Awards(Society fellowship, Young scientist award, Paper of excellence)

Awards in 2013

Winners of the
society fellowship
Seijyu ISHIKAWA
生物農薬の開発ならびにイチゴ炭疽病に対する環境に配慮した防除技術の構築
Keiko NATSUAKI
熱帯作物の病害に関する研究
Kazusato OHSHIMA
ポティウイルスの分子進化的研究
Winners of the
young scientist award
Izumi CHUMA
いもち病菌における抵抗性遺伝子適応機構に関する研究
Ken KOMATSU
ウイルス感染防御応答による全身壊死誘導の分子機構に関する研究
Toshiyuki USAMI
Verticillium dahliaeの寄生性分化に関する研究
Awards for the
paper of excellence
Mochizuki, S., Saitoh, K., Minami, E., and Nishizawa, Y.
Localization of probe-accessible chitin and characterization of genes encoding chitin-binding domains during rice-Magnaporthe oryzae interactions. J. Gen. Plant Pathol. 77(3):163-173 (2011)
Chuma, I., Hotta, Y. and Tosa, Y.
Instability of subtelomeric regions during meiosis in Magnaporthe oryzae. J. Gen. Plant Pathol. 77(6):317-325 (2011)

List of winners of the society fellowship

1953
Kazue KURIBAYASHI
Studies on forecasting of rice blast disease
1954
Yoshio TAKAHASHI
Phytopathological and plant-breeding investigations on determining the degree of blast-resistance in rice plants
Kazuo GOTO
The teleomorph of Sclerotium rolfsii
1955
Kanesuke HARA
Contribution to editing Japanese fungal index and promoting the development of Japanese mycology
Hideo MUKO
Studies on the causal bacteria of the loquat canker
1956
Naohide HIRATSUKA
Studies on rust fungi in Japan
1957
Seito TAKIMOTO
A distinguished contribution to plant pathology - Especially in the study of plant bacterial diseases in Japan -
Kosaburo ONO
Morphological studies on blast and brown spot diseases of rice
1958
Naoji SUZUKI
Studies on violet root rot of sweet potato
1959
Daiki MURAYAMA
Serological studies on potato virus X
Jun HIDAKA
Studies on tobacco diseases
1960
Rokuya IMAZEKI
Taxonomic and biologic studies on wood rotting fungi
Hiromu OKAMOTO
Studies on effect of environmental conditions and methods for spraying fungicides on rice blast control
1961
Wataro YAMAMOTO
Classificatory and ecological studies on sooty mold fungi
Kiyomi KITANI
Ecological studies on control efficacy of lime sulfur fungicides
1962
Masa-akira HORI
Contribution to establishment of a plant protection system and guidance in its activities
Takuji KOZAKA
Studies on epidemics of rice sheath blight and its control
1963
Takeyuki MIZUKAMI
Studies on the ecological properties of Xanthomonas oryzae (Uyeda et Ishiyama) Dowson, the causual organism of bacterial leaf blight of rice plant
Akira SHINKAI
Studies on insect transmissions of rice virus diseases in Japan
1964
Hiroshi KITAJIMA
Studies on peach anthracnose
Yoshio OTANI
Studies on the black root rot disease of tobacco caused by Thielaviopsis basicola (BERK. et BR.) FERRARIS
1965
Norio OKABE
Studies on Pseudomonas solanacearum E.F. Simith
Snun-ichi YAMADA
Epidemiological studies on the scab disease of Satsuma orange and its control
1966
Hidefumi ASUYAMA
The Phytopathological Society and its activities
Koji HIRATA
Some observations on the haustoria of barley powdery mildew, Erysiphe graminis f. sp. hordei
Yasuo KOMURO
Identification of viruses infecting vegetables and ornamentals in Japan
1967
Eishiro SHIKATA
Electron microscopic studies on plant viruses
Jinya KIMURA
Studies on the Monilia disease of the apple caused by Monilinia mali (Tak.) Whetzel
Shigeru OZOE
Physiological and ecological studies on the oversummering and overwintering of the stripe rust of wheat and barley, Puccinia striiformis Westend
1968
Tokuzo HIRAI
Studies on the nature of disease resistance in plants
Shoyo NISHIMURA
Studies on wilting mechanism of Fusarium-infected watermelon plants
Nobuyuki OSHIMA
Studies on potato virus X
1969
Tadao INOUYE
Studies on identification and classification of legume viruses in Japan
