1. Nomura K., Saito M., Ito M., Yamane S., Iwao T., Tada I., Yamazaki T., Ono S., Yasutake D. and Kitano M. (2022) Diurnal decline in the photosynthetic capacity of uppermost leaves in an eggplant canopy grown in a horticultural greenhouse. Photosynthetica, 60, 457 – 464. 
  2. Zhang Y., Yasutake D., Hidaka K., Okayasu T., Kitano M. and Hirota T. (2022) Crop-localized CO2 enrichment improves the microclimate, photosynthetic distribution and energy utilization efficiency in a greenhouse. Journal of Cleaner Production, 371, 133465.
  3. Tanizaki T., Yokoyama G., Kitano M. and Yasutake D. (2022) Contribution of diffusional and non-diffusional limitations to the midday depression of photosynthesis which varies dynamically even under constant environmental conditions. International Agrophysics, 36, 207-212. 
  4. Kimura K., Yasutake D., Koikawa K. and Kitano M. (2022) Spatiotemporally variable incident light, leaf photosynthesis, and yield across a greenhouse: fine-scale hemispherical photography and a photosynthesis model. Precision Agriculture, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-022-09933-z.
  5. Kaneko T., Nomura K., Yasutake D., Iwao T., Okayasu T., Ozaki Y., Mori M., Hirota T. and Kitano M. (2022) A canopy photosynthesis model based on a highly generalizable artificial neural network incorporated with a mechanistic understanding of single-leaf photosynthesis. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 323, 109036.
  6. Nomura K., Wada E., Saito M., Yamasaki H., Yasutake D., Iwao T., Tada I., Yamazaki T. and Kitano M. (2022) Estimation of the leaf area index, leaf fresh weight, and leaf length of Chinese Chive (Allium tuberosum) using nadir-looking photography in combination with allometric relationships. HortScience, 57, 777 – 784.
  7. Hidaka K., Nakahara S., Yasutake D., Zhang Y., Okayasu T., Dan K., Kitano M. and Sone K. (2022) Crop-local CO2 enrichment improves strawberry yield and fuel use efficiency in protected cultivations. Scientia Horticulturae, 301, 111104.
  8. Nakai H., Yasutake D., Kimura K., I K., Hidaka K., Eguchi T., Hirota T., Okayasu T., Ozaki Y. and Kitano M. (2022) Dynamics of carbon export from leaves as translocation affected by the coordination of carbohydrate availability in field strawberry. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 196, 104806.
  9. Yano T., Yasutake D. and Kiyosue Y. (2022) Characterization of canopy structure for high-yield performance of greenhouse-grown satsuma mandarins using direct measurements and indirect estimations. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology, 78, 19-30.
  10. Kitano M., Nomura K., Yamazaki T., Iwao T., Saitou M., Mori M., Yasutake D., Kaneko T., Ukeda H., Ishizuka S., Fujiwara T. and Okabayashi T. (2022) Internet of Plants (IoP) empowers bottom-up innovations in greenhouse horticulture. Environmental Control in Biology, 60, 3-12.
  11. Ono S., Yasutake D., Yokoyama G., Teruya Y., Hidaka K., Okayasu T., Nomura K. and Kitano M. (2022) Closed chamber system for easily measuring the respiration rate of intact fruits. Environmental Control in Biology, 60, 33-37.
  12. Yasutake D., Nomura K., Kobayashi K., I K., Matsumoto K., Iwao T., Mori M. and Kitano M. (2022) Analyzing the carbon partitioning characteristics and their dependence on leaf growth stage in Chinese chive using 13C tracer method. Environmental Control in Biology, 60, 39-43.


  1. Sugawara K., Inatsu M., Shimoda S., Murakami K. and Hirota T. (2021) Risk assessment and possible adaptation of potato production in Hokkaido to climate change using a large number ensemble climate dataset d4PDF. Science Online Letters on the Atmosphere, 17, 24−29.
  2. Murakami K., Hamasaki T., Nemoto M., Inoue S. and Hirota, T. (2021) Photosynthetic and respiratory activities of spinach in an unheated greenhouse during winter in Sapporo, Japan. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology, 77, 109-117.
  3. 西尾善太,東億,下田星児,広田知良.(2021) 北海道十勝地方におけるワイン用 ブドウ3品種の品質と単収およびビンテージ評価に及ぼす栽培前年と当年の気象条件の影響.生物と気象, 21, 65-73.
  4. Yokoyama G., Yasutake D., Wang W., Wu Y., Feng J., Dong L., Kimura K., Marui A., Hirota T., Kitano M. and Mori M. (2021) Limiting factor of dew formation changes seasonally in a semiarid crop field of northwest China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 311, 108705.
  5. Nomura K., Yasutake D., Kaneko T., Takada A., Okayasu T., Ozaki Y., Mori M. and Kitano M. (2021) Long-term compound interest effect of CO2 enrichment on the carbon balance and growth of leafy vegetable canopy. Scientia Horiticulturae, 283, 110060.
  6. Yokoyama G., Yasutake D., Minami K., Kimura K., Wu Y., Feng J., Wang W., Mori M. and Kitano M. (2021) Evaluation of the physiological significance of leaf wetting by dew as a supplemental water resource in semi-arid crop production. Agricultural Water Management, 255, 106964.
  7. Nomura K., Yasutake D., Kaneko T., Iwao T., Okayasu T., Ozaki Y., Mori M. and Kitano M. (2021) Long-term estimation of the canopy photosynthesis of a leafy vegetable based on greenhouse climate conditions and nadir photographs. Scientia Horticulturae, 289, 110433.
  8. 伊藤次郎,岡安崇史,野村浩一,安武大輔,岩尾忠重,尾崎行生,井上英二,平井康丸,光岡宗司.(2021) 低コストIoTデバイスを用いた植物フェノタイピングロボットの開発とその性能評価.農業情報研究,30,13 – 23.
  9. Kimura K., Yasutake D., Oki T., Yoshida K. and Kitano M. (2021) Dynamic modeling of cold hardiness in tea buds by imitating past temperature memory. Annals of Botany, 127, 317–326.
  10. Shimoda S., Onodera M., Okumura O., Araki H., Kimura A., Chiba K., Kusano Y., Hoshi H., Tamura S., Suda T., Kominami Y., Nakatsuji T. and Hirota T. (2021) Effects of snow compaction ‘yuki-fumi’ on soil frost depth and volunteer potato control in potato–wheat rotation system in Hokkaido. Plant Production Science, 24, 186-197.


