KAWAMURA Kensuke

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Name
KAWAMURA Kensuke
E-mail
kamukenaffrc.go.jp
Affiliation
Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Section
Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Gifu University)
Research funding number
90523746
ORCID ID
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2824-1266

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
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Today
Tenured Researcher, Social Sciences Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
 
Jul 2008
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Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University
 
Oct 2007
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Sep 2008
Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher, Grassland Research Centre, AgResearch
 
Jul 2005
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Mar 2006
Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher, Grassland Research Centre, AgResearch
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2006
JSPS Post-doctoral Fellow (DC2), River Basin Research Center, Gifu University
 

Education

 
 
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2000
Faculty of Science, University of Toyama
 

Published Papers

 
Sazawa, K., Kawamura, K., Yasuda, T., Kuramitz, H. and Wada, N.
Remote Sensing of Environment   233    Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Kurokawa, Y., Mori, H., Okita, M., Kubota, H., Tanaka, A., Chikamatsu, I., Tsumiyama, Y., Obitsu, T. and Kawamura, K.
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   90(2) 111-120   May 2019   [Refereed]
Using the records of Hiroshima University Farm for the Holstein dairy herd from the year 2000 to 2017, we investigated the effects of the calving interval on the milk production, length of lactation and dry period, and body weight change of dairy ...
Vichet, N., Kawamura, K., Trong, D.P., On, N.V., Gong, Z., Lim, J., Khom, S. and Bunly, C.
Environments   6(5) 57   May 2019   [Refereed]
This study investigated spatio-temporal flood inundation and land cover change from 2002 to 2013 in the southern part of Cambodia using Terra satellite on-board Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) images. The algorithm for flood ...
Ikeura, H., Phongchanmixay, S., Chomxaythong, A., Matsumoto, N., Kawamura, K., Homsengchanh, L. and Inkhamseng, S.
Paddy and Water Environment      Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Irrigated areas in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos) constitute only 12% of the total agricultural land. Most of the lowland rice is cultivated under rainfed conditions. The rice yield in rainfed fields is lower and more unstable than th...
Phongchanmixay, S., Bounyavong, B., Khanthavong, P., Khanthavong, T., Ikeura, H., Matsumoto, N. and Kawamura, K.
Paddy and Water Environment      Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Savannakhet Province has 25% of the total lowland rice cultivation area of Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos). However, most of the fields are rainfed, with highly permeable sandy soil, which has low water and nutrient availability. In such s...
Kawamura, K., Tsujimoto, Y., Nishigaki, T., Andriamananjara, A., Rabenarivo, M., Asai, H., Rakotoson, T. and Razafimbelo, T.
Remote Sensing   11(5)    Mar 2019   [Refereed]
As a laboratory proximal sensing technique, the capability of visible and near-infrared (Vis-NIR) diffused reflectance spectroscopy with partial least squares (PLS) regression to determine soil properties has previously been demonstrated. However,...
Kensuke D. Kawamura, Hidetoshi Asai, Shintaro Kobayashi, Soukasdachanh Souvannasing, Phonevilay Sinavong and Thavone Inthavong
Sustainability   10(11) 4151   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
The visual characteristics of rice grains play a primary role in determining the market price, and are used for grading systems in many rice-consuming countries. Laos is a rice-consuming country in Southeast Asia, but it does not have a functionin...
Vongvichith, B., Morioka, S., Kawamura, K. and Mori, A.
Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly   52(4) 359-366   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
