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Gifu University
Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences
Doctor of Agriculture(Kyoto University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Professor, Gifu University Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Department of Environmental Science
Chusin Agricultural Experiment Station of
Nagano Prefecture Technical Expert


Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University

Published Papers

Season, fruit maturity, and storage affect on the physiological quality of F1 hybrid ‘VTM580’ tomato seeds and seedlings
86 121-131   2017   [Refereed]
Effects of trees planted on levees on rice yields in rain-fed paddy fields of northeast Thailand
Plant Prod. Sci.   20 47-54   2017   [Refereed]
Reduction in woody plant diversity in paddy field landscapes during agricultural intensification in northeast Thailand
TROPICS   25 13-22   2016   [Refereed]


S. Miyagawa, T. Kuroda, H. Matsufuji, T. Hattori
Southeast Asian Studies   23(3) 235-251   Dec 1985
In Don Daeng, rice is grown in rain-fed fields, and the cultivation method, growth, and yield of rice are directly affected by the water conditions, landform, and soil fertility of the location. Classifies rice cultivation into 3 types.-from Engli...
Ha T. Pham, Shuichi Miyagawa, Yasuyuki Kosaka
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment   202 42-47   Apr 2015
© 2014 Elsevier B.V. Deforestation accompanied by the expansion of agricultural land makes tree resources less available in many regions in the tropics, and small-scale farmers often incorporate trees with agricultural lands to meet their demands ...
Moe Imoto, Shuichi Miyagawa, Alexandra Von Fragstein, Nobumitsu Kawakubo, Shogo Kato, Atsushi Iwasawa
Nihon Ringakkai Shi/Journal of the Japanese Forestry Society   96 36-42   Jan 2014
This paper reports how a German forest kindergarten utilizes the space and resources of a local forest. Parents of kindergarten children and other local residents of the city of Bensheim, the state of Hesse were surveyed regarding their uses of th...
Shuichi Miyagawa, Maki Seko, Mari Harada, Sengdeaune Sivilay
Plant Production Science   16 325-334   Sep 2013
Many trees are left uncut in the paddy fields of many villagers in central Laos. Yields of rice in rainfed paddy fields interspersed with trees in central Laos were investigated in relation to shading and soil fertility from trees. Grain yield of ...
P. Wattanakulpakin, S. Photchanachai, K. Ratanakhanokchai, S. Miyagawa
Acta Horticulturae   973 109-118   Jan 2013
'PC' maize seeds subjected to either hydropriming or artificial accelerated aging were investigated. The relationship between germination and lipid peroxidation (indicated by malondialdehyde (MDA) content was monitored. The changes in germination,...

Books etc

An illustrated eco-history of the Mekong river basin
White Lotus   2009   
Nature Human and Environment.
National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute of Lao   2007   
Small-scale Livelihoods and Natural Resources Management in Marginal Areas: Case Studies in Monsoon Asia
United Nations University   2004   ISBN:92-808-8023-3
ncreased lowland rice production in the Mekong Region
Australian Center for International Agricultural Research   2001   

Conference Activities & Talks

Rice Growth around Trees Measured by Sampling
International Symposium “Tree-Rice Ecosystem in the Paddy Fields of Laos”   2008   
Solar Light Intensity and Rice Growth around Trees
International Symposium “Tree-Rice Ecosystem in the Paddy Fields of Laos”   2008   
Overview of the project.
International Symposium “Tree-Rice Ecosystem in the Paddy Fields of Laos”   2008   
Difference of rain-fed rice cultivation and production between Khon Kaen and Vientiane
International symposium of “Sustainable Resource Use and Management in Lao Lowland and Northeast Thai Villages under the Contemporary Economic Transition: Comparative Integrated Rural Studies”   2008   
Extension of rain-fed paddy field areas in Don Daeng village of Northeast Thailand during 70 years.
nternational symposium of “Sustainable Resource Use and Management in Lao Lowland and Northeast Thai Villages under the Contemporary Economic Transition: Comparative Integrated Rural Studies”   2008   


A Rice-growing Village Revisited : An Integrated Study of Rural Development in Thailand
1981 - 1983
Agronomic Survey in Pakistan
Rice Cultivation of Thai-Lao Peoples in Northeast Thailand
Study on the Man-environment-crop Complex in Korat Plateau
1993 - 1994
Changes of Agriculture in the Continental Part of Southeast Asia
1996 - 1997

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2007 - 2009    Investigator(s): Shuichi MIYAGAWA
Adaptible Rice Cultiver and Cultivation under Drought Condition
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1982   
Remote Assessment on Crop Yield
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1993   
Agro-Ecological Study of Crop Production in Rain-fed Area of Southeast Asia
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 1981