Masayuki SAKAMOTO
Studies on the blast resistance in rice plant
1970
Yoji DOI,
Tatsuji ISHIE
and Kiyoshi YORA Discovery of plant pathogenic mycoplasma-like organisms
Shigetaka KATSUKI
Cercosporae of Japan
1971
Kiichi KATSURA
Some ecological studies on Phytophthora
Masao GOTO
Studies on phytopathogenic bacteria
1972
Takken MATSUO
Taxonomic studies on phytopathogenic Fusaria
Takao KOBAYASHI
Taxonomic studies of Japanese Diaporthaceae
1973
Tadao MISAWA
Studies on the infection and the movement of plant viruses
Tadao UI
Ecology of soil-borne pathogenic fungi
1974
Kunihei KISHI
Studies on virus disease of citrus, pear and peach
Hozumi SUZUKI
Studies on the behavior of the rice blast fungus spore and the application for forecasting method of the rice blast disease
1975
Keiichi TOMARU
Studies on the cucumber mosaic virus in tobacco plant
Masao HORI
Studies on the forecasting techniques of sheath blight of rice plant
Yasuji ASADA
Studies on lignin formation in fungus-infected plants
1976
Yoshio HASHIOKA
Electronmicroscopical studies on rice blast infection
Akinori EZUKA
Studies on varietal resistance to bacterial leaf blight in rice
1977
Bunkichiro WATANABE
Studies on differentiation of Rhizoctonia solani Kuehn parasitizing upland crop plants
Hachiro OKU
Mechanisms of host-parasite specificity in plant disease
1978
Natsuki NISHIHARA
Etiological studies on fungus diseases of grasses and legumes in warm temperate district of Japan
Kan-ichi O-HATA
Studies on panicle blight of rice plants
Takeshi NARITA
Historical views on the crop diseased in Hokkaido
1979
Yasuo SAITO
Studies on virus diseases of rice, barley and wheat
Yoshito IWATA
Contribution to Japan-Indonesia Joint Food Crop Research Program
Unji HIURA
Genetics of plant-parasite interaction in Erysiphe graminis DC.
1980
Toshikazu TANI
Pathophysiological studies on parasitism of the oat crown rust
Toshihiro KAJIWARA
Studies on the host-parasite interface in relation to the infection of downy mildew fungi
Masao YAMADA
Ecological studies on pathogenic races of rice blast fungus
1981
Fukuji NONAKA
Studies on the mechanism of plant disease resistance, especially on the phytoalexin
Tsunekuni MIYAKAWA
Studies on symptom development of the citrus diseases caused by virus and virus-like pathogens
Masashi SAITO
Studies on the ecology of vegetable diseases in vinyl houses and the improvement of their chemical control methods
1982
Hiroyuki TSUYAMA
Ecological behavior of soft rot causing bacteria of Chinese cabbage
Hajime KATO
Epidemiological studies on rice blast disease
Takao ARAKI
Ecological studies on soil conditions on the occurrence of violet and white root rot diseases
1983
Hiroshi YAEGASHI
Studies on the perfect stage of Pyricularia species
Hiroshi TOCHIHARA
Etiological studies on virus diseases of vegetables and ornamentals in Japan
Toru SHIMOMURA
Studies on the formation of local lesions by tobacco mosaic virus
1984
Hajimu KOMADA
Studies on soilborne Fusarium diseases of cultivated plants
Tomio YAMAGUCHI
Some ecological knowledge on rice blast and sheath blight occurrence
Akira OGOSHI
Studies on the taxonomy of the genus Rhizoctonia
1985
Teruyoshi HASHIBA
Ecological studies on rice sheath blight disease
Shintaro FUJII
Studies on rice necrosis mosaic
Akira YAMAGUCHI
Control of the fruit tree virus diseases
1986
Seiji OUCHI
Studies on the induction of resistance or accessibility in plant diseases
Kijuro KATO
Detection of new diseases of various horticultural crops and their control
Susumu KUBO
Studies on virus diseases of tobacco plants in Japan
1987
Etsuji HAMAYA
Advance studies for producing virus-free plants by means of tissue culture
