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

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Important information

Jun. 29th-Jul. 1st, 2017

We attended Mei-Fong Forum 2017 held at highland farm of NTU

Sep. 5th-6th, 2016

NTU-GSAKU Joint Horticulture Workshop was organized

Jul. 12th, 2015

Pomology laboratory reunion was held.

Dec. 4th - 6th, 2014

Dr. Tao host the ISHS Board meeting in Kyoto.

Oct. 31st, 2014

Our research on sex determination of persimmons was published in Science.

Aug. 15th, 2014

Dr. Tao was elected as a Board member of the International Society for Horticultural Science.

Mar, 28th, 2014

Dr. Tao received the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science Outstanding Horticulturist Award.

Open Seminar

December 22th, 2016

Key factors controlling pollen tube guidance in plants (Dr. Masahiro Kanaoka, Nagoya University)

April 8th, 2016

Towards understanding and harnessing dosage variation in plants  (Dr. Isabelle M. Henry, UC Davis)

November 27th, 2015

Evolutionary studies on selfing in flowering plants (Dr. Kentaro Shimizu, Zurich University)

October 7th, 2015

Live cell imaging technologies to observe plant reproduction (Dr. Tetsuya Higashiyama, Nagoya University)

July 27th, 2015

Genome iimprinting and epigenetic controls during plant reproduction (Dr. Tetsu Kinoshita, Yokohama City University)

May 26th, 2015

Functional genomics resources for easy and challenging crop plants (Dr. Luca Comai, UC Davis)

Apr. 15th, 2015

Sexuality regulation in persimmons (Dr. Tao and Dr. Akagi, Kyoto University)

Pomology Seminar

October 22nd, 2018

The pomegranate as amodel for studying the genetics of dormancy in fruit trees (Prof. Doron Holland)

May 18th, 2018

Sustainable horticulture and nutritional security (Prof. Sisir Kumar Mitra)

April 20th, 2018

Resistance to plum pox virus (PPV) in apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) is associated with down-regulaion of two MATHd genes (Dr. Elena Zuriaga)

February 27th, 2018

Blueberry introduction, research, and extension progresses in Taiwan (Dr. Kuo-Tan Li)

August 25th, 2017

Tropical fruit production in India: Technology development (Prof. Sisir Kumar Mitra)

June 2nd, 2017

1. Origin and strucucture of somatic variation in the grapevine: how these phenotypes help in the study of the regulation of reproductive development. 2. The microvine, a biological model, versatile and efficient to boost grapevine research in physiology and genetics. (Prof. Laurent Torregrosa)

December 19th, 2016

Advanced technologies in horticulture: what can we learn from one sector to another? (Prof. Silvana Nicola, Div. Agronomy & Hort. Sci., Turin Univ., Italy)

November 30th, 2016

Promotion of made-in-Japan fruits exports ~ Research project in collaboration with industry-govenment-university (Dr. Ryohei Nakano, Okayama University)