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Akita Prefectural University
Faculty of Bioresource Sciences

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Faculty of Bioresource Sciences, Akita Prefectural University
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Bioresource Sciences, Akita Prefectural University
Research Fellow, Dept. of Bioresource Sciences, Akita Prefectural University
Researcher, National Institute of Environmental Studies
JSPS Fellow


Apr 1996
Mar 1999
Ph.D., Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Apr 1994
Mar 1996
(Masters degree), Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The Univesity of Tokyo
Apr 1990
Mar 1994
Department of Forestry, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Population densities of the pine wood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, in dead pine trees caused by pine wilt disease in cool areas of Japan
Mamiya Y., Kobayashi K., Hoshizaki K., Yoshida A. & Ohta K.
Nematological Research   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Early stage litter decomposition across biomes
Djukic I., Kepfer-Rojas S., Schmidt I.K., Larsen K.S., Beier C., Berg B., Verheyen K., TeaComposition* (*includes Hoshizaki, K.)
Science of the Total Environment   628-629 1369-1394   2018   [Refereed]
Wood Carbonization Research   14 9-14   2018   [Refereed]
Sampling design for efficient detection of pinewood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, in diseased trees via a DNA-detection kit: variation across branch, trunk and tree
Nakabayashi Y., Aikawa T., Matsushita M. & Hoshizaki K.
Nematology   20 641-652   2018   [Refereed]
International Long-Term Ecological Research--East Asia-Pacific Regional Network (ILTER-EAP): History, development and perspectives
Kim E.-S., Trisurat Y., Muraoka H., Shibata H., Amoroso V., Boldgiv B., Hoshizaki K., Kassim A.R., Kim Y.-S., Nguyen H.Q., Ohte N., Ong P., Wang C.-P
Ecological Research   33(1) 19-34   2018   [Refereed]
Quaternary range-shift history of Japanese wingnut (Pterocarya rhoifolia) in the Japanese Archipelago evidenced from chloroplast DNA and ecological niche modeling
Sugahara, K., Kaneko, Y., Sakaguchi, S., Ito, S., Yamanaka, K., Sakio, H., Hoshizaki, K., Suzuki, W., Yamanaka, N., Isagi, Y., Sato, T., Momohara, A., Setoguchi, H.
Journal of Forest Research   22 282-293   2017   [Refereed]
Analysis of the growth of Platycladus orientalis plantation at the north and south mountainside afforestation in Lanzhou
Arid Zone Research   34 832-836   2017   [Refereed]
Localized within- and between-tree variation in nematode distribution during latent state of pine wilt disease makes the disease status cryptic
Hoshizaki, K., Nakabayashi, Y., Mamiya, Y. & Matsushita, M.
Forest Pathology   46 200-205   2016   [Refereed]
Journal of Japanese Forest Society   98 101-107   2016   [Refereed]
Japanese Journal of Palynology   62 3-7   2016   [Refereed]
Tree and Forest Health   19 106-107   2015   [Refereed]
Forest Pests   62 102-108   2013   [Refereed][Invited]
Interactive effect of canopy and fluvial disturbances on sapling community structure and species diversity in a montane riparian forest
Oki, S., Akiyoshi, T., Hoshino, D., Shibata, M., Matsushita, M. & Hoshizaki, K.
Ecoscience   20 194-203   2013   [Refereed]
Nation-wide litter fall data from 21 forests of the Monitoring Sites 1000 Project in Japan
Suzuki S.N., M.I. Ishihara, M. Nakamura, S. Abe, T. Hiura, K. Homma, M. Higa, D. Hoshino, K. Hoshizaki, H. Ida, K. Ishida, M. Kawanishi, K. Kobayashi, K. Kuraji, S. Kuramoto, T. Masaki, K. Niiyama, M. Noguchi, H. Nomiya, S. Saito, T. Sakai, M. Sakimoto, H. Sakio, T. Sato, H. Shibano, M. Shibata, M. Suzuki, A. Takashima, H. Tanaka, M. Takagi, N. Tashiro, N. Tokuchi, T. Yoshida, Y. Yoshida
Ecological Research   27 989-990   2012   [Refereed]
日本森林学会誌   92 72-78   2010   [Refereed]
Forest stand structure, composition, and dynamics in 34 sites over Japan.