Tsutomu IIJIMA
Studies on Verticillium wilt of tomato
Hiroshi ISHIZAKI
Studies on the mechanism of fungicidal action
1988
Suesaku CHIBA
Studies on analysis of factors affecting rice blast development, and on the forecasting of progress
Yuji NAGAI
Studies on the control of virus diseases of vegetables
Tsuneo TSUCHIZAKI
Studies on viruses obtained from leguminous plants and citrus tristeza virus
1989
Ikuo KIMURA
Studies on the rice dwarf virus
Akira KISO
Studies on the diagnosis of vegetable disease and the improvement of the chemical control methods
Kei OGAWA
Studies on biocontrol of fusarium wilt of sweet potato with cross-protection
1990
Hiroyuki HIBINO
Rice virus diseases in Japan and Southeast Asia
Chuji HIRUKI
Studies on the identification of plant viruses, viroids and mycoplasma-like organisms, and disease diagnostic methods
Haruo YANASE
Studies on apple top-working disease
1991
Koichi ASAGA
Studies on field resistance of rice varieties to blast disease
Hitoshi KUNOH
Cytological studies on infection process of Erysiphe graminis
Nobuaki MATSUYAMA
Mycological and molecular phytopathological studies on the rice diseases in special reference to the rice blast disease
1992
Yoshio EHARA
Studies on host response to plant viruses
Narinobu INOUYE
Studies on the virus diseases of ornamental plants, especially orchids and bulbs, in Japan
Tsuyoshi TAKAHASHI
Studies on viroid infections in plants
1993
Tadaaki HIBI
Infection of plant protoplasts with plant viruses by electromanipulation
Kazuya HIRANO
Serial studies on complex diseases causing nematodes and other pathogens
Reiichi YOSHINO
Ecological studies on the infection process of Pyricularia oryzae
1994
Takio ICHITANI
Ecological studies on pathogenic Pythium
Haruo MIURA
Ecological studies on the antibiotics resistant rice blast fungus
Nobumichi SAKO
Mechanism of aphid transmission of nonpersistent potyviruses and the serological study
1995
Tadaoki INABA
Ecology and physiology of Peronospora effusa, P. monshurica, Pseudoperonospora cubensis and Peronosclerospora maydis
Mitsuro KAMEYA
Studies on the identification and classification of viruses occurring on vegetables and legumes in Japan and South-east Asia
Tomonori SHIRAISHI
A determinant of specificity, suppressor, produced by a pea pathogen, Mycosphaerella pinodes
1996
Makoto KOJIMA
Studies on Luteoviruses affecting plants in Japan
Yuko O-HASHI
Molecular biology of resistance to pathogen-infection in plants
Jiro TOGASHI
Epidemiological studies on the soft rot bacteria
1997
Noriyuki DOKE
Mechanisms of active defence in host plants and race-specific pathogenicity of pathogen in potato late blight
Shigeyuki MAYAMA
Cytological, physiological and genetical studies on phytoalexin accumulation associated with specific resistance expression in the crown rust of oats
Tsuneo WATANABE
Taxonomy and identification, and biology of fungi associated with soilborne plant diseases
1998
Yuichi HONDA
Suppression of plant disease through light quality control
Yoichi TAKANAMI
Molecular biological study on the infection and multiplication of cucumber mosaic virus
Shinji TSUYUMU
Molecular biological analyses of pathogenic factors of plant pathogenic bacteria
1999
Iwao FURUSAWA
Molecular biological studies on brome mosaic virus
Koushi NISHIYAMA
Development of rapid methods for identification of phytopathogenic bacteria and clarification of phytotoxin production in relation to pathogenicity
Shigemitsu TORIYAMA
Molecular biology of rice stripe and rice grassy stunt viruses of the genus Tenuivirus
2000
Mitsuro HYAKUMACHI
Studies on biological control of soil-borne plant pathogens
Toshio KIKUMOTO
Ecology and biocontrol of soft rot of Chinese cabbege
