Hirofumi Saneoka

Last Updated :2020/10/16

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Professor
E-mail
saneokahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Agriculture, Kyushu University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Applied Biological Science : Department of Applied Biological Science
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Bioresource Science
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Bioresource Science

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural chemistry;Plant nutrition / Soil science
  • Agricultural sciences;Animal life science;Animal production science

Research Keywords

  • Development and raising of low-phytate grains
  • Tolerance of plants to environmental stress
  • Plant production and environmental preservation
  • Physiology and Production of Forage Crops

Affiliated Academic Societies

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Starvation, destitution, and environmental affairs: the issues threating world peace
  2. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Life, food, and environmental sciences
  3. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Academic approach to SDGs - A
  4. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Academic approach to SDGs - A[On-Demand]
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Topics in Integrated Ecoscience II
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Environmental Sciences for Bioproduction
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Reading of Foreign Literature
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Science I
  9. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory and Field Works of Plant Nutritional Physiology
  10. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Graduation Thesis
  11. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, (AIMS) Physiology of Field Crop Production
  12. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Physiology of Field Crop Production
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Exercises in Modeling and Management of Environmental Dynamics(B)
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Exercises in Modeling and Management of Environmental Dynamics(B)
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Practice in Modeling and Management of Environmental Dynamics
  16. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Plant Nutritional Ecology
  17. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Applied Techniques in Plant Nutritional Physiology and Ecology
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Bioresource Science A
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Bioresource Science A
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Bioresource ScienceB
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Bioresource ScienceB
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Plant Production Science I
  23. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Plant Production Science II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Cultivar differences in drought tolerance in maize (Zea mays L. ), Japanese Journal of Grassland Science, 35(3), 234-240, 1989
  2. Evaluation of polyethylene glycol test for measurement of cell membrane stability in maize, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 35(4), 565-573, 1989
  3. Responses of relative growth rate, water relations and solute accumulation to increasing water deficits in maize, Journal of Plant Physiology, 135(3), 257-260, 1989
  4. Polyethylene glycol test for evaluation of cell membrane stability in maize, Japanese Journal of Crop Science, 58(3), 419-423, 1989
  5. Nutrio-physiological evaluation of the polyethylene glycol test of cell membrane stability in maize, Crop Science, 29(5), 1287-1292, 1989
  6. Cell membrane stability, an indicater drought tolerance, as affected by applied nitrogen in soybean., Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 36(4), 653-659, 1990
  7. Cell membrane stability and leaf water relations as affected by phosphorus nutrition under water stress in maize, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition,, 36(4), 661-666, 1990
  8. Cell membrane stability, an indicator drought tolerance, as affected by applied nitrogen in soybean., The Journal of Agriculture Science, 115(1), 63-66, 1990
  9. Effect of phosphorus on drought tolerance in Chloris gayana Kunth. and Coix lacryma-jobi L, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 36(2), 267-274, 1990
  10. Evaluation of polyethylene glycol test for measuring cell membrane stability in maize, Journal of Agronomy & Crop Science, 164(2), 131-136, 1990
