Kaoru Kitajima

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Name
Kaoru Kitajima
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Graduate School of Agriculture Division of Forest and Biomaterials Science
Job title
Professor
Degree
PhD(University of Illionis, Urbana-Champaign)
Other affiliation
Smithsonian Tropical Research InstituteUniversity of Florida
ORCID ID
0000-0001-6822-8536

Research Areas

 
 
  • Forest and forest products science / Forest science / Forest ecology

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Aug 2013
 - 
Today
Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 
Aug 1997
 - 
Jul 2014
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Science, University of Florida
 

Education

 
Aug 1984
 - 
May 1992
MS and PhD, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
 

Published Papers

 
Shoko Sakai, Kaoru Kitajima
Ecological Research   34(1) 50   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Akiko Satake, Kaoru Kitajima
Ecological Research   34(1) 18   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Osnas Jeanne L. D, Katabuchi Masatoshi, Kitajima Kaoru, Wright S. Joseph, Reich Peter B, Van Bael Sunshine A, Kraft Nathan J. B, Samaniego Mirna J, Pacala Stephen W, Lichstein Jeremy W.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   115(21) 5480-5485   2018   [Refereed]
Geekiyanage Nalaka, Goodale Uromi Manage, Cao Kunfang, Kitajima Kaoru
Ecology and Evolution   8(1) 286-295   2018   [Refereed]
Fujii Kazumichi, Shibata Makoto, Kitajima Kaoru, Ichie Tomoaki, Kitayama Kanehiro, Turner Benjamin L.
Ecological Research   33(1) 149-160   2018   [Refereed]
Enigmatic relationship between plants and silicon
Hidehiro Ishizawa, Kaoru Kitajima
The Society of Biotechnology   95(1) 20   Jan 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Onoda Yusuke, Wright Ian J, Evans John R, Hikosaka Kouki, Kitajima Kaoru, Niinemets Ulo, Poorter Hendrik, Tosens Tiina, Westoby Mark
New Phytologist   214(4) 1447-1463   2017   [Refereed]
Inada T, Widiyatno, Hardiwitono S, Purnomo S, Putra I. B. W, Kitajima K, Kanzaki M.
Journal of Tropical Forest Science   29(2) 185-197   2017   [Refereed]
Pizano Camila, Mangan Scott A, Graham James H, Kitajima Kaoru
Ecological Applications   27(6) 1946-1957   2017   [Refereed]
Camilo Rey-Sanchez A, Slot Martijn, Posada Juan M, Kitajima Kaoru
Climate Research   71(1) 75-89   2017   [Refereed]
Inada Tomoya, Kitajima Kaoru, Hardiwinoto Suryo, Kanzaki Mamoru
Forests   8(11)    2017   [Refereed]
Xu Xiangtao, Medvigy David, Joseph Wright Stuart, Kitajima Kaoru, Wu Jin, Albert Loren P, Martins Giordane A, Saleska Scott R, Pacala Stephen W.
Ecology Letters   20(9) 1097-1106   2017   [Refereed]
Fahey Catherine, Winter Klaus, Slot Martijn, Kitajima Kaoru
Ecology and Evolution   6(3) 859-870   2016   [Refereed]
Kitajima Kaoru, Wright S. Joseph, Westbrook Jared W.
Interface Focus   6(3)    2016   [Refereed]
Russo Sabrina E, Kitajima Kaoru
Tropical Tree Physiology: Adaptations and Responses in a Changing Environment   6 357-383   2016   [Refereed]
Vanderwel, M. C., Slot, M., Lichstein, J. W. , Reich, P. B., Kattge, J., Atkin, O. K., Bloomfield, K., Tjoelker, M., Kitajima, K.
New Phytologist   207(4) 1026-1037   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Paine, T. and 35 coauthors listed alphabetical order.
Journal of Ecology   103(4) 978-989   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Osada, N. , Oikawa, S., and Kitajima K.
Functional Ecology   29(3) 308-314   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Slot, M. and Kitajima, K.
Functional Plant Biology   42(6) 579-588   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Zhang, J., Zhang, S., Zhang, Y., and Kitajima, K.