Hiroshi OTANI
Host recognition by plant pathorogens and role of host-specific toxins
2001
Hiroki KOGANEZAWA
Studies on apple viroid diseases
Akira MORITA
Studies on physiology and scology of loquat canker
Tetsuo TAMADA
Studies on Beat necrotic yellow vein virus
2002
Osamu HORINO
Studies on resistance mechanisms of rice against bacterial blight caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae
Shigetou NAMBA
Molecular biological studies on phytoplasmas
Ichiro UEDA
Genetic studies on Rice dwarf virus
2003
Hisatoshi KAKU/td>
Genetic diversity and infection mechanisms of plant pathogenic bacteria
Toshihiro OMURA
Molecular biological studies of some rice viruses in Southeast Asian countries
Takashi TSUGE
Studies on pathogenicity genes of Alternaria alternata
2004
Hideo ISHII
Studies on fungicide resistance in phytopathogenic fungi
Naoyuki MATSUMOTO
Population biology of individualistic plant pathogenic fungi and its application to disease control
Kenichi TSUCHIYA
Molecular biological studies of Ralstonia solanacearum and related plant pathogenic bacteria
2005
Sakae ARASE
Studies on pathogenicity of Magnaporthe grisea and blast resistance of rice by using lesion mimic mutants of rice
Yasuyuki KUBO
Studies on mechanisms of appressorial penetration by Colletotrichum lagenarium
Hideo NASU
Ecological studies of deciduous fruit tree diseases and extension of their control methods
2006
Katsumi AKUTSU
Studies on development of techniques for biological control and genetic engineering control of plant diseases
Shigeo NAITO
Ecological studies on teleomorphic and anamorphic stages in Rhizoctonia fungi
Pyo Yun PARK
Ultrastructural analysis on cell responses of host cells to pathogen infection
2007
Hiromichi HORIE
Studies on diagnosis, ecology and control of plant diseases on various horticultural crops in Japan
Masamichi NISHIGUCHI
Basic studies on attenuated viruses
Tohru TERAOKA
Communication between rice plant and rice blast fungus during early infection stage
2008
Tetsuro OKUNO
Mechanisms of gene expression of dianthovirus and circumvention of host defence
Teruo SANO
Study on viroids in Japan
Hideki TAKAHASHI
Study on interaction between Cucumber mosaic virus and host plants at a molecular level
2009
Kazuya AKIMITSU
Molecular studies on interactions between citrus and Alternaria pathogens
Yuki ICHINOSE
Study of flagella-mediated interactions between plants and Pseudomonas syringae
Yukio TOSA
Genetic analysis of the species-specific parasitism of plant pathogenic fungi
2010
Tsutomu ARIE
Phylogeny and phytopathogenecity mechanisms of soil borne Fusarium oxysporum
Shinzo KOIZUMI
Ecological and genetic studies on durable use of blast resistance in rice
Satoshi OHKI
Studies on viral movement of Cucumber mosaic virus in infected plants
2011
Tsuneo NAMAI
Race differentiation of the rice blast fungus, Pyricularia oryzae, and environmentally friendly control of rice blast disease
Tomohide NATSUAKI
Studies on molecular mechanissms of viral attenuation and cross protection
Seiya TSUSHIMA
Study on control and epidemiology of bacterial grain rot of rice
2012
Yuichi TAKIKAWA
Studies on identification and taxonomy of plant pathogenic bacteria
Seiji UEMATSU
Research on etiology and control of new diseases of vegetables and floriculture crops
Nobuyuki YOSHIKAWA
Studies on genome structure and function of fruit tree viruses

List of winners of the young scientist award

1971
Osamu HORINO
Studies on the pathological anatomy of rice plants infected by Cochliobolus miyabeanus
1972
Tsutomu UEMATSU
Biological and ecological studies on Bdellovibrio
1973
Mitsuro KAMEYA-IWAKI
Studies on viruses isolated from narcissus and other some bulbous flowers
