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Laboratory of Soil Science, Tohoku Univ.


We are studying soils which support life and food production. Our primary disciplines are “Properties, genesis, classification and utilization of volcanic ash soils” and “Soil–-plant interactions”.

Recent research topics are

  1. Changes in element concentration of tephra with Andosol formation,
  2. Analyzing specificity of iron and manganese minerals in Andosols,
  3. Evaluation of essential element availabilities in soils such as sulfur and manganese,
  4. Development of risk alleviation methods for cadmium and arsenic in agricultural ecosystem.

Recent Topics

April 1, 2022

Laboratory Staff


[Assistant Professor]

August 1, 2021

Laboratory Staff


[Associate Professor]

[Assistant Professor]

April 1, 2019

Laboratory Staff

[Professor] [Associate Professor]

October 30, 2018

Photograph collection of soil inorganic constituents

Inorganic constituents in soil - Basics and visualsTitle: Inorganic constituents in soil - Basics and visuals
Authors: Masami Nanzyo and Hitoshi Kanno
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2018-10-26

Please find our photograph collection of soil inorganic constituents at the following site. You can download both pdf and ebook 'EPUB' files freely.

Although it takes longer time to download the ebook file, it may be easier to see. If you notice any problems in the book, please email us.

April 1, 2018

Laboratory Staff

  • Tomoyuki MAKINO
[Associate Professor]

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