Personnel Information


Hirai Hiroaki

Job Title

Associate Professor


Environmental Sciences and Technology

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  • College of Life, Environment, and Advanced Sciences

  • Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, School of Life and Environmental Sciences

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  • Science education

  • Environmental agriculture(including landscape science)

  • Agricultural environmental engineering/Agricultural information engineering


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Development of a simple thermal method for measuring sap flow in plants for space experiments, Biological Sciences in Space , 2018.12, Ayako TOKUDA , Yoshiaki KITAYA , Hiroaki HIRAI

  • Effects of gravity on stem sap flow and water and heat exchange in the leaves of sweetpotato, Int. J. Microgravity Sci. Appl., 2018.07, Ayako TOKUDA , Yoshiaki KITAYA , Hiroaki HIRAI , Hirofumi HASHIMOTO and Yuko INATOMI

  • Evaluation of Growth Performance of Super-Dwarf Rice in Space Agriculture, Trans. JSASS Aerospace Tech. Japan, 2018.03, Hiroaki Hirai, Yoshiaki Kitaya

  • Effects of water contents and CO2 concentrations in soil on growth of sweet potato, Field Crops Research, 2013.10, SIQINBATU, Yoshiaki KITAYA, Hiroaki HIRAI, Ryosuke ENDO, Toshio SHIBUYA

  • Growth and ajoene concentrations in garlic plants cultured hydroponically with different aeration regimes, The Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 2010.03, M.T. Naznin, Y. Kitaya, T. Shibuya and H.Hirai

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Charge of class subject 【 display / non-display

  • First Year Seminar

  • Engineering for Plant Production

  • Plant production management engineering

  • Practical Experiences I in Environmental Sciences and Technology