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Understanding the Structure and Function of Forest Ecosystems

  • Naoki Makita, Yasuhiro Hirano, Takeo Mizoguchi, Yuji Kominami, Masako Dannoura, Hiroaki Ishii (2011) Very fine roots respond to soil depth: biomass allocation, morphology, and physiology in a broad-leaved temperate forest. Ecological Research 26:95–104
  • Akihiro Imaya, Shuichiro Yoshinaga, Yoshiyuki Inagaki, Nagaharu Tanaka, Seiichi Ohta (2010) Proposal for advanced classification of brown forest soils in Japan with reference to the degree of volcanic ash additions. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 56:454–465
  • Akihiro Imaya, Shuichiro Yoshinaga, Yoshiyuki Inagaki, Nagaharu Tanaka, Seiichi Ohta (2010) Volcanic ash additions control soil carbon accumulation in brown forest soils in Japan. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 56:734–744
  • Yonekura,Y., Ohta,S., Kiyono,Y., Aksa,D., Morisada,K., Tanaka,N., Kanzaki (2010) Changes in soil carbon stock after deforestation and subsequent establishment of Imperata grassland in the Asian humid tropics. Plant and Soil 329:485–507
  • Yasuhiro OHNUKI, Abdul Rahim NIK, Shoji NOGUCHI, Shozo SASAKI (2010) Sediment Discharge through Buffer Zones in a Tropical Rainforest of Peninsular Malaysia. Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly 44(2):187–196.
  • Masahiro Inagaki, Koichi Kamo, Titin Jupiri, Lenim Jamajung, Jaffirin Lapongan, Satoru Miura (2010) Nutrient dynamics through fine litterfall in three plantations in Sabah, Malaysia, in relation to nutrient supply to surface soil. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 88:381–395
  • Yoshiyuki Inagaki, Shigeo Kuramoto, Hidehisa Fukata (2010) Effects of typhoons on leaf fall in hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa Endlicher) plantations in Shikoku Island, Japan. Bulletin of Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute 9:103–112
  • Yamanaka, T., Hirai, K., Aizawa, S., Yoshinaga, S., Takahashi, M. (2011) Nitrogen-fixing activity in decomposing litter of three tree species at a watershed in eastern Japan. Journal of Forest Research 16:1–7
  • Shintaro Hara, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Roman V. Desyatkin, Tomoaki Morishita, Ryusuke Hatano (2010) Clear increases in acetylene reduction by soil bacteria from an East Siberian Taiga forest bed under conditions mimicking the natural soil environment. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 56:716–724
  • Leena Finer, Mizue Ohashi, Kyotaro Noguchi, Yasuhiro Hirano (2011) Factors causing variation in fine root biomass in forest ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management 261:265–277
  • Shin Ugawa, Satoru Miura, Kojiro Iwamoto, Shinji Kaneko, Kenji Fukuda (2010) Vertical patterns of fine root biomass, morphology and nitrogen concentration in a subalpine fir-wave forest. Plant and Soil 335:469–478
  • Nara Fumiko, Watanabe Takahiro, Nakamura Toshio, Kakegawa Takeshi, Katamura Fumitaka, Shichi Koji, Takahara Hikaru, Imai Akio, Kawai Takayoshi (2010) Radiocarbon and Stable Carbon Isotope Ratio Data from a 4.7-m-long Sediment Core of Lake Baikal (Southern Siberia, Russia). Radiocarbon 52:1449–1457
  • Hisao Sakai, Masahiro Inagaki, Kyotaro Noguchi, Tadashi Sakata, Mikhail A. Yatskov, Hiroyuki Tanouchi, Masamichi Takahashi (2010) Changes in soil organic carbon and nitrogen in an area of Andisol following afforestation with Japanese cedar and Hinoki cypress. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 56:332–343
  • Ono, K., Hiradate, S., Morita, S., Ohse, T., Hirai, K. (2011) Humification processes of needle litters on forest floors in Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) and Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) plantations in Japan. Plant and Soil 338:171–181
  • Shimono H, Kanno H, Sawano S (2010) Does cropping schedule of rice adapt to a changing climate? : A case study in cool climate areas in the northern part of Japan. Field crops research 118:126–134