1974
Yoshio MIYATA
Researches on kinetics and taxis of Phytophthora zoospores
1975
Tadaoki INABA
Studies on the relationship between Pseudoperonospora cubensis and photosynthetic products of host cucumber leaves
1976
Tetsuo TAMADA
Sudies on the soybean dwarf disease
Shuichi YAMASHITA
Studies on the fungal viruses
Meisaku KOIZUMI
Ecological studies on citrus canker
1977
Tsutomu FUKUNISHI
Studies on etiology, ecology and control of eggplant black rot, strawberry anthracnose, pea foot rot, sweet potato surface rot and garlic tip blight
Yuichi HONDA
Effect of light on sporulation of Helminthosporium oryzae
Hitoshi KUNOH
Cytochemical and ultrastructural studies on barley powdery mildew
1978
Yoshiaki OTSUKI
Studies on novel propagation system of plant viruses using protoplast
Hiroki KOGANEZAWA
Studies on Rice stripe virus
Seiichi OKUDA
Studies on plant diseases due to mycoplasma-like organisms
1979
Masaaki YOSHIKAWA
De novo messenger RNA synthesis and glyceollin accumulation mechanisms during resistance expression of soybean hypocotyls to Phytophthora megasperma var. sojae
Hiroshi OTANI
Role of host-specific toxin in infection of Japanese pear by Alternaria kikuchiana
Mamoru SATO
Studies on the bacterial blight of mulberry
1980
Hisatoshi KAKU
Resistance reactions of rice cultivars to strains of Xanthomonas campestris pv. oryzae
Tomonori SHIRAISHI
Role of pisatin on disease resistance of pea and the regulation mechanism of pisatin production by a pathogenic fungus
Satoshi OHKI
Studies on yellows-type plant virus diseases
1981
Matsuo SASAKI
Studies on hop stunt disease
Hiromichi HORIE
Studies on diseases of ornamental trees and shrubs
Kenji TAKAHASHI
Ultrastructure and its function in the host-parasite interface of obligate parasite
1982
Shigetou NAMBA
Etiological studies on virus diseases of fruit trees
Toshihiro OMURA
Production of virus-free plants through callus culture and studies of rice gall dwarf virus
Masatoki TAGA
Genetical studies on fungicide resistance of blast fungus
1983
Naoyuki MATSUMOTO
Autecological studies on the Typhula snow blight of graminaceous plants
Hideo ISHII
Studies on fungicide resistance of pear scab fungus
Yoshikatsu FUJITA
Studies on aggressiveness of races of Pyricularia oryzae
1984
Hiroshi HAGIWARA
Studies on the soil-borne diseases of vegetable and ornamental crops
Tomohide NATSUAKI
Studies on seed-borne temperate viruses
Kaoru HANADA
Genetic analysis of small isometric plant viruses
1985
Shigeru KUWATA
Studies on the causal viruses of tobacco stunt and lettuce big vein
Hironori KOGA
Morphological studies on the early infection process of rice blast fungus
Yukio SHIRAKO
Studies on soil-borne viruses
1986
Takahito NODA
Studies on the physiology and ecology of the infection by Xanthomonas campestris pv. oryzae
Koji AZEGAMI
Studies on the bacterial seedling blight of rice and the pathogen
Yuichi TAKIKAWA
Studies on classification and identification of plant pathogenic bacteria
1987
Yoshiaki CHIKUO
Studies on the ecology and control of sugar beet anthracnose and sugar beet black root
Teruo SANO
Comparative studies on pathogenicity and nucleotide sequence of viroids
Takashi TSUGE
Relation between the host-specific toxin production and pathogenicity in Alternaria alternata pathogens
1988
Katsumi KATAYAMA
Ecology and control of bacterial wilt on potato in Southwestern Japan
Yasuyuki KUBO
Significance of melanin biosynthesis for appressorial penetration of Colletotrichum lagenarium
Toyozo SATO
Morphological and systematic studies on rust fungi
1989
Takashi OKU
Studies on the parasitism of Erysiphe graminis DC.
Nobuya TASHIRO
Studies on potato common scab caused by Streptomyces spp.