To determine the factors influencing the productivity of fish in rice paddies (rice-cum-fish) in Laos, this study conducted aquaculture trials using an indigenous fish (Anabas testudineus) in Feuang and Nasaythong Districts, Vientiane Province, La...
Kawamura Kensuke, Ikeura Hiroshi, Phongchanmaixay Sengthong, Khanthavong Phanthasin
REMOTE SENSING   10(8)    Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Canopy hyperspectral (HS) sensing is a promising tool for estimating rice (Oryza sativa L.) yield. However, the timing of HS measurements is crucial for assessing grain yield prior to harvest because rice growth stages strongly influence the sensi...
Lv Renlong, El-Sabagh Mabrouk, Obitsu Taketo, Sugino Toshihisa, Kurokawa Yuzo, Kawamura Kensuke
ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL   88(10) 1513-1522   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Fan Xinyan, Kawamura Kensuke, Xuan Tran Dang, Yuba Norio, Lim Jihyun, Yoshitoshi Rena, Truong Ngoc Minh, Kurokawa Yuzo, Obitsu Taketo
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   64(2) 145-150   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Automated monitoring systems with different temporal and spatial resolutions can achieve precision agriculture management. Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems open new possibilities for effectively characterizing the variability within cropping ...
Wang Zuomin, Kawamura Kensuke, Sakuno Yuji, Fan Xinyan, Gong Zhe, Lim Jihyun
REMOTE SENSING   9(3)    Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Concentrations of chlorophyll-a (Chl-a) and total suspended solids (TSS) are significant parameters used to assess water quality. The objective of this study is to establish a quantitative model for estimating the Chl-a and the TSS concentrations ...
Fan Xinyan, Kawamura Kensuke, Guo Wei, Xuan Tran Dang, Lim Jihyun, Yuba Norio, Kurokawa Yuzo, Obitsu Taketo, Lv Renlong, Tsumiyama Yoshimasa, Yasuda Taisuke, Wang Zuomin
COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS IN AGRICULTURE   144 314-323   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Crop growth stage is critical for making decisions in nutrient management and for evaluating crop productivity. In this study, a simple visible and near-infrared (V-NIR) camera system was developed for monitoring the leaf area index (LAI) and quan...
Kawamura Kensuke, Tsujimoto Yasuhiro, Rabenarivo Michel, Asai Hidetoshi, Andriamananjara Andry, Rakotoson Tovohery
REMOTE SENSING   9(10)    Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Sultana Nasrin, Igawa Takeshi, Islam Mohammed Mafizul, Hasan Mahmudul, Alam Mohammad Shafiqul, Komaki Shohei, Kawamura Kensuke, Khan Md. Mukhlesur Rahman, Sumida Masayuki
GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS   91(4) 217-227   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Kurokawa Yuzo, Yamashita Rina, Okita Miki, Yoshitoshi Rena, Sugino Toshihisa, Obitsu Taketo, Kawamura Kensuke
ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL   87(10) 1212-1217   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Yulianto Roni, Xuan Tran Dang, Kawamura Kensuke, Lim Jihyun, Yoshitoshi Rena, Fan Xinyan, Gong Zhe
INTERNATIONAL LETTERS OF NATURAL SCIENCES   58 70-76   2016   [Refereed]
Fan Xinyan, Kawamura Kensuke, Lim Jihyun, Yoshitoshi Rena, Yuba Norio, Lee Hyo-Jin, Kurokawa Yuzo, Tsumiyama Yoshimasa
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   62(3) 188-193   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Yoshitoshi Rena, Watanabe Nariyasu, Yasuda Taisuke, Kawamura Kensuke, Sakanoue Seiichi, Lim Jihyun, Lee Hyo-Jin
AGRICULTURE ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENT   220 135-141   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Gong Zhe, Kawamura Kensuke, Ishikawa Naoto, Inaba Mizuki, Alateng Dalai
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   62(1) 45-54   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Nguyen On Van, Kawamura Kensuke, Dung Phan Trong, Gong Zhe, Suwandana Endan
ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT   187(7)    Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Lim Jihyun, Kawamura Kensuke, Lee Hyo-Jin, Yoshitoshi Rena, Kurokawa Yuzo, Tsumiyama Yoshimasa, Watanabe Nariyasu
