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Hokkaido Central Agricultural Experiment Station

北海道立中央農業試験場, ホッカイドウリツチュウオウノウギョウシケンジョウ
Representive : Director, TAKEDA Yoshihiko
Establishment year: 1950
Address: Higashi 6 Sen Kita 15 Gou, Naganuma-cho, Yubari-gun, Hokkaido 069-1395 Japan
Telephone number: +81-123-89-2001
FAX number: +81-123-89-2060
Number of employees: 124
Organization/Research department name (15):
  • Crop Breeding Division
  • Crop Breeding Group
  • Biotechnology Group
  • Crop Quality Group
  • Plant Genetic Resources Division
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Subordinate facility name  (9):
  • Biotechnology comprehensive greenhouse
  • Non-freezing laboratory
  • Anther culture and related facility
  • Integrated weather observation device
  • Soil water and nutrient balance research
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History (12):
  • 1901
    Hokkaido Agricultural Experiment Station was established in Sapporo City.
  • 1910
    A main and branch system was established (Kamikawa, Tokachi, Kitami, Oshima).
  • 1925
    The Main Station was moved to Kotoni Mura.
  • 1950
    After the national and public institutes were separated, Hokkaido Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station was established.
  • 1964
    The main and branch system was abolished. (The Main Station became Hokkaido Central Agricultural Experiment Station.)
Business overview:
Hokkaido has an area of 8.35 million ha, equal to
the total area of six prefectures of Tohoku district
and Niigata Prefecture, and it has a broad cultivated
land of 1.2 million ha. Each area has different
natural conditions such as soil and weather,
and the agriculture suited to each area has been
Hokkaido Central Agricultural Experiment Station covers
five branch offices, Ishikari, Sorachi, Shiribeshi,
Iburi, and Hidaka, and supervises ten prefectural
agricultural experiment stations.
It conducts not only general operations such as planning
of research works about agriculture, progress management,
comprehensive adjustment, and information from the stand
point of all Hokkaido, but conducts also many kinds of
research works to raise efficiency by centralization.
Research field (2): Social Science ,  Agriculture

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