NISHIDA, Sachiko

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NISHIDA, Sachiko
Nagoya University
Nagoya University Museum
Job title
Associate professor
Doctor of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1988
Apr 1991
Junior program director, NHK (Japan Broadcast Corporation)
Apr 1996
Mar 1998
Researcher, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Apr 1998
Oct 2000
Researcher, Division of Phylogenetics, Museum of Nature and Human Activities, Hyogo
Nov 2000
Mar 2007
Assistant professor, The Nagoya University Museum
Mar 2007
Assistant, Nagoya University Museum, Nagoya University


Human and Environmental Studies, Graduate School, Division of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University


Wakasugi, Y., H. Azuma, A. Naiki & S. Nishida
Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica   68(3) 129-144   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Geranium yesoense (Geraniaceae) includes several varieties that are mainly discriminated by two morphological features, namely, the degree of leaf incision and the density of spreading hairs on the sepals, but these features have never been object...
Nishida, S., K. Hashimoto, M.M. Kanaoka, K-I. Takakura, and T. Nishdia
Journal of Plant Research   130 125-134   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Kohtaroh Shutoh, Takaya Iwasaki, Ryu Sato, Setsuji Kato, Yujiro Horii, Sachiko Nishida
Bunrui   16 175-188   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
We conducted a preliminary survey of the flora at Mt. Mahiru. Mt. Mahiru (1,059 m alt.) is located in the southern part of the Mahiru Mountains, Tohoku district, Japan, and supposedly harbors a wide diversity of northern plants in Japan, although ...
Cuticular features of Cryptocarya (Lauraceae) from Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Indo-China and its taxonomic implications.
Nishida, S.; R. de Kok & Y. Yang
Phytotaxa   244(1) 26-44   2016   [Refereed]
Reproductive interference between the native and the alien dandelion (Taraxacum) in Izu, Japan
Nishida, S., K-I. Takakura & T. Nishida
Bunrui   15(1) 41-50   2015   [Refereed]
Reproductive Interference is a negative interspecific interaction during reproductive processes, which may act a critical role in displacement of native species by its alien congeners. To understand the alien RI effect on distributional relationsh...

Books etc

Colored guide to the plant mites of Japan
Shozo Ehara & Tetsuo Goto eds. (Part:Joint Work)
Jun 2009   
The Botany of Desire (Translation to Japanese)
Michael Pollan (Translated by Sachiko Nishida)
Yasaka Shobo   Oct 2003   
Introducing the interactions between plants and people through the natural histories and cultural histories of the four plants - apple, tulip, marijuana, and potato. (Originally written in English by M. Pollan, Nishida translated it to Japanese)
Mt. Rokko Watching
Rokko Study Group of Museum of Nature and Human Activity (ed.) (Part:Joint Work)
Publish Center of Kobe News Paper   Jul 2001   
Introducing rare plant species in Mt. Rokko, Hyogo, Japan, with a special reference to their relationship to people around the mountain.
Klias-Binsulok Scientific Expedition
M. Mohamed et al.
Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu   2000   

Conference Activities & Talks

Pollen behaviour explains the different intensity of reproductive interference between Taraxacum relatives
Sachiko Nishida, Masahiro M. Kanaoka, Koh-Ichi Takakura, Takayoshi Nishida, Takashi Matsumoto
East Asian Botany: International Symposium 2011   18 Mar 2011   
Morphological variation in leaf domatia enables coexistence of diverse mite fauna in Cinnamomum camphora
Nishida, S., A. Naiki, and T. Nishida
In ternational Symposium of Biodiversity Sciences 2010   31 Jul 2010   
Heterospecific Pollen Transfer Alters Distribution of Closely Related Species through Reproductive Interference
Nishida, Sachiko, Ko-Ichi Takakura, Takayoshi Nishida
25 Jul 2017   
Pollen behaviour explains the different intensity of reproductive interference between Taraxacum relatives
Nishida, S., M. M. Kanaoka, K-I. Takakura, T. Nishida, T. Matsumoto
East Asian Botany: International Symposium 2011   Mar 2011