Nobuyuki YOSHIKAWA
Studies on strawberry viruses in Japan
1990
Yasuo ANDO
Physiological and ecological studies on the tea gray blight caused by Pestalotia longiseta
Hideki HARA
Ecology and control of bacterial wilt on tobacco caused by Pseudomonas sotanacearum
Takeshi KANO
Studies on citrus viruses and viroids
1991
Kiyoshi ISHIGURO
Studies on the forecast of rice blast disease
Hisashi IWAI
Studies on the multiplication and movement of soybean mosaic virus within soybean plant tissues
Yoshiyuki TAKAHASHI
Studies on serological diagnosis of plant viruses
1992
Kazuyuki HIRATSUKA
Studies on viruses and plasmid-like DNAs in phytopathogenic fungi
Kazusato OHSHIMA
Studies on rnonoclonal antibodies to plant viruses
Shigehito TAKENAKA
Studies on serological diagnostic methods of snow molds of wheat and barley
1993
Ikuo KADOTA
Stripe of rice caused by Pseudomonas avenae
Chikara MASUTA
Studies on function of satellite RNAs of cucumber mosaic virus
Yukio TOSA
Studies on mechanism of the forma specialis-genes specificity in Erysiphe graminis
1994
Satoshi KASHIWAZAKI
Etiology of barley yellow mosaic disease
Hiroyuki SAWADA
Studies on differentiation and taxonomy of the genus Agrobacterium
Hideki TAKAHASHI
Studies on mechanisms of symptom expression on cucumber mosaic virus disease
1995
Naruto FURUYA
Studies on biological control of bacterial grain rot of rice
Nobuhiro SUZUKI
Molecular analysis or the rice dwarf phytoreovirus genome
Shinya TSUDA
Studies on biological and serological analyses of tomato spotted wilt virus and its application
1996
Michiyoshi ARAI
Studies on infection process and control of barley caused by Rhynchosporium secalis
Tetsuo MAOKA
Studies on papaya ringspot virus
Kazuo NAKASHIMA
Characterization of phytoplsmas that cause rice yellow dwarf, sugarcane white leaf and sesame phyllody
1997
Toshiyuki MORIKAWA
Etiological and ecological studies of tulip diseases
Toshiaki TAKEHARA
Use of nitrate nonutilizing mutants in ecological studies of Fusarium diseases
Hirofumi YOSHIOKA
Regulation of the expression of defense gene by suppressors from plant pathogenic fungi
1998
Takashi NARABU
Physiological and ecological studies and biological control of root-knot nematodes
Kazuhiko NARISAWA
Biocontrol of clubroot disease and yellows in Brassica campestris by root endophytic fungus, Heteroconium chaetospira
Motoaki TOJO
Studies on propagules behavior of Phythium spp. in field soil
1999
Kazuhiro NAKAHO
Studies on mechanisms of resistance in tomato rootstock cultivars to bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum
Masashi SUZUKI
Studies on functions of cucumber mosaic virus genes
Kazuhiro TOYODA
Regulation of signal transduction and expression of defense responses in pea by elicitor and suppressor from Mycosphaerella pinodes
2000
Akinori KIBA
Role of plant cell walls in determining plant-pathorogen specificity
KUSABA, M.
Evolutionary process of parastic specialization in plant pathogenic fungi inferred from molecular phylogenetic analysis
Mamoru SATOU
Studies on physiological specialization of downy mildew of crucifers caused by peronospora parasitica
2001
Ryouji NAKAUNE
ABC transporter genes involved in multidrug resistance in Penicillium digitatum
Shoji SONODA
Studies on virus resistance and gene silencing in transgenic plants with viral genes
Hideo YUKIOKA
The strobilurin metominostrobin induces an alternative respiratory pathway in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe grisea
2002
Satoko KANEMATSU
Variation in Japanese isolates of Phomopsis from fruit trees and their phylogenetic and taxonomic studies
Masami NAKAJIMA
Mechanisms of bactericide resistance in phytopathogenic bacteria
Akinori SHINMURA
Studies on the ecology and control of Welsh onion root rot caused by Fusarium redolens
2003
Takao ITO
Studies on the distribution and diagnosis of citrus viroids in Japan
Taketo UEHARA
Molecular phylogenetic analysis and characterization of secretory enzyme genes of plant parasitic nematodes
Shigenobu YOSHIDA
Studies on ecology and control of mulberry anthracnose
2004
Hajime AKAMATSU
Molecular biological studies on pathogenicity of Alternaria alternata tomato pathotype
Jun-ichi KIHARA