  • Koji TAMAI (2010) Comparison of discharge duration curves from two adjacent forested catchments: Effect of forest age and dominant tree species. Journal of Water Resource and Protection 2:742–750
  • Keewook Kim, Roy C. Sidle, Y Tsuboyama (2011) Modeling runoff dynamics from zero-order basins: implications for hydrological pathways. Hydrological Research Letters, Vol.5, pp.6–10
  • Shin'ichi Iida, Tadashi Tanaka (2010) Effect of the span length of Granier-type thermal dissipation probes on sap flux density measurements. Annals of Forest Science, 67408
  • Yasuko MIZOGUCHI, Yoshikazu OHTANI, Yuichiro NAKAI, Satoru TAKANASHI, Hiroki IWATA , Yukio YASUDA, Takashi NAKANO, Taisuke YASUDA, Tsutomu WATANABE (2011) Climatic characteristics of the Fujiyoshida forest meteorology research site. Mount Fuji Research 5:1–6
  • Yasuko MIZOGUCHI, Yoshikazu OHTANI, Takeshi AOSHIMA, Atsushi HIRAKATA, Satoko YUTA, Satoru TAKANASHI, Hiroki IWATA, Yuichiro NAKAI (2010) Comparison of the characteristics of five quantum sensors. Bulletin of the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute 9(3):103–110
  • KOSUGI Yoshiko, ITOH Masayuki, MATSUBARA Takashi, TAKANASHI Satoru, OSAKA Ken'ichi, MIZOTA Yoko, DANNOURA Masako, SHIMAMURA Tetsuya, MAKITA Naoki (2010) Partitioning of respiratory CO2 fluxes in a managed C3 turfgrass field. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology 66(3):151–161
  • KOSUGI Yoshiko, OSAKA Ken'ichi, ITOH Masayuki, TAKANASHI Satoru, MATSUBARA Takashi (2010) Photosynthesis and respiration of managed C3 turfgrass fields under various light conditions. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology 66(3):163–171
  • K. Ichii, T. Suzuki, T. Kato, A. Ito, T. Hajima, M. Ueyama, T. Sasai, R. Hirata, N. Saigusa, Y. Ohtani, and K. Takagi, (2010) Multi-model analysis of terrestrial carbon cycles in Japan: limitations and implications of model calibration usingeddy flux observations. Biogeosciences 7:2061–2080
  • Takafumi MIYAMA, Kenichi YOSHIMURA, Yuji KOMINAMI, Motonori OKUMURA, Mioko ATAKA, Naoki MAKITA and Jade SALLELESINRA (2011) CH4 emissions from litter-covered sandbars and the edges of a mountain stream in a secondary deciduous broadleaf forest. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology 67(1): 43–51
  • Akiko Takahashi, Yu Ichihara, Yuji Isagi, Takuya Shimada (2010) Effects of acorn tannin content on infection by the fungus Ciboria batschiana. Forest Pathology 40:96–99
  • Giblin-Davis, R.M., Kanzaki, N., De Ley, P., Williams, D.S., Schierenberg, E., Ragsdale, E.J., Zeng, Y. & Center, B.J. (2010) Ultrastructure and life history of Myolaimus byersi n. sp. (Myolaimina: Myolaimidae), a phoretic associate of the crane fly, Limonia schwarzi (Alexander) (Limoniidae), in Florida. Nematology 12:453–468.
  • Kanzaki, N., Giblin-Davis, R.M., Wcislo, W.T., Zeng, Y., Ye, W., Center, B.J., Esquivel, A. & Thomas, W.K. (2010) Acrostichus megaloptae n. sp. (Nematoda: Diplogastridae), a phoretic associate of Megalopta spp. (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in Central America. Nematology 12:453–468.
  • Giblin-Davis, R.M., Erteld, C., Kanzaki, N.,Ye, W., Zeng, Y. & Center, B.J. (2010) Ditylenchus halictus n. sp. (Nematoda: Anguinidae), an associate of the sweat bee, Halictus sexcinctus (Halictidae), from Germany. Nematology 12:847–868.
  • Kanzaki, N., Giblin-Davis, R.M., Herre, E.A., Scheffrahn, R.H. & Center, B.J. (2010) Pseudaphelenchus vindai n. sp. (Tylenchomorpha: Aphelenchoididae) associated with termites (Termitidae) in Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Nematology 12:905–914.
  • Davies, K., Bartholomaeus, F., Ye, W., Kanzaki, N. & Giblin-Davis, R.M. (2010) Schistonchus (Aphelenchoididae) from Ficus (Moraceae) in Australia, with description of S. aculeata sp. n. Nematology 12:935–958.
  • Kanzaki, N.,Kawaguchi, E., Aikawa, T. & Maehara, N. (2010) On Bursaphelenchus yongensis Gu, Braasch, Burgermeister, Brandstetter &: Zhang (2006) in Japan. Nematology 12:803–806.
