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Bioresource Science Course
Plant Culture and Breeding

Miyoshi Kazumitsu Ph.D.

Office
C-203

Telephone
047-308-8809

E-mail
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Born in Tokyo in1957.
Professor of Lab of Floriculre & Ornamentals
Doctor of Agriculture (Tohoku University)

Academic backgrounds and professional career:
1980 Chiba Univ. Faculty of Horticulture (BS)
1982 Chiba Univ. Graduate school of Horticulture (Ms.)
1987 Tohoku Univ. Graduate school of Agriculture (Dr.)
1987-1998 Sakata Seed Corp.
1998 Riken (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Lab of Plant Hormones)
1999-2012 Akita Prefectural University, Associate Professor
Speciality:
Floriculture
Research Interest:
-Breeding of floricultural plants.
-Propagation of orchids through asymbiotic culture of seeds
-Seed Biology of floricultural plants
-Ex situ conservation of orchids and rare plants by propagation.reducing collection pressures to the natural habitats
Current Work:
- Haploid induction in floricultural plants.
-Production of polyploidy plants using 2n gametes induced by N2O (laughter gas) in floricultural plants.
- Interspecific and intergeneric hybridization in floricultural plants.
-Elucidation of dormancy mechanisms in orchid seeds cultured asymbiotically in vitro

Recent publications

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