Studies on photomorphogenesis in a phytopathogenic fungus induced by near-ultraviolet radiation
Yoshitaka TAKANO
Molecular genetic studies on infection mechanism in Colletotrichum lagenarium
2005
Masashi FUJINAGA
Studies on physiological races and phylogenetic analysis of lettuce root rot pathogen, Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae
Mitsuru OKUDA
Developing a detection method and study of pathogenicity-related genes of tospoviruses
Minoru TAKESHITA
Molecular biological study of the host-specificity and cross-protection of Cucumber mosaic virus
2006
Kenichi IKEDA
Diversity and dynamics of dsRNA in root rot fungi
Kinya NOMURA
Molecular biological analysis of plant-bacteria interactions in disease
Gento TSUJI
Molecular biological studies on the pathogenicity of Colletotrichum lagenarium
2007
Akira MASUNAKA
Studies on Biosynthesis genes for host-selective ACT-toxin produced by the tangerine pathotype of Alternaria alternata
Masafumi SHIMIZU
Cultivation of disease-resistant tissue-cultured seedlings using endophytic actinomycetes
Noriko ISHIKAWA (SUEHIRO)
The molecular and biological characterization of pathogenicity determinants of Turnip mosaic virus and a simplified method for virus detection
2008
Shigeyuki KAKIZAWA
Genomic sequencing and analysis of cell surface membrane proteins of phytoplasma
Nobutaka SOMEYA
Biological cntrol of fungal plant diseases by using antagonistic bacteria
Kasumi TAKEUCHI
Studies on flagellin glycosylation and pathogenicity of Pseudomonas syringae
2009
Ayako FURUTANI
Molecular biological studies on pathogencity of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae
Kenji GOMI
Studies on plant defense signaling and host specificity
Akira KAWAGUCHI
Studies on the diagnosis and biological control of grapevine crown gall and phylogenetic analysys of tumorigenic Rhizobium vitis
2010
Hisae HIRATA
Molecular biological studies on mechanisms involved in pathogenicity of citrus pathogens
Kazuhiro ISHIBASHI
Studies on the Tm-1 gene of tomato and host specificity of tobamoviruses
Ken-ichiro SAITOH
Molecular viological studies on appressorium formation in the rice blast fungus
2011
Hanako SHIMURA
Functional analysis of virul RNA silencing suppressors and a strategy to screen antivirul compounds that target viral RNA silencing suppressors
Makoto UENO
Studies on the expression of light-induced resistance of plants to the rice blast fungus
Yasuyuki YAMAJI
Studies on host factors regulating infection by Tobacco modaic virus
2012
Tomoo MISAWA
Studies on the identification, epiemiology and control of fungal diseases on various vegetables in Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan
Nobumitsu SASAKI
Studies on the molecular mechanism of cell-to-cell movement of plant RNA viruses
Megumi YOSHIDA
Studies on the control of Fusarium head blight of barley and wheat and mycotoxin levels in grains based on time of infection and toxin accumulation

List of awards for the paper of excellence

2002
KATO, H., YAMAMOTO, M., YAMAGUCHI-OZAKI,T., KADOUCHI, H., IWAMOTO, Y., NAKAYASHIKI, H., TOSA, Y., MAYAMA, S. and MORI, N.
Pathogenicity, mating ability and DNA restriction fragment length polymorphisms of Pyricularia populations isolated from Gramineae, Bambusideae and Zingiberaceae plants. JGPP 66: 30-47 (2000)
KAKU, H., SUBANDIYAH, S. and OCHIAI, H.
Red stripe of rice is caused by a bacterium Microbacterium sp. JGPP 66: 149-152 (2000)
2003
INOUE, I., OHARA, T., NAMIKI, F. and TSUGE, T.
Isolation of pathogenicity mutants of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis by insertional mutagenesis. JGPP 67: 191-199 (2001)
SOMEYA, N., NAKAJIMA, M., HIRAYAE, K., HIBI, T. and AKUTSU, K.
Synergistic antifungal activity of chitinolytic enzymes and prodigiosin produced by biocontrol bacterium, Serratia marcescens strain B2 against gray mold pathogen, Botrytis cinerea. JGPP 67: 312-317 (2001)
2004
GOMI, K., YAMAMOTO, H. and AKIMITSU, K.
Characterization of a lipoxygenase gene in rough lemon induced by Alternaria alternata. JGPP 68: 21-31 (2002)
MORIWAKI, J., TSUKIBOSHI, T. and SATO, T.
Grouping of Colletotrichum species in Japan based on rDNA sequences. JGPP 68: 307-320 (2002)
2005
YAMAMOTO, A., KATOU, S., YOSHIOKA, H., DOKE, N. and KAWAKITA, K.
