J-GLOBAL ID:200905039151088143   Organization code:E237000000 Update date: Nov. 01, 2004

Fukui Agricultural Experiment Station

福井県農業試験場, フクイケンノウギョウシケンジョウ
Representive : Director, HORIUCHI Hisamitsu
Establishment year: 1900
Address: 52-21 Henguri, Ryomachi, Fukui-shi, Fukui 918-8215 Japan
Telephone number: +81-776-54-5100
FAX number: +81-776-54-5106
Number of employees: 72
Organization/Research department name (16):
  • Planning / Management Department
  • Crop Research Group
  • Work System Research Group
  • Planning and Agricultural business Agriculture Research Group
  • Rice Variety Development Department
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Subordinate facility name  (2):
  • Food Processing Research Insitute
  • Foundation Crop Seed Production Center
History (14):
  • 1900/04/28
    Establishment of the Experiment Station for Fukui Agricultural Association at Machiyacho, Fukui City.
  • 1920/04
    Transference of the Organization to the Fukui Prefectural Government and recognition at Fukui Agricultural Experiment Station.
  • 1938/11
    Reinan Experimental Farm was established in Mihama Town.
  • 1943/04
    Hosoroki Experimental Farm was established in Hosoroki Village, Sakai County (currently Kanatsu Town).
  • 1951/04
    Designation of Rice Breeding Laboratories as one of the National Rice Breeding Laboratories of Ministry of Agriculture.
Purpose of establishment:
The Station aims at conducting tests, researches and
study on agriculture (except for horticulture
belonging to other Experiment Stations) and at
disseminating the results.

Business overview:
-Varieties and cultivation of rice and major field
-Survey and study on theagricultural management and
farm household economy
-Breeding of new varieties of rice
-Varieties and cultivation of vegetables, ornament
plants, and fruit trees
-Conservation of the soil fertility of farm land, and
the diagnosis of nutrient condition of soil and
-Ecological study on disease and insect damage and
the establishment of control method
-Maintenance of foundation seeds of rice and major
field crops and production of original strains
-Experimental research and technological guidance of
food processing and distribution
-Forecast of disease and insect damage and control
  • 2003: \ 242 (Million)

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