Lab. of Pomology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

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Publications [Papers 1992-1999]

1999

  • Tetsumura, M., R. Tao and H. Yukinaga. 1999. Orchard growth, flowering and fruiting of micropropagated Japanese persimmon trees. J. Hort. Sci. Biotech. 74:251-253.
  • Eiadthong, W., K. Yonemori, A. Sugiura, N. Utsunomiya and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1999. Analysis of phyloenetic relationships in Mangifera by restricted site analysis of an amplified region ocpDNA. Sci. Hort. 80:145-155.
  • Eiadthong, W., K. Yonemori, A. Sugiura, N. Utsunomiya and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1999. Genetic resources of Mangifera species in Thailand. Japan J. Trop. Agr. 43:76-83.
  • Eiadthong, E., K. Yonemori, A. Sugiura, N. Utsunomiya and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1999. Identification of mango cultivars of Thailand and evaluation of their genetic variation using the amplified fragments by simple sequence repeat- (SSR-) anchored primers. Sci. Hort. 82:57-66.
  • Tao, R., H. Yamane, A. Sugiura, H. Murayama, H. Sassa, and H. Mori. 1999. Molecular typing of S-alleles through identification, characterization and cDNA cloning for S-RNases in sweet cherry. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 124 : 224-233.
  • Yamane, H., R. Tao and A. Sugiura. 1999. Identification and cDNA cloning for S-RNases in self-incompatible Japanese plum (Prunus salicina Lindl. cv. Sordum). Plant Biotechnology 16: 389-396.
  • Tao, R., H. Yamane and A. Sugiura. 1999. Cloning and nucleotide sequences of cDNAs encoding S1- and S4-RNases (Accession Nos. AB028153 and AB028154) from sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.). (PGR99-121) Plant Physiol. 120: 1207.
  • Tao, R., H. Yamane and A. Sugiura. 1999. Cloning of genomic DNA sequences encoding S1-, S3-, S4-, and S6-RNases (Accession Nos. AB031815, AB031816, AB031817, and AB031818) from sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.). (PGR99-166) Plant Physiol. 121: 1057.

1998

  • Nakano, R., K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1998. Fruit respiration for maintaining sink strength during final swell at growth stage III of persimmon fruit. J. Hort. Sci. Biotech. 73:341-346.
  • Utsunomiya, N., S. Subhadrabandhu, K. Yonemori, M. Oshida, S. Kanzaki, F. Nakatsubo and A. Sugiura. 1998. Diospyros species in Thailand - Their distribution, fruit morphology and uses. Economic Botany 52:343-351.
  • Yonemori, K., S. Kanzaki, D. E. Parfitt, N. Utsunomiya, S. Subhadrabandhu and A. Sugiura. 1998. Phylogenetic relationship of Diospyros kaki (persimmon) to Diospyros spp. (Ebenaceae) of Thailand and four temperate zone Diospyros spp. from an analysis of RFLP variation in amplified cpDNA. Genome 41:173-182.
  • Sugiura, A., R. Tao, T. Ohkuma and M. Tamura. 1998. Pollen nuclear number in four Diospyros species. HortScience 33:149-150.
  • Tamura, M., R. Tao and A. Sugiura. 1998. Production of somatic hybrids between Diospyros glandulosa and D. kaki by protoplast fusion. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 54:85-91.
  • Tamura, M., R. Tao, K. Yonemori, N. Utsunomiya and A. Sugiura. 1998. Ploidy level and genome size of several Diospyros species. J. Jpn. Soc. Hort. Sci. 67:306-312.
  • Tetsumura, T., H. Yukinaga and R. Tao. 1998. Early field performance of micropropagated Japanese persimmon trees. HortScience 33:751-753.
  • Kang, S-K., H. Motosugi, K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1998. Freezing injury to persimmons (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) and four other Diospyros species during deacclimation in the spring as related to bud development. Sci. Hort. 77:33-43.
  • Eiadthong, W., K. Yonemori, A. Sugiura, N. Utsunomiya and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1998. Isozyme polymorphisms of mango cultivars in Thailand. Thai J. Agric. Sci. 31:555-568.
  • Kang, S-K., H. Motosugi, K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1998. Supercooling characteristics of some deciduous fruit trees as related to water movement within the bud. J. Hort. Sci. Biotech. 73:165-172.
  • Kang, S-K., H. Motosugi, K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1998. Cold hardiness of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) buds in relation to dormancy release and temperature conditioning. J. Jpn. Soc. Hort. Sci. 67:153-160.
  • Kanzaki, S., K. Yonemori, A. Sugiura and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1998. Phylogenetic relationships of the common durian (Durio zibethinus Murray) to other edible fruited Durio spp. by RFLP analysis of an amplified region of cpDNA. J. Hort. Sci. Biotech. 73:317-321.
  • Ushijima, K., H. Sassa, R. Tao, H. Yamane, A. M. Dandekar, T. M. Gradziel and H. Hirano. 1998. Cloning and characterization of cDNAs encoding the S-RNases in almond (Prunus dulcis): primary structural features and sequence diversity of the rosaceous S-RNases. Mol. Gen. Genet. 260: 261-268.
  • Tao, R. and A. M. Dandekar. 1998. Genetic transformation of Diospyros kaki L., p.77-87. In: Y. P. S. Bajaj (ed.). Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry 44: Transgenic Trees. Springer, Berlin.

