), 18(2) 85-93, 2019.02

    Kazuo Ikeda, Takahiro Wako, Ayaka Yamazaki, and Hiroaki Egashira

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

  • The Choice between Abandoning and Reviving Indigenous Crops: with a Focus on the Recent Movement in Yamagata Pref., The Study of Sociology, (102) 35-63, 2018.12

    Egashira Hiroaki

    Single Author

  • What I Think through Seeing and Eating Local Vegetable Varieties on the Traditional-cultivation Area, Journal of Cookery Science of Japan, 48(6) 432-434, 2015

    Egashira Hiroaki

    Single Author

  • Estimation of the flavor of green soybean during storage from single pod measurements using dedicated near-infrared transmission spectrometer, Journal of Biosystems Engineering, 37(6) 398-403, 2012

    M.Maebashi, M.Natsuga, H. Egashira, N.Ura, M. Katahira

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Determination of Green Soybean (Edamame) Quality Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (Part 2) : Constituent Content Determination of Green Soybeans with Pods, JOURNAL of the JAPANESE SOCIETY of AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY, 73(1) 51-56, 2011.01

    EGASHIRA Hiroaki, NATSUGA Motoyasu, SUE Yoshie, IKEDA Takeshi, CHIDA Tomoya, HORINOUCHI Nanako, AKAZAWA Tsuneya

    Single Author

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Man and Crops, 2016.10

  • Overcoming incompatibility in Lycopersicon. ”How to overcome breeding barriers by means of plant biotechnology -A case study in tomato-(jointly worked), Osaka Municipal University Press, 2001.06

    EGASHIRA, H.; Adachi, T., S. Imanishi and F. Hoffmann (eds.)

Review Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Lecture Notes Symposium of the Reserch Center fro Gastronomic Arts and Sciences "Innovation of Traditional Foods and Branding Strategy of Regions", Journal of Ritsumeikan Gastronomic Arts and Sciences, 1 31-76, 2019.03

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • The Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, Internal meeting, 2019.09, Genetic relationship of Japanese local varieties of turnip (Brassica rapa) 1. With a focus on varieties of Yamagata, Akita and Iwate pref., Oral Presentation(general)

  • The Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, Internal meeting, 2019.09, Jerusalem Artichoke in Shonai area of Yamagata prefecture 2. Genetic relationship revealed by EST-SSR markers, Oral Presentation(general)

  • The Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, Internal meeting, 2019.03, Field survey of Jerusalem Artichoke in Shounai area Yamagata prefecture 1. Distribution and Utilization, Oral Presentation(general)

  • The Society of Biosophia Studies, Internal meeting, 2019.02, Oral Presentation(key)