  11. Cell membrane stability and leaf water relations as affected by nitrogen application in maize (Zea Mays L.)., Japanese Journal of Crop Science, 59(2), 354-358, 1990
  12. Cell membrane stability and leaf surface wax content as affected by increasing water deficits in maize, Journal of Experimental Botany, 42(235), 167-171, 1991
  13. Cell membrane stability and leaf water relations as affected by potassium nutrition of water-stressed maize, Journal of Experimental Botany, 42(239), 739-745, 1991
  14. Osmotic adjustment and stomatal response to water deficits in maize, Journal of Experimental Botany, 43(256), 1451-1456, 1992
  15. Leaf water relations, osmotic adjustment, cell membrane stability, epicuticular wax load and growth as affected by increasing water deficits in sorghum., Journal of Experimental Botany, 43(257), 1569-1576, 1992
  16. Water stress and potassium fertilization in field grown maize (Zea mays L.): Effects on leaf water relations and leaf rolling, Journal of Agronomy & Crop Science, 170(3), 195-201, 1993
  17. Seasonal changes in leaf water relations and cell membrane stability in orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata), Journal of Agriculture Science Cambridge, 121(2), 169-175, 1993
  18. Salt tolerance of glycinebetaine-defficient and -containing maize lines, Plant Physiology, 107(2), 631-638, 1995
  19. Near-isogenic lines of maize differing for glycinebetaine, Plant Physiology, 107(2), 621-630, 1995
  20. Analysis of factors controlling dinitrogen fixation and nitrogen release soybean using pod removal, stem girdling and defoliation, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 41(3), 407-416, 1995
  21. Factors controlling the release of nitrogenous compounds from roots of soybean, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 41(4), 625-633, 1995
  22. Cultivar differences in dry matter production and leaf water relations in water-stressed maize (Zea mays L.), Grassland Science, 41(4), 294-301, 1996
  23. Betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase in Sorghum bicolor: molecular cloning and expression of two related genes, Plant Physiology, 110(4), 1301-1308, 1996
  24. Salt tolerance in two gramineae sp. Panicum maximum and Elesuine coracana: Glycinebetaine accumulation and expression of betaine aldehyde dehydorgenase mRNA, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 43(SI), 999-1002, 1997
  25. Factors affecting leaf area development in husk leaf of flint corn, Crop Science, 37(6), 1826-1831, 1997
  26. Effect of temperature on cell membrane stability and solute content of leaves of orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.), Grassland Science, 43(4), 385-390, 1998
  27. Effect of salinity on growth and accumulation of organic and inorganic solutes in the leguminous plants Alhagi pseudoalhagi and Vigna radiata, Science and Plant Nutrition, 44(4), 589-597, 1998
  28. Plant regeneration from hypocotyl and cotyledon explant of tomato (Lycorpersicon esculentum Mill.), Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 45(3), 639-646, 1999
  29. Comparison of water stress effects on growth, leaf water status and nitrogen fixing activity in tropical pasture legumes siratro and desmodium with soybean, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 45(4), 795-802, 1999
  30. Effect of salinity on growth and solute accumulation in two wheat lines differing in salt tolerance., Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 45(4), 873-880, 1999
  31. Effect of salinity on growth, photosynthesis and mineral composition in leguminous plant Alhagi pseudoalhagi (Bieb.)., Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 45(4), 851-862, 1999
  32. Expression of betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase gene in transgenic tomato hairy roots leads to the accumulation of glycine betaine and contributes to the maintenance of the osmotic potential under salt stress., Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 46(4), 873-883, 2000
  33. Effect of water stress on growth, photosynthesis, and photoassimilate translocation in soybean and tropical pasture legume siratro, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 46(2), 417-425, 2000
  34. Proliferation and rol gene expression in hairy root lines of Egyptian clover, Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 66(3), 175-182, 2001
  35. Effect of salinity and abscisic acid on accumulation of glycinebetaine and betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase mRNA in sorghum leaves (Sorghum bicolor)., Journal of Plant Physiology, 158(7), 853-859, 2001
