Update date: Nov. 01, 2004
Fukui Agricultural Experiment Station
Director, HORIUCHI Hisamitsu
52-21 Henguri, Ryomachi, Fukui-shi, Fukui 918-8215 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (16)：
Subordinate facility name (2)：
Planning / Management Department
Crop Research Group
Work System Research Group
Planning and Agricultural business Agriculture Research Group
Rice Variety Development Department
Food Processing Research Insitute
Foundation Crop Seed Production Center
Purpose of establishment：
Establishment of the Experiment Station for Fukui Agricultural Association at Machiyacho, Fukui City.
Transference of the Organization to the Fukui Prefectural Government and recognition at Fukui Agricultural Experiment Station.
Reinan Experimental Farm was established in Mihama Town.
Hosoroki Experimental Farm was established in Hosoroki Village, Sakai County (currently Kanatsu Town).
Designation of Rice Breeding Laboratories as one of the National Rice Breeding Laboratories of Ministry of Agriculture.
The Station aims at conducting tests, researches and
study on agriculture (except for horticulture
belonging to other Experiment Stations) and at
disseminating the results.
-Varieties and cultivation of rice and major field
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-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