  • Sugiura, Shinji (2011) Structure and dynamics of the parasitoid community shared by two herbivore species on different host plants. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 5(1):29–38.
  • Sugiura Shinji, Masuya Hayato (2010) Leaf-mining beetles carry plant pathogenic fungi amongst hosts. Journal of Natural History 44(35–36): 2179–2186.
  • Sugiura, Shinji, Holland, Brenden, Cowie, Robert (2011) Predatory behaviour of newly-hatched Euglandina rosea. Journal of Molluscan Studies 77(1): 101–102.
  • Yamaura, Y., Royle, J.A. U.S.Geological Survey, Kuboi, K., Tada, T., Ikeno, S., Makino, S. (2011) Modelling community dynamics based on species-level abundance models from detection nondetection data. Journal of Applied Ecology 48:67–75
  • Junghwa An, Hideo Okumura, Yun-Sun Lee, Kyung-Seok Kim, Mi-Sook Min, Hang Lee (2010) Organization and variation of the mitochondrial DNA control region in five Caprinae species. DNA Genes & Genomics 32:335–344
  • Kimiko Okabe, Shun'ichi Makino (2010) Conditional mutualism between Allodynerus delphinalis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae), and Ensliniella parasitica (Astigmata: Winterschmidtiidae) may determine maximum parasitic mite infestation. Environmental Entomology 39:424–429
  • Shin-Ichi Seki (2010) Camera-trapping at artificial bathing sites provides a snapshot of a forest bird community. Journal of Forest Research 15:307–315
  • Shigeru MATSUOKA (2010) Great Spotted Woodpeckers Dendrocopos major detect variation in wood hardness before excavating nest holes. Ornithological Science 9:67–74
  • Shigeru MATSUOKA and Kanomi SHIINA (2010) Stump nests of the Ural owl Strix uralensis in Hokkaido Bulletin of the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute 9:69–74
  • Yoshihiro Yamazaki, Shingo Kaneko, Shoji Naoe, Takashi Masaki, Yuji Isagi (2010) Isolation and characterization of 11 microsatellite loci in Swida controversa (Cornaceae). Conservation Genetic Resource 2 (supplement1):145–147
  • Shinsuke Koike, Takashi Masaki, Yui Nemoto, Chinatsu Kozakai, Koji Yamazaki, Ami Nakajima, Koichi Kaji (2011) Estimate of the seed shadow created by the Asiatic black bear Ursus thibetanus and its characteristics as a seed disperser in Japanese cool-temperate forest. Oikos 120:280–290
  • Sano Masakazu, Havill Natthan, Ozaki Kenichi (2011) Taxonomic identity of a galling adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) from three spruce species in Central Japan. Entomological Science 14:94–99
  • Ryo Nakano, Takuma Takanashi, Niels Skals, Annemarie Surlykke, Yukio Ishikawa (2010) To females of a noctuid moth, male courtship songs are nothing more than bat echolocation calls. Biology Letters 6(5):582–584
  • E. Ohya (2010) A novel identification method of some Loxoblemmus crickets by comparing chirp pulse intervals. Tohoku Kontyu 47 5–12
  • Hiroki Sato, Sayaka Ban, Hayato Masuya, Tsuyoshi Hosoya (2010) Reassessment of type specimens of ordyceps and its allies described by Dr. Yosio Kobayasi, preserved in the National Museum of Nature and Science. Part 2: Cordyceps (Elaphocordyceps) on Elaphomyces. Mycoscience 51(5): 387–390.
  • Kim M-S, Klopfenstein NB, Ota Y, Lee SK, Woo K-S, Kaneko S (2010) White pine blister rust in Korea, Japan and other Asian regions: comparisons and implications for North America. For. Path. 40:382–401.
  • MT Banik, DL Lindner, Y Ohta, T. Hattori (2010) Relationships among North American and Japanese Laetiporus isolates inferred from molecular phylogenetics and single-spore incompatibility reactions. Mycologia 10:911–917
  • Ota Yuko, Kim M-S, Neda Hitoshi, Klopfenstein NB, Hasegawa Eri (2011) The phylogenetic position of and Armillaria species from Amami-Oshima, a subtropical island of Japan, based on elongation factor and ITS sequences. Mycoscience 52 53–58
  • S Tokuda, Y Ohta, T Hattori, E Kagaya, K Saotome (2011) Somatic incompatibility test, RAPD analysis, and microsatellite analysis reveal the closely related genets of Heterobasidion parviporum in a Todo fir (Abies sachalinensis) stands in Hokkaido, Janan. Forest Pathology, DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2010.00708.x
  • Sueyoshi M, Han H-Y (2011) Prochetostoma expandens, a new species of Prochetostoma (Diptera: Tephritidae), feeding on fruits of Ilex (Aquifoliaceae) of Japan. Zootaxa 2784:39–50.