Nitrate reductase, a nitric oxide-producing enzyme: induction by pathogen signals. JGPP 69: 218-229 (2003)
TSUJI, G., FUJII, S., FUJIHARA, N., HIROSE, C., TSUGE, S., SHIRAISHI, T. and KUBO, Y.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation for random insertional mutagenesis in Colletotrichum lagenarium. JGPP 68: 307-320 (2003)
2006
Suzuki, F., Sawada, H., Azegami, K. and Tsuchiya, K.
Molecular characterization of the tox operon involved in toxoflavin biosynthesis of Burkholderia glumae. Journal of General Plant Pathology 70(2):97-107 (2004)
Yasuda, N., Fujita, Y. and Noguchi, M.
Identification of avirulence genes in the rice blast fungus corresponding to three resistance genes in Japanese differentials. Journal of General Plant Pathology 70(4):202-206 (2004)
2007
Zenbayashi-Sawata, K., Ashizawa, T. and Koizumi, S.
Pi34-AVRPi34: a new gene-for-gene interaction for partial resistance in rice to blast caused by Magnaporthe grisea. Journal of General Plant Pathology 71(6):395-401 (2005).
Takahashi, H., Shimizu, A., Arie, T., Rosmalawati, S., Fukushima, S., Kikuchi, M., Hikichi, Y., Kanda, A., Takahashi, A., Kiba, A., Ohnishi, K., Ichinose, Y., Taguchi, F., Yasuda, C., Kodama, M., Egusa, M., Masuta, C., Sawada, H., Shibata, D., Hori, K. and Watanabe, Y.
Catalog of Micro-Tom tomato responses to common fungal, bacterial, and viral pathogens. Journal of General Plant Pathology 71(1):8-22 (2005).
2008
Azegami K., Tsukamoto T., Matsuura T., Inoue Y., Uematsu H., Ohara T., Mizuno A., Yoshida K., Bessho H., Sato S., Kimura S. and Goto M.
Erwinia amylovora can pass through the abscission layer of fruit-bearing twigs and invade apple fruit during fruit maturation. Journal of General Plant Pathology 72:43-45 (2006).
Hirano, Y. and Arie, T.
PCR-based differentiation of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici and radicis-lycopersici and races of F. oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Journal of General Plant Pathology 72:273-283 (2006).
2009
Nishimura N.
Selective media for Fusarium oxysporum. J. Gen. Plant Pathol.73:342-348(2007).
Kawaguchi A., Inoue K. and Nasu H.
Biological control of grapevine crown gall by nonpathogenic Agrobacterium vitis strain VAR03-1. J. Gen. Plant Pathol.73:133-138(2007).
2010
Hamada H., Matsumura H.,Tomita R., Terauchi R., Suzuki K. and Kobayashi K.
Super SAGE revealed different classes of early resistance responce genes in Capsicum chinense plants harboring L3-resistance gene infected with Pepper mild mottle virus. J. Gen. Plant Pathol. 74(4)313-321 (2008).
Nakajima T., Yoshida M. and Tomiura K.
Effect of lodging on the level of mycotoxins in wheat, barley, and rice infected with the Fusarium graminearum species complex. J. Gen. Plant Pathol. 74(4)289-295 (2008).
2011
Chuma I., Shinogi T., Hosogi N., Ikeda K., Nakayashiki H., Park P. and Tosa Y.
Cytological characteristics of microconidia of Magnaporthe oryzae. J. Gen. Plant Pathol. 75(5)353-358 (2009).
Kobayashi K., Tomita R. and Sakamoto M.
Recombinant plant dsRNA-binding protein as an effective tool for the isolation of viral replicative from dsRNA and universal detection of RNA viruses. J. Gen. Plant Pathol. 75(2)87-91 (2009).
2012
Ebihara, Y., Uematsu, S. and Nomiya, S.
Control of Verticillium dahliae at a strawberry nursery by paddy-upland rotation. Journal of General Plant Pathology 76(1):7-20 (2010)
Horita, M., Suga,Y., Ooshiro, A. and Tsuchiya, K.
Analysis of genetic and biological characters of Japanese potato strains of Ralstonia solanacearum. Journal of General Plant Pathology 76(3):196-207 (2010)