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Bioresource Science Course
Plant Culture and Breeding

Toru Maruo Assoc. Prof. Ph.D.

Office
C-204

Telephone
047-308-8805

E-mail
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Associate Prof. Toru Maruo was born in Shizuoka Prefecture and brought up in Makinohara-tableland where is famous for Japanese tea production. From 1981 after MS of Chiba Univ., he was continuously working as academic staff of Chiba Univ. His research interests is Vegetable Science especially protected cultivation. Doctor of Agriculture was given from Chiba Univ. for his research work “Quantitative nutrient managing methods at low concentration condition for hydroponic vegetable production.” Now he is widely working as the specialist of Vegetable Science, Protected Cultivation, Hydroponics and Plant Factory.
Recent main research interests are “High-density Low truss tomato production system using quantitative nutrient managing technique at low nutrient concentration.”, “Practical use of the seed propagation type strawberry cultivation system.” and “Establishment of new baby-leaf vegetable production system using automatic reaping harvester.”

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