Ishihara M. I., Suzuki S. N., Nakamura M., Enoki T., Fujiwara A., Hiura T., Homma K., Hoshino D., Hoshizaki K., Ida H., Ishida K., Itoh A., Kaneko T., Kubota K., Kuraji K., Kuramoto S., Makita A., Masaki T., Namikawa K., Niiyama K., Noguchi M., Nomiya H., Ohkubo T., Saito S., Sakai T., Sakimoto M., Sakio H., Shibano H., Sugita H., Suzuki M., Takashima A., Tanaka N., Tashiro N., Tokuchi N., Yakushima Forest Environment Conservation Center, Yoshida T., Yoshida Y.
Ecological Research   26 1007-1008   2011   [Refereed]
Use of two population metrics clarifies biodiversity dynamics in large-scale monitoring: the case of trees in Japanese old-growth forests.
Ogawa M., Yamaura, Y., Abe, S., Hoshino D., Hoshizaki, K., Iida S., Katsuki, T., Masaki T., Niiyama K., Saito S., Sakai T., Sugita H., Tanouchi H., Amano T., Taki H., Okabe K.
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment   178 85-94   2011   [Refereed]
Phylogeography of Japanese horse chestnut (Aesculus turbinata) in the Japanese Archipelago based on chloroplast DNA haplotypes.
Sugahara, K., Kaneko, Y., Ito, S., Yamanaka, K., Sakio, H., Hoshizaki, K., Suzuki, W., Yamanaka, N. & Setoguchi, H.
Journal of Forest Research   124 75-83   2011   [Refereed]
Seasonal variations in the incidence of pine wilt and infestation by its vector, Monochamus alternatus, near the northern limit of the disease in Japan
Ohta, K., Hoshizaki, K., Nakamura, K., Nagaki, A., Ozawa, Y., Nikkeshi, A., Makita, A., Kobayashi, K. & Nakakita, O.
Journal of Forest Research   17 360-368   2012   [Refereed]
Systematic control methods of pine disease using ortho-photos and UAV.
Nakakita, O., Nakamura, K., Hoshizaki, K., Ohta, K., Matsuura, K., Takehana, M., & Itagaki, T.
The International Forestry Review   12(5) 336   2010
哺乳類科学   50 31-35   2010   [Refereed]
東北森林科学会誌   15 51-57   2010   [Refereed]
樹木医学研究   13 17-20   2009   [Refereed]
樹木医学研究   13 125-138   2009   [Refereed]
Advantage of early seedling emergence in Fagus crenata: importance of cotyledon stage for predator escape and pathogen avoidance.
Abe, M., Honda, A., Hoshizaki, K. & Miguchi, H.
Ecological Research   23 681-688   2008   [Refereed]
樹木医学研究   12 127-128   2008   [Refereed]
Developing prevention methods of pine wilt disease using aerial photographs and GPS.
Nakakita, O., Nakamura, K., Matsuura, K., Ohta, K., Hoshizaki, K., Tashiro H. & Itagaki T.
ForestSat2007 Forests and Remote Sensing   in CD-ROM    2007
Effects of microenvironmental heterogeneity on the seed-to-seedling process and tree coexistence in a riparian forest.
Masaki, T., Osumi, K., Takahashi, K., Hoshizaki, K., Matsune, K. & Suzuki, W.
Ecological Research   22 724-734   2007   [Refereed]
日本森林学会関東支部大会発表論文集   57 113-114   2006   [Refereed]
Seedling dynamics of Acer mono and Fagus crenata: an environmental filter limiting their adult distributions.
Masaki, T., Osumi, K., Takahashi, K. & Hoshizaki, K.
Plant Ecology   177 189-199   2005   [Refereed]
東北森林科学会誌   10 82-89   2005   [Refereed]
日本森林学会関東支部大会発表論文集   56 211-212   2005   [Refereed]
日本森林学会関東支部大会発表論文集   56 213-214   2005   [Refereed]
Temporal and spatial variation of forest biomass in relation to the stand dynamics in a lowland tropical rain forest, Malaysia.
Hoshizaki, K., Niiyama, K., Kimura, K., Yamashita, T., Bekku, Y., Okuda, T., Quah, E.S. & Supardi, N.M.N.
Ecological Research   19 357-363   2004   [Refereed]
東北森林科学会誌   8 67-74   2003   [Refereed]
Disturbance regime and community structures of a riparian and an adjacent terrace stands in the Kanumazawa Riparian Research Forest, northern Japan
Suzuki, W., Osumi, K., Masaki, T., Takahashi, K., Daimaru, H. & Hoshizaki, K.
Forest Ecology and Management   157 285-301   2002   [Refereed]
Evaluation of secondary dispersal in a large-seeded tree Aesculus turbinata: a test of directed dispersal
Hoshizaki, K., Suzuki, W. & Nakashizuka, T.
Plant Ecology   144 167-176   1999   [Refereed]
Impacts of secondary seed dispersal and herbivory on seedling survival in Aesculus turbinata
Hoshizaki, K., Suzuki, W. & Sasaki, S.
Journal of Vegetation Science   8 735-742   Nov 1997   [Refereed]

