Hitoshi SHINJO

Field

Terrestrial Ecosystems Management

Position

Associate Professor

Contact

Tel: 075-753-6299
E-mail: shinhit*kais.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)

Profile

1993-1996 Research Associate in ICARDA (International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas), Aleppo, Syria, dispatched as JICA volunteer
2000 Dr (Agriculture) from Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
2000-2002 Teaching Assistant in Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
2002-2013 Assistant Professor in Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
2013-present Associate Professor in Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies and of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Major Publications

*Ikazaki, K., Shinjo, H., Tanaka, U., Tobita, S., Funakawa, S., and Kosaki, T. 2011. Aeolian materials sampler for measuring surface flux of soil nitrogen and carbon during wind erosion events in the Sahel, West Africa, Transactions of the ASABE, 54(3), 983-990
*Ikazaki, K., Shinjo, H., Tanaka, U., Tobita, S., Funakawa, S., and Kosaki, T. 2011. Field-scale aeolian sediment transport in the Sahel, West Africa. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 75, 1885-1897  doi:10.2136/sssaj2010.0416
*Ikazaki, K., Shinjo, H., Tanaka, U., Tobita, S., Funakawa, S., and Kosaki, T. 2011. “Fallow Band System,” a land management practice for controlling desertification and improving crop production in the Sahel, West Africa. 1. Effectiveness in desertification control and soil fertility improvement. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 57(4), 573-586
*Fujii, K., Funakawa, S., Shinjo, H., Hayakawa, C., Mori, K, and Kosaki, T. 2011. Fluxes of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen throughout Andisol, Spodosol and Inceptisol profiles under forest in Japan. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 57(6), 855-866 (2011.12)
*Shimono, H., Miyazaki, H., Shinjo, H., Kanno, H., and Sakurai, T. 2012. Do Zambian smallholders choose the optimal sowing date for high maize productivity? Tropical Agriculture and Development, 56(2), 62-70
*Hayashi, K., Matsumoto, N., Hayashi, E.T., Abdoulaye, T., Shinjo, H., Tabo, R., Matsunaga, R., and Tobita, S. 2012. Estimation of nitrogen flow within a village-farm model in Fakara region in Niger, Sahelian zone of West Africa. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystem, 92, 289-304 DOI 10.1007/s10705-012-9490-4