Plant Science

Horticultural Science


Study on growth and metabolism to improve production and quality of fruits, vegetables, and flowers


Growth and development of horticultural crops such as fruit trees, vegetable crops, and ornamental plants are studied primarily at the physiological and molecular levels.

1) Improvement of taste, appearance, and functionality in horticultural crops

2) Development of cultivation methods for offseason cropping

3) Studies on stress tolerance in horticultural crops against global warming

4) Development of cultivation methods which are environmentally-friendly and lower the costs.


Horticulture, Fruit, Vegetable, Flower, Functional component, Environmental stress