Books etc

Ecology of Riparian Forests in Japan: Disturbance, Life-history, and Regeneration (eds. Sakio H. & Tamura, T.)
(1) Hoshizaki, K.; (2) Masaki, T., Osumi, K., Hoshizaki, K., Hoshino, D., Takahashi, K., Matsune, K. and Suzuki, W. (Part:Contributor, (1) Rodent seed hoarding and regeneration of Aesculus turbinata: patterns, processes and implications; pp. 107-122. (2) Diversity of tree species in mountain riparian forest in relation to disturbance-mediated microtopography; pp. 251-266.)
Springer   2008   
Seed Fate: Predation, Dispersal and Seedling Establishment (eds. Forget, P.-M., Lambert, J.E., Hulme, P.E. & Vander Wall, S.B.)
Hoshizaki, K. & Miguchi, H. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 15. Influence of forest composition on tree seed predation and rodent responses: a comparison of monodominant and mixed temperate forests in Japan; pp. 253-267)
CAB International, Wallingford, UK.   2005   
Seed Dispersal and Frugivory: Ecology, Evolution and Conservation (eds. Levey, D.J., Silva, W.R. & Galetti, M.)
Hoshizaki, K. & Hulme, P.E. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 15. Mast seeding and predator-mediated indirect interactions in a forest community; pp. 227-239)
CAB International, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK.   2002   

Conference Activities & Talks

Quarter-century monitoring of seedfall and tree growth in a forest dynamics plot, northern Japan [Invited]
Hoshizaki, K.
10th GEOSS Asia Pacific Symposium, Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network   19 Sep 2017   
Updates of JaLTER 2016: 10-year anniversary [Invited]
Hoshizaki, K.
ITER Coordinating Committee Meeting 2016   14 Oct 2016   
Direct and indirect interactions between rodents and seed/seedling dynamics in temperate mixed forests [Invited]
Hoshizaki, K.; Shimada, T.
IX International Mammalogical Congress; Symposium "Seed-seed predator interactions"   2 Aug 2005   
Seasonal and annual changes in seed predation of a rodent-dispersed tree Aesculus turbinata: Indirect effects of dominant-tree seedfall on the caches [Invited]
Hoshizaki, K.
The 3rd International Symposium - Workshop on Frugivores and Seed dispersal   8 Aug 2000