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Best Paper Award

by Plant Production Science


The Crop Science Society of Japan (CSSJ) selects 3 outstanding papers for the Best Paper Award every year. The selection is conducted based on recommendation from editors.

As an Open Access journal, all articles in Plant Product Science are fully downloadable. Browse our award papers below.

PPS is the official journal of the CSSJ. CSSJ is a nonprofit academic society that aims to promote the utilization of crops and useful plants as food, animal feed, fibers, biomass fuels, and any other uses for human life and to restore, conserve, and improve the environment.

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Best Paper Award

Award YearCategoryArticle TitleAuthor(s)
2020Agronomy & Crop EcologyHarvest index is a critical factor influencing the grain yield of diverse wheat species under rain-fed conditions in the Mediterranean zone of southeastern Turkey and northern Syria
Tohru Kobata, Müjde Koç, Celaleddin Barutçular, Ken-ichi Tanno & Masanori Inagaki
Crop PhysiologyWater supply from pearl millet by hydraulic lift can mitigate drought stress and improve productivity of rice by the close mixed planting
Yasuhiro Izumi, Shinji Okaichi, Simon K. Awala, Yoshimasa Kawato, Yoshinori Watanabe, Koji Yamane & Morio Iijima
Crop PhysiologyHigh temperature and low solar radiation during ripening differentially affect the composition of milky-white grains in rice (Oryza sativa L.)Tsutomu Ishimaru, Yukinori Nakayama, Noriaki Aoki, Akihiro Ohsumi, Keitaro Suzuki, Takayuki Umemoto, Satoshi Yoshinaga & Motohiko Kondo
2019Agronomy & Crop EcologyAssociation between root growth angle and root length density of a near-isogenic line of IR64 rice with DEEPER ROOTING 1 under different levels of soil compactionPoornima Ramalingam, Akihiko Kamoshita, Vivek Deshmukh, Sousuke Yaginuma & Yusaku Uga
Crop PhysiologyEffect of soil exchangeable potassium content on cesium absorption and partitioning in buckwheat grown in a radioactive cesium-contaminated fieldKatashi Kubo, Shigeto Fujimura, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Takeshi Ota & Takuro Shinano
Genetic Resources Evaluation
Phenotypic variation in root development of 162 soybean accessions under hypoxia condition at the seedling stageKeisuke Suematsu, Tomomi Abiko, Van Loc Nguyen & Toshihiro Mochizuki
2018Crop PhysiologyYield and dry matter productivity of Japanese and US soybean cultivarsYohei Kawasaki, Yu Tanaka, Keisuke Katsura, Larry C. Purcell & Tatsuhiko Shiraiwa
Crop PhysiologyDifferential responses to high temperature during maturation in heat-stress-tolerant cultivars of Japonica riceKoichiro Tanamachi, Masayuki Miyazaki, Kazuhiro Matsuo, Chetphilin Suriyasak, Aina Tamada, Kiyoshi Matsuyama, Mari Iwaya-Inoue & Yushi Ishibashi
Crop PhysiologyDevelopmental Plasticity of Rice Root System Grown under Mild Drought Stress Condition with Shallow Soil Depth; Comparison between Nodal and Lateral rootsEmi Kameoka, Roel Rodriguez Suralta, Shiro Mitsuya & Akira Yamauchi
2017Agronomy & Crop Ecology
Performance of Maize-Soybean Intercropping under Various N Application Rates and Soil Moisture Conditions in Northern MozambiqueYasuhiro Tsujimoto, Joao Antonio Pedro, Guilhermino Boina, Miguel V. Murracama, Osamu Ito, Satoshi Tobita, Tetsuji Oya, Constantino Estevao Cuambe, Carolino Martinho
Agronomy & Crop EcologyImprovement of Soybean Seedling Establishment under a Flooded Condition by Seed Coating with Molybdenum CompoundsYoshitaka Hara
Crop PhysiologyInvolvement of α-Amylase Genes in Starch Degradation in Rice Leaf Sheaths at the Post-Heading StageYu Sugimura, Hiroyasu Michiyama, Tatsuya Hirano
2016Agronomy & Crop EcologyLower-Than-Expected Floret Sterility of Rice under Extremely Hot Conditions in a Flood-Irrigated Field in New South Wales, AustraliaTsutomu Matsui, Kazuhiro Kobayasi, Hiroshi Nakagawa, Mayumi Yoshimoto, Toshihiro Hasegawa, Russell Reinke, John Angus
Agronomy & Crop EcologyRice Adaptation to Aerobic Soils: Physiological Considerations and Implications for AgronomyYoichiro Kato, Keisuke Katsura
ReviewLeaf Photosynthesis and Its Genetic Improvement from the Perspective of Energy Flow and CO2 DiffusionYu Tanaka, Etsushi Kumagai, Youshi Tazoe, Shunsuke Adachi, Koki Homma

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