KENJI HOSONO

Last Updated :2021/01/05

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

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Osaka Prefecture University, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Department of Horticultura, Japan, 1990/04, 1992/03
  • Osaka Prefecture University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Japan, 1986/04, 1990/03

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture University
  • Master of Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture University
  • Bachelor of Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture 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 Food and AgriLife Science
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Food Science Program

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural science in society and economy;Agricultural science in management and economy
  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural science in society and economy;Agricultural science in rural society and development

Research Keywords

  • Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas of Japan
  • marketing
  • people engaged in agriculture
  • agrociltural cooperative
  • vegetables and fruit
  • mandarin
  • wholesale market
  • Locally Producing and Locally Consuming
  • Thailand
  • tropical fruit

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Agricultural Marketing Society of Japan, 1994/04
  • The Food, Agriculturel and Resource Economics Society of Japan, 1995/08
  • The Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, 1995/04
  • The Association for Regional and Forestry Economics, 2003/.8
  • Nippon Academy of Management, 2006/04

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introduction to Hiroshima Peace Initiative Leader Program
  2. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Food safety and health science
  3. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Regional development seminar from the viewpoint of the SDGs
  4. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  5. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  6. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  7. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  8. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  9. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  10. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  11. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  12. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Agricultural Production Resources
  13. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Reading of Foreign Literature
  14. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Food Production Management
  15. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Graduation Thesis
  16. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Distribution of Agricultural Products
  17. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Seminar on Socio-economics of Food Production
  18. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, System of Regional Agriculture
  19. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Food and Environmental Economics
  20. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Cooperative internship in mountainous and island areas
  21. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Special lecture for collaboration with mountainous and island areas
  22. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Fieldwork in mountainous and island areas
  23. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Exercises in Food and Resource Economics(B)
  24. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Exercises in Food and Resource Economics(B)
  25. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Economics of Food Production
  26. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, System of Regional Food Production
  27. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, societal implementation of life science
  28. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  29. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  30. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  31. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  32. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Food andAgriLife Science
  33. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Food andAgriLife Science
  34. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Food Resource Economics
  35. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences
  36. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Competitive Advantage Factors in Vertically Diversified Brand Chicken Business: A Partial Value Chain Analysis of a Japanese Poultry Wholesaler, Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly, 54(4), 327-333, 2020,10,01
  2. ★, Existing Conditions of Rural Community Business : Evaluation from the Viewpoint of the Demand Side of the Relationship between Regional Distribution Constructed by Magoyasai, a Distributor of Vegetables via Internet Sales, and Rural Society, Journal of Rural Economics, 91(1), 23-28, 2019,06,25
  3. ★, Constructing the Value Chain for Promotion of Lemon Production in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 27(1), 46-53, 2018,06,30
