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Independent experts nominated by country party

Shinobu Inanaga

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Other Disciplines
Agricultural Sciences
UN languages spoken


Job function
Institute of Technologist
Telephone number
81 857 23-3411
Work experience
- Saudi Arabia. King Abdul Aziz University (July 1982 to August 1983). Postgraduate students advisor on research projects related to desertification and its impact on date palm establishment and productivity._x000D_
- China. Chinese Academy of Sciences (March 1989 to September 1995). Participated in a joint project on problems and solutions to crop establishment and production in the semiarid and saline areas of China._x000D_
- Algeria, University of Algeria (December 1992 to January 1993). Worked with Prof. N. Bounaga on desertification and its impact on bioproductivity and oasis ecology._x000D_
- Israel. The Volcani Center (November to December 1993). Worked with Dr. Y. Cohen on development of water saving cultivation methods in dry land._x000D_
- Sudan. Agricultural Research Corporation (September to October 1997); Worked with Prof. A.A. Ageep (Director General) on evaluation of current techniques in use for combating desertification in Sudan.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
1. B. Ed., Biology, Tokyo Gakugei University, 1970._x000D_
2. M. Agr., Crop Science. The University of Tokyo, 1974._x000D_
3. D. Agr., Crop Science. The University of Tokyo, 1978.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Matsuura, A., S. Inanaga and Y. Sugimoto. 1996. "Mechanism of interspecific differences among four gramineous crops in growth response to soil drying." Japanese J. Crop Sci. 65 (2) : 352-360. Tokyo_x000D_
2. Shimotashiro, T., S. Inanaga, Y. Sugimoto, A. Matsuura and M. Ashimori. 1998. "Non-destructive method for root elongation measurement in soil using acoustic emission sensors. I. Vertical measurement of single root elongation. Plant Prod. Sci. 1(1) : 25-29. Tokyo_x000D_
3. Ma, Y., A.G.T. Babiker, Y. Sugimoto and S. Inanaga. 1998. "Effect of medium composition on production of Striga hermonthica (Del.) Bench germination stimulant(s) by Menispermum dauricum (Dc.) root cultures. J. Agric. Food Chem. 46(4) : 1587-1592. New York._x000D_
4. Alt, I.A., U. Kafkafi, I. Yamaguchi, Y. Sugimoto and S. Inanaga. 1998. "Response of oilseed rape plant to low root temperature and nitrate ammonium ratios". J. Plant Nutr 21(7) : 1463-1481. New York._x000D_
5. S. Inanaga. 1998. "Agriculture, animal farming a
Other activities
1. Member of the Committee on Following Up Basic Research and Development under Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology, Japan._x000D_
2. Member of the Japan International Cooperation Agency Advisory Committee for Middle East._x000D_
3. Board Member of the Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies._x000D_
4. Board Member of the Crop Science Society of Japan._x000D_
5. Board Memebr of the Japanese Association for Sand Dune Research.
1. Achievement Award of the Crop Science Society of Japan (CSSJ Achievement Award). 1987._x000D_
2. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship for Research, Institute of Soil and Water, The Volcani Center, Israel. September to December 1993._x000D_
3. Agri
Organisation name
Institute of Technologist
Organisation street address
333 Maeya Gyoda-shi, 68C-0001
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