ITOH Akira

  • Department:Graduate School of Science Biology and Geosciences(Functional Biology of Natural History) Position:Professor
Last Updated:2016/01/21

Profile

Main Academic Degree

  • Doctor of Agriculture

Main Specialized Research Field

  • Plant Ecology

Career

Academic Degree

  • Doctor of Agriculture

Educational Background

  • Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Agriculture Doctor Course
  • Kyoto University Faculty of Agriculture

Current Research Subjects

Current Specialized Research Field

  • Plant Ecology
  • Tropical Ecology

Research Achievements

Books・Papers

  • The effect of habitat association and edaphic conditions on tree mortality during El Niño-induced drought in a Bornean dipterocarp forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biotropica
    Volume/Number,Page:44(5):606-617
    Authors:Itoh A, Nanami S, Harata T, Ohkubo T, Tan S, Chong L, Davies SJ and Yamakura T.
  • Fine-­scale spatial genetic structure of ten dipterocarp trees in a Bornean rain forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biotropica
    Volume/Number,Page:44(5):586-594
    Authors:Harata T, Nanami S, Yamakura T, Matsuyama S, Chong L, Diway MB, Tan S and Itoh A
  • Comparison of statistical tests for habitat associations in tropical forests: a case study of sympatric dipterocarp trees in a Bornean forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2010
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Forest Ecology and Management
    Volume/Number,Page:259:323-332
    Authors:Itoh A, Ohkubo T, Nanami S, Tan S, Yamakura T
  • Recruitment subsidies support tree subpopulations in non-preferred tropical forest habitats.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2010
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:J. Ecol.
    Volume/Number,Page:98:636-644
    Authors:Zuidema PA, Yamada T, During HJ, Itoh A, et al.
  • Hidden implications of dendrographic records of tropical trees observed by Dr. Kyoji Yoda.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2009
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:TROPICS
    Volume/Number,Page:18:127-141
    Authors:Yamakura T, Satoh H, Kanzki M, Itoh A, et al.
  • Intra- and interspecific variation in wood density and fine-scale spatial distribution of stand-level wood density in a northern Thai tropical montane forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2009
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:J. Trop. Ecol.
    Volume/Number,Page:25:359-370
    Authors:Sungpalee W, Itoh A, Kanzaki M, et al.
  • Individual resource allocation to vegetative growth and reproduction in subgenus Cyclobalanopsis (Quercus, Fagaceae) trees.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2008
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Ecological Research
    Volume/Number,Page:23:451-458
    Authors:Hirayama D, Nanami S, Itoh A, Yamakura T
  • Assessing evidence for a pervasive alteration in tropical tree communities.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2008
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:PLoS Biology
    Volume/Number,Page:6(3):e45
    Authors:Chave J. et al.
  • Habitat divergence in sympatric Fagaceae tree species of a tropical montane forest in northern Thailand
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:J. Trop. Ecol.
    Volume/Number,Page:23:549-558
    Authors:Noguchi H, Itoh A, et al.
  • Development of microsatellite markers for Dryobalanops aromatica (Dipterocarpaceae), a tropical emergent tree in Southeast Asia
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Mol. Ecol. Notes
    Volume/Number,Page:7:623-625
    Authors:Nanami S, Ikeda S, et al.
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  • The effect of habitat association and edaphic conditions on tree mortality during El Niño-induced drought in a Bornean dipterocarp forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biotropica
    Volume/Number,Page:44(5):606-617
    Authors:Itoh A, Nanami S, Harata T, Ohkubo T, Tan S, Chong L, Davies SJ and Yamakura T.
  • Fine-­scale spatial genetic structure of ten dipterocarp trees in a Bornean rain forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biotropica
    Volume/Number,Page:44(5):586-594
    Authors:Harata T, Nanami S, Yamakura T, Matsuyama S, Chong L, Diway MB, Tan S and Itoh A
  • Comparison of statistical tests for habitat associations in tropical forests: a case study of sympatric dipterocarp trees in a Bornean forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2010
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Forest Ecology and Management
    Volume/Number,Page:259:323-332
    Authors:Itoh A, Ohkubo T, Nanami S, Tan S, Yamakura T
  • Recruitment subsidies support tree subpopulations in non-preferred tropical forest habitats.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2010
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:J. Ecol.
    Volume/Number,Page:98:636-644
    Authors:Zuidema PA, Yamada T, During HJ, Itoh A, et al.
  • Hidden implications of dendrographic records of tropical trees observed by Dr. Kyoji Yoda.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2009
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:TROPICS
    Volume/Number,Page:18:127-141
    Authors:Yamakura T, Satoh H, Kanzki M, Itoh A, et al.
  • Intra- and interspecific variation in wood density and fine-scale spatial distribution of stand-level wood density in a northern Thai tropical montane forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2009
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:J. Trop. Ecol.
    Volume/Number,Page:25:359-370
    Authors:Sungpalee W, Itoh A, Kanzaki M, et al.
  • Individual resource allocation to vegetative growth and reproduction in subgenus Cyclobalanopsis (Quercus, Fagaceae) trees.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2008
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Ecological Research
    Volume/Number,Page:23:451-458
    Authors:Hirayama D, Nanami S, Itoh A, Yamakura T
  • Assessing evidence for a pervasive alteration in tropical tree communities.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2008
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:PLoS Biology
    Volume/Number,Page:6(3):e45
    Authors:Chave J. et al.
  • Habitat divergence in sympatric Fagaceae tree species of a tropical montane forest in northern Thailand
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:J. Trop. Ecol.
    Volume/Number,Page:23:549-558
    Authors:Noguchi H, Itoh A, et al.
  • Development of microsatellite markers for Dryobalanops aromatica (Dipterocarpaceae), a tropical emergent tree in Southeast Asia
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Mol. Ecol. Notes
    Volume/Number,Page:7:623-625
    Authors:Nanami S, Ikeda S, et al.
  • Strong habitat preference of a tropical rain forest tree does not imply large differences in population dynamics across habitats
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:J. Ecol.
    Volume/Number,Page:95:332-342
    Authors:Yamada T, Zuidema PA, Itoh A, et al.
  • The importance of demographic niