Publications by the use of Yakushima Field Station in 2008

Last update: January 2009

Jounal articles

  1. Tsujino R, Yumoto T (2008) Seedling establishment of five evergreen tree species in relation to topography, sika deer (Cervus nippon yakushimae) and soil surface environments. Journal of Plant Research 121: 537-546.
  2. Hanya G. Matsubara M. Hayaishi S. Zamma K. Yoshihiro S. Kanaoka M. M. Sugaya S. Kiyono M. Nagai M. Tsuriya Y. Hayakawa S. Suzuki M. Yokota T. Kondo D. Takahata Y. (2008) Food conditions, competitive regime, and female social relationships in Japanese macaques: within-population variation on Yakushima. Primates, 49, 116-125.
  3. Hayakawa S. (2008) Male-Female Mating Tactics and Paternity of Wild Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui). American Journal of Primatology, 70, 1-4.
  4. Horiuchi S. (2008) Group connection and the number of males in female-philopatric animal groups. Evolutionary Ecology, 22, 243-252.
  5. Horiuchi S. (2008) High population density promotes the evolution of ownership. Ecological Research, 23, 551-556.
  6. Koda H. Shimooka Y. Sugiura H. (2008) Effects of Caller Activity and Habitat Visibility on Contact Call Rate of Wild Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata). American Journal of Primatology, 70, 1055-1063.
  7. Koda Ryosuke. Noma Naohiko. Tsujino Riyou. Umeki Kiyoshi. Fujita Noboru. (2008) Effects of sika deer (Cervus nippon yakushimae) population growth on saplings in an evergreen broad-leaved forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 256, 431-437.
  8. Tanaka K. (2008) Putting ourselves in a striped snake's shoes: thermal sensitivity of locomotor performance in a melanistic/striped colour-dimorphic snake. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm), 89, 211-218.
  9. Tanaka K. (2008) Some like it cool? intermorph comparison of preferred body temperature in a colour-dimorphic snake. Animal Biology, 58,
  10. Tarnaud L. Yamagiwa J. (2008) Age-dependent patterns of intensive observation on elders by free-ranging young Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui) within foraging context on Yakushima. American Journal of Primatology, 70, 1103-1113.
  11. Toju H. (2008) Fine-scale local adaptation of weevil mouthpart length and camellia pericarp thickness: Altitudinal gradient of a putative arms race. Evolution, 62, 1086-1102.
  12. Yamagiwa J. (2008) History and present scope of field studies on Macaca fuscata yakui at Yakushima Island, Japan. International Journal of Primatology, 29, 49-64.

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Theses

  1. Simoes C. G. (2008) Effects of forest management and topography on structure, composition and diversity, and recovery dynamics in the lowland forest on Yakushima Island, Japan. Master thesis, Kagoshima University.
  2. Koda R. (2008)(in Japanese) Master thesis, Kyoto University.
  3. Terakawa M. (2008)(in Japanese) Doctoral thesis, Hiroshima University.
  4. Baba Y. (2008)(in Japanese) Doctoral thesis, The University of Tokyo.