  1. Zhang Y., Yasutake D., Hidaka K., Kitano M. and Okayasu T. (2020) CFD analysis for evaluating and optimizing spatial distribution of CO2 concentration in a strawberry greenhouse under different CO2 enrichment methods. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 179, 105811.
  2. Nagare H., Iwatea T., Ebi A., Akao S., Maeda M., Yasutake D., Fujiwara T. (2020) Simultaneous recovery of phosphorus and potassium from biomass as magnesium salt. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. G, 76, III181-III187.
  3. Kimura K., Yasutake D., Koikawa K. and Kitano M. (2020) Spatiotemporal variability of leaf photosynthesis and its linkage with microclimates across an environment-controlled greenhouse. Biosystems Engineering, 195, 97-115.
  4. Nomura K., Takada A., Kunishige H., Ozaki Y., Okayasu T., Yasutake D. and Kitano M. (2020) Long-term and continuous measurement of canopy photosynthesis and growth of spinach. Environmental Control in Biology, 58, 21-29.
  5. Yoneda A., Yasutake D., Hidaka K., Nur I. M., Miyoshi Y., Kitano M. and Okayasu T. (2020) Effects of supplemental lighting during the period of rapid fruit development on the growth, yield, and energy use efficiency in strawberry plant production. International Agrophysics, 34, 233-239.
  6. Matsuda S., Yoshikoshi H., Suzuki T., Ohta Y., Chiba A., Arima H., Kumagai H., Yasutake D. and Kitano M. (2020) Calculation of the irradiance of solar radiation in a greenhouse with a complex structure using a diagram for sky view factor. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology, 76, 44–52.
  7. Kimura K., Yasutake D., Yamanami A. and Kitano M. (2020) Spatial examination of leaf-boundary-layer conductance using artificial leaves for assessment of light airflow within a plant canopy under different controlled greenhouse conditions. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 280, 107773.
  8. Murakami K., Hirota T., Shimoda S., and Yazaki T. (2020) Bias correction for spatially interpolated daily mean air temperature during winter in eastern Hokkaido using multimodal machine learning. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology, 76, 164-173.
  9. Saito K., Watanabe K., Haginoya S., Takeda K., Sueyoshi T., Hirota T., Mizoguchi M., Harada K., Hosaka H., Kimura M., Yabuki H. (2020) Database for ground temperature and freezing depth in Japan. Polar Data Journal, 4, 83-96.


  1. Yokoyama G., Yasutake D., Tanizaki T. and Kitano M. (2019) Leaf wetting mitigates midday depression of photosynthesis in tomato plants. Photosynthetica, 740-747.
  2. Nomura K., Yamasaki Y., Takada A., Kunishige H., Yasutake D. and Kitano M. (2019) A new method of evaluating gas fluxes in a closed chamber system with theoretical consideration for dynamic characteristics of a concentration sensor. Environmental Control in Biology, 57, 53–59.
  3. 鍋島怜和,安武大輔,北野雅治.(2019)ピーマン無摘心栽培における収量を構成する形質の品種間差異.園芸学研究, 18, 207-213.
  4. Nabeshima S., Yasutake D. and Kitano M. (2019) Hybrid vigor induced by cross-breeding enhances canopy photosynthesis and fruit yield of Japanese sweet pepper. Environmental Control in Biology, 57, 29-38.
  5. Hidaka K., Miyoshi Y., Ishii S., Suzuki N., Yin Y., Kurita K., Nagao K., Araki T., Yasutake D., Kitano M. and Kawachi N. (2019) Dynamic analysis of photosynthate translocation into strawberry fruits using non-invasive 11C-labeling supported with conventional destructive measurements using 13C-labeling. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9, 1946. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01946


  1. 松田周,吉越恆,川嶋浩樹,千葉彩香,山田修,太田祐樹,鈴木朋代,有馬宏,安武大輔,北野雅治(2018)多層保温被覆資材の内張と水蓄熱体を導入したハウスにおける内張開閉タイミングの検討.農業施設学会,49(3),117-126.
  2. Yasutake D., Yokoyama G., Maruo K., Wu Y., Wang W., Mori M. and Kitano M. (2018) Analysis of leaf wetting effects on gas exchanges of corn using a whole-plant chamber system. Plant, Soil and Environment, 64, 233-239.
  3. Yokoyama G., Yasutake D., and Kitano M. (2018) A preliminary experiment on the effects of leaf wetting on gas exchange in tomato leaves. Environmental Control in Biology, 56, 13-16.
  4. Muztahidin N. I., Yasutake D., Hidaka K., Miyoshi Y., Yoneda A., Nagao K., Kitano M. and Okayasu T. (2018) Characteristics of low-light LED as supplemental lighting and its effects on leaf gas exchange in strawberry. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, 63, 139-142.
  5. Akao S., Yasutake D., Kondo K., Nagare H., Maeda M. and Fujiwara T. (2018) Effects of cultivation period on catch crop chemical composition and potential for bioenergy production. Industrial Crops & Products, 111, 787-793.