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Okayama University
The Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Specially- appointed professor, Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science

Awards & Honors

Dec 2005
Quantitative Analysis of Grain Filling Processes mainly in Rice under Stress Conditions during the Grain Filling Period, Japanese Society of Crop Science Research Award, Japanese Society of Crop Science
Winner: KOBATA Tohru

Published Papers

An experimental irrigation tool for creating a water gradient across soil depths under terminated rainfall conditions
Kobata, T. and Palta, J. A.
Irrigation Science, Springer   36(1) 1-8   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Harvest index is a critical factor influencing the grain yield of diverse wheat species under rain-fed conditions in the Mediterranean zone of southeastern Turkey and northern Syria
Kobata, T., Koç, M., Barutçularb, C., Tanno, K., and Inagaki, M.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   21(2) 71-82   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Kobata, T., J. A. Palta, T. Tanaka, M. Ohnishi, M. Maeda, M. Koc and C. Barutçulare
Field Crops Research, Elsevier   215(1) 187-199   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Kakiuchi, J. and Kobata, T.
Crop Scinence   57(2) 903-913   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Kobata, T., Ishi, H., and Iwasaki, H.
Agronomy Journal   109(1) 175-184   2017   [Refereed]
Mitsui, T., Yamakawa, H. and Kobata T
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   19(1) 22-29   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Kobata, T. , Shinonaga,M, Yoshida, H., Tomisaka, K. and Akai, K.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   18(3) 254-266   2015   [Refereed]
Tohru Kobata, Haruko Yoshida, Uukina Masiko, and Tohru Honda
Agronomy Journal   105(6) 1821-1831   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Kobata,T., Koç, M, Barutçular, C. Matsumoto, T., Nakagawa, H., Adachi, F. and Mustafa Ü.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   15(3) 216-226   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Hafez, E. D. and Kobata, T.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   15 332-338   2012   [Refereed]
Tohru Kobata, Norihiko Miya and Nguyen Thi Anh
Plant Production Scinence, Taylor & Francis   12(3) 359   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Tohru Kobata, Yoshio Akiyama and Takuya Kawaoka
Plant Production Scinece, Taylor & Francis   13(3) 289-296   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
Tien Ba Hoang and Tohru Kobata
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   12(3) 397-408   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
Hang Ba Tien and Tohru Kobata
Root Research   5(1) 5-13   2009   [Refereed]
Kakiuchi J. and Kobata T.
Plant Production Scinece, Taylor & Francis   11(2) 198-202   2008   [Refereed]
Kobata Tohru, Kitano Mishako and Yoshida Ryuji
Plant Production Scinece, Taylor & Francis   10(2) 207-210   2007   [Refereed]
Kakiuchi J. and Kobata T.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   9(1) 20-26   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
Kobata, T., Nagano, T. and Ida, K.
Agronomy Journal   98(3) 536-544   2006   [Refereed]
High temperatures during the grain-filling period do not reduce the potential grain dry matter increase of rice.
Kobata, T. and Uemuki, N.
Agronomy Jornal   96(2) 406-414   Mar 2004   [Refereed]
Shading and thinning effects on seed and shoot dry matter increase in determinate soybean during the seed-filling period.
Kakiuchi, J. and Kobata, T.
Agronomy Journal   96(2) 398-405   Mar 2004   [Refereed]
Kobata, T., Hamahara, Y., and Matsuyama, S.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   4(3) 280-282   Oct 2001   [Refereed]
Andoh, H. and Kobata, T.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   4(1) 50-55   Jan 2001   [Refereed]
Kobata, T., Hoque, M. M., and Adachi F.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   3 305-315   Oct 2000   [Refereed]
Shading during the early grain filling Period does not affect potential grain dry matter increase in rice
Kobata, T., Sugawara, M., and Takatu, S.
Agronomy Journal   92(3) 411-417   2000   [Refereed]
Tohru Kobata, Md. Murshidul Hoque
Plant Prodaction Science, Taylor & Francis   2(1) 14-20   1999   [Refereed]
Hoque, M. M. and Kobata, T.
Plant Production Science, Taylor & Francis   1(3) 183-190   Jul 1998   [Refereed]
Kobata, T. and HOQUE, M. M.
Japan Journal of Crop Science   66(3) 505-506   Sep 1997   [Refereed]
Kobata T., Okuno T. and Yamamoto T.
Japanese Jourenal of Crop Science   65(4) 652-662   Dec 1996   [Refereed]
Kobata, T. and Hara, S.
Japan Journal of Crop Science   63(4) 638-642   Dec 1994   [Refereed]
63(4) 731-733   Dec 1994   [Refereed]
Kobata, T., Tanaka, S., Utumi, M., Hara, S., and Imaki, T.
Japan Journal of Crop Science   63(3) 510-517   Sep 1994   [Refereed]
Remobilization of carbon and nitrogen in wheat as influenced by postanthesis water deficits.
Palta, J. A., Kobata, T., Turner, N. C., and Fillery, I. R.
Crop Science   34(1) 118-124   Sep 1994   [Refereed]
Rate of development of postanthesis water deficits and grain filling of spring wheat
Kobata, T., Palta, J.A., and Turner, N. C.
Crop Science   32(6) 1238-1242   Sep 1992
Takami, S., Kobata, T. and Van-Bavel, C.H.M.
Agronomy Journal   82 1149-1153   Nov 1990   [Refereed]
Kobata, T and Takami, S.
Japanese Jourenal of Crop Science   58 212-216   May 1989   [Refereed]
Ahmad, S., Kobata, T. and Takami, S.
Japanese Journal of Crop Science.   56 582-588   Dec 1987   [Refereed]
Changes at panicle emergence in the water relations of a wetland and a dryland japonica rice cultivar under wetland conditions.
Takami, S., Ahmad, S, Turner, N. C., Kobata, T., and O’Toole, J. C.
Physiological Plantarum, Wiley   69 586-590   Jul 1987   [Refereed]
Japanese Journal of Crop   55 327-332   Sep 1986   [Refereed]
Changes in respiration, dry matter prosecution and its partition in rice (Oryza sativa L.) in response to water deficits during the grain-filling period.
Kobata, T. and Takami, S.
Botanical Magazine Tokyo   99 379-393   Jun 1986   [Refereed]


Genotypic characteristics of drought resistance in Japanese npland vice
Biological Science(TOKYO)   39(1)    1987
Growth and Yield Respronse of Direct-Soun Diverse Rice Cultiars Soil Compaction Stress madel the Paddy Fild Condition
Proc. Int. Symp. "Word Food Security", Kyoto   195-198   1999

Books etc

Drought resistance in rice plant
NOBUNKYO   1990   

Association Memberships


Research Grants & Projects

JSPS: Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Kobata Tohru
JSPS: Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): KOBATA Toru
JSPS: Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Kobata Tohru
JSPS: Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): Kobata Tohru
JSPS: Scientific Research
Project Year: Mar 2004 - Apr 2006    Investigator(s): Kobata Tohru