IIJIMA Morio

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Name
IIJIMA Morio
URL
http://nara-kindai.unv.jp/02gakka/01nogyo/sakumotu/index.html
Affiliation
Kindai University
Section
Faculty of Agriculture Department of Agricultural Science
Job title
Professor
Degree
Doctor of Agriculture(Nagoya University)
ORCID ID
0000-0002-2006-0700

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Mar 2019
Kindai University
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Mar 2013
Kindai University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1991
Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Nagoya University
 
 
 - 
1983
Faculty of Agriculture, Nagoya University
 

Published Papers

 
Watanabe Y, Itanna F, Izumi Y, Awala SK, Fujioka Y, Tsuchiya K, Iijima M.
Journal of Crop Improvement   33(3) 395-409   May 2019   [Refereed]
Journal of Crop Improvement   33(1) 42-52   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Flooding has globally become common, and thus cultivation techniques to adapt to the stress are required. We have developed a technique called “close mixed-planting” using flood-adapted rice (Oryza sativa L.) and upland crops with tangled root sys...
Fujioka Y, Watanabe Y, Mizuochi H, Itanna F, Iijima M.
Wetlands   38(5) 1045-1057   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
The objectives of this study were to classify the small seasonal ponds that develop in the Cuvelai Seasonal Wetland System in north-central Namibia based on soil physicochemical properties so that potential agricultural uses of the ponds could be ...
Close mixed planting with pearl millet improves drought tolerance in rice by the increased access to deep water.
Plant and Soil   423 397-410   2018   [Refereed]
Ayumi, K., Hiyama, T., Ohta, T., Hanamura, M., Kambatuku, J.R., Awala, S.K., and Iijima, M.
Hydrological Research Letters   11(2) 134-140   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Watanabe, Y., Itanna, F., Fujioka, Y., Ruben, S., Iijima, M.
African Journal of Agricultural Research   12(18) 1538-1546   May 2017   [Refereed]
In the Cuvelai Seasonal Wetland System (CSWS) of North-central Namibia, there are widespread manifestations of seasonally flooded river and seasonally closed wetland ecosystems (ponds). These wetlands are called oshana (seasonally flooded river we...
Itoh K, Murata K, Sakaguchi N, Akai K, Yamaji T, Shimizu K, Isaki K, Matsukawa T, Kajiyama S, Fumuro M, Iijima M, Matsuda H.
Journal of Plant Studies   6(2) 102-107   2017   [Refereed]
The purpose of this study was to examine an inhibitory effect of mango leaf extracts on advanced glycation end products (AGEs) formation and to identify these active ingredients, and also to investigate a relationship between leaves maturation and...
Mizuochi H, Hiyama T, Ohta T, Fujioka Y, Kambatuku JR, Iijima M, Nasahara KN.
Remote Sensing of Environment   199 370-388   2017   [Refereed]
Broad scale monitoring of inland waters is essential to research on carbon and water cycles, and for application in the monitoring of disasters including floods and droughts on various spatial and temporal scales. Satellite remote sensing using sp...
Hiyama, T., Kanamori, H, Kambatuku JR, Kotani K, Asai K, Mizuochi H, Fujioka Y, and Iijima M.
Environmental Research Letters   12(3) 034012   2017   [Refereed]
We investigated the origins of rain- and subsurface waters of north-central Namibia's seasonal wetlands, which are critical to the region's water and food security. The region includes the southern part of the Cuvelai system seasonal wetlands (CSS...
Itoh, K, Murata, K, Futamura-Masuda, M., Deguchi, T., Ono, Y., Eshita, M., Fumuro, M., Iijima, M., Matsuda, H.
Journal of plant studies   6(1) 23-30   2017   [Refereed]
The purpose of this study was to search edible ripe Citrus fruits which are applicable for functional food materials as juice, tea and/or jam with sweet taste and rich aroma. A fifty percent ethanolic extract (CMR-ext) obtained from the edible rip...
Nanhapo, P.I., Yamane K, and Iijima M.
Plant Production Science   20(1) 111-125   2017   [Refereed]
Iijima M, Awala SK, Watanabe Y, Kawato Y, Fujioka Y, Yamane K, Wada KC
Journal of Plant Physiology   192 21-25   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Yamane K, Ikoma A, Iijima M.
Plant Production Science   19(4) 449-457   2016   [Refereed]
Awala SK, Yamane K, Izumi Y, Fujioka Y, Watanabe Y, Wada KC, Kawato Y, Mwandemele O, Iijima M
European Journal of Agronomy   80 105-112   2016   [Refereed]
Itoh K, Murata K, Nakagaki Y, Shimizu A, Takata Y, Shimizu K, Matsukawa T, Kajiyama S, Fumuro M, Iijima M, Matsuda H.
Journal of plant studies   5(2) 72-78   2016   [Refereed]
Iijima M, Yamane K, Izumi Y, Daimon H, and Motonaga T
Plant Production Science   18(2) 197-208   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Iijima M, Watanabe T, Yoshida T, Kawasaki M, Kato T, Yamane K
Journal of plant physiology   178 64-68   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Hiyama, T., Suzuki T, Hanamura M, Mizuochi H, Kambatuku JR, Niipele JN, Fujioka Y, Ohta T, and Iijima M.
