YAMASAKI Michimasa

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Name
YAMASAKI Michimasa
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Graduate School of Agriculture, Division of Forest and Biomaterials Science, Laboratory of Forest Biology
Job title
Research assistant
Degree
Doctor of Agriculture(Kyoto University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1994
 - 
1997
Research Associate, Kyoto University Forest,
 
 
   
 
Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 
1997
   
 
- Research Associate, Division of Forest and
 
 
   
 
Biomaterials Science, Graduate School of
 
 
   
 
Agriculture, Kyoto University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1994
Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 
 
 - 
1992
Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 

Published Papers

 
Shota Sakaguchi, Kenji Horie, Naoko Ishikawa, Sae Nishio, James R.P. Worth, Keitaro Fukushima, Michimasa Yamasaki, Motomi Ito
Journal of Ecology   107(1) 418-435   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Authors. Journal of Ecology © 2018 British Ecological Society The often patchy distribution of serpentine geology can lead to abrupt changes in soil and microclimates. Thus, serpentine areas provide an ideal natural setting to understan...
Ryuichi Okada, Duy Long Pham, Yasuto Ito, Michimasa Yamasaki, Hidetoshi Ikeno
Journal of Visualized Experiments   138 e57468   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 Journal of Visualized Experiments. The ambrosia beetle, Platypus quercivorus (Murayama), is the vector of a fungal pathogen that causes mass mortality of Fagaceae trees (Japanese oak wilt). Therefore, knowing the dispersal capacity may help...
Yuzu Sakata, Timothy P. Craig, Joanne K. Itami, Michimasa Yamasaki, Takayuki Ohgushi
Ecology   98(11) 2873-2884   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 by the Ecological Society of America Geographic variation in the traits of a species is shaped by variation in abiotic conditions, biotic interactions, and evolutionary history of its interactions with other species. We studied the geograph...
Duy Long Pham, Yasuto Ito, Ryuichi Okada, Hidetoshi Ikeno, Yuji Isagi, Michimasa Yamasaki
Journal of Insect Behavior   30(3) 318-330   May 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017, Springer Science+Business Media New York.The ambrosia beetle Platypus quercivorus (Coleoptera: Platypodidae) is a vector of the pathogenic fungi, Raffaelea quercivora (Ophiostomatales: Ophiostomataceae), which causes Japanese oak wilt dise...
Haruko Ando, Tetsuro Sasaki, Kazuo Horikoshi, Hajime Suzuki, Hayato Chiba, Michimasa Yamasaki, Yuji Isagi
Pacific Science   71(2) 161-170   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 by University of Hawai'i Press.The Red-headed Wood Pigeon, Columba janthina nitens, is an endemic and endangered subspecies of the Ogasawara Islands. This pigeon moves irregularly among island habitats. However, its range and patterns of mo...
Michimasa Yamasaki, Takayuki Kaneko, Atsushi Takayanagi, Makoto Ando
Forest Science   62(4) 377-384   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 Society of American Foresters.The dispersal and host selection processes of ambrosia and bark beetles determine which trees are attacked. Factors affecting each process must be understood to predict the attack probability. Here, we analyzed...
Hiroaki Iidzuka, Hideaki Goto, Michimasa Yamasaki, Naoya Osawa
Applied Entomology and Zoology   51(3) 347-352   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016, The Japanese Society of Applied Entomology and Zoology.We mainly examined the community structure and seasonal population trends of scolytid and platypodid species captured via ethanol-baited traps in a natural cool-temperate forest in Jap...
Naoyuki Nakahama, Michimasa Yamasaki, Atsushi Takayanagi
Entomological Science   19(3) 268-274   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 The Entomological Society of Japan.In recent years, the increase in sika deer populations has had a significant impact on forest ecosystems. Many studies have reported that this increase has led to the dominance of plants unpalatable to the...
Yuzu Sakata, Michimasa Yamasaki, Takayuki Ohgushi
Entomological Science   19(3) 315-318   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 The Entomological Society of Japan.Landscapes and vegetation are critical factors in dispersion of exotic insects and expansion of their range. However, few studies have addressed how the surrounding landscape affects the establishment of e...
Ayako Izuno, Akifumi S. Tanabe, Akifumi S. Tanabe, Hirokazu Toju, Michimasa Yamasaki, Sapto Indrioko, Yuji Isagi
Mycoscience   57(3) 171-180   May 2016   [Refereed]
© 2015 The Mycological Society of Japan.Phyllosphere fungi show high species diversity and fulfill important ecological functions not only in natural forests but also in plantations. We sought to estimate the species diversity and community struct...

Misc

 
Seasonal variations and resource utlization patterns of ambrosia beetles on Fagus crenata
Iidzuka H, Goto H, Yamasaki M, Osawa N
Entomology 2017, "Ignite. Inspire. Innovate."      Nov 2017
How did the interaction of Solidago altissima and lacebugs change between the native and introduced range?
Sakata Y, Craig T, Itami J, Yamasaki M, Isagi Y, Ohgushi T
The 2015 ESA Annual Meeting, "Ecological Science at the Frontier: Celebrating ESA’s Centennial"      Aug 2015
Exotic herbivorous insects as selective agents for an exotic perennial herb, Solidago altissima
Sakata Y, Ohgushi T, Yamasaki M
The Ecological Socety of America 98th Annual Meeting, "Sustainable Pathways: Learning From the Past and Shaping the Future"      Aug 2013
Foliar fungi diversity in the tropical rainforest uncovered by metagenomic analysis
Izuno A, Tanabe AS, Toju H, Yamasaki M, Indrioko S, Kanzaki M, Isagi Y
The 11th INTECOL Congress, "Ecology: Into the next 100 years"      Aug 2013
Spatiotemporal variation in reproductive success of the ambrosia beetle Platypus quercivorus
Yamasaki M
Joint Meeting of The 59th Annual Meeting of ESJ and The 5th EAFES International Congress, "Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity under the Changing World"      Mar 2012
Historical fragmentation and reconnection of East Asian temperate forests, inferred from range-wide phylogeography of a key canopy tree species, Kalopanax septemlobus
Sakaguchi S, Qiu Y-X, Liu Y-H, Qi X-S, Kim S-H, Han J, Takeuchi, Y, Worth, JRP, Yamasaki M, Sakurai S, Isagi Y
Joint Meeting of The 59th Annual Meeting of ESJ and The 5th EAFES International Congress, "Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity under the Changing World"      Mar 2012
Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the Japanese endemic conifer Sciadopitys verticillata (Sciadopityaceae) utilizing organellular and nuclear genetic markers
Worth J, Sakaguchi S, Yamasaki M, Isagi Y
Joint Meeting of The 59th Annual Meeting of ESJ and The 5th EAFES International Congress, "Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity under the Changing World"      Mar 2012
Host selection by Platypus quercivorus in primary and secondary forests of Japan
Yamasaki M
XXIII IUFRO World Congress, "Forests for the Future: Sustaining Society and the Environment"      Aug 2010
Spatial distribution of bud galls caused by eriophyoid mites on Carpinus tschonoskii
Ishihara MI, Yamasaki M, Yoshikawa J
The Second Scientific Congress of East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies (EAFES2), "Global Environmental Change and Ecosystems in East Asia"      Mar 2006
Deciduous oak dieback: what causes differences in susceptibility among tree species?
Yamasaki M
The Second Scientific Congress of East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies (EAFES2), "Global Environmental Change and Ecosystems in East Asia"      Mar 2006

Research Grants & Projects

 
Studies on within-tree variations in leaf herbivory level of forest canopy trees
Project Year: 2000 - 2005