List of research papers 2018

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  • Below is a list of peer-reviewed English research articles.

Akasaka, M., Higuchi, S., Takamura, N. (2018). Landscape- and local-scale actions are essential to conserve regional macrophyte biodiversity. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9, 599. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00599

Amagai, Y., Kudo, G., and Sato, K. (2018). Changes in alpine plant communities under climate change: dynamics of snow‐meadow vegetation in northern Japan over the last 40 years. Applied Vegetation Science, 1-11. DOI:10.1111/avsc.12387

Ando, H. (in press). Genetic and ecological conservation issues for oceanic island birds, revealed by a combination of the latest molecular techniques and conventional field work. Ecological Research. 新着情報 updated Nov. 6

Ando, H., Fujii, C., Kawanabe, M., Ao, Y., Inoue, T., Takenaka, A. (2018). Evaluation of plant contamination in metabarcoding diet analysis of a herbivore. Scientific Reports, 8, 15563. New arrivals updated Sep. 21

Ando, H., Tsuda, Y., Kaneko, S., Kubo, T. (2018). Historical and recent impacts on genetic structure of island rabbit. Journal of Wildlife Management.

Chan, E.W.C., Tangha, J., Baba, S., Chan, H.T., Kainuma, M., Inoue, T. (2018). Caesalpinia crista: A coastal woody climber with promising therapeutic values. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 8(3), 133-140. New arrivals updated Sep. 26

Dinh, T.T., Akaji, Y., Matsumoto, T., Toribuchi, T., Makimoto, T., Hirobe, M., Sakamoto, K. (2018). Sprouting capacity of Quercus serrata Thunb. and Quercus acutissima Carruth. after cutting canopy trees in an abandoned coppice forest. Journal of Forest Reseach, 23(5), 287-296. DOI: 10.1080/13416979.2018.1498288

Fujita, T. and Yamashina, C. (2018). Do consumer-mediated negative effects on plant establishment outweigh the positive effects of a nurse plant?. Ecology and Evolution, 8(7), 3702-3710. DOI:10.1002/ece3.3935

Fukuda, T., Eitsuka, T., Donai, K., Kurita, M., Saito, T., Okamoto, H., Kinoshita, K. Katayama, M., Nitto, H., Uchida, T., Onuma, M., Sone, H., Inoue-Murayama, M., Kiyono, T. (2018). Expression of human mutant cyclin dependent kinase 4, Cyclin D and telomerase extends the life span but does not immortalize fibroblasts derived from loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). Scientific Reports, 8, 9229.

Fukumori, K., Ishida, S., Shimoda, M., Takenaka, A., Akasaka, M., Nishihiro, J., Takamura, N., Kadoya, T. (2018). Incorporating species population dynamics into static prioritization: targeting species undergoing rapid change. Journal of Applied Ecology. new arrivals updated Nov. 13

Hanioka, M., Yamaura, Y., Senzaki, M., Yamanaka, S., Kawamura, K., Nakamura, F. (2018). Assessing the landscape-dependent restoration potential of abandoned farmland using a hierarchical model of bird communities. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 265, 217-225. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2018.06.014

Hanioka, M., Yamaura, Y., Yamanaka, S., Senzaki, M., Kawamura, K., Terui, A., Nakamura, F.. (2018). How much abandoned farmland is required to harbor comparable species richness and abundance of bird communities in wetland? Hierarchical community model suggests the importance of habitat and landscape variables. Biodiversity and Conservation, 27, 1831-1848. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-018-1510-5

Hill, M.J., Hassall, C., Oertli, B., Fahrig, L., Robson, B.J., Biggs, J., Samways, M.J., Usio, N., Takamura, N., Krishnaswamy, J., Wood, P.J. (2018). New policy directions for global pond conservation. Conservation Letters, e12447. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12447

Ikegami, M. and Thomas, A.R.J. (2018). Estimate global risks of a forest disease under current and future climates using species distribution model and simple thermal model – Pine Wilt disease as a model case. Forest Ecology and Management, 409(1), 343–352. DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2017.11.005

Ikegami, M., Wandrag, E., Duncan, R.P., Hulme, P.E. (2018). Length of cultivation determines the richness of native and non-native weeds in crop fields worldwide. Biological Invasion. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-018-1828-7

Iwatsuki, Y., Nakajima, K., Yamano, H., Otsuki, A., and Murakami, S. (2018). Variation and changes in land-use intensities behind nickel mining: coupling operational and satellite data. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 134, 361-366. DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.02.028

Kadoya, T., Gellner, G., McCann, K.S. (2018). Potential oscillators and keystone modules in food webs. Ecology Letters, 21(9), 1330-1340. DOI: 10.1111/ele.13099