IAHS Publication   (364) 380-385   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Suzuki, T., Ohta, T., Hiyama, T., Izumi, Y., Mwandemele, O. and Iijima M.
Hydrological Processes   28 4780-4794   2014   [Refereed]
Yamane K, Kono M, Fukunaga, T, Iwai K, Sekine R, Watanabe Y, Iijima M.
Plant Production Science   17(1) 93-102   2014   [Refereed]
Suzuki T, Ohta T, Izumi Y, Kanyomeka L, Mwandemele O, Sakagami J, Yamane K, and Iijima M
Plant Production Science   16(1) 12-23   2013   [Refereed]
Iijima M, Matsushita N
Journal of plant physiology   168(17) 2072-2080   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Iijima M, Yoshida T, Kato T, Kawasaki M, Watanabe T, Somasundaram S
Journal of experimental botany   62(6) 2179-2188   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Iijima M, Honjo H, Izumi Y, Daimon H, Tani T, Hayashi M and Suzuki T.
Plant Production Science   14(2) 202-212   2011   [Refereed]
Nosalewicz A, Iijima M, Lipiec J, Krol A.
Acta Agrophysic   18(2) 347-354   2011   [Refereed]
Plant Production Science   11(1) 17-27   Jan 2008
Morio Iijima, Satoru Morita, Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Yasuhiro Izumi
Plant Production Science   10(2) 182-188   2007
WALTER Zegada‐Lizarazu, KANYOMEKA Luke, IZUMI Yasuhiro, IIJIMA Morio
Plant Production Science   10(1) 20-27   2007
ZEGADA‐LIZARAZU Walter, KANYOMEKA Luke, IZUMI Yasuhiro, IIJIMA Morio
Plant Production Science   9(4) 355-363   2006
KREUZER K., ADAMCZYK J., IIJIMA M., WAGNER M., SCHEU S., BONKOWSKI M.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry   38(7) 1665-1672   2006
Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Yasuhiro Izumi, Morio Iijima
Plant Production Science   9(2) 123-132   2006
Morio Iijima, Tomoko Asai, Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Yasunori Nakajima, Yukihiro Hamada
Plant Production Science   8(4) 368-374   2005
Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Morio Iijima
Plant Production Science   8(4) 454-460   2005
Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Selma Niitembu, Morio Iijima
Plant Production Science   8(4) 433-440   2005
Iijima M, Higuchi T, Barlow PW
Annals of botany   94(3) 473-477   Sep 2004   [Refereed]
IIJIMA M, IZUMI Y, YULIADI E, SUNYOTO, ARDJASA W S
Plant Production Science   7(3) 347-355   2004
IIJIMA M, HIGUCHI T, WATANABE A, BENGOUGH A G
Soil Biology and Biochemistry   36(9) 1517-1519   2004
IZUMI Y, YULIADI E, SUNYOTO, IIJIMA M
Plant Production Science   7(3) 356-362   2004
IIJIMA M, IZUMI Y, YULIADI E, SUNYOTO, AFANDI, UTOMO M
Plant Production Science   6(3) 224-229   2003
IIJIMA M, HIGUCHI T, BARLOW P W, BENGOUGH A G
Journal of Experimental Botany   54(390) 2105-2109   2003
IIJIMA M, SAKO Y, RAO T P
Plant and Soil   255(1) 399-407   2003
Rao TP, Yano K, Iijima M, Yamauchi A, Tatsumi J
Annals of Botany   89(2) 213-220   Feb 2002   [Refereed]
In contrast to cereals or other crops, legumes are known to acidify the rhizosphere even when supplied with nitrates. This phenomenon has been attributed to N2 fixation allowing excess uptake of cations over anions; however, as we have found previ...
ARAKI H, MORITA S, TATSUMI J, IIJIMA M
Plant Production Science   5(4) 286-293   2002
IZUMI Y, IIJIMA M
Plant Production Science   5(2) 146-151   2002
Hideki Araki, Morio Iijima
Plant Production Science   4(3) 215-219   2001
New Phytologist   145 477-482   2000
Sloughing of root cap cells and exudation of mucilage plays an important role in the penetration of compacted soils by roots. For the first time we have quantified the rate of sloughing of root cap cells in an abrasive growth medium that was compa...
PARDALES J R JR, BANOC D M, YAMAUCHI A, IIJIMA M, ESQUIBEL C B
Plant Production SciencePlant Production Science   3(2) 134-139   2000
ARAKI H, HIRAYAMA M, HIRASAWA H, IIJIMA M
Plant Production sciencePlant Production science   3(3) 281-288   2000
SAKO Y, KONO Y, IIJIMA M
Plant Production Science   2(1) 25-31   1999
IZUMI Y, YULIADI E, SUNYOTO, IIJIMA M
Plant Production SciencePlant Production Science   2(4) 267-272   1999
Jose R. Jr. Pardales, Dionisio M. Banoc, Akira Yamauchi, Morio Iijima, Yasuhiro Kono
Plant Production Science 2(4): 247-251.Plant Production Science   2(4) 247-251   1999
YANO K, YAMAUCHI A, IIJIMA M, KONO Y
Applied Soil Ecology   10(1/2) 95-102   1998
Annals of Botany 81(5): 603-607Annals of Botany   81(5) 603-607   1998
Hideki Araki, Morio Iijima
Plant Production SciencePlant Production Science   1(4) 242-247   1998
Grzesiak S, Iijima M, Kono Y and Yamauchi A
Acta Physiologiae Plantarum   19(3) 349-357   1997   [Refereed]
Relatively little research has been conducted to determine different responses to drought among cultivars of the legume species. The objective of this study was to identify differences in seedlings growth, water relations and leaf conductances res...