1997

  • Kang, S-K., H. Motosugi, K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1997. Exothermic characteristics of dormant buds of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) in relation to cold hardiness. HortScience 32:840-843.
  • Kanzaki, S., K. Yonemori, A. Sugiura and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1997. Phylogenetic relationships between the jackfruit, the breadfruit and nine other Artocaupus spp. from RFLP analysis of an amplified region of cpDNA. Sci. Hort. 70:57-66.
  • Tao, R., A. M. Dandekar, S. L. Uratsu, P. V. Vail and J. S. Tebbets. 1997. Engineering genetic resistance against insects in Japanese persimmon using the crylA(c) gene of Bacillus thuringiensis. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 122:764-771.
  • Tao, R., H. Yamane, H. Sassa, H. Mori, T. M. Gradziel, A. M. Dandekar and A. Sugiura. 1997. Identification of stylar RNases associated with gametophytic self-incompatibility in almond (Prunus dulcis). Plant Cell Physiol. 38:304-311.
  • Yonemori, K., M. Oshida, F. Fukuda and A. Sugiura. 1997. A micropipette method for collecting vacuolar sap of intact tannin and parenchyma cells in persimmon. HortScience 32:694-697.
  • Itai, A., K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1997. Changes in water relations as related to the growth inhibition of persimmon fruit by calyx lobe removal. Acta Horticulturae 436:355-364.
  • Kanzaki, S. A. Sugiura, K. Yonemori, N. Utsunomiya and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1997. Chemotaxonomic studies on some Diospyros species by flavonoid compositions in leaves. Acta Horticulturae 436:93-99.
  • Nakano, R., K. Yonemori, A. Sugiura and I. Kataoka. 1997. Effect of gibberellic acid and abscisic acid on fruit respiration in relation to final swell and maturation in persimmon. Acta Horticulturae 436:203-214.
  • Nakano, R., K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1997. Photosynthesis by calyx lobes has no contribution to early fruit development in persimmon. Acta Horticulturae 436:345-353.
  • Sugiura, A. 1997. Keynote address at the First International Persimmon Symposium. Acta Horticulturae 435:15-19.
  • Tao, R., K. Ozawa, M. Tamura and A. Sugiura. 1997. Dodecaploid plant regeneration from endosperm culture of persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.). Acta Horticulturae 436:119-128.
  • Yonemori, K. 1997. Persimmon industry and research activities in Japan. Acta Horticulturae 436:21-32.
  • Yonemori, K., E. Bellini and E. Giordani. 1997. Persimmon breeding and genetics. In: Proceedings of international symposium on state of the art and perspectives of world genetic improvement of fruit tree species (apple, cherry, persimmon and chestnut). p. 99-128.
  • Yonemori, K., M. Oshida and A. Sugiura. 1997. Fine structure of tannin cells in fruit and callus tissues of persimmon. Acta Horticulturae 436:403-413.

1996

    • Oshida, M., K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1996. On the nature of coagulated tannins in astringent-type persimmon fruit after an artificial treatment of astringency removal. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 8:317-327.
    • Tamura, M., R. Tao and A. Sugiura. 1996. Production of dodecaploid plants of Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) by colchicine treatment of protoplasts. Plant Cell Reports 15:470-473.
    • Yonemori, K., D. E. Parfitt, S. Kanzaki, A. Sugiura, N. Utsunomiya and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1996. RFLP analysis of an amplified region of cpDNA for phylogeny of the genus Diospyros. J. Jpn. Soc. Hort. Sci. 64:771-777.
    • Yonemori, K., A. Itai, R. Nakano and A. Sugiura. 1996. Role of calyx lobes in gas exchange and development of persimmon fruit. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 121:676-679.
    • Motosugi, H., T. Nishijima, N. Hiehata, M. Koshioka and A. Sugiura. 1996. Endogenous gibberellins in the xylem exudates from apple trees. Biosci. Biotech. Biochem. 60:1500-1502.
    • Sugiura, A. and S. Subhadrabandhu. 1996. Overviews of persimmon culture. Chronica Horticulturae 36:14-15.

