Isao HIROTA

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Name
Isao HIROTA
E-mail
i_hirotagifu-u.ac.jp
Affiliation
Gifu University
Section
Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences Environmental Ecology,The Agricultural and Environmental Science program
Research funding number
50572814

Research Areas

 
 

Published Papers

 
Multiple Bamboo Utilization in Luang Phabang Province of Northern Laos-A Case Study of 4 Villages in Xien Ngeun District-
Isao HIROTA
Bamboo Journal   31 11-21   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Allometric equations for estimating the aboveground biomass of bamboos in northern Laos
Singkone Xayalath, Isao Hirota, Shinsuke Tomita & Michiko Nakagawa
Journal of Forest Research   24(2) 115-119   2019   [Refereed]
Multiple risk management during agricultural production shortages in a mountain village in northern Laos—Roles of forest resources, livestock and the market economy
Isao HIROTA
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science   200(1) 1-8   2018   [Refereed][Invited]
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/200/1/012001
Japanese arrow bamboo (Pseudosasa japonica var. japonica) and its utilization in traditional Japanese archery
Isao HIROTA, Makoto IWAMATSU, Nobumitsu KAWAKUBO
Proceedings of 11th World Bamboo Congress Mexico   70-75   2018
Local records of gregarious flowering of six major bamboo species over forty years and the flowering scale of Dendrocalamus membranaceus in northern Laos
Isao HIROTA
Journal of Mountain Science   14(6) 1058-1064   2017   [Refereed]
Utilisation of Styrax tonkinensis Wood in Laos and Its Physical Properties
Matsuo, M.U., Sujan, K.C., Hirota, I., Kojima, M., Yoshida, M., Yamamoto, H.
Journal of Tropical Forest Science   28 298-307   2016   [Refereed]
Ingxay, P., Hirota, I., Yokoyama, S.
Geographical Review of Japan Series B   87(2) 131-145   2015   [Refereed]
Ingxay, P., Yokoyama, S. and Hirota, I.
Journal of Mountain Science   12(2) 483-450   2015   [Refereed]
Interactions among shifting cultivation patches in northern Laos
Hirota, I., Sipasak, S.
The Lao Journal of Agriculture and Forestry   31 28-41   2014   [Refereed]
Yokoyama, S., Hirota, I., Tanaka, S., Ochiai, Y., Nawata, E. and Kono Y.
Tropics   22(4) 131-155   2014   [Refereed]
Vegetation and plant use differences between a secondary forest and an Eucalyptus plantation site in Bolikhamxay province, Laos
Umemura, M., Aoyama C., Tokumoto, Y., Abe, K., Hirota, I. and Yokoyama, S
The Lao Journal of Agriculture and Forestry   27 88-109   2012   [Refereed]
Dynamics of bamboo communities in fallow forests in northern Laos
Hirota, I., Nawata, E., Nakanishi, A. and Sipasak, S.
Bamboo Journal   27 26-34   2010   [Refereed]
Allometric equations to estimate the aboveground biomass of four bamboo species in shifting cultivation fields in northern Laos
Hirota, I., Nawata, E., Nakanishi, A. and Sipasak, S.
Bamboo Journal   25 18-25   2008   [Refereed]
A split-root apparatus for examining the effects of hydraulic lift by trees on the water status of neighbouring crops
Hirota, I., Sakuratani, T., Sato, T., Higuchi, H. and Nawata, E.
Agroforestry Systems   60 181-187   2004   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Swidden system and plant utilization in northern Laos: a case study of Kachet village, Nam Bak district, Luang Phabang Province. In: Integrated Studies of Social and Natural Environmental Transition in Laos. Yokoyama, S. Okamoto, K., Takenaka, C. and Hiro
Koyama, T., Hirota, I., Ingxay, P., Watanabe, Y. and Jin, Y. (Part:Joint Work, p101-118)
Springer   2014   
Analysis on variability of monsoon climate for swidden agriculture. In: Integrated Studies of Social and Natural Environmental Transition in Laos. Yokoyama, S. Okamoto, K., Takenaka, C. and Hirota, I. eds.
Kanemaru, K., Muhammad, R. and Hirota, I. (Part:Joint Work, p85-97)
Springer   2014   
Mountainous livelihood in northern Laos: historical transition and current situation of a swidden village. In: Integrated Studies of Social and Natural Environmental Transition in Laos. Yokoyama, S. Okamoto, K., Takenaka, C. and Hirota, I eds.
Hirota, I., Koyama, T., Ingxay, P. and Sisaphaithong, T. (Part:Joint Work, p39-59)
Springer   2014   
An Illustrated Eco-history of the Mekong River Basin
Hirota, I. and Nakanishi, A. (Part:Joint Work, Bamboo forests and their ecology p151-154)
White Lotus   2009   
Characteristics and roles of fallow and riparian forests in a mountainous region of northern Laos. In:Shifting cultivation and environmental change. Cairns, M. F. eds.
Isao HIROTA (Part:Joint Work)
Earthscan   2015   

