Faculty of Horticulture, Chiba University
ProfessorI am dedicated to the practical pursuit of horticulture as an applied science. I promote innovation in the agricultural field by implementing the production technologies we have researched and developed on a global scale. Inspired by the advancements in crop production technology in space, I aim to establish sustainable agriculture on Earth. Moreover, I strive to pioneer the field of "horticultural root science," featuring in-depth research on the root systems of horticultural crops.
Recent Topics of Interest:
Sustainable agriculture, Circular resources, Isotope ecology, Food security, Terroir, Fruits and vegetables for health, Working with robots, AgriTech, FoodTech, Space horticulture, Plant-based food
Motto in Research or in Life:
・Enrich the world with horticultural innovation.
・Timing is Everything
・One sincere heart is worth more than a hundred strategies.
・Where there's a will, there's a way.
・Stay the course until the end.
Hobby / Holiday: Reading, walking, listening to the radio