Yasuhiro IZUMI, Yasuhiro KONO, Akira YAMAUCHI, Morio IIJIMA
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   66(3) 418-426   1997   [Refereed]
Yasuhiro IZUMI, Yasuhiro KONO, Akira YAMAUCHI, Morio IIJIMA
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   66(3) 427-435   1997   [Refereed]
Grzesiak S, Iijima M, Kono Y and Yamauchi A
Acta Physiologiae Plantarum   19(3) 339-348   1997   [Refereed]
Different responses among legume species were observed, but the morphological and physiological differences that confer drought resistance or susceptibility are not well explained. The objective of this study was the determination of variation of ...
Kang Su KWAK, Morio IIJIMA, Akira YAMAUCHI, Yasuhiro KONO
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   65(2) 309-314   1996   [Refereed]
Kang Su KWAK, Morio IIJIMA, Akira YAMAUCHI, Yasuhiro KONO
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   65(4) 686-692   1996   [Refereed]
Yasuhiro IZUMI, Yasuhiro KONO, Akira YAMAUCHI, Morio IIJIMA
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   65(2) 303-308   1996   [Refereed]
Yasuhiro IZUMI, Yasuhiro KONO, Takanori AOSHIMA, Akira YAMAUCHI, Morio IIJIMA
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   64(3) 622-628   1995   [Refereed]
KWAK Kang Su, Morio IIJIMA, Akira YAMAUCHI, Yasuhiro KONO
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   64(3) 629-635   1995   [Refereed]
Yasuhiro IZUMI, Yasuhiro KONO, Akira YAMAUCHI, Morio IIJIMA
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   64(3) 636-643   1995   [Refereed]
Iijima M and Kono Y
Annals of Botany   70 207-212   1992   [Refereed]
Effects of soil mechanical impedance on the development of Golgi apparatus in the root cap cells of maize were studied under controlled soil-water conditions Heavily compacted soil (bulk density = 1.50 g cm−2) had 3.3 to 3.4 times greater mechanic...
Pardales Jr. JR, Kono Y, Yamauchi A and Iijima M
Annals of Botany   69 493-496   1992   [Refereed]
The length of the seminal root (SR) axis and the number and length of lateral roots (LRs) of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor Moench) were markedly inhibited by taro [Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott] residues incorporated into a sand growing medium. The s...
Iijima M and Kono Y
Japanese Journal of Crop Science   60 130-138   1991   [Refereed]
Comparison of the root system structures of four cereal species as affected by soil compaction was conducted morphometrically. Plants were grown under two different soil bulk densities of 1.33g/cm3 (control)and 1.50g/cm3 (compact) for two weeks in...
Iijima M, Kono Y, Yamauchi A and Pardales Jr. JR
Environmental and Experimental Botany   31 333-342   1991   [Refereed]
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of soil compaction on the development of root system components of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and maize (Zea mays L.). Plants were grown for 4 weeks in root ☐es (24 cm long × 2 cm wide × 40 cm deep) w...
Morio IIJIMA, Yasuhiro KONO, Jiro TATSUMI
Environmental Control in BiologyEnvironmental Control in Biology   28(2) 53-60   1990   [Refereed]
Morio IIJIMA, Jiro TATSUMI, Yasuhiro KONO
Environmental Control in Biology   28(2) 41-51   1990   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Evaluation of the Resistance to "Multiple Environmental Stress" of Oryza sativa, O. glaberrima and their Interspecific Progenies. - Effect of Drought and Re-watering on the Growth and Physiological Parameters of Rice Cultivars. -
Izumi Y, Okazaki Y, Yamane K, Iijima M
Journal of Crop Research   61 23-30   2016   [Refereed]
Okazaki, Y. Yamane, K. Izumi, Y. and Iijima M.
Journal of Crop Research   (59) 23-30   2014   [Refereed]
Contrasting root responses by genotypes of rice species under compacted soil in the upland.
Proceedings of the 13th agricultural scientific society of Namibia   44-48   Aug 2009
Seasonal variations in the performance of rice genotypes grown in north-central Namibia.
Proceedings of the 13th agricultural scientific society of Namibia   49-56   Aug 2009
Preliminary Results on Energy Balance of Seasonal Wetland in Northern Namibia Toward the water Use Assessment to Introduce Rice Cropping.
Proceedings of the 13th agricultural scientific society of Namibia   57-68   Aug 2009
Proceedings for the 4th International Crop Science Congress      Jan 2005
Root border cells in plant-soil interactions.
AG Bengough, PW Barlowa, DEL Cooke, BS Griffiths, SN Humphris, M Iijima, KS Killham, SJ Rodger, VEC Stubbs, T Valentine, IM Young.
Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2003/2004   160-161   2005   [Invited]
Root border cells are cells that detach from the root cap and remain in the (rhizosphere) soil adjacent to the elongating root. Border cells often live for a period of days after detaching and they may play a number of physical, chemical and biolo...