  36. Characterization of salt tolerance in tomato plant in terms of photosynthesis and water relations., Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 47(2), 377-385, 2001
  37. Responses to salinity of orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) cultivars differing in salt tolerance., Grassland Science, 47(1), 39-44, 2001
  38. Circadian rhythm of stem and fruit diameter dynamics of Japanese persimmon (Diospyrus Kaki Thunb.) is affected by deficiency of water in saline environments, Functional Plant Biology, 30(7), 747-754, 2003
  39. Changes in phytic-acid-P and phosphorus compounds with the maturity of maize grain, Grassland Science, 49(5), 425-429, 2003
  40. Plant growth and phytic acid accumulation in grain as affected by phosphorus application in maize (Zea mays L.), Grassland Science, 48(6), 485-489, 2003
  41. Partitioning of 13C-labelled photosynthate varies with growth stage and panicle size in high yield rice, Functional Plant Biology, 31(2), 131-139, 2004
  42. Effect of salinity on osmotic adjustment, glycinebetaine accumulation and the betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase gene expression in two halophytic plants, Salicornia europaea and Suaeda maritima, Plant Science, 166(5), 1345-1349, 2004
  43. Hairy Root-mediated Transgenic-Plant regeneration in Egyptian clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.), Plant Biotechnology, 21(2), 165-168, 2004
  44. Shoot regeneration from GUS-Transformed tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) hairy root., Cellular and Molecular Biology Letters, 9(3), 439-449, 2004
  45. Molecular characterization of heat tolerance in two isolates (HTS-1 and HTS-2) derived from the entomopathogenic nematode strain ISK-2 (Heterohabditis species), International Journal of Nematology, 14(1), 66-72, 2004
  46. Nitrogen nutrition and water stress effects on cell membrane stability and leaf water relations in Agrostis palustris Huds., Environmental and Experiment Botany, 52(2), 131-138, 2004
  47. RAPD markers associated with salt tolerance in Acacia auriculiformis and Acacia mangium, Plant Science, 167(4), 797-805, 2004
  48. Effect of salinity stress on photosynthesis and vegetative sink in tobacco plants, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 52(2), 243-250, 2006
  49. Effects of drought stress on photosynthetic gas exchange, chlorophyll fluorescence and stem diameter of soybean plants, Biologia Plantarum, 50(1), 138-141, 2006
  50. Characterization of salt tolerance in ectoine-transformed tobacco plants (Nicotiana tabaccum): photosynthesis, osmotic adjustment, and nitrogen partitioning, Plant, Cell and Environment, 29(2), 34-35, 2006
  51. Changes in the composition of phytate, phosphorus and other cations in soybean seeds with maturity, Grassland Science, 52(3), 99-104, 2006
  52. Response of growth, photosynthetic gas exchange, the translocation of 13C-labelled photosynthate and N accumulation in two soybean (Glycine max L. Merrill) cultivars to drought stress, International Journal of Agriculture & Biology, 9(5), 669-674, 2007
  53. Improvement of salt tolerance in tomato plant (Lycopersicon esculentum) by transformation with ectoine biosynthetic genes., Transgenic Plant Journal, 1, 228-232, 2007
  54. Depression of sink activity precedes the inhibition of biomass production in tomato plants subjected to potassium deficiency stres, Journal of Experimental Botany, 58(11), 2917-2928, 2007
  55. N-deficiency damps out circadian rhythmic changes of stem diameter dynamics in tomato plant, Plant Science, 174(2), 183-191, 2008
  56. The effect of phosphorus deficiency on nutrient uptake, nitrogen fixation and photosynthetic rate in mashbean, mungbean and soybean, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 30(4), 537-544, 2008
  57. Expression of betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase gene in transgenic canola contributes to the maintenance of osmotic potential under salt stress, In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant, 44(4), 359-359, 2008
  58. Use of positron-emitting tracer imaging system for measuring the effect of salinity on temporal and spatial distribution of C-11 tracer and coupling between source and sink organs., Plant Science, 175(3), 210-216, 2008
  59. Barium toxicity in soybean plants, Archives of Environment Contamination and Toxicology, 30(3), 537-544, 2008
  60. Provenance variation in tolerance of Melaleuca cajuputi trees to interactive effects of aluminum and salt, Trees-Structure and Function, 23(3), 649-664, 2009