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Books

  1. Agetsuma Naoki. (2008) Crop raiding by wildlife induced by landscape modifications: Ecological function losses by forest developments on the island of Yakushima, southern Japan. Sustainability and biodiversity assessment on forest utilization options, Research Institute for Human and Nature (Ed. Ichikawa M., Yamashita S. Nakasizuka T.), pp. 381-388. Kyoto: Nakanishi Printing Company.
  2. Morino Mari. Hagihara Yoshimi. Kamiya Daisue. Sakamoto Maiko. (2008) Forest Use and Awareness of Environmental Conservation in Yakushima, Japan. Sustainability and Biodiversity Assessment on Forest Utilization Options (Ed. Ichikawa Masahiro., Yamashita Satoshi. Nakashizuka Tohru.), pp. 481-484: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.
  3. Morino Mari. Koike Fumito. (2008) Land Use and Crop Damage by Japanese Macaque on Yakushima Island, Japan. Sustainability and Biodiversity Assessment on Forest Utilization Options (Ed. Ichikawa Masahiro., Yamashita Satoshi. Nakashizuka Tohru.), pp. 377-380: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.
  4. Otani Tatsuya. Agetsuma Naoki. Agetsuma-Yanagihara Yoshimi. (2008) History of forest utilization in the World Nature Heritage area of western Yakushima Island. Sustainability and biodiversity assessment on forest utilization options, Research Institute for Human and Nature (Ed. Ichikawa M., Yamashita S. Nakasizuka T.), pp. 22-27. Kyoto: Nakanishi Printing Company.
  5. Tsujino Riyou. Agetsuma Naoki. Agetsuma-Yanagihara Yoshimi. (2008) Effects of sika deer and conifer plantation on density and diversity of current year tree seedlings in lowland forests on Yakushima Island, Japan. Sustainability and biodiversity assessment on forest utilization options, Research Institute for Human and Nature (Ed. Ichikawa M., Yamashita S. Nakasizuka T.), pp. 147-151. Kyoto: Nakanishi Printing Company.
  6. Yamauchi T. Aiba S. Tsujino R. Yumoto T. (2008) Changes in insect assemblages with conversion from old-growth evergreen broadleaf forests to Cryptomeria japonica plantations on Yakushima Island, Japan. Sustainability and Biodiversity Assessment on Forest Utilization Options, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Project 2-2 (Ed. Ichikawa Masahiro., Yamashita Satoshi. Nakashizuka Tohru.), pp. 52-158. Kyoto: Project 2-2, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.

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Reports

  1. Fujita Mariko. Matsui Kiyoshi. Terakawa Mari. Komai Furumi. Yumoto Takakazu. (2008) Pre-dispersal seed predation of Myrica rubra on Yakushima Island. Sustainability and Biodiversity Assessment on Forest Utilization Options Project 2-2, pp. 289-294: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.
  2. Terakawa Mari. Isagi Yuji. Matsui Kiyoshi. Noma Naohiko. Kikuchi Satoshi. Kanetani Seiichi. Yoshimaru Hiroshi. Yumoto Takakazu. (2008) Reduced seed dispersal effectiveness of the large-seeded tree Myrica rubra in the absence of Japanese macaque. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Project Report (Ed. by Ichikawa Masahiro. Nakashizuka Toru.).

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Conference papers and proceedings

  1. Koda Ryosuke. Noma Naohiko. Tsujino Riyou. Fujita Noboru. (2008) Effects of sika deer (Cervus nippon yakushimae) population growth on saplings in an evergreen broad-leaved forest on Yakushima Island. The 1st International Symposium of the Biodiversity Global COE Project, Kyoto University, Japan.
  2. Koda Ryosuke. Tsujino Riyou. Fujita Noboru. (2008) Estimating deer population density using pellet group count: is it necessary to calculate fecal decomposition rate? The 2nd International Symposium of the Biodiversity Global COE Project, Kyoto University, Japan.
  3. MacIntosh A.J. Hernandez A.D. Huffman M.A. Wiley-Liss Inc. (2008) The importance of season, host age and sex to the distribution of helminth parasites infecting Yaku-island macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui). The 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
  4. Nakagawa Naofumi. Shimooka Yukiko. Nishikawa Mari. Matsubara Miki. (2008) Local variation of a strange tension-reduction behaviour in Japanese Macaques (Macaca fusucata). XXII nd Congress of the International Primatological Society, Edinburgh, UK.
  5. Nishikawa Mari. (2008) Evidence for spatial knowledge about food resource of Japanese macaques (Macaca fusucata)in terms of traveling patterns. International Primatological Society, Edinburgh, UK.
  6. Simoes C. Aiba S. (2008) Effects of forest management and topography on structure, composition and diversity in the lowland forest on Yakushima Island, Japan. 55th Ecological Society of Japan, Fukuoka, Japan.
  7. Tanaka Koji. (2008) Preferred body temperature and thermal sensitivity of locomotor performance in a melanistic/striped color-dimorphic snake Elaphe quadrivirgata. 6th World Congress of Herpetology, Brazil.

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