  4. Significances of Establishing Market of Non-High-Marbling Meat and Effects of Structuring its Value Chain: A case study of Meat Matured Artificially by the Company N, Meat Processor, Agricultural Marketing Journal og Japan, 26(2), 12-19, 2017,09,27
  5. Japanese rice contract farming in Wiang Pa Pao district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand: With focusing on cost and earning, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 25(1), 46-53, 2016,06,30
  6. The Meanings and Effects of Workshops by Diverse Actors for Rural Activation; A Case of "Workshop for Agricultura-Related Activities" in Hiroshima Prefecture, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 22(1), 45-51, 2013,06,01
  7. The Relationships between Japanese Agricultural Impediments and Rural Strategy in Japanese Mountainous Country Regions: -A Case Study of SERA and AKIOTA Towns-, 11-18, 2012,03,01
  8. A Position of "Locally producing and locally consuming" in the Business by Wholesalers: A Case of Fukuoka Prefecture, Agricultural and Fisheries Economics of Hiroshima Univ., 33-54, 2012,03,01
  9. A Relation between Various Channels of Shipment and Farmer's Management Strategies in Suburban Vegetable Producing Area: A Case of SHIRAKI town, Hiroshima City, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 21(2), 37-43, 2012,09,01
  10. A study on the management strategies of green-tourism facilities in China -The SWOT analysis of guest farms districts in Beijing and Chengdu-, 2010,03,01
  11. A Study of Agro-tourism in Thailand -A case of public facility in Chanthaburi and a case of private facility in Chonburi-, 115, 73-89, 2009,01,20
  12. The Significance and Development of "Locally Producing and Locally Consuming" Measures by Wholesale Market -A Case of KURUME City Central Wholesale Market-, 27, 12-23, 2008,12,10
  13. Changes of environment that surrounds tropical fruit and tendency of tropical fruit producing area in Thailand -A case of tropical fruit producing area in Chanthaburi province-, 107, 11-25, 2007,01,31
  14. ★, Problems of Mandarin-marketing in the Period of Distribution Restructuring by Retailers -A Case of WAKAYAMA Prefecture (ARIDA Area) -, Review of Agricultural Economics, 55(2), 37-49, 2005,01,01
  15. ★, Marketing by Small-scale Mandarin Shippers and Problems of Mandarin-producing Area, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 14(1), 83-86, 2005,06,01
  16. ★, Maintenance condition of mandarin orange farmers in term of internationalization, Journal of Rural Problem, 119-124, 2004,06,01
  17. Development and Problems of Researches about Mandarin Farming, 25, 25-35, 2003,12,22
  18. Probrems of an Agricultural Policy of "UNSHU" Mandarin for Processing and Beverages Production, 24, 71-87, 2002,11,20
  19. The Specific Charactor and Problems of Each Orange Shipping Form in ARIDA Area, WAKAYAMA Prefecture, 23, 39-54, 2001,04,27
  20. Traits of Agricultural Production in Shanghai, China, 22, 23-43, 2000,04,24
  21. Changing Circumsttance of Vegatables and Fruit Circulation in SAGA Prefecture, 123-125, 1998,11,30
  22. Changing Retail Structure of Vegetable and Fruit in Horticulturak Producing Area, and the Interaction of Local Wholesale Markets, 21, 17-27, 1998,12,25
  23. Current state and the view of measure of making to regional information in Chikuho region, 68, 223-237, 1997,03,25
  24. A Consideration about Possibility for Duration of Urban Agriculture -A case of Regional Intercahnges Between Citizens and Farmers by ASAICHI (Morning Fair) at East Neyagawa Area-, 20, 63-73, 1997,03,27
  25. A Present Condition fo Marketing by Agricultural Cooperatives in Fukuoka, 69, 49-59, 1997,07,05
  26. ★, Problems of Marketing by New Horticultural Producing Area: A case of Agricultural Cooperatives in SAGA Prefecture, Review of Agricultural Economics, 48(2), 1-11, 1997,11,15
  27. Role and the view of developing regional information technology in Chikuho regional promotion, 22, 137-141, 1996,03,10
  28. A Consideration to Policy for Market Designation of Agricultural Cooperatives, Review of Agricultural Economics, 47(1), 87-98, 1996,06,15
  29. A Consideration about Possibility for Retention of Urban Agriculture - A case of Neyagawa City, Osaka Pref.-, 34, 81-87, 1996,11,30
  30. The Amendment of the Urban Agricultural Land Act and Correspondences of Farmers in Cities -A case of Neyagawa City in Osaka Prefecture-, 21, 97-125, 1995,03,05
  31. A Fact of Core Area Producing Mikan (Japanese Orange) at a Stage of an Excess of Agricultural Productd-, 62, 43-68, 1995,06,15

Publications such as books

  1. 2009/12/01, Practice. Strategy of making regional brand of farm products, 2009, 12, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 日本語, 978-4-8119-0356-9, 142, 76-97,114-123
  2. 2009/08/18, The Formation and Development of Chief Producing District sbout Mikan Farming, 2009, 8, Scholarly Book, Single work, 日本語, HOSONO, K., 978-4-89732-174-5, 171

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. A Study of the Promotion for Japan’s Lemon Producing with constructing its Value Chain; A Case of Hiroshima Lemon, HOSONO, Kenji, 2017/07/02, Without Invitation, Japanese, The Agricultural Marketing Society of Japan, Iwate University