  61. The interaction among provenances of Melaleuca leucadendra (Weeping Paperbark), aalt, and aluminum., Forest Science, 55(5), 443-454, 2009
  62. Elevated CO2 concentration alleviates salinity stress in tomato plant, Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science, 59(1), 87-96, 2009
  63. Differences in the responses of stem diameter and pod thickness to drought stress during the grain filling stage in soybean plants, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 31(2), 271-277, 2009
  64. Comparative studies in salinity tolerance between new zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides) and chard (Beta vulgaris) to salt stress, Agricultural Journal, 5(1), 19-24, 2010
  65. Effect of salinity on growth, mineral composition, photosynthesis and water relations of two vegetable crops; New Zealand Spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides) and Water Spinach (Ipomoea aquatica), International Journal of Agriculture & Biology, 12(2), 211-216, 2010
  66. Fruits are more sensitive to salinity than leaves and stems in pepper plants (Capsicum annuum L.), Scientia Horticulturea, 125(3), 171-178, 2010
  67. Potassium deficiency affects water status and photosynthetic rate of the vegetative sink in green house tomato prior to its effects on source activity, Plant Science, 180(2), 368-374, 2011
  68. Comparative studies on growth and physiological responses to saline and alkaline stresses of Foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) and Proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.), Australian Journal of Crop Science, 5(10), 1269-1277, 2011
  69. Growth characteristics, phytate contents, and coagulation properties of soymilk from a low-phytate Japanese soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) line, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 57(5), 674-780, 2011
  70. Physiological responses of white Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L. subsp. cicla) to saline and alkaline stresses, Australian Journal of Crop Science, 7(7), 1046-1052, 2012
  71. Comparative physiological analysis of salinity tolerance in rice, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 59(6), 896-903, 2013
  72. Comparison of growth and mineral accumulation of two solanaceous species, Solanum scabrum Mill. (huckleberry) and S. melongena L. (eggplant), under salinity stress, Science and Plant Nutrition, 59(6), 912-920, 2014
  73. The extracts of Japanese willow tree species are effective forapoptotic desperation or differentiation of acute myeloid leukemia cells, Pharmacognosy Magazine, 10(38), 125-131, 2014
  74. Source-sink manipulation of Camelina sativa L. related to grain yield under stressful environment of Hokkaido, Japan, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 60(2), 156-1261, 2014
  75. Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Low Phytic Acid 1-1: An Endosperm-Specific, Filial Determinant of Seed Total Phosphorus, Journal of Heredity, 105(5), 656-665, 2014
  76. Effects of 5-aminolevulinic acid on Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L. subsp cicla) seedling growth under saline conditions, Plant Growth Regulation, 74, 3, 219, 228, DEC 2014, 74(3), 219-228, 2014
  77. Growth, physiological adaptation, and gene expression analysis of two Egyptian rice cultivars under salt stress, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 87, 17-25, 2015
  78. Characterization of the Ability to Form Biofilms by Plant-Associated Pseudomonas Species, Current Microbiology, 70(4), 506-513, 2015
  79. Salinity-induced expression of HKT may be crucial for Na+ exclusion in the leaf blade of huckleberry (Solanum scabrum Mill.), but not of eggplant (Solanum melongena L.), Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 460(2), 416-421, 2015
  80. A Substantial Fraction of Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Low Phytic Acid Mutations Have Little or No Effect on Yield across Diverse Production Environments, Plants, 4(2), 225-239, 2015
  81. Effect of Salt Stress on Na Accumulation, Antioxidant Enzyme Activities and Activity of Cell Wall Peroxidase of Huckleberry (Solanum scabrum) and Eggplant (Solanum melongena), International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 17(6), 1149-1156, 2015
  82. Sprinkler irrigation uniformity and crop water productivity of barley in arid region, Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 27(10), 770-775, 2015
  83. Increasing reproductive satge tolerance to salinity stress in Soybean, International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sceice, 8(5), 738-745, 2015