Industrial Crops and Products   63 1-8   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Slot, M. and Kitajima, K.
Oecologia   177(3) 885-900   2015   [Refereed]
Inada Tomoya, Kitajima Kaoru, Kanzaki Mamoru, Ano Widiyatno, Hardiwitono Suryo, Sadono Ronggo, Setyanto Priyo Eko, Saminto
Tropics   24(1) 23-31   2015   [Refereed]
Baber, O, Celis, G. and Kitajima K.
Botany   92(7) 535-540   May 2014   [Refereed]
Kai Z, Woan TS, Jie L, Goodale E, Kitajima K, Bagchi R, Harrison RD.
PlosOne   9    2014   [Refereed]
Slot, M., Rey-Sánchez, C., Gerber, S. Winter, K., Lichstein, J. W. and Kitajima, K.
Global Change Biology   20(9) 2915-2926   2014   [Refereed]
C. Pizano; S.A. Mangan; J.H. Graham; K. Kitajima
Oikos   123(7) 846-856   2014   [Refereed]
P.G. Soti; K. Jayachandran; M. Purcell; J.C. Volin; K. Kitajima
Symbiosis   62(2) 81-90   2014   [Refereed]
Kai Zhang, Woan Teoh Shu, Jie Li, Goodale Eben, Kitajima Kaoru, Bagchi Robert, Harrison Rhett D.
Plos One   9(1)    2014   [Refereed]
Slot, M., Rey-Sánchez, C., Winter, K. and Kitajima, K.
Functional Ecology   28(5) 1074-1086   2014   [Refereed]
M. Slot; D.T. Palow; K. Kitajima
Functional Plant Biology   40(3) 244-250   2013   [Refereed]
M. Slot; S.J. Wright; K. Kitajima
Tree Physiology   33(5) 505-515   2013   [Refereed]
K. Kitajima; R.A. Cordero; S.J. Wright
Annals of Botany   112(4) 685-699   2013   [Refereed]
S.R. Bray; K. Kitajima; M.C. Mack
Soil Biology and Biochemistry   49 30-37   2012   [Refereed]
K. Kitajima; A.-M. Llorens; C. Stefanescu; M.V. Timchenko; P.W. Lucas; S.J. Wright
New Phytologist   195(3) 640-652   2012   [Refereed]
D.T. Palow; K. Nolting; K. Kitajima
Functional Ecology   26(5) 1144-1152   2012   [Refereed]
S. Faisal; K.L. Callis; M. Slot; K. Kitajima
Botany   90(10) 1058-1064   2012   [Refereed]
Y. Onoda; M. Westoby;and 26 coauthors including K. Kitajima
Ecology Letters   14(3) 301-312   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
J. Kattge and 129 coauthors in alphabetical order including K. Kitajima
Global Change Biology   17(9) 2905-2935   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
D. Soriano; A. Orozco-Segovia; J. Mrquez-Guzmn; K. Kitajima; A. Gamboa-De Buen; P. Huante
Annals of Botany   107(6) 939-951   2011   [Refereed]
J.W. Westbrook; K. Kitajima; J.G. Burleigh; W.J. Kress; D.L. Erickson; S.J. Wright
American Naturalist   177(6) 800-811   2011   [Refereed]
J.C. Volin; E.L. Kruger; V.C. Volin; M.F. Tobin; K. Kitajima
Plant Ecology   208(2) 223-234   2010   [Refereed]
L. Poorter; K. Kitajima; P. Mercado; J. Chubiña; I. Melgar; H.H.T. Prins
Ecology   91(9) 2613-2627   2010   [Refereed]
S.J. Wright; K. Kitajima; N.J.B. Kraft; P.B. Reich; I.J. Wright; D.E. Bunker; R. Condit; J.W. Dalling; S.J. Davies; S. DíAz; B.M.J. Engelbrecht; K.E. Harms; S.P. Hubbell; C.O. Marks; M.C. Ruiz-Jaen; C.M. Salvador; A.E. Zanne
Ecology   91(12) 3664-3674   2010   [Refereed]
S. Alvarez-Clare; K. Kitajima
Biotropica   41(1) 47-56   2009   [Refereed]
J.M. Posada; M.J. Lechowicz; K. Kitajima
Annals of Botany   103(5) 795-805   2009   [Refereed]
S. Gandiaga; J.C. Volin; E.L. Kruger; K. Kitajima
Weed Research   49(3) 283-290   2009   [Refereed]
C.A. Chapman; K. Kitajima; A.E. Zanne; L.S. Kaufman; M.J. Lawes
Forest Ecology and Management   255(11) 3790-3796   2008   [Refereed]
J.A. Myers; K. Kitajima
Journal of Ecology   95(2) 383-395   2007   [Refereed]
G. Avalos; S.S. Mulkey; K. Kitajima; S.J. Wright
Biotropica   39(3) 393-399   2007   [Refereed]
L. Poorter; K. Kitajima
Ecology   88(4) 1000-1011   2007   [Refereed]
S. Alvarez-Clare; K. Kitajima
Functional Ecology   21(6) 1044-1054   2007   [Refereed]
C. Romero; F.E. Putz; K. Kitajima
Biotropica   38(1) 35-41   2006   [Refereed]
B. Gilbert; S.J. Wright; H.C. Muller-Landau; K. Kitajima; A. Hernandéz
Ecology   87(5) 1281-1288   2006   [Refereed]
