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OGURA Shin-ichiro
Graduate School of Agriculture
Division of Life Science
Department of Environmental Bioscience
Laboratory of Land Ecology
Date of Birth
Academic Degree
Ph.D. (Agri.)
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    Research Subjects
    • Mechanisms of foraging manner in large herbivores(2003-)
    • Effects of plant species richness on animal production and health in grazing herbivores(2010-)
    • Impacts of grazing animals on grassland vegetation(2003-)
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    Grazing, Ruminants, Pature utilization, Foraging, Digestion, Vegetational change, Vegetation-herbivores intaractions
    Academic Society Membership
    • Japanese Society of Grassland Science
    • Japanese Society of Animal Science
    • 動物の行動と管理学会
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      Series of Grassland Science 2: Ecology and Conservation of Grasslands - perspective on concistency of livestock production with biodiversity -.[学会出版センター,(2010)]Ogura, S. and others

      Field and laboratory methods for grassland Science.[全国農村教育協会,(2004)]Ogura, S. and others

      A forming anew handbook on animal husbandary.[講談社,(2006)]Ogura, S. and others

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      Original Papers

      Diet selection and foraging behavior of cattle in species-rich vegetation of native grasslands, Japan.[Journal of Integrated Field Science,8,(2011),25-33]Ogura, S

      Effects of ruminal and abomasal digestion on seed germinability of Japanese wild plants.[Grassland Science,55(4),(2009),225-229]Obara, M., Ogura, S.*, Shishido, T. and Sugawara, K.

      Seed dispersal by defecation of cattle rotationally grazed in sown and native pastures.[Japanese Journal of Grassland Science,52(1),(2006),6-16]Michihiro Obara, Shin-ichiro Ogura, Tetsuro Shishido, Kazuo Sugawara

      Estimation of herbage mass in a bahia grass (Paspalum notatum) and a centipede grass (Eremochloa ophiuroides) pasture using a capacitance probe, a sward stick and a rising plate.[Tropical Grasslands,39,(2005),22-30]Ogura S., Nagatomo Y., Hirata M.

      Foraging behavior of cattle in a bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum Flügge) pasture: investigation at a feeding station scale.[Grassland Science,50(2),(2004),147-153]Ogura S.,Sekino R.,Hirata M.

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      Review Papers

      Heterogeneous impacts of grazing animals and vegetational change in Japanese native pastures.[Journal of Integrated Field Science,3, (2006), 21-26]Ogura, S., Shinsho, H., Takahashi, T., Obara, M., Sato, S. and Sugawara, K.

      Grazing use of native pastures by beef cattle in Japan: recent researches on plant-animal interactions in native pastures.[Tohoku Journal of Agricultural Research,55(1-2), (2004), 39-44]Ogura S., Sugawara K.

      Spatiotemporal variation in herbage mass in a grazed pasture: an approach at a feeding station scale.[Grassland Science,49(3), (2003), 280-285]Hirata M.,Ogura S.

      Significance of ""Grazing Ruminology"" in the estimation of feeding value for Japanese native forage.[Grassland Science,47(2), (2001), 196-203]Ogura S.

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      Honours, Awards and Prizes
      • 日本農学進歩賞(2005)
      • 日本草地学会研究奨励賞(三井賞)(2005)
      • 東北大学大学院農学研究科先端農学研究奨励賞(2013)
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