Crop Production in Namibia: Present situation and perspectives.
Tokai Journal of Crop Science   134 9-14   Mar 2004
Approach for sustainable crop production system in red acid soil region in indonesia.
World food security and crop production technologies for tomorrow, Cosmic Printing, Kyoto.   229-232   1999
Morphological study of seminal root system of rice (oryza sativa L.) grown under different growth conditions with three different analytical methods
Crop research in asia: Achievements and perspective Ishii, R. and Horie, T. Kyoritsu Printings Tokyo   658-659   1996
The influence of high root zone temperature during plant establishment on the development of the root system of cassava and sweet potato
"Crop research in asia: Achievements and perspective Ishii, R. and Horie, T."   Kyoritsu Printings Tokyo 612-613   1996
Effects of soil compaction on the radial expansion of axile roots in cereal and leguminous species
"Crop research in asia: Achievements and perspective Ishii, R. and Horie, T."   Kyoritsu Printings Tokyo 674-675   1996
Effects of Soil Compaction on Yield Response of Four Cereal Species
Crop Production and Improvement Technology in AsiaCrop Production and Improvement Technology in Asia   115-122   1993

Books etc

 
Crop production under stressful conditions, Application of cutting-edge science and technology in developing countries.
Iijima M, Awala SK, Namhapo P, Wanga A, Mwandemele OD (Part:Contributor, Chapter 4: Development of flood- and drought-adaptive cropping systems in Namibia.)
Springer, Singapole   Aug 2018   ISBN:978-981-10-7307-6
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7308-3
Guidelines for flood- and drought- adoptive mixed cropping system to conserve water environments in semi-arid regions: List of the proposed cultivation techniques.
Iijima M, Itanna F, Awala SK, Hiyama T, Kambatuku J, Fujioka Y, Shivolo OT (Part:Editor)
University of Namibia, Namibia   Aug 2016   
Developments in plant and soil sciences vol. 101, Roots: The dynamic interface between plants and the earth.
Kluwer academic publishers, Dordercht   2003   
Regulation of phosphorus solubilization by light conditions on shoot in legumes. In Horst WJ et al. eds, Developments in plant and soil sciences vol. 92, Plant Nutrition, Food security and sustainability of agro-ecosystems through basic and applied res・・・
Kluwer academic publishers, Dordercht   2001   
Regulation of phosphorus solubilization by light conditions on shoot in legumes. In Horst WJ et al. eds, Developments in plant and soil sciences vol. 92, Plant Nutrition, Food security and sustainability of agro-ecosystems through basic and applie...
Proposal of sustainable cropping systems in red acid soil region in Indonesia: coffee hilly area and cassava middle terrace area. Proceedings of the international symposium “Can biological production harmonize with environment? -Reports from research s・・・
The university of Tokyo and The United Nations University   1999   
Proposal of sustainable cropping systems in red acid soil region in Indonesia: coffee hilly area and cassava middle terrace area. Proceedings of the international symposium “Can biological production harmonize with environment? -Reports from resea...
Approach for sustainable crop production system in red acid soil region in indonesia. In Horie, T. et al. eds. World food security and crop production technologies for tomorrow
Cosmic Printing, Kyoto.In Horie, T. et al. eds. World food security and crop production technologies for tomorrow, Cosmic Printing, Kyoto.   1999   
Effects of soil compaction on the radial expansion of axile roots in cereal and leguminous species(共著)
Crop research in Asia : Achievements and perspectiveCrop research in Asia : Achievements and perspective   1996   
The influence of high root zone temperature during plant establishment on the development of the root system of cassava and sweet potato(共著)
Crop research in Asia : Achievements and perspectiveCrop research in Asia : Achievements and perspective   1996   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Close mixed-planting enhances both flood- and drought- tolerance of upland crops and rice. [Invited]
Iijima M, Yamane K, Hirooka Y.
3rd International conference on Agricultural and Food Science.   27 Nov 2018   
At present, simultaneous occurrence of floods and droughts in the same place has become common globally. Under such weather conditions, crop cultivation techniques that might accommodate both extremes of water abundance are required to stabilize c...
未利用農産資源の機能性素材としての開発研究 -マンゴー葉のリパーゼ阻害作用-
26 Mar 2017   
イネ/トウジンビエ混植作物間での根を介した酸素の受け渡しの評価
川戸良将, Maliata A. Wanga, 篠原和, Pamwenafye I. Nanhapo, 渡邊芳倫, 和田楓, 山根浩二, 飯嶋盛雄
日本作物学会 第242回講演会   10 Sep 2016   
Mix Cropping with Ice Plant Alleviates the Damage by NaCl and Promotes the Recovery of Cowpea
Pamwenafye I. Nanhapo, Koji Yamane, and Morio Iijima
日本作物学会 第242回講演会   10 Sep 2016   
水ストレス条件下における作物の生育と水分生理に及ぼす混作の効果
岡市真治, 泉泰弘, Simon AWALA, 山根浩二, 飯嶋盛雄
日本作物学会 第242回講演会   10 Sep 2016   
Cultivar Difference of Rice on the Flooding Stress Mitigation by Mixed Cropping.
