Staff_Department of Plant Ecology


Dr Satoshi SAITO

Position: Chief of Plant Production Laboratory

Mail Address: stetsu atmark

Research Subjects: Silviculture; Forest Ecology

Selected Publications:

  1. Kitagawa, K., Iwama, S., Fukui, S., Sunaoka, Y., Yazawa, H., Usami, A., Naramoto, M., Saito, S. and Mizunaga, H. (2015) Effects of components of the leaf area distribution on drag relations for Cryptomeria japonica and Chamaecyparis obtusa. European Journal of Forest Research, 134:403-414. DOI: 10.1007/s10342-014-0859-6
  2. Do, T.V., Sato, T., Saito, S., Kozan, O., Yamagawa, H., Nagamatsu, D., Nishimura, N. and Manabe, T. (2015) Effects of micro-topographies on stand structure and tree species diversity in an old-growth evergreen broad-leaved forest, southwestern Japan. Global Ecology and Conservation, 4:185-196. DOI:10.1016/j.gecco.2015.06.010
  3. Do, T.V., Sato, T., Saito, S. and Kozan, O. (2015) Fine-root production and litterfall: main contributions to net primary production in an old-growth evergreen broad-leaved forest in southwestern Japan. Ecological Research, 30:921-930. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-015-1295-x
  4. Kajimoto, T., Saito, S., Kawasaki, T., Kabeya, D., Yazaki, K., Tanaka, H., Ota, T., Matsumoto, Y., Tabuchi, R., Kiyono, Y., Takano, T., Kuroda, K., Fujiwara, T., Suzuki, Y., Komatsu, M., Ohashi, S., Kaneko, S., Akama, A. and Takahashi, M.(2015)Dynamics of radiocesium in forest ecosystems affected by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident:species-related transfer pocesses of radiocesium from tree crowns to ground floor during the first two years. Journal of the Japanese Forest Society 97:33-43.(in Japanese with English summary)
  5. Hirata, A., Kamijo, T. and Saito, S. (2014) Contribution of environmental conditions to habitat segregation of two abundant vascular epiphytes. Tsukuba Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. 2:19-29.
  6. Han, Q., Kabeya, D., Saito, S., Araki, M.G., Kawasaki, T., Migita, C. and Chiba, Y. (2014) Thinning alters crown dynamics and biomass increment within aboveground tissues in young stands of Chamaecyparis obtusa. Journal of Forest Research 19:184-193. DOI: 10.1007/s10310-013-0405-2
  7. Kamimura, K., Saito, S., Kinoshita, H., Kitagawa, K., Uchida, T. and Mizunaga, H. (2013) Analysis of wind damage caused by multiple tropical storm events in Japanese Cryptomeria japonica forests. Forestry 86:411-420. DOI:10.1093/forestry/cpt011
  8. Samreth, V., Chheng, K., Monda, Y., Kiyono, Y., Toriyama, J., Saito, S., Saito, H. and Ito, E. (2012) Tree biomass carbon stock estimation using permanent sampling plot data in different types of seasonal forests in Cambodia. Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly 46: 187-192.logo_pdf
  9. Kamimura, K., Kitagawa, K., Saito, S. and Mizunaga, H. (2012) Root anchorage of hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa (Sieb. Et Zucc.) Endl.) under the combined loading of wind and rapidly supplied water on soil: analyses based on tree-pulling experiments. European Journal of Forest Research 131: 219-227. DOI:10.1007/s10342-011-0508-2
  10. Ishihara, I.M., Suzuki, N.S., Nakamura, M., Enoki, T., Fujiwara, A., Hiura, T., Homma, K., Hoshino, D., Hoshizaki, K., Ida, H., Ishida, K., Itoh, A., Kaneko, T., Kubota, K., Kuraji, K., Kuramoto, S., Makita, A., Masaki T., Namikawa K., Niiyama K., Noguchi M., Nomiya H., Ohkubo T., Saito S., Sakai T., Sakimoto M., Sakio H., Shibano H., Sugita H., Suzuki M., Takashima A., Tanaka N., Tashiro N.. Tokuchi N., Yakushima Forest Environment Conservation Center, Yoshida T. and Yoshida Y. (2011) Forest stand structure, composition, and dynamics in 34 sites over Japan. Ecological Research 26: 1007-1008. DOI:10.1007/s11284-011-0847-y
  11. Kiyono, Y., Saito, S., Takahashi, T., Toriyama, J., Awaya, Y., Asai, H., Furuya, N., Ochiai, Y., Inoue, Y., Sato, T., Sophal, C., Sam, P., Tith, B., Ito, E., Chairil Anwar Siregar and Matsumoto, M. (2011) Practicalities of non-destructive methodologies in monitoring anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions from tropical forests under the influence of human intervention. Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly 45: 233-242.logo_pdf
  12. Ogawa, M., Yamaura, Y., Abe, S., Hoshino, D., Hoshizaki, K., Iida, S., Katsuki, T., Masaki, T., Niiyama, K., Saito, S., Sakai, T., Sugita, H., Tanouchi, H., Amano, T., Taki, H. and Okabe, K. (2011) Use of two population metrics clarifies biodiversity dynamics in large-scale monitoring: the case of trees in Japanese old-growth forests - The need for multiple population metrics in large-scale monitoring. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 178: 85-94. DOI:10.1007/s10661-010-1674-2
  13. Uchida, T., Mizunaga, H., Saito, S., kamimura, K., Kinoshita, Y. and Maruyama, T. (2011) Wind damage simulation in forest and forestry field by CDF technique. Japanese Journal of Forest Environment 52: 67-77.(in Japanese with English summary)
  14. Kitagawa, K., Kamimura, K., Saito, S., Uchida, T. and Mizunaga, H. (2010) Wind profiles and mechanical resistance of uprooted trees in a Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) plantation slightly damaged by Typhoon Melor 0918 at Kamiatago experimental forests, Tenryu, Japan: Validity of mechanistic models for wind damage risks. Japanese Journal of Forest Environment 52: 57-66.
  15. Kamimura, K. and Saito, S. (2010) Comparing wind data at local meteorological stations and in forest areas using roughness length and topographic exposure indices. FORMATH 9: 135-152.logo_pdf
  16. Sato, T., Kominami, Y., Saito, S., Niiyama, K., Tanouchi, H., Nagamatsu, D. and Nomiya, H. (2010) Temporal dynamics and resilience of fine litterfall in relation to typhoon disturbances over 14 years in an old-growth lucidophyllous forest in southwestern Japan. Plant Ecology 208: 187-198. DOI:10.1007/s11258-009-9697-x
  17. Hirata, A., Kamijo, T. and Saito, S. (2009) Host trait preferences and distribution of vascular epiphytes in a warm-temperate forest. Plant Ecology 201: 247-254. DOI:10.1007/s11258-008-9519-6

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