  • Sueyoshi M (2010) New records and localities of tephritid flies from Japan. Makunagi 23:9–20.
  • Y Hashizume, K Fukuda, N Sahashi (2010) Effects of temperature on leaf endophytic fungi in Japanese beech (Fagus crenata) and evergreen red oak (Quercus acuta). Botany 88:266–274
  • Hattori T., Saotome K., Ohta Y., Thi BK, Lee SS, Salleh B (2010) Postia stellifera sp. nov., a stipitate and terrestrial polypore from Malaysia. Mycotaxon
  • Tamura Noriko (2011) Population differences and learning effects in walnut feeding technique by the Japanese squirrel. Journal of Ethology 29:
  • Mayumi Yoshimura (2010) Benthic Invertebrate Assemblages in Two Basins Where Visible Different Dwarf Bamboo Vegetation Have Vanished by the Predation of Sika Deer in Odaigahara, Flat Area at Higher Altitude, Japan. Stream Restoration: Halting Disturbances, Assisted Recovery and Managed Recovery, Editors: Gillian D. Hayes and Timothy S. Flores, Chapter 6, 161–171
  • Sahashi, N., Akiba, M., Ishihara, M., Miyazaki, K. and Seki, S. (2010) Distribution of genets of Cylindrobasidium argenteum in a river valley forest as determined by somatic incompatibility, and the significance of basidiospores for its dispersal. Mycological Progress 9(3):425–429
  • Hasegawa, Eri, Ota, Yuko, Hattori, Tsutomu, Kikuchi, Taisei (2010) Sequence-based identification of Japanese Armillaria species using the elongation factor-1 alpha gene(1DNA). Mycologia (2010),102:898–910.
  • Noritoshi Maehara, Masahiko Tokoro (2010) Effect of unsaturated fatty acids around pupal chambers of Monochamus alternatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) and Acanthocinus orientalis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on the number of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Nematoda: Parasitaphelenchidae) carried by the beetles. Nematology 12(5):721–729
  • Hamaguchi, K., Goto, H. (2010) Genetic variation among Japanese populations of Platypus quercivorus (Coleoptera: Platypodidae), an insect vector of Japanese oak wilt disease, based on partial sequence of nuclear 28S rDNA Appl. Entomol. zool. 45:319–328.
  • Hamaguchi, K., Kato, K., Esaki, K., Kamata, N. (2010) Isolation and characterization of 10 new microsatellite loci in the ambrosia beetle Platypus quercivorus. J. For. Res. DOI: 10.1007/s10310–010–0229–2
  • Takuma Takanashi, Ryo Nakano, Annemarie Surlykke, Haruki Tatsutaz, Jun Tabata , Yukio Ishikawa, Niels Skals (2010) Variation in Courtship Ultrasounds of Three Ostrinia Moths with Different Sex Pheromones. PLoS ONE 5(10): e13144
  • Makino, S., Kawashima, M., Kosaka, H. (2011) First record of occurrence of Xenos moutoni (Strepsiptera, Stylopidae), an important parasite of hornets (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Vespa), in Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 14:137–139
  • Jun Takatsuka, Shohei Okuno, Takayoshi Ishii, Madoka Nakai, Yasuhisa Kunimi (2010) Fitness-related traits of entomopoxviruses isolated from Adoxophyes honmai (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) at three localities in Japan. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 105:121–131
  • Sakai, A., Visaratana, T. and Vacharangkura, T. (2010) Size distribution and morpholodical damage to 17-year-old Hopea odorata planted in fast-growing tree stands in the Northeast of Thailand. Thai Journal of Forestry 29:16–25
  • T. Korenaga, M. Musashi, R. Nakashita, Y. Suzuki (2010) Statistical analysis of rice samples for compositions of multiple light elements (H,C,N, and O) and their stable isotopes. Analytical Science 26(8) :873–878
  • Y. Suzuki,F. Akamatsu,R. Nakashita,T. Korenaga (2010) A novel method to discriminate between plant- and petroleum-derived plastics by stable carbon isotope analysis. Chemistry Letters 39(9):998–999
  • Shingo Tanaka, Notohiro Hasegawa (2010) Three new species and one new record of the family Neanuridae (Collembola) from Japan. Edaphologia 87:6–20
  • Atsushi Ishida, Hisanori Harayama, Kenichi Yazaki, Phanumard Ladpala, Amornrat Sasrisang, Kanokwan Kaewpakasit, Samreong Panuthai, Duriya staporn, Takahisa Maeda, Minoru Gamo, Sapit Diloksumpun, Ladawan Puangchit, Moriyoshi Ishizuka (2010) Seasonal variations of gas exchange and water relations in deciduous and evergreen trees in monsoonal dry forests of Thailand. Tree Physiology 30:935–945
  • Araki, M.G. , Utsugi, H. , Kajimoto, T. Han, Q., Kawasaki, T., Chiba, Y. (2010) Estimation of whole-stem respiration, incorporating vertical and seasonal variations in stem CO2 efflux rate, of Chamaecyparis obtusa trees. Journal of Forest Research 15:115–122
  • Mitsue Shibata, Takashi Masaki, Hiroshi Tanaka, Kaoru Niiyama, Shigeo Iida, Shin Abe, Tohru Nakashizuka (2010) Effects of abiotic and biotic factors and stochasticity on tree regeneration in a temperate forest community. Ecoscience 17(2):137–145.
