Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A).
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants|
|Research Institution||UNIVERSITY OF TSUKUBA|
MAEKAWA Takaaki INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF TSUKUBA PROFESSOR, 農林工学系, 教授 (40015665)
HOSHIBA Shinji DEPARTMENT OF DAIRY SCIENCE RESEARCH, RAKUNO GAKUEN UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL UNIVERSITY OF TSUKUBA PROFESSOR, 酪農学科, 教授 (90111161)
KATO Koro GRADUATE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE, KYOTO UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, 大学院・農学研究科, 助教授 (70026566)
ITO Kazuhiko GRADUATE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE, HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR, 大学院・農学研究科, 教授 (70001477)
IKEDA Hideo COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, OSAKA PREFECTURE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR, 農学部, 教授 (00081547)
SAGARA Yasuyuki GRADUATE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, 大学院・農学生命科学研究科, 助教授 (30012024)
|Project Period (FY)
1998 – 2000
Completed(Fiscal Year 2000)
|Budget Amount *help
¥30,200,000 (Direct Cost : ¥30,200,000)
Fiscal Year 2000 : ¥7,600,000 (Direct Cost : ¥7,600,000)
Fiscal Year 1999 : ¥7,600,000 (Direct Cost : ¥7,600,000)
Fiscal Year 1998 : ¥15,000,000 (Direct Cost : ¥15,000,000)
|Keywords||Nitrification / Denitrification / Grain drying / Nondestructive analysis / Low cost livestock housing / Environmental control of agriculture structures / Methane fermentation / Horticulture system / Management of fertilizing|
This research has the following main research theme : " Development of advanced technology on agricultural structures for sustainable bio-based production" and The initial fundamental research work has aimed at the practical realization of the following five technological factors which are based on agricultural structures :
1) High performance treatment and high level management of grain drying facilities.
(a) Decrease of environmental loadings in the grain drying facilities.
(b) Drying method by using natural energy sources.
(c) Saving labor cost of drying operations using nondestructive measurement.
2) Comprehensive sorting system for fruits by multiplication and advancement of nondestructive inspection technology.
(a) Photoelectricity and acoustic methods.
(b) Super sonic method.
(c) Parallel and multiple data processing of sensor data.
(d) Near infrared analyzing method for fruit sorting.
3) Development of design criteria for environmental preservation and low cost livestock housing.
design and construction of livestock housing.
(b) Operation of low cost livestock housing.
(c) Odor control in livestock housing.
(d) Dust and microbe control in the livestock housing.
(e) Analysis and control of ammonia evolution.
(f) Analysis of the process of nitrification/denitrification.
(g) Advancement of methane fermentation and methane fermentation
4) Introduction of new functional food and evaluation method.
(a) Development of design method for evaluation of food stuffs.
(b) Monitoring of microbial processes.
(c) Impedance analysis of food cell culture type.
5) Higt performance and labor cost saving in horticulture.
(a) Development of horticulture processing and environmental control.
(b) Micro meteorological in large-scale livestock housing.
(c) The development of the control technology of the subterranean part environment.
(d) The optic environment in the protected horticulture production.
(e) New fertilizer management technology of horticultural facilities.
Some of these research results have been made public in related academic journals, with the remaining results to be submitted to these journals. Less