Staff_Department of Plant Ecology


Dr Daisuke KABEYA

Position: Senior Researcher, Plant Production Laboratory

Mail Address: kabeta atmark

Research Subjects: Forest Ecology; Ecological significance of carbohydrate storage in tree species; process-based growth modeling

Selected Publications:

  1. Han Q., Kabeya D., Hoch G. (2011) Leaf traits, shoot growth and seed production in mature Fagus sylvatica trees after 8 years of CO2 enrichment. Annals of Botany 107: 1405-1411.DOI:10.1093/aob/mcr082
  2. Kabeya D. (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: 430-437.DOI: 10.1657/1938-4246-42.4.430
  3. Han Q., Kabeya D., Iio A., Kakubari Y. (2008) Masting in Fagus crenata and its influence on the nitrogen content and dry mass of winter buds. Tree Physiology 28: 1269-1276.DOI:10.1093/treephys/28.8.1269
  4. Hikosaka K., Takashima T., Kabeya D., Hirose T., Kamata N. (2005) Biomass allocation and leaf chemical defense in defoliated seedlings of Quercus serrata with respect to carbon-nitrogen balance. Annals of Botany 95: 1025-1032. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mci111
  5. Kabeya D., Sakai S. (2005) The relative importance of carbohydrate and nitrogen for the resprouting ability of Quercus crispula seedlings. Annals of Botany 96: 479-488. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mci200
  6. Kabeya D., Sakai A., Matsui K., Sakai S. (2003) Resprouting ability of Quercus crispula seedlings depends on the vegetation cover of their microhabitats. Journal of Plant Research 116: 207-216. DOI: 10.1007/s10265-003-0089-3
  7. Kabeya D., Sakai S. (2003) The role of roots and cotyledons as storage organs in early stages of establishment in Quercus crispula: a quantitative analysis of the nonstructural carbohydrate in cotyledons and roots. Annals of Botany 92: 537-545. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcg165
  8. Sakai A., Matsui K., Kabeya D., Sakai S. (2003) Altitudinal variation in lifetime growth trajectory and reproductive schedule of a sub-alpine conifer, Abies mariesii. Evolutionary Ecology Research 5: 671-689.


  1. Kabeya D., Han Q., Chiba Y., Mizoguchi T. (2010) Photosynthetic properties in Chamaecyparis obtusa growing on the different topographies. IUFRO 2010: Canopy Processes in a Changing Climate: 65
  2. Kabeya D., Han Q., Iio A., Yamamoto A., Kakubari Y. (2008) Inter- and intra-year variation in nonstructural carbohydrates content in different organs of Fagus crenata trees after a masting event. Proceedings of the 8th IUFRO International Beech Symposium: 163-165

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