K. Kitajima; A.M. Fox; T. Sato; D. Nagamatsu
Biological Invasions   8(7) 1471-1482   2006   [Refereed]
K. Kitajima; S.S. Mulkey; S.J. Wright
Annals of Botany   95(3) 535-547   2005   [Refereed]
A.E. Zanne; C.A. Chapman; K. Kitajima
American Journal of Botany   92(6) 972-978   2005   [Refereed]
J.A. Gamon; K. Kitajima; S.S. Mulkey; L. Serrano; S.J. Wright
Biotropica   37(4) 547-560   2005   [Refereed]
J. Cavender-Bares; K. Kitajima; F.A. Bazzaz
Ecological Monographs   74(4) 635-662   2004   [Refereed]
L.S. Santiago; K. Kitajima; S.J. Wright; S.S. Mulkey
Oecologia   139(4) 495-502   2004   [Refereed]
Graham EA, Mulkey SS, Kitajima K, Phillips NG, Wright SJ
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   100(2) 572-576   2003   [Refereed]
K. Kitajima; K.P. Hogan
Plant, Cell and Environment   26(6) 857-865   2003   [Refereed]
N. Osada; H. Takeda; K. Kitajima; R.W. Pearcy
Oecologia   137(2) 181-187   2003   [Refereed]
S.R. Bray; K. Kitajima; D.M. Sylvia
Ecological Applications   13(3) 565-574   2003   [Refereed]
K. Kitajima; S.S. Mulkey; M. Samaniego; S.J. Wright
American Journal of Botany   89(12) 1925-1932   2002   [Refereed]
Austin DF, Kitajima K, Yoneda Y, Qian LF
Economic Botany   55(4) 515-527   2001   [Refereed]
Terwilliger VJ, Kitajima K, Le Roux-Swarthout DJ, Mulkey S, Wright SJ
Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies   37(2) 133-160   2001   [Refereed]
V.J. Terwilliger; K. Kitajima; D.J. Le Roux-Swarthout; S. Mulkey; S.J. Wright
New Phytologist   152(2) 267-281   2001   [Refereed]
Valladares F, Wright SJ, Lasso E, Kitajima K, Pearcy RW
Ecology   81(7) 1925-1936   2000   [Refereed]
G. Avalos; S.S. Mulkey; K. Kitajima
Biotropica   31(3) 517-520   1999   [Refereed]
P.-M. Forget; K. Kitajima; R.B. Foster
Journal of Tropical Ecology   15(1) 61-81   1999   [Refereed]
Kitajima K, Mulkey SS, Wright SJ
American Journal of Botany   84(5) 702-708   1997   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Tropical Tree Physiology: Adaptations and Responses in a Changing Environment
Russo, S. E. and Kitajima, K. (Part:Contributor, The ecophysiology of leaf lifespan in tropical forests: adaptive and plastic response to environmental heterogeneity.)
Springer   2016   
Seedling Ecology and Evolution.
Kitajima, K. and Myers, J. A. (Part:Contributor, Seedling ecophysiology: strategies towards achievement of positive carbon balance.)
Cambridge University Press   2008   
Tropical Forest Community Ecology
Kitajima, K. and Poorter, L. (Part:Contributor, Functional basis for resource niche partitioning by tropical trees.)
Blackwell Science   2008   
Handbook of Functional Plant Ecology, 2nd Ed.
Kaoru Kitajima (Part:Contributor, Seed and seedling ecology)
Marcel Dekker   2007   
Studying Forest Canopies From Above: The International Canopy Crane Network
Basset, Y., Kitajima, K., and Wright, S. J. (Part:Contributor, The international canopy crane network: key findings in canopy science.)
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute   2003   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Interspecific variations of seed size and seed nitrogen concenttration among tropical forest tree species.
Kaoru Kitajima
28th Annual meeting of the Japan Society of Tropiacl Ecology   Jun 2018   
Ecological trade-offs in the life history of trees and other plants
Kaoru Kitajima
12 Mar 2018   
Advances in Ecology with Functional Traits [Invited]
Kaoru Kitajima
The 65th Annual Meeting o the Ecological Society of Japan   Mar 2018   
Functional traits and seedling regeneration of tropical forest rees [Invited]
Kaoru Kitajima
Kyoto University - Kasetsart University Symposium   4 Dec 2017   
Growth-survival trade-offs among tropical tree species
Kaoru Kitajima
Special Lecture Gadja Madah University   7 Mar 2017