  • Tobita Hiroyuki, Utsugi Hajime, Kitao Mitsutoshi, Kayama Masazumi, Uemura Akira, Kitaoka Satoshi, Maruyama Yutaka (2010) Variation in photoinhibition among Sasa senanensis, Quercus mongolica, and Acer mono in the understory of a deciduous broad-leaved forest exposed to canopy gaps caused by typhoons. Trees 24:307–319
  • Olbrich, M., Knappe, C., Wenig, M., Gerstner, E., Häberle, K-H., Kitao, M., Matyssek, R., Stich, S., Leuchner, M., Werner, H., Schlink, K., Müller-Starck, G.,Welzl, G., Scherb, H., Ernst, D.,Heller, W., Bahnweg, G. (2010) Ozone fumigation (twice ambient) reduces leaf infestation following natural and artificial inoculation by the endophytic fungus Apiognomonia errabunda of adult European beech trees. Environmental Pollution 158:1043–1050
  • Matyssek, R., Wieser, G., Ceulemans, R., Rennenberg, H., Pretzsch, H., Haberer, K, Löw, M.,Nunn, A.J., Werner, H., Wipfler, P., Oßwald, W., Nikolova, P., Hanke, D.E., Kraigher, H., Tausz, M., Bahnweg, G., Kitao, M., Dieler, J., Sandermann, H., Herbinger, K, Grebenc, T., Blumenröther, M., Deckmyn, G., Grams, T.E.E., Heerdt, C. Leuchner, M., Fabian, P., Häberle, K.-H. (2010) Enhanced ozone strongly reduces carbon sink strength of adult beech (Fagus sylvatica) Resume from the free-air fumigation study at Kranzberg Forest. Environmental Pollution 158:2527–2532
  • Sakai, A., Sakai, T., Kuramoto, S. and Sato, S. (2010) Soil seed banks in a mature Hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa Endl.) plantation and initial process of secondary succession after clearcutting in southwestern Japan. Journal of Forest Research 15:316–327
  • Shoji Naoe, Shoko Sakai, Takashi Masaki (2011) Seasonal difference in the effects of fragmentation on seed dispersal by birds in Japanese temperate forests. Ecological Research 26:301–309
  • Yagihashi, Tsutomu, Otani, Tatsuya, Tani, Naoki, Nakaya, Tomoki, Abd.Rahman, KassimFRIM, Matsui, Tetsuya, Tanouchi, Hiroyuki (2010) Habitats suitable for the establishment of Shorea curtisii seedlings in a hill forest in Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 26:551–554
  • KABEYA,Daisuke (2010) Differentiating between the Adverse Effects of Nutrient-Limitation and Direct-Cold-Limitation on Tree Growth at High Altitudes. Arctic Antarctic and Alpine Research 42(4):430–437
  • A. T. M. R. Hoque, Sahadev Sharma, R. Suwa, S. Mori, A. Hagihara (2010) Seasonal variation in the size-dependent respiration of mangroves Kandelia obovata. Marine Ecology Progress Series 404:31–37
  • Qingmin Han, Atsuhiro Iio, Masaaki Naramoto, Yoshitaka Kakubari (2011) Responses of internal conductance to soil drought in sun and shade leaves of adult Fagus crenata. Acta Silvatica et Lignaria Hungarica 6:123–134
  • Xiao Xu, Guoquan Peng, Chengchun Wu, Qingmin Han (2010) Global warming induces female cuttings of Populus cathayana to allocate more biomass, C and N to aboveground organs than do male cuttings. Australian Journal of Botany 58:519–526