Maliata A. Wanga, Nodoka Shinohara, Yoshimasa Kawato, Koji Yamane, and Morio Iijima
日本作物学会 第242回講演会   10 Sep 2016   
根冠除去と根端切断処理によるダイズとトウモロコシの湿害緩和効果
鞠山未貴, 山根浩二, 飯嶋盛雄
日本作物学会 第242回講演会   10 Sep 2016   
Collaboration between Local Farmers and Scientists towards Introduction of Flood- and Drought-adaptive Cropping Systems
22 May 2016   
 Analyzing origin of rainwater and shallow groundwater in seasonal wetlands
22 May 2016   
Field Evaluation of Mixed cropping of millet species with rice in temperate Japan and semiarid Namibia: The survival rates and yields of millets under flash flood stress
28 Mar 2016   
Survival of Mix-cropped Pearl Millet and Sorghum with Rice under Flash Flood Stresses in the Experimental Paddy Field in Semiarid North-Central Namibia
5 Sep 2015   
Analyzing Water Budget of Seasonal Wetlands based on Hydrological Observation Data. [Invited]
Tetsuya Hiyama, Jack Kambatuku, Johanna Niipele, Hiroki Mizuochi, Miho Hanamura, Takeshi Ohta, Morio Iijima, Osmund Mwandemele
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa.   8 Sep 2014   
Experimental Trials for Flood- and Drought- Adaptive Mixed Cropping System in Seasonal Wetland [Invited]
Morio Iijima, Simon AWALA, Yuichiro FUJIOKA, Osmund MWANDEMELA
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa   8 Sep 2014   
Growth of Mix-cropped Pearl millet, Sorghum and Rice in the Model Sloped Field with both Wetland and Upland Environments in Semiarid north-central Namibia.
Simon K. Awala, Yasuhiro Izumi, Yuichiro Fujioka, Koji Yamane, Osmund D. Mwandemele and Morio Iijima
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa.   8 Sep 2014   
Trials to Integrate Farmers’ Consent to the Process of Introduction of New Cropping System and Participatory Research: Tentative Discussions from Experiences of Inter-Cropping Research in Northern Namibia. [Invited]
Yoshiaki Nishikawa, Yuichiro Fujioka, Martha Hangula, Benisiu Thomas and Morio Iijima.
8 Sep 2014   
Diversity of seasonal small wetlands (ondombes) landscape and its recognitions by local people in north-central Namibia.
Yuichiro Fujioka, Joseph Njunge, Johanna Niipele, Hiroki Mizuochi, Yoshinori Watanabe, Tetsuya Hiyama, Yoshiaki Nishikawa, and Morio Iijima
8 Sep 2014   
Water Source and Water Use Efficiency of Intercropped Rice and Pearl millet.
Yoshinori Watanabe, Chie Araki, Simon Awala, Koji Yamane, Morio Iijima
8 Sep 2014   
Evaluation of water storage at small-scale wetlands in north-central Namibia based on topographical model with satellite remote sensing.
Hiroki Mizuochi, Kenlo Nishida Nasahara, Tetsuya Hiyama, Johanna Niipele, Yuichiro Fujioka, and Morio Iijima
8 Sep 2014   
Rice Production Trials in Farmers Fields in north-central Namibia
Simon K. Awala, Yasuhiro Izumi, Yuichiro Fujioka, Pamwenafye I. Nanhapo, Osmund D. Mwandemele and Morio Iijima
8 Sep 2014   
Estimating Origins of Surface- and Subsurface-water in Small Wetlands of Cuvelai System Seasonal Wetlands (CSSWs), north-central Namibia.
Tetsuya Hiyama, Yuichiro Fujioka, Yoshinori Watanabe, Jack Kambatuku, Johanna Niipele, Takanori Nakano, Morio Iijima
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa   8 Sep 2014   
Controlling Factors on Evapotranspiration of Rice-Mahangu Mixed-cropping Field.
Miho Hanamura, Takeshi Ohta, Ayumi Kotani, Jack Kambatuku, Tetsuya Hiyama, Morio Iijima
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa   8 Sep 2014   
Nutrient Competition between Pearl millet and Cowpea under excess Moisture Condition: Nitrogen Use Efficiency Derived from Organic Manure.
Yoshinori Watanabe, Simon Awala, Pamwenafye Nanhapo, Osmund D. Mwandemele, Koji Yamane and Morio Iijima
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa.   8 Sep 2014   
Surface Water Monitoring of Seasonal Wetlands based on Regionally-obtained Data from Micro-topography and Satellite Remote Sensing.
Hiroki Mizuochi, Kenlo Nasahara, Tetsuya Hiyama, Yuichiro Fujioka, Johanna Niipele, Morio Iijima
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa   8 Sep 2014   
Soil Fertility of Seasonal Wetlands in Northern Namibia.
Simon K. Awala, Petrus A. Ausiku, Yasuhiro Izumi, Yuichiro Fujioka, Koji Yamane, Yoshinori Watanabe, Osmund D. Mwandemele, Morio Iijima
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa   8 Sep 2014   
Research activities on rice and pearl millet mixed cropping system un-der a seasonal wetland at Ogongo Campus in north-central Namibia: Joint activities of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) and Namibia SATREPS Project.
Seitaro Watanabe, Masaya Masumoto, Simon K. Awala, Josef Njunge, Osmund D. Mwandemele and Morio Iijima
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa   8 Sep 2014   
Drought and Flooding Resistance of Oryza sativa, Oryza glaberrima and their Interspecific Progenies.