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   61(2) 101-108   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Tanaka Shinya, Kawamura Kensuke, Maki Masayasu, Muramoto Yasunori, Yoshida Kazuaki, Akiyama Tsuyoshi
REMOTE SENSING   7(5) 5329-5346   May 2015   [Refereed]
Yoshitoshi Rena, Watanabe Nariyasu, Yasuda Taisuke, Kawamura Kensuke, Sakanoue Seiichi, Lim Jihyun, Lee Hyo-Jin
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   61(1) 50-55   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Kuzuhara Yukako, Kawamura Kensuke, Yoshitoshi Rena, Tamaki Toru, Sugai Shun, Ikegami Mai, Kurokawa Yuzo, Obitsu Taketo, Okita Miki, Sugino Toshihisa, Yasuda Taisuke
COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS IN AGRICULTURE   111 186-193   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
Watanabe Nariyasu, Sakanoue Seiichi, Lee Hyo-Jin, Lim Jihyun, Yoshitoshi Rena, Kawamura Kensuke
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   60(4) 214-224   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Kawamura Kensuke, Watanabe Nariyasu, Sakanoue Seiichi, Lee Hyo-Jin, Lim Jihyun, Yoshitoshi Rena
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   59(3) 166-172   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Yoshitoshi Rena, Watanabe Nariyasu, Kawamura Kensuke, Sakanoue Seiichi, Mizoguchi Ryo, Lee Hyo-Jin, Kurokawa Yuzo
RANGELAND ECOLOGY & MANAGEMENT   66(3) 382-386   May 2013   [Refereed]
Ohtani Masato, Kondo Toshiaki, Tani Naoki, Ueno Saneyoshi, Lee Leong S., Ng Kevin K. S., Muhammad Norwati, Finkeldey Reiner, Na'iem Mohamad, Indrioko Sapto, Kamiya Koichi, Harada Ko, Diway Bibian, Khoo Eyen, Kawamura Kensuke, Tsumura Yoshihiko
MOLECULAR ECOLOGY   22(8) 2264-2279   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Suwandana Endan, Kawamura Kensuke, Sakuno Yuji, Kustiyanto Eko, Raharjo Beni
REMOTE SENSING   4(8) 2419-2431   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Kondo Toshiaki, Crisp Michael D., Linde Celeste, Bowman David M. J. S., Kawamura Kensuke, Kaneko Shingo, Isagi Yuji
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES   279(1738) 2652-2661   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Suwandana Endan, Kawamura Kensuke, Sakuno Yuji, Evri Muhammad, Lesmana Agus H.
JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH   28(4) 956-963   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Suwandana Endan, Kawamura Kensuke, Sakuno Yuji, Kustiyanto Eko
REMOTE SENSING LETTERS   3(5) 423-432   2012   [Refereed]
Kawamura Kensuke, Sakuno Yuji, Tanaka Yoshikazu, Lee Hyo-Jin, Lim Jihyun, Kurokawa Yuzo, Watanabe Nariyasu
JOURNAL OF APPLIED REMOTE SENSING   5    Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Lee Hyo-Jin, Kawamura Kensuke, Watanabe Nariyasu, Sakanoue Seiichi, Sakuno Yuji, Itano Shiro, Nakagoshi Nobukazu
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   57(3) 142-149   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Shiyomi Masae, Akiyama Tsuyoshi, Wang Shiping, Yiruhan, Ailikun, Hori Yoshimichi, Chen Zuozhong, Yasuda Taisuke, Kawamura Kensuke, Yamamura Yasuo
ECOLOGICAL MODELLING   222(13) 2073-2083   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Kawamura Kensuke, Watanabe Nariyasu, Sakanoue Seiichi, Lee Hyo-Jin, Inoue Yoshio
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   57(2) 81-93   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Kawamura Kensuke, Watanabe Nariyasu, Sakanoue Seiichi, Lee Hyo-Jin, Inoue Yoshio, Odagawa Shinya
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   56(4) 205-216   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Watanabe Nariyasu, Umemura Kazuhiro, Sakanoue Seiichi, Kozakai Takaharu, Kawamura Kensuke
GRASSLAND SCIENCE   56(3) 160-167   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Kawamura Kensuke, Betteridge Keith, Sanches Ieda D., Tuohy Mike P., Costall Des, Inoue Yoshio
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH   52(4) 417-434   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Kawamura, K., Watanabe, N., Sakanoue, S. and Inoue, Y.
Grassland Science   54(3) 131-145   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Although partial least squares (PLS) regression, a full‐spectrum bilinear regression method, is widely used in laboratory calibrations of pasture quality, increasing evidence indicates that PLS models include some redundant wavelengths. Consequent...