Misc

 
タイにおける持続可能な稲作由来バイオマス発電の現状と展望
Isao HIROTA
Kyoto Working Papers on Area Studies   38 1-31   2006

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Study on the Rehabilitation of Degraded Urban Land for Botanical Garden in Nam Xuang, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Shigeo Kobayashi, Yasuyuki Kosaka, Isao Hirota, Thatheva Saphangthong, Singkone Xayalath
JASTE29   16 Jun 2019   
Multiple risk management during agricultural production shortages in a mountain village in northern Laos—Roles of forest resources, livestock and the market economy [Invited]
Isao HIROTA
International Conference on Climate Change (The Alana Solo, Solo, Indonesia)   27 Nov 2018   
Japanese arrow bamboo (Pseudosasa japonica var. japonica) and its utilization in traditional Japanese archery
Isao Hirota, Makoto Iwamatsu, Nobumitsu Kawakubo
11th WORLD BAMBOO CONGRESS (GAMMA FIESTA AMERICANA XALAPA NUBARA Hotel, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico)   14 Aug 2018   
Preparation and Research Attitudes for Overseas Fieldwork [Invited]
Isao HIROTA
27 Jun 2018   
Risk management strategy in mountainous villages of northern Laos
Isao HIROTA, Somneuk CHITPANYA
SEASIA 2015 Conference (Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies in Asia, December 12-13, Kyoto, Japan)   12 Dec 2015   
Livelihood and Natural Resources Management in Montane Mainland Southeast Asia -A Case Study of Northern Laos- [Invited]
Isao HIROTA
UGSAS-GU Japan The Second International Workshop with Sebelas Maret University 2015   30 Nov 2015   
Multiple land use system and plant utilization in mountainous area in northern Laos [Invited]
Isao HIROTA
7 Sep 2014   
Influence of gregarious bamboo flowering on shifting cultivation in northern Laos
Isao HIROTA
9th World Bamboo Congress. Antwerp, Belgium. 10-13 April 2012   10 Apr 2012   
Diagnosis of Impacts of Eucalyptus Plantation on Local Resource Use and Vegetation -An Attempt of Interdisciplinary Field Survey in Central Laos-
Isao HIROTA
Global COE Program International Symposium "Progress in Clinical Environmental Studies for Asia”. (Nagoya University. 27-28 February 2012)   27 Feb 2012   
Recent bamboo flowering and its influence on local livelihood in northern Laos
Isao HIROTA
International workshop on Bamboo cultivation and utilization. (Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand 15-17 January 2012)   15 Jan 2012   
Roles of fallow and riparian forests in northern Laos -First and second safety net of local livelihood-
Isao HIROTA
International Conference: The Role of Agriculture and Natural Resources on Global Change (ANGC 2011). The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand. 7-9 November 2011.   7 Nov 2011   
Indigenous Knowledge and Practice of Shifting Cultivation of Khamu People in Northern Laos
Isao HIROTA
The 1st NAFRI-Nagoya University Joint Workshop: Environmental studies in Laos and Japan -Sharing ideas and practice (NAFRI, Vientiane, Laos. 10 March 2010)   10 Mar 2010   
The dynamics of fallow and riparian forests in shifting cultivation in northern Laos -A Case Study in Houay Phee Village, La District, Oudomxay Province-
Isao HIROTA
The 3rd National Health Research Forum (Chanpasak, Laos. 2-3 October 2009)   21 Oct 2009   
Dynamics of Fallow Vegetation in Shifting Cultivation in Northern Laos -A Case Study in Houay Phee Village, La District, Udomxay Province-
Hirota, I., Nakanishi, A., Vilaysak, V., Nawata, E.
First International Conference on Lao Studies ( DeKalb, Illinois, USA. 20-22 May 2005)   20 May 2005   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Gifu University: Project of collaborative study with community
Project Year: May 2017 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Isao HIROTA