Yuki Okazaki, Koji Yamane, Morio Iijima, Yasuhiro Izumi
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa   8 Sep 2014   
Evaluation of surface water dynamics for water-food security in seasonal wetlands, north-central Namibia. IAHS-EGU
Hiyama, T., T. Suzuki, M. Hanamura, H. Mizuochi, J.R. Kambatuku, J.N. Niipele, Y. Fujioka, T. Ohta, and M. Iijima
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetlands in Southern Africa   8 Sep 2014   
Growth of mixed-cropped pearl millet, sorghum and rice under imposed flooding stress of a model sloped field in north-central Namibia、
Simon Awala, Yasuhiro Izumi, Yuichiro Fujioka, Koji Yamana, Osmund Mwandemele, Morio Iijima
10 Sep 2013   
Introduction of subsistence rice cropping system harmonized with the water environment and human activities in seasonal wetlands in Northern Namibia. [Invited]
Iijima, M., Simon, A. and Mwandemele, O
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetland Formed in Semiarid Region of Africa   13 Jul 2013   
Regional precipitation patterns and their implication for drought-adapted mixed cropping systems in the cuvelai drainage basin, north-central Namibia. [Invited]
Kambatuku, J. R., Hiyama, T., Hanamura, M., Suzuki, T., Fujioka, Y., Ohta, T. and Iijima, M
International Symposium on Agricultural Use of Seasonal Wetland Formed in Semiarid Region of Africa   13 Jul 2013   
Improvement of informed consent by farmers for technology adoption (1) - Application of farm sketch in northern Namibia?
Yoshiaki Nishikawa, Martha Hangula, Ottilie Shivolo, Benisiu Thomas, Kiyomi Kaida, Yuichiro Fujioka, Morio Iijima
30 Mar 2013   
The comparison of water use efficiency of rice in semi-arid region, Namibia and in humid region, Japan.
Tetsuji Suzuki, Yasuhiro Izumi, Jun-Ichi Sakagami, Takeshi Ohta, Luke Kanyomeka, Osmund Mwandemele, and Morio Iijima
4 Sep 2011   
O. sativa and O. glaberrima mostly responded differently to low nutrient stress condition.
Ausiku Petrus, Amara Cisse,Takashi Yoshizuru, Yasuhiro Izumi, Tetsuji Suzuki, Takeshi Hayashi, Luke Kanyomeka, Osmund Mwandemele, Jun-Ichi Sakagami, Koji Yamane, Morio Iijima
31 Mar 2011   
Larger biomass coverage enables high water use efficiency especially in semi-arid regions.
Tetsuji Suzuki, Takeshi Ohta, Yasuhiro Izumi, Luke Kanyomeka, Osmund Mwandemele, Jun-Ichi Sakagami, Koji Yamane and Morio Iijima
31 Mar 2011   
Turbidity tolerance of Oryza glaberrima Steud., O. sativa L. and their interspecific progenies including NERICA during submergence.
Amara Cisse, Yasuhiro Izumi, Koji Yamane, Jun-Ichi Sakagami and Morio Iijima
4 Sep 2010   
Tolerance to low nutrient soil stress of Oryza glaberrima, Oryza sativa and its interspecific progenies including NERICA: Genotype selection for seasonal wetlands in north-central Namibia.
Petrus AUSIKU, Takashi YOSHIZURU, Yasuhiro IZUMI, Suzuki TETSUJI, Hayashi TAKESHI, Luke KANYOMEKA, Osmund MWANDEMELE, Jun-Ichi SAKAGAMI, Yamane KOUJI, Morio IIJIMA
4 Sep 2010   
Survival of prolonged flooding stress during seedling stage of rice in Oryza sativa, O. glaberrima and NERICA.
Amara Cisse, Yasuhiro Izumi, Jun-Ichi Sakagami and Morio Iijima
30 Sep 2009   
Preliminary Results on Energy Balance of Seasonal Wetland in Northern Namibia Toward the water Use Assessment to Introduce Rice Cropping.
Suzuki T., Hiyama T., Kanyomeka L., Mwandemele O.D & M. Iijima.
Proceedings of the 13th agricultural scientific society of Namibia   1 Jul 2009   
Seasonal variations in the performance of rice genotypes grown in north-central Namibia
Kanyomeka L., Shiimi E.M., Awala S.K., 3Mwandemele O.D. & M. Iijima
Proceedings of the 13th agricultural scientific society of Namibia   1 Jul 2009   
Contrasting root responses by genotypes of rice species under compacted soil in the upland.
Nanhapo, P. Kanyomeka, L., Nakamura, S., Izumi, Y., Sakagami, J. & M. Iijima
Proceedings of the 13th agricultural scientific society of Namibia   1 Jul 2009   
Potential for rice cultivation in seasonal wetlands and Zambezi river flood plains in Namibia.
Awala S, Nanhapo P, Kanyomeka L, Sakagami J, Mwandemele O, Ipinge S, Izumi Y, Suzuki T, and Iijima M.
28 Mar 2009   
Salinity tolerance of Oryza glaberrima Steud. and NERICA: Evaluation in seasonal wetlands in northern Namibia.
