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Tokyo University of Agriculture
Faculty of Agriculture
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Apr 2018
Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture

Published Papers

Organic farming and associated management practices benefit multiple wildlife taxa: A large‐scale field study in rice paddy landscapes
Katayama, N., Osada, Y., Mashiko, M., Baba, Y.G., Tanaka, K., Kusumoto, Y., Okubo, S., Ikeda, H. and Natuhara, Y.
Journal of Applied Ecology   56 1970-1981   Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Positive effect of environmentally friendly farming on paddy field odonate assemblages at a small landscape scale
Baba, Y.G., Kusumoto, Y. and Tanaka, K.
Journal of Insect Conservation   23 467-474   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Changes in spider diversity and community structure along abandonment and vegetation succession in rice paddy ecosystems
Baba, Y.G., Tanaka, K. and Kusumoto, Y.
Ecological Engineering   127 235-244   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Range expansion of the introduced leaf beetle Ophraella communa in Hokkaido
Koichi Tanaka and Kazuo Nakoshi
jezoensis   45 42-47   Sep 2018
Effects of agricultural practices and fine-scale landscape factors on spiders and a pest insect in Japanese rice paddy ecosystems
Baba, Y.G., Kusumoto, Y. and Tanaka, K.
BioControl   63 265-275   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Genetic basis underlying rapid evolution of an introduced insect Ophraella communa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Heritability of photoperiodic response
Tanaka, K. and Murata, K.
Environmental Entomology   46 167-173   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Tsutsui, M.H., Tanaka, K., Baba, Y.G. and Miyashita, T.
Applied Entomology and Zoology   51 631-640   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K.and Murata, K.
Entomological Science   19 207-214   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K., Murata, K. and Matsuura, A.
Entomological Science   18 104-112   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
A review of post-war changes in rice farming and biodiversity in Japan
Katayama, N., Baba, Y.G., Kusumoto, Y. and Tanaka, K.
Agricultural Systems   132 73-84   2015   [Refereed]
A herbivory-induced increase in the proportion of floating seeds in an invasive plant Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Fukano, Y., Hirayama, H. and Tanaka, K.
Acta Oecologica   56 27-31   2014   [Refereed]
Fukano, Y., Tanaka, K. and Yahara, T.
Basic and Applied Ecology   14 387-395   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Hamasaki, K., T. Yamanaka, K. Tanaka, Y. Nakatani, N. Iwasaki and D. S. Sprague
Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly   45 187-196   2011   [Refereed]
Kiyoshi, T., J.-i. Takahashi, T. Yamanaka, K. Tanaka, K. Hamasaki, K.
Conservation Genetics   12 845-849   2011   [Refereed]
Amano, T., Kusumoto, Y., Okamura, H., Baba, Y.G., Hamasaki, K., Tanaka, K. and Yamamoto, S.
Ecology Letters   14 1263-0272   2011   [Refereed]
Hamasaki, K., T. Yamanaka, K. Tanaka, Y. Nakatani, N. Iwasaki and D. S. Sprague
Ecological Research   24 597-605   May 2009   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K. and T. Yamanaka
Environmental Entomology   38 235-241   Feb 2009   [Refereed]
Yamanaka, T., K. Tanaka, K. Hamasaki, Y. Nakatani, N. Iwasaki, D. S. Sprague and O. N. Bjornstad
Oikos   118 67-76   2009   [Refereed]
Yamamura, K., Moriya, S., Tanaka, K. and Shimizu, T.
Population Ecology   49 51-62   2007   [Refereed]
Murata, K. and Tanaka, K.
Acta Arachnologica   53 75-56   Dec 2004   [Refereed]
Discrete random walk model to interpret the dispersal parameters of organisms
Yamamura, K., Moriya, S. and Tanaka, K.
Ecological Modelling   161 151-157   Mar 2003   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K. and Matsumura, M.
Applied Entomology and Zoology   35 529-533   Nov 2000   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K. S. Endo and H. Kazano
Applied Entomology and Zoology   35 177-187   Feb 2000   [Refereed]
Watanabe, T., K. Tanaka, H. Higuchi, K. Miyamoto, T. Kiyonaga, H. Kiyota, Y. Suzuki and T. Wada
Applied Entomology and Zoology   35 75-79   2000   [Refereed]
A simple method for evaluating the virulence of the brown planthopper
International Rice Research Note   25(1) 18-19   2000   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K., T. Watanabe, H. Higuchi, K. Miyamoto, Y. Yusa, T. Kiyonaga, H. Kiyota, Y. Suzuki and T. Wada
Researches on Population Ecology   41 253-262   Dec 1999   [Refereed]
Quantitative genetic analysis of biotypes of the brown planthopper Nilaparvata lugens: heritability of virulence to resistant rice varieties
Tanaka, K.
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata   90 279-287   Nov 1999   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K.
Researches on Population Ecology   37 197-202   1995   [Refereed]
Size-dependent survivorship in the web-building spider Agelena limbata
Tanaka, K.
Oecologia   90 597-602   1992   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K.
Acta Arachnogica   41 91-101   1992   [Refereed]
Food consumption and diet composition of the web-building spider Agelena limbata in two habitats
Tanaka, K.
Oecologia   86 8-15   1991   [Refereed][Invited]
Energetic cost of web construction and its effect on web relocation in the web-building spider Agelena limbata
Tanaka, K.
Oecologia   81 459-464   1989   [Refereed]
Reduced respiratory quotient by starvation in a wolf spider, Pardosa astrigera (L. Koch)
Tanaka, K., Y. Ito and T. Saito
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology   80A 415-418   1985   [Refereed]
Seasonal dimorphism, growth and food consumption in the swallowtail butterfly Papilio xuthus L
Tanaka, K. and Y. Tsubaki
Kontyu   52 390-398   1984   [Refereed]
Rate of predation by a kleptoparasitic spider, Argyrodes fissifrons, upon a large host spider, Agelena limbata
Tanaka, K.
Journal of Arachnology   12 363-367   1984   [Refereed]
Tanaka, K. and Saito, T.
Applied Entomology and Zoology   19 456-460   1984   [Refereed]
Different response in respiration between predaceous and phytophagous lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) to starvation
Tanaka, K. and Y. Ito
Researches on Population Ecology   24 131-142   1982   [Refereed]
Decrease in respiratory rate in a wolf spider, Pardosa astrigera (L. Koch), under starvation
Tanaka, K. and Y. Ito
Researches on Population Ecology   24 360-374   1982   [Refereed]

