Yoichiro Kojima

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Sheath blight, caused by Rhizoctonia solani, is one of the most serious diseases of rice. Among 33 rice accessions, mainly from National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS) Core Collection, we found three landraces from the Himalayas-Jarjan, Nepal 555 and Nepal 8-with resistance to sheath blight in 3 years' field testing. Backcrossed inbred lines(More)
Rice (Oryza sativa L.) can produce black grains as well as white. In black rice, the pericarp of the grain accumulates anthocyanin, which has antioxidant activity and is beneficial to human health. We developed a black rice introgression line in the genetic background of Oryza sativa L. 'Koshihikari', which is a leading variety in Japan. We used Oryza(More)
  • Y Kojima
  • 1994
During the morphological study of goat spermatogenesis, cross and oblique sections of the neck region (connecting piece) of the spermatid were closely studied in conjunction with the shaping of the sperm head; the centriolar adjunct (CA) briefly appeared as a fragile organelle in spermiogenesis. As is the case of other mammalian spermatids, the CA expanded(More)
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