Simon AWALA, Pamwenafye NANHAPO, Teofilus LWIINGA, Patrick KOMPELI, Luke KANYOMEKA, Jun-Ichi SAKAGAMI, Sheehamandje Ipinge and Morio IIJIMA
26 Sep 2007   
Comparison of salinity tolerance among Oryza glaberrima Steud., NERICA and Oryza sativa.
Simon AWALA, Pamwenafye NANHAPO, Teofilus LWIINGA, Patrick KOMPELI, Luke KANYOMEKA, Jun-Ichi SAKAGAMI, Sheehamandje Ipinge and Morio IIJIMA
Tokai Journal of Crop Science 138   6 Sep 2007   
Effects of common soil protozoa on the growth of different rice cultivars. Root Research
Somasundaram, S., Bonkowski, M., and Iijima, M.
20 May 2006   
Root growth and source of water used by intercropped pearl millet in a semiarid environment in Namibia.
Zegada-Lizarazu, W., Kanyomeka, L., Izumi, Y. and Iijima, M.
31 Mar 2006   
Potential agricultural use of seasonal flooded wetlands in Namibia and pearl millet water use of seasonal wetlands.
Zegada-Lizarazu, W., Kanyomeka, L., Izumi, Y. and Iijima, M.
31 Mar 2006   
Effects of common soil protozoa on the growth of different rice cultivars.
Sutharsan Somasundaram, Michael Bonkowski and Morio Iijima
東海作物研究 第136回講演会   9 Nov 2005   
Effects of intercropping on the water sources of pearl millet under drought and soil compaction.
Zegada-Lizarazu, W., Izumi, Y. and Iijima, M.
29 Sep 2005   
Quantification of Root Border Cells in the Rhizosphere Soil of Zea mays.
Somasundaram, S., Fukuzono, S., and Iijima, M.
21 Oct 2004   
Differences in drought avoidance root characteristics among several millet species.
Zegada-Lizarazu W. and Iijima M.
New directions for a diverse planet: Proceedings of the 4th International Crop Science Congress   26 Sep 2004   
Interspecific differences in water uptake and water use efficiency of millets grown under water stress.
Zegada-Lizarazu W and Iijima M.
12 Jun 2004   
Water uptake and water use efficiency of pearl millet compared with other millet species.
Zegada-Lizarazu W and Iijima M.
30 Mar 2004   
Hydrogen stable isotope analysis of deep root water acquisition abilities and hydraulic lift of several millet species.
Zegada-Lizarazu W and Iijima M.
18 Sep 2003   
Crop production in Namibia: Present situation and perspectives.
Iijima, M., Niitembu, S., Nojima, H., Kato, Y.
4 Aug 2003   
A comparative study of deep root water uptake efficiency by different millet species.
Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Yasuko Kato, and Morio Iijima
14 Jun 2003   
Evaluation of water use of pearl millet intercropped with three legumes using stable isotope deuterium water.
Zegada-Lizarazu W, Niintembu S and Iijima M.
5 Apr 2003   
Root exudation of C and H2O: implications to soil compaction and drought stresses. [Invited]
Theertham PR, Tsueda J, Tatsumi J, and Iijima M.
The 6th International society of root research symposium.   14 Nov 2001   
Border cells in soil-grown maize roots: A technique for their separation from soil particles.
Higuchi T, Watanabe A, Bengough G, and Iijima M.
The 6th International society of root research symposium.   13 Nov 2001   
Water extraction from subsoil in upland rice as affected by water regime in soil profile.
Araki H and Iijima M.
The 6th International society of root research symposium.   13 Nov 2001   
Enhanced cotton root elongation by the alleviation of soil mechanical stress.
Kato J. and Iijima M.
The 6th International society of root research symposium.   13 Nov 2001   
Root system development of wheat in an intercropping system in Japan: the effects of shallow tillage.
Asai T, Nakajima Y, Hamada Y, and Iijima M.
The 6th International society of root research symposium.   12 Nov 2001   
Dynamics of mucilage exudation in the Rhizosphere soil.
Iijima M, Theerthm PR, and Sako Y.
The 6th International society of root research symposium.   12 Nov 2001   
Biomass production, yield component and xylem sap exudation of paddy rice as affected by the salt stress.
Mihara T, Yamauchi A, Tatsumi J, and Iijima M.
The 6th International society of root research symposium.   11 Nov 2001   
Changes in salt tolerance through different growth stages of rice: photosynthetic rate, transpiration rate and dry weight partitioning.
Mihara T, Tatsumi J, and Iijima M
The Asian Agriculture Congress   24 Apr 2001   
Role of root cap to decrease soil mechanical impedance.
Iijima M, Higuchi T, Barlow P, Bengough AG
The Asian Agriculture Congress   24 Apr 2001   
Physiological and Ecological Characters of Deep Roots in Upland Rice. II. Root Cap and Growth Angle of the Prophyll root.
Araki H, Morita S, Tatsumi J, and Iijima M.
The Asian Agriculture Congress   24 Apr 2001   
Influence of shoot light conditions on solubilization of Ca-phytate in the rhizosphere of legumes and cereals.
Theertham RP, Yano K, Yamauchi A, Tatsumi J, Iijima M.
31 Mar 2001   
Regulation of phosphorus solubilization by light conditions on shoot in legumes.