1995

  • Yonemori, K., K. Hirano, and A. Sugiura. 1995. Growth inhibition of persimmon fruit caused by calyx lobe removal and possible involvement of endogenous hormones. Scientia Hort. 61: 37-45.
  • Tamura, M., R. Tao and A. Sugiura. 1995. Regeneration of somatic hybrids from electrofused protoplasts of Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.). Plant Science 108:101-107.
  • Tao, R., S. L. Uratsu and A. M. Dandekar. 1995. Sorbitol synthesis in transgenic tobacco with apple cDNA encoding NADP-dependent sorbitol-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. Plant Cell Physiol. 36:525-532.
  • Yakushiji, H., M. Yamada, K. Yonemori, A. Sato and N. Kimura. 1995. Staminate flower production on shoots of 'Fuyu' and 'Jiro' persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) J. Jpn. Soc. Hort. Sci. 64:41-46.
  • Hirano, K., K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1995. Growth inhibition of persimmon fruit caused by calyx lobe removal and possible involvement of endogenous hormones. Sci. Hort. 61:37-45.
  • Itai, A., K. Tanabe, F. Tamura, N. Morita, K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1995. Synthetic cytokinins control persimmon fruit shape, size and quality. J. Hort. Sci. 70:867-874.
  • Motosugi, H., Y. P. Gao and A. Sugiura. 1995. Rootstock effects on fruit quality of 'Fuji' apples grown with ammonium or nitrate nitrogen in sand culture. Sci. Hort. 61:205-214.
  • Tao, R., S. L. Uratsu and A. M. Dandekar. 1995. Relative virulence of Agrobacterium strains on persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.). Acta Horticulturae 392:171-178.
  • Tamura, M., R. Tao and A. Sugiura. 1995. Regeneration of plants from protoplasts of Diospyros kaki L. (Japanese persimmon), In: Y. P. S. Bajaj (ed.), Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry vol. 35, Protoplast and Genetic Engineering VI; p.46-57, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heiderberg.
  • Motosugi, H., K. Beppu and A. Sugiura. 1995. Studies on NFT culture of ‘Kyoho’ grapes: Water stress symptoms and fruit quality of grapevines supplied ammonium nitrogen at low pH after veraison. Acta Horticulturae 396:227-234.
  • Sugiura, A. and I. Kataoka. 1995. The contribution of Japanese educational systems to modern fruit production in Japan. Acta Horticulturae 400:17-23.

1994

  • Tao, R., T. Handa, M. Tamura and A. Sugiura. 1994. Genetic transformation of Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) by Agrobacterium rhizogenes wild type strain A4. J. Jpn. Soc. Hort. Sci. 63:283-289.
  • Tao, R., J. Ito and A. Sugiura. 1994. Comparison of growth and rooting characteristics of micropropagated adult plants and juvenile seedlings of persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.). J. Jpn. Soc. Hort. Sci. 63:537-541.
  • Sugiura, A. 1994. Fruit tree industry in Japan: its past, present, and future. J. Kor. Soc. Hort. Sci. 3(supplement):194-202.
  • Motosugi, H., K. Beppu and A. Sugiura. 1994. Studies on NFT culture of Kyoho grapes: Effect of solution temperature on vegetative growth and berry quality. Proc. Intl. Sym. Table Grape Production. p.93-98.

1993

  • Tamura, M., R. Tao and A. Sugiura. 1993. Improved protoplast culture and plant regeneration of Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.). Jpn. J. Breed. 43:239-245.
  • Yonemori, K., A. Sugiura, K. Tanaka, and K. Kameda. 1993. Floral ontogeny and sex determination in monoecious-type persimmons. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 118:293-297.
  • Sugiura, A. 1993. Fruit tree industry in Japan: Its past, present and future. In: Horticulture in northeast Asia: Past, present and future. p. 285-305. KSHS. Seoul, Korea.
  • Tao, R., M. Tamura and A. Sugiura. 1993. Development of tissue culture systems for propagation and breeding of Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.). In: T. Hayashi et al. (eds.). Techniques on gene diagnosis and breeding in fruit trees. Fruit Tree Res. Stn. p. 165-173.

1992

  • Tao, R. and A. Sugiura. 1992. Adventitious bud formation from callus cultures of Japanese persimmon. HortScience 27:259-261.
  • Tamura, M., R. Tao and A. Sugiura. 1992. Highly stable regeneration from long-term cultures of Japanese persimmon callus. HortScience 27:1048.
  • Tao, R. and A. Sugiura. 1992. Micropropagation of Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.). In: Y. P. S. Bajaj (ed.), Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry vol. 18 High-Tech and Micropropagation II. p.424-440. Springer-Verlag.
  • Tao, R., K. Yonemori and A. Sugiura. 1992. Hich frequency plant regeneration from callus cultures derived from primordial leaves of adult Japanese persimmon and protoplast isolation from those callus lines. Acta Horticulturae 300:251-254.
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