Misc

 
Kawamura, K., Lim, J., Yoshitoshi, R. and Watanabe, N.
Journal of Arid Land Studies   28(1) 19-24   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Currently, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) based remote sensing technology is receiving huge attentions for
their utilization in pasture management. However, there are still some challenges to consider, such as operation safety, data
management, a...
KAWAMURA Kensuke
Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan   36(1) 11-12   2016
Kawamura Kensuke, Hirano Kiyoshi
Japanese Journal of Grassland Science   59(2) 124-125   2013
Watanabe Nariyasu, Sakanoue Seiichi, Kawamura Kensuke, Yoshitoshi Rena
Japanese Journal of Grassland Science   59(3) 226-230   2013
現在,人の健康管理を目的として,MEMS加速度センサを内蔵した活動量計が多くのメーカーから安価で市販されている。人用に開発されたこれらの機器は,加速度そのもの(Gやm s-2の単位)ではなく加速度を加工した活動強度(人の運動を基準とした指標,例えばMETs(メッツ,Metabolic equivalents)としてデータを出力することを特徴とする(松村ら 2008)。単位時間あたりの活動強度としてデータを出力すること(3軸測定ならデータが3つから1つに縮小)および単位時間を長くとることによ...
KAWAMURA Kensuke, AKIYAMA Tsuyoshi
Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan   32(4) 232-244   Sep 2012
The possibility of remote sensing for precision management of grassland resources through the collection of site specific data detailing vegetation and soil conditions, has been advocated during the previous 40 years. Farmers need such information...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Kawamura, K., Asai, H., Yasuda, T., Khanthavong, P., Soisouvanh, P., Phongchanmixay, S.
JASS 2019 Spring Meeting   15 Jun 2019   Japanese Agricultural Systems Society
Kawamura, K.
JASS 2019 Spring Meeting   14 Jun 2019   Japanese Agricultural Systems Society
Eguchi, K., Kiyoshi, T., Kimura, T. and Kawamura, K.
Annual Meeting of JSGS 2019   25 Mar 2019   Japanese Society of Grassland Science
Kurokawa, Y., Kawamura, K., Obitsu, T., Tsumiyama, Y., Yamaguchi, T. and Waki, R.
Annual Meeting of JSGS 2019   25 Mar 2019   Japanese Society of Grassland Science
Detecting Pennisetum alopecuroides in grazing pasture from drone-based aerial images
Yuba, N., Kawamura, K., Yasuda, T., Lim, J., Yoshitoshi, R., Kurokawa, Y. and Obitsu, T.
25 Mar 2019   Japanese Society of Grassland Science
Phongchanmixay, S., Bounyavong, B., Khanthavong, P., Khanthavong, T., Ikeura, H., Matsumoto, N. and Kawamura, K.
PAWEES-INWEPF 2018   20 Nov 2018   
Savannakhet Province has 25% of the total lowland rice cultivation area of Lao Peoples Democratic
Republic (Laos). However, most of the fields are rainfed, with highly-permeable sandy soil, which has
low water and nutrient availability. In such sa...
66.Ikeura, H., Phongchanmixay, S., Chomxaythong, A., Matsumoto, N., Kawamura, K., Homsengchanh, L. and Inkhamseng, S.
PAWEES-INWEPF 2018   20 Nov 2018   
Irrigated areas in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos) constitute only 12% of the total agricultural
land. Most of the lowland rice is cultivated under rainfed conditions. The rice yield in rainfed fields is
lower and more unstable than that i...
Kawamura, K.,Tsujimoto, Y., Asai, H., Rabenarivo, M., Andriamananjara, A., Rakotoson, T.
JASS Autumn Meeting 2018   9 Nov 2018   Japanese Agricultural Systems Society
Kawamura, K., Ikeura, H., Matsumoto, N., Asai, H., Phongchanmaixay, S., Khanthavong, P., Souvannasing, S., Inthavong, T. and Chomxaythong, A.
JASS Autumn Meeting 2018   9 Nov 2018   
Naoki Moritsuka, Kensuke Kawamura, Yasuhiro Tsujimoto, Michel Rabenarivo, Andry Andriamananjara, Tovohery Rakotoson, Tantely Razafimbelo
29 Sep 2018   
In this study, we evaluated the reproducibility and compatibility of several colorimeters
and the relationship between visual and instrumental measurements of soil color. We also
examined the effects of pre-grinding treatment on the reproducibilit...
Kawamura, K., Ikeura, H., Asai, H., Phongchanmaixay, S., Khanthavong, P., Souvannasin, S. and Inthavong, T.
JASS 2018 Spring Meeting   27 May 2018   
Kawamura, K., Tsujimoto, Y., Asai, H., Rabenarivo, M., Andriamananjara, A. and Rakotoson, T.
JASS 2018 Spring Meeting   27 May 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Naoto ISHIKAWA
Inner Mongolia was classified in to 6 zones and grasslands were classified in 5 types. The changes of grassland areas and grass productivities during past 20 years were determined in the present research. The grassland areas remarkably decreased i...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(スタートアップ), 研究活動スタート支援)
Project Year: 2009 - 2010    Investigator(s): Kensuke KAWAMURA
The results indicated that herbage biomass, concentrations of nitrogen (N), crude protein (CP), neutral detergent fiber (NDF), acid detergent fiber (ADF), and legume content in white clover-grass mixtures can be estimated from field hyperspectral ...
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