HAN Qingmin

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HAN Qingmin
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
Department of Plant Ecology
Job title
Team Leader
Ph.D (Agriculture)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Chief of Plant Production Laboratory, Department of Plant Ecology, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
Apr 2016
Mar 2018
Team leader, Department of Plant Ecology, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute


the United Graduate School of Agriculture Science, Gifu University, Japa

Committee Memberships

Trees - Structure and Function  Editorial Board
Tree Physiology  Editorial Review Board
Journal of Forest Research  Editorial Board
Journal of Forest Research  Editoral Board

Awards & Honors

Mar 2015
Ohshima Award, The Ecological Society of Japan
Mar 2013
Japanese Forest Society Award, The Japanese Forest Socirty

Published Papers

Acclimation and adaptation components of the temperature dependence of plant photosynthesis at the global scale
Kumarathunge DP, Medlyn BE, Drake JE, Tjoelker MG, Aspinwall MJ, Battaglia M, Cano FJ, Carter KR, Cavaleri MA, Cernusak LA, Chambers JQ, Crous KY, De Kauwe MG, Dillaway DN, Dreyer E, Ellsworth DS, Ghannoum O, Han Q, Hikosaka K, Jensen AM, Kelly JWG, Kruger EL, Mercado LM, Onoda Y, Reich PB, Rogers A, Slot M, Smith NG, Tarvainen L, Tissue DT, Togashi HF, Tribuzy ES, Uddling J, Vårhammar A, Wallin G, Warren JM, Way DA
New Phytologist   222 768-784   2019   [Refereed]
Filed transcriptome revealed a novel relationship between nitrate transport and flowering in Japanese beech
Satake A, Kawatsu K, Teshima K, Kabeya D, Han Q
Scientific Reports   9 4325   2019   [Refereed]
Synchronized expression of FLOWERING LOCUS T between branches underlies mass flowering in Fagus crenata
Satake A, Kawatsu K, Chiba Y, Kitamura K, Han Q
Popul Ecol   61 5-13   2019   [Refereed]
Sustained growth suppression in forest-floor seedlings of Sakhalin fir associated with previous-year springtime photoinhibition after a winter cutting of canopy trees
Kitao M, Kitaoka S, Harayama H, Agathokleous E, Han Q, Uemura A, Furuya N, Ishibashi S
Eur J Forest Res   138 143-150   2019   [Refereed]
Springtime photoinhibition constrains regeneration of forest floor seedlings of Abies sachalinensis after a removal of canopy trees during winter
Kitao M, Harayama H, Han Q, Agathokleous E, Uemura A, Furuya N, Ishibashi S
Scientific Reports   8 6310   2018   [Refereed]
Growth rate reduction causes a decline in the annual incremental trunk growth in masting Fagus crenata trees
Kabeya D, Inagaki Y, Noguchi K and Han Q
Tree Physiology   22    Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Han Q, Harayama H, Uemura A, Ito E, Utsugi H
Journal of Forest Research   22(2) 131-134   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Influence of reproduction on nitrogen uptake and allocation to new organs in Fagus crenata
Han Q, Kabeya D, Inagaki Y
Tree Physiology   22    Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Recent developments in understanding mast seeding in relation to dynamics of carbon and nitrogen resources in temperate trees
Han Q, and Kabeya D
Ecological Research   32 771-778   2017   [Refereed]
Reproduction-related variation in carbon allocation to woody tissues in Fagus crenata using a natural 13C approach
Han Q, Kagawa A, Kabeya D, Inagaki Y
Tree Physiology   36(11) 1343-1352   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Abe T, Tachiki Y, Kon H, Nagasaka A, Onodera K, Minamino K, Han Q, Satake A
Ecology Letters   19(9) 1129-1139   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Lin et al.
Nature Climate Change   5(5) 459-464   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Araki M, Kajimoto T, Han Q, Kawasaki T, Utsugi H, Gyokusen K, Chiba Y
Trees   29(2) 499-514   [Refereed]
Han Q., Kabeya D., Iio A., Inagaki Y. & Kakubari Y.
Oecologia   174 679-687   2014   [Refereed]
Han Q., Kabeya D., Saito S., Araki M., Kawasaki T., Migita C. & Chiba Y.
Journal of Forest Research   19 184-193   2014   [Refereed]
Hoch G., Siegwolf R., Keel S., Körner Ch., and Han Q.
Oecologia   171 653-662   2013   [Refereed]
Hitsuma G., Han Q. and Chiba Y.
Journal of Forest Research   17(2) 156-163   2012   [Refereed]
HAN Q., Kabeya D. and Hoch G.
Annals of Botany   107(8) 1405-1411   2011   [Refereed]
Noguchi K., Han Q., Araki M.G., Kawasaki T., Kaneko S., Takahashi M. and Chiba Y.
Journal of Forest Research   16(4) 284-291   2011   [Refereed]
Response of internal conductance to soil drought in sun and shade leaves of adult Fagus crenata
Han Q., Iio A., Naramoto M. and Kakubari Y.
Acta Silvatica et Lignaria Hungarita   6 123-134   2010   [Refereed]
Araki, M.G., H. Utsugi, T. Kajimoto, Q. Han, T. Kawasaki and Y. Chiba
Journal of Forest Research   15(2) 115-122   2010   [Refereed]
Xu X., Peng G., Wu C. and Han Q.
Australian Journal of Botany   58(7) 519-526   2010   [Refereed]
Leaf-age effects on seasonal variability in photosynthetic parameters and its relationships with leaf mass per area and leaf nitrogen concentration within a Pinus densiflora crown
Tree Physiolology   28 551-558   2008   [Refereed]
Interacting effects of light and nutrients on the seedling performance of five Bauhinia species
28 1277-1285   2008   [Refereed]
Spatial and seasonal variability of temperature responses of biochemical photosynthesis parameters and leaf nitrogen content within a Pinus densiflora crown
24 737-744   2004   [Refereed]
Photoprotective role of rhodoxanthin during cold acclimation in Cryptomeria japonica
Han, Q., Shinohara, K., Kakubari, Y. and Mukai, Y.
Plant Cell Environment   26 715-723   2003   [Refereed]


Spatial and seasonal variability of temperature responses of biochemical photosynthesis parameters and leaf nitrogen content within a Pinus densiflora crown
Tree Physiology   24(7):737-744    2004
Seasonal changes in xanthophyll cycle and antioxidants in sun-exposed and shaded parts of crowns of Cryptomeria japonica in relation to rhodoxanthin accumulation during cold acclimation
Tree Physiology   24(6):609-616    2004
Horizontal and vertical variations in photosynthetic capacity in a Pinus densiflora crown in relation to leaf nitrogen allocation and acclimation to irradiance
Tree Physiology   23(12):851-857    2003

Books etc

Applied Photosynthesis
HAN Qingmin (Part:Contributor, Leaf photosynthetic responses to thinning)
InTech   2012   

Research Grants & Projects

Responses of Cool Temperate Forest to Global Warming
Project Year: 2006 - 2010
Estimation of internal cycling of nitrogen and carbohydrate and its relation to mastering in Fagus crenata
Project Year: 2006 - 2008
Influence of Environmental Changes and Forest Management Practices on CO2 Sequestration of Conifer Plantations
Project Year: 2004 - 2008