Theerthm PR, Yano K, Yamauchi A, Tatsumi J, and Iijima M
International plant Nutrition Colloquium.   2001   
Effect of light conditions on shoot on cation-anion uptake and rhizosphere pH in cowpea.
Theerthm P.Rao, Morio Iijima, Katsuya Yano, Akira Yamauchi and Jiro Tatsumi
5 Oct 2000   
Erosion control in a steep slope coffee field in Indonesia by no-tillage and alley cropping: Soil physics and root development.
Morio Iijima, Yasuhiro Izumi1, Erwin Yuliadi, Sunyoto, and Muhajir Utom
5 Oct 2000   
Erosion control in a steep slope coffee field in Indonesia by no-tillage and alley cropping: Yield and soil erosion.
Morio Iijima, Yasuhiro Izumi1, Erwin Yuliadi, Sunyoto, and Muhajir Utom
5 Oct 2000   
Alterations in rhizosphere pH and nitrate uptake along the root axis of cowpea by shoot light condition.
Theerthm P.Rao,Katsuya Yano,Morio Iijima,Akira Yamauchi and Jiro Tatsumi
3 Jun 2000   
Proposal of sustainable cropping systems in red acid soil region in Indonesia: coffee hilly area and cassava middle terrace area. [Invited]
Iijima, M., Izumi, Y., Yuliadi, E. and Sunyoto
International Symposium: Can biological production harmonize with environment? - Reports from research sites in asia -   19 Oct 1999   
Evaluation of different cropping patterns and cultivation techniques on productivity and soil conservation for sustainable crop production systems at middle terrace area in Indonesia.
Yuliadi, E., Sunyoto, Izumi, Y and Iijima, M.
International Symposium: Can biological production harmonize with environment? - Reports from research sites in asia -   19 Oct 1999   
Erosion control in hilly coffee fields in Indonesia by contour cropping with hedgerow plants, intercropped vegetables, and no tillage.
Sunyoto, Yuliadi, E., Izumi, Y. and Iijima, M.
International Symposium: Can biological production harmonize with environment? - Reports from research sites in asia -   19 Oct 1999   
Sustainable coffee and cassava production systems in red acid soil region in indonesia. [Invited]
Yuliadi, E., Sunyoto, Izumi, Y and Iijima, M.
International seminar: Toward sustainable agriculture in humid tropics facing the 21st century   26 Sep 1999   
Approach for sustainable crop production system in red acid soil region in indonesia. World food security and crop production technologies for tomorrow. [Invited]
Iijima, M., Izumi, Y., Yuliadi, E. and Sunyoto
Proceedings of international symposium, Eds. Horie et al. Publ. Graduate school of Agric.   8 Oct 1998   
Effects of alley cropping and non tillage on the growth of coffee and introduced mixed plants, and on soil erosion. [Invited]
Izumi, Y., Yuliadi, E., Sunyoto, and Iijima, M.
International seminar, The development of sustainable biological production technologies in the problem soils in southeast asia.   Aug 1998   
Investigation of sustainable cassava production systems. [Invited]
Sunyoto, Yuliadi, E., Izumi, Y., and Iijima, M.
International seminar. The development of sustainable biological production technologies in the problem soils in southeast asia.   Aug 1998   
Differences in drought tolerance between cultivars of field bean and field pea.
Grzesiak, S., Iijima, M., Kono, Y. and Yamauchi, A.
International symposium, Molecular biology of plants under environmental stress   Jul 1997   
Time lapse analysis of the fluctuation of root elongation rates of rice using the leaf cutting method.
Iijima, M., Horibe, Y. and Kono, Y.
Fifth Symposium International Society of Root Research, Root demographics and their efficiencies in sustainable agriculture, grasslands, and forest ecosystems.   14 Jul 1996   
Analysis of root elongation rates per hour in cereal crops.
Iijima, M., Horibe, Y. and Kono, Y.
14th Long Ashton International Symposium.   13 Sep 1995   
Effects of soil compaction on the radial expansion of axile roots in cereal and leguminous species.
Crop Research in Asia : Achievements and Perspective.   21 Aug 1995   
The influence of high root zone temperature during plant establishment on the development of the root system of cassava and sweet potato.
Pardales Jr., J.R., Yamauchi, A., Iijima M., Banyoc, D.M. and Kono, Y.
Crop Research in Asia : Achievements and Perspective.   21 Aug 1995   
Morphological study of seminal root system of rice (Oryza sativa L.) grown under different growth conditions with three different analytical methods.
Izumi, Y., Kono Y., Yamauchi, A. and Iijima, M.
Crop Research in Asia : Achievements and Perspective.   21 Aug 1995   
Time lapse analysis of Root Elongation Rate in Crops. : 1. Variations of Root Elongation Rate per Hour and Its Comparison between day and night.
3 Apr 1995   
Root system development in compact soil-stressed cereal plants. [Invited]
IIJIMA Morio
A workshop (Morphology and Function of Plant Root Systems) at the XV International Botanical Congress.   Sep 1993   
Effects of soil compaction on the yield response of four cereal species.
Iijima, M. and Kono, Y.
First Asian Crop Science Conference.Crop production and improvement technology in Asia.   Sep 1992   Korean Society of Crop Science.

Research Grants & Projects

 
No tillage cultivation & Root growth
Ecological Roles of Root Border Cell and Mucilage exudation