Katayama, M., Hirayama, T., Tani, T., Nishimori, K., Onuma, M., Fukuda, T. (2018). Chick derived induced pluripotent stem cells by the poly-cistronic transposon with enhanced transcriptional activity.Journal of Cellular Physiology, 233(2), 990-1004. DOI: 10.1002/jcp.25947

Katayama, M., Kiyono, T., Ohmaki, H., Eitsuka, T., Endoh, D., Inoue-Murayama, M., Nakajima, N., Onuma, M., Fukuda, T. (in press). Extended proliferation of chicken and Okinawa rail derived fibroblasts by expression of cell cycle regulators. Journal of Cellular Physiology. DOI: 10.1002/jcp.2741 Link to NIES website new arrivals updated Nov. 16

Kawatsu, K., Kishi, S. (2018). Identifying critical interactions in complex competition dynamics between bean beetles. Oikos, 127(4), 553-560. DOI: 10.1111/oik.04103

Kidera, N., Kadoya, T., Yamano, H., Takamura, N., Ogano, T., Wakabayashi, T., Takezawa, M., and Hasegawa, M. (2018). Hydrological effects of paddy improvement and abandonment on amphibian populations; long-term trends of the Japanese brown frog, Rana japonica. Biological Conservation, 219, 96-104.

Kitagawa, R., Koide, D., Mori, A.S. (2018). Different trends in phylogenetic and functional structure of plant communities along an elevation gradient. Ecological Research, 33(6), 1233-1243. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-018-1638-5 new arrivals updated Nov. 28

Kitazawa, M., Yamaura, Y., Senzaki, M., Kawamura, K., Hanioka, M., Nakamura, F. (in press). An evaluation of five agricultural habitat types for openland birds: abandoned farmland can have comparative values to undisturbed wetland. Ornithological Science.

Kobayashi, S., Morita, Y., Nakaya, Y., Nagamine, T., Onuma, M., Okano, T., Haga, A., Yamamoto, I. , Higa, M., Naruse, T., Nakamura, Y. , Denda, T., Izawa, M. (2018). Dietary Habits of the Endangered Okinawa Rail. Ornithological Science, 17 (1), 19-35. DOI: 10.2326/osj.17.19

Koide, D., Ito, A. (2018). Temporal changes in the relationship between tree-ring growth and net primary production in northern Japan: a novel approach to the estimation of seasonal photosynthate allocation to the stem. Ecological Research, 33(6), 1275-1287. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-018-1639-4 new arrivals updated Nov. 28

Koide, D. and Kadoya, T. (2019). Resource amount and cultural legacy affect spatially unbalanced human use of Japan’s non-timber forest products. Ecological Indicators, 97, 204-210. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.10.017 新着情報 updated Nov. 22

Komura, T., Ando, H., Horikoshi, K., Suzuki, H., Isagi, Y. (2018). DNA barcoding reveals seasonal shifts in diet and consumption of deep-sea fishes in wedge-tailed shearwaters. PLOS ONE, 13(4), e0195385.

Kubo, T., Mieno, T., Kuriyama, K. (2019). Wildlife viewing: The impact of money-back guarantees. Tourism Management, 70, 49-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2018.06.010

Kubo, T., Shoji, Y., Tsuge, T., Kuriyama, K. (2018). Voluntary contributions to hiking trail maintenance: Evidence from a field experiment in a national park, Japan. Ecological Economics, 144, 124-128. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.07.032

Kubo, T., Tsuge, T., Abe, H., Yamano, H. (2018). Understanding island residents' anxiety about impacts caused by climate change using Best-Worst Scaling: A case study of Amami islands, Japan. Sustainability Science. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-018-0640-8 New arrivals updated Oct. 22

Kumagai, N. H., Molinos, J. G., Yamano, H., Takao, S., Fujii, M., Yamanaka, Y. (2018). Ocean currents and herbivory drive macroalgae-to-coral community shift under climate warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115, 8990-8995. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1716826115 Press release

Kumagai, N. H., Yamano, H., Sango-Map-Project, C. (2018). High-resolution modeling of thermal thresholds and environmental influences on coral bleaching for local and regional reef management. PeerJ, 6, e4382. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4382

MacDougall, A., Harvey, E., McCune, J., Nilsson, K., Bennett, J., Firn, J., Bartley, T., Grace, J., Kelly, J., Tunney, T., McMeans, B., Matsuzaki, S.S., Kadoya, T., Esch, E., Cazelles, K., Lester, N., McCann, K. (2018). Context-dependent interactions and the regulation of species richness in freshwater fish. Nature Communications, 9, 973. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03419-1

