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IKU Asano

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Education and Research OrganizationSchool of General EducationFAX
PositionAssistant ProfessorMail
Address3-1-1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano, JapanWeb site


Research Field
Tropical Ecology
Biodiversity Science


Books, Articles, etc.
Differences in the fruit maturation stages at which oviposition occurs among insect seed predators feeding on the fruits of five dipterocarp tree species
Entomological Science,21(4):412-422 2018
Author:Iku, A., Itioka, T., Shimizu-kaya, U., Kishimoto-Yamada, K., Meleng, P.

High degree of polyphagy in a seed-eating bark beetle, Coccotrypes gedeanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), during a community-wide fruiting event in a Bornean tropical rainforest
TROPICS,27(3):59-66 2018
Author:Iku, A., Itioka, T., Kawakita, A., Goto, H., Ueda, A., Shimizu-kaya, U., Meleng, P.

Increased seed predation in the second fruiting event during an exceptionally long period of community-level masting in Borneo.
Ecological Research,32(4):537-545 2017
Author:Iku, A., Itioka, T., Kishimoto-Yamada, K., Shimizu-kaya, U., Mohammad, F. B., Hossman, M. Y., Bunyok, A., Rahman, M. Y. A., Sakai, S. & Meleng, P.

Inter-specific and sexual differences in architectural traits of two dioecious Lindera species (Lauraceae)
Plant Ecology,216:99-109 2015
Author:Nakagawa, M., Isogimi, T., Inanaga, M., Abe, K., Okada, T., Watanabe, Y., Kobayakawa, K., Toyama, C., Ito, K., Kawashima, N., Otani, K., Hori, M., Tani, S., Higuchi, K., Asano, I., Kawahara, K., Yamauchi, A., Kato, D., Matsushita, M.

The population dynamics and biodiversity of insect seed predators in tropical rainforests of Sarawak.
Proceedings of the symposium “Frontier in Tropical Forest Research: Progress in Joint Projects between the Forest Department Sarawak and the Japan Research Consortium for Tropical Forests in Sarawak” , :179-186 2016
Author:Asano, I., Nakagawa, M., Takeuchi Y., Sakai, S., Kishimoto-Yamada, K., Shimizu-kaya, U., Mohammad, F., Hossman, M. Y., Bunyok, A., Rahman M. Y. A., Meleng, P., and Itioka, T.