Books etc

Impact of leaf beetle herbivory on ragweed. In: Advances in Environmental Research. Vol. 54. (J.A. Daniels ed.)
TANAKA Koichi (Part:Contributor)
Nova Science Publishers, New York   Mar 2017   
Functional biodiversity indicators and their evaluation methods in Japanese farmlands. In: The Challenges of Agro-Environmental Research in Monsoon Asia (Yagi K. and Kuo C.G. eds.)
TANAKA Koichi (Part:Contributor)
NIAES Series No.6, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences   Mar 2016   
Biodiversity research for the development of indicator organisms in environment-preserving agriculture. In: The Biodiversity Observation Network in the Asia-Pacific Region (Nakano, S. T. Yahara and T. Nakashizuka eds)
TANAKA Koichi & IHARA Fumio (Part:Contributor)
Springer   Mar 2012   
Rate of biotype shift in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens, based on quantitative genetic analysis. In: Hokyo, N. and Norton, G. (eds.) Proceedings of International Workshop on the Pest Management Strategies in Asian Monsoon Agroecosystems
Tanaka, K. (Part:Contributor)
Kyushu National Agricultural Experiment Station   Mar 1996   

Research Grants & Projects

Effect of spatial distribution of host plants on population dynamics of the ragweed beetle
Ordinary Research
Project Year: 2001 - 2005
Habitat evaluation for dragonflies by GIS and population dynamics model
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2002 - 2006
Quantitative genetic analysis of adaptation in the brown planthopper to resistant rice
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1998 - 2005