Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course) Division of Integrated Sciences for Life Program of Bioresource Science
Lecture Code WD205100 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 植物生産機能学I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Plant Production Science I
トミナガ ルミ,キクタ マユミ,ナガオカ トシノリ,ウエダ アキヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Inte:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
by online 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords SDG_2, SDG_15, Plant structure, Essential elements, Soil structure, Environmental stress
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this course is to gain fundamental understanding of the interaction between plants and environments, plant structure, absorption of water and nutrients, metabolism, adaptation to environmental stresses, and soil functions. Students learn basic knowledge and technology to apply to plant production. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Overview of the class (Tominaga)
lesson2-4 Plant structure and function, growth and development (Tominaga)
lesson5-8 Soil structure and water, nutrients and microbes in soils (Nagaoka)
lesson9-12 Mechanism of Environmental Stress Tolerance in Plants (Ueda)
lesson13-16 Effects of essential elements on plant growth and quality (Kikuta) 
・Plant Physiology, 4TH or 5TH Edition, Eds. Lincoln Taize and Eduardo Zeiger, (Sinauer Associate Inc. USA)
・Essential Soil Science, Eds. Mark Ashman and Geeta Puri, Blackwell Publishing 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC projector will be used.
Handout will be distributed in the class. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
It will be announced at each lecture. 
Grading Method Grading: Report or exam by each professor (100%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class is provided in English upon request. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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