Obitsu Taketo

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Obitsu Taketo
Hiroshima University
Job title
Doctor of Agriculture(HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY)
Research funding number


My major area:ruminant nutriton and feed sciences

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1987
Jan 1995
Research Assistant, Faculty of Applied Biological Science, Hiroshima University
Feb 1995
Mar 2002
Associate Professor, Faculty of Applied Biological Science, Hiroshima University
Apr 2002
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University
Apr 2007
Mar 2015
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Biosphere Sicence, Hiroshima University
Apr 2015
Professor, Graduate School of Biosphere Sicence, Hiroshima University


Apr 1985
Mar 1987
Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Hokkaido University

Published Papers

Dang, Hoang Lam; Lv, Renlong; Obitsu, Taketo; Sugino, Toshihisa
ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL   89(2) 386-396   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
This study aimed to investigate the effects of replacing alfalfa hay (AH) with a mixture of cassava foliage silage and sweet potato vine silage (CSP) (1:1 on a dry matter (DM) basis) on ruminal and intestinal nutrient digestion in sheep. Four weth...
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...
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 ...
Elsabagh, M.; Inabu, Y.; Obitsu, T.; Sugino, T.
DOMESTIC ANIMAL ENDOCRINOLOGY   60 31-41   2017   [Refereed]
Glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2), a gut peptide secreted by enteroendocrine L cells, has recently been identified as a key regulator of intestinal growth and absorptive function in ruminants. However, reports on GLP-2 secretion are few, and more in...
Hirabayashi, Haruhi; Kawashima, Kenji; Okimura, Tomoko; Tateno, Ayane; Suzuki, Akitsu; Asakuma, Sadaki; Isobe, Naoki; Obitsu, Taketo; Kushibiki, Shiro; Sugino, Toshihisa
ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL   88(8) 1162-1170   2017   [Refereed]
The present study aimed to determine the effects of differing nutrient levels during the far-off period on postpartum metabolism and milk production in lactating cows. Twenty-six multiparous cows were assigned to three dietary treatments in the fa...

Conference Activities & Talks

Effects of ensiling methods for by-product forages and grain sources on digestion and urea metabolism in sheep
H.L. Dang
11th Japan-China-Korea Joint Symposium on Rumen Metabolism and Physiology   27 Oct 2017   
Effect of methionine on energy metabolism in sheep with ruminal ethanol infusion.
Obitsu T, Hosoba K, El-Sabagh M, Sugino T
17th AAAP Congress   22 Aug 2016   
Effect of adding lactic acid bacteria of formic acid on functional component in ensiled Italian ryegrass with different fertilizer levels.
Lv R, Dang HL, Obitsu T, Sugino T, Kurokawa Y
17th AAAP Congress   22 Aug 2016   
Evaluation of seasonal changes in nutritional properties of kudzu silage.
Dang HL, Obitsu T, Sugino T, Lv R
17th AAAP Congress   22 Aug 2016   
Evaluation of seasonal change of protein fraction in kudzu herbage
30 Mar 2016   

Association Memberships