  84. Evaluation of Barley productivity and water use efficiency under saline water irrigation in arid region, International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sceice, 8(5), 765-773, 2015
  85. Effects of drought stress on growth, solute accumulation and membrane stability of leafy vegetable, huckleberry (Solanum scabrum Mill.), Journal of Environmental Biology, 37(1), 107-114, 2016
  86. Evaluation of maize hybrids to terminal drought stress tolerance by defining drought indices., JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, 4(6), 610-616, 2016
  87. Quality traits performance of bread wheat genotypes under drought and heat stress conditions, FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, 25(12A), 6159-6165, 2016
  88. Na+ Retention in the Root is a Key Adaptive Mechanism to Low and High Salinity in the Glycophyte, Talinum paniculatum (Jacq.) Gaertn. (Portulacaceae), JOURNAL OF AGRONOMY AND CROP SCIENCE, 203(1), 56-67, 2017
  89. Beneficial Effects of Potassium on Growth, Water Relations, Mineral Accumulation and Oxidative Damage of Beta vulgaris in Sodic-alkaline Condition, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND BIOLOGY, 19(1), 131-139, 2017
  90. The Role of Na+ and K+ Transporters in Salt Stress Adaptation in Glycophytes, FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, 8, 2017
  91. Effects of 5-aminolevulinic acid on water uptake, ionic toxicity, and antioxidant capacity of Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L.) under sodic-alkaline conditions, JOURNAL OF PLANT NUTRITION AND SOIL SCIENCE, 180(5), 535-543, 2017
  92. Ameliorative effects of abscisic acid and yeast on morpho-physiological and yield characteristics of maize plant (Zea mays L.) under water deficit conditions, FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, 26(12), 7372-7383, 2017
  93. Characterization of type 3 metallothionein-like gene (OsMT-3a) from rice, revealed its ability to confer tolerance to salinity and heavy metal stresses, ENVIRONMENTAL AND EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 147, 157-166, 2018
  94. ROLE OF OSMOPROTECTANTS AND SOIL AMENDMENTS FOR SUSTAINABLE SOYBEAN (Glycine max L.) PRODUCTION UNDER DROUGHT CONDITION: A REVIEW, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, 6(1), 32-41, 2018
  95. Differential responses of two Egyptian barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) cultivars to salt stress, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 127, 425-435, 2018
  96. Effect of salicylic acid and potassium application on yield and grain nutritional quality of wheat under drought stress condition, CEREAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 46(3), 558-568, 2018
  97. Improvement of Grain Yield, Nutritional and Antinutritional Quality, and Seed Physiological Performance of Wheat by NPK Fertilization, JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 20, 1467-1477, 2018
  98. EFFECTS OF DROUGHT STRESS ON THE QUALITY OF MAJOR OILSEED CROPS: IMPLICATIONS AND POSSIBLE MITIGATION STRATEGIES - A REVIEW, APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 17(2), 4019-4043, 2019
  99. COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE OF TWO BREAD WHEAT (TRITICUM AESTIVUM L.) GENOTYPES UNDER SALINITY STRESS, APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 17(2), 5029-5041, 2019
  100. ASSESSMENT OF SALINITY TOLERANCE BREAD WHEAT GENOTYPES: USING STRESS TOLERANCE INDICES, FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, 28(5), 4199-4217, 2019
  101. Effect of Phosphorus Fertilization on the Growth, Photosynthesis, Nitrogen Fixation, Mineral Accumulation, Seed Yield, and Seed Quality of a Soybean Low-Phytate Line, PLANTS-BASEL, 8(5), 2019
  102. EVALUATION OF NEW PROMISING RICE HYBRID AND ITS PARENTAL LINES FOR FLORAL, AGRONOMIC TRAITS AND GENETIC PURITY ASSESSMENT, PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, 56(3), 567-576, 2019
  103. Yield of wheat is increased through improving the chemical properties, nutrient availability and water productivity of salt affected soils in the north delta of Egypt, APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 17(4), 8291-8306, 2019
  104. Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Production under drought and heat stress - adverse effects, mechanisms and mitigation: A review, APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 17(4), 8307-8332, 2019
  105. Seedling growth, physiological characteristics, nitrogen fixation, and root and nodule phytase and phosphatase activity of a low-phytate soybean line, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 149, 225-232, 2020