Matsui, T., Nakao, K., Higa, M., Tsuyama, I., Kominami, Y., Yagihashi, T., Koide, D., Tanaka, N. (2018). Potential impact of climate change on canopy tree species composition of cool-temperate forests in Japan using a multivariate classification tree model. Ecological Research, 33, 289-302. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-018-1576-2

Matsunami, M., Endo, D., Saitou, N., Suzuki, H., Onuma, M. (2018). Draft genome sequence of Japanese wood mouse, Apodemus speciosus. Data in Brief, 16, 43-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2017.10.063

Matsuzaki, R., Nozaki, H., Kawachi, M. (2018). Taxonomic revision of Chloromonas nivalis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) strains, with the new description of two snow-inhabiting Chloromonas species. PLOS ONE, 13(3), e0193603.

Matsuzaki, S.S., Shinohara, R., Uchida, K., and Sasaki, T. (in press). Catch diversification provides multiple benefits in inland fisheries. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13316 new arrivals updated Dec. 4

Matsuzaki, S.S., Suzuki, K., Kadoya, T., Nakagawa, M. and Takamura, N. (2018). Bottom-up linkages between primary production, zooplankton, and fish in a shallow, hypereutrophic lake. Ecology, 99(9), 2025-2036. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2414

McMeans, B., Kadoya, T., Pool, T., Holtgrieve, G., Lek, S., Kong, H., Winemiller, K., Elliott, V., Rooney, N., Laffaille, P., McCann, K. (in press). Consumer trophic positions respond variably to seasonally fluctuating environments. Ecology. New arrivals updated Oct. 29

Mitsui, S., Kubo, T., Yoshida, M. (2018). Analyzing the change in long-term information provision on cat management around a World Natural Heritage Site. European Journal Wildlife Research, 64, 9.

Nakaoka, M., Sudo, K., Namba, M., Shibata, H., Nakamura, F., Ishikawa, S., Makino, M., Yamano, H., Matsuzaki, S.S., Yamakita, T., Yu, X., Hou, X., Li, X., Brodie, J., Kanemoto, K., Moran, D., and Verones, F. (2018). TSUNAGARI: A new interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary study toward conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services. Ecological Research, 33(1), 35–49.

Nakashima, Y., Fukasawa, K., Samejima, H. (2018). Estimating animal density without individual recognition using information derivable exclusively from camera traps. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(2), 735-744. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13059

Nozaki, H., Ueki, N., Takusagawa, M., Yamashita, S., Misumi, O., Matsuzaki, R., Kawachi, M., Chiang, Y.-R., Wu, J.-T. (2018) Morphology, taxonomy and mating-type loci in natural populations of Volvox carteri in Taiwan. Botanical studies, 59(1), 1-8.

Ohgaki, S., Kato, T., Kobayashi, N., Tanase, H., Kumagai, N. H., Ishida, S., Nakano, T., Wada, Y., Yusa, Y. (2019). Effects of temperature and red tides on sea urchin abundance and species richness over 45 years in Southern Japan. Ecological Indicators, 96, 684–693. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.03.040

Ohmura, Y., Takeshita, S., Kawachi, M. (2018). Photobiont diversity within populations of a vegetatively reproducing lichen, Parmotrema tinctorum, can be generated by photobiont switching. Symbiosis, 1-14.

Ryder, O.A., Onuma, M. (2018). Viable Cell Culture Banking for Biodiversity Characterization and Conservation. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 6, 83-98. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-animal-030117-014556

Sakaguchi, A., Inaba, R., Sasa, K., Matsunaka, T., Hosoya, S., Takahashi, T., Honda, M., Yamano, H., Sasaki, K., Yamasaki, S., Watanabe, T., and Sueki, K. (in press). Reconstruction of anthropogenic 129I temporal variation in the Japan Sea using a coral core sample. Marine Environmental Research. New arrivals updated Sep. 27

Sakamoto, H., Suzuki, R, Nishizawa, N., Matsuda, T., and Gotoh, T. (in press). Effects of Wolbachia/Cardinium infection on the mitochondrial phylogeny of Oligonychus castaneae (Acari; Tetranychidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 新着情報 updated Nov. 6

Segawa, T., Matsuzaki, R., Takeuchi, N., Akiyoshi, A., Navarro, F., Sugiyama, S., Yonezawa, T., Mori, H. (2018). Bipolar dispersal of red-snow algae phylotypes. Nature Communications.

Senzaki, M., Kadoya, T., Francis, C.D., Ishiyama, N., Nakamura, F. (2018). Suffering in receivers: negative effects of noise persist regardless of experience in female anurans. Functional Ecology, 32(8), 2054-2064.

Shimoji, H., Kikuchi, T., Ohnishi, H., Kikuta, N., Tsuji, K. (2018). Social enforcement depending on the stage of colony growth in an ant. Proc. R. Soc. B, 285, 20172548.

Shoguchi, E., Beedessee, G., Tada, I., Hisata, K., Kawashima, T. , Takeuchi, T., Arakaki, N. , Fujie, M., Koyanagi, R., Roy, M.C., Kawachi, M., Hidaka, M., Satoh, N., Shinzato, C. (2018). Two divergent Symbiodinium genomes reveal conservation of a gene cluster for sunscreen biosynthesis and recently lost genes. BMC genomics, 19(1), 1-11. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-018-4857-9

Soga, M., Gaston, K, J., Kubo, T. (2018). Cross-generational decline in childhood experiences of neighborhood flowering plants in Japan. Landscape and Urban Planning, 174, 55-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.02.009

Suetsugu, K., Yiing, L. C., Naiki, A., Tagane, S., Takeuchi, Y., Toyama, H. and Yahara, T. (2018). Lecanorchis sarawakensis (Orchidaceae, Vanilloideae), a new mycoheterotrophic species from Sarawak, Borneo. Phytotaxa, 338(1), 135-139. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.338.1.13

Suzuki, S., Yamaguchi, H., Hiraoka, M., Kawachi, M. (2018). Mitochondrial and chloroplast genome sequences of Ulva ohno, a green-tide-forming macroalga in the Southern coastal regions of Japan. Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 3(2), 765-767. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2018.1483778

Suzuki, K., Yoshida, K., Watanabe, H., Yamamoto, H. (2018). Mapping the resilience of chemosynthetic communities in hydrothermal vent fields. Scientific Reports, 8, 9364. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-27596-7 Press release

Suzuki, S., Yamaguchi, H., Nakajima N., and Kawachi M. (2018). Raphidocelis subcapitata (=Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata) provides an insight into genome evolution and environmental adaptations in the Sphaeropleales. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 8058. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-26331-6

Tanabe, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Watanabe, M.M. (2018). Draft Genome Sequence of "Candidatus Phycosocius bacilliformis," an Alphaproteobacterial Ectosymbiont of the Hydrocarbon-Producing Green Alga Botryococcus braunii. Genome Announcements, 6, e00396-18. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00396-18

Tsuji, A., Nakagawa, M., Sato, M., Yamaguchi, H. (2018). A new planktonic diatom, Craticula pseudocitrus sp. nov., Naviculales, Bacillariophyceae found in Lake Kasumigaura, Japan. Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science, Series B (Botany), Tokyo, 44(1), 1-8.

Wang, W., Tada, M., Nakajima, D., Sakai, M., Yoneda, M., Sone, H. (2018). Multiparameter Phenotypic Profiling in MCF-7 Cells for Assessing the Toxicity and Estrogenic Activity of Whole Environmental Water. Environmental Science & Technology, 52, 9277-9284.

Weisler, M.I., Qua, H., Zhao, J.-X., Nguyen, A.D., Nothdurft, L., Yamano, H., and Mihaljević, M. (2018). Marine reservoir correction for the southern Marshall Islands for the past 2,500 years. Radiocarbon, 60(1), 333-348. DOI:10.1017/RDC.2017.63

Yamada, K., Katsura, H., Noel, M-H., Ichinomiya, M., Kuwata, A., Sato, S., Yoshikawa, S. (2018). Ontogenetic analysis of siliceous cell wall formation in Triparma laevis f. inornata (Parmales, Stramenopiles). Journal of Phycology. DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12800

Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, S., Kawachi, M. (2018). Complete genome sequence of Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-2481 and common genomic features of group G M. aeruginosa. Journal of Genomics, 6, 30-33. DOI: 10.7150/jgen.24935

Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, S., Kawachi, M. (2018). Draft Genome Sequence of Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-87, a Bloom-Forming Cyanobacterium from Lake Kasumigaura, Japan. Genome Announcements, 6, e01596-17. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01596-17

Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, S., Kawachi, M. (2018). Improved draft genome sequence of Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-298, a microcystin-producing cyanobacterium from Lake Kasumigaura, Japan. Genome Announcements, 6, e01551-17. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01551-17

Yoshikawa, T., and Higuchi, H. (2018). Invasion of the loquat Eriobotrya japonica into urban areas of central Tokyo facilitated by crows. Ornithological Science, 17, 165-172. DOI: 10.2326/osj.17.165

Zhang, Y., Teng, P., Aono, M., Shimizu, Y., Hosoi, F., Omasa, K. (2018). 3D monitoring for plant growth parameters in field with a single camera by multi-view approach. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology, 74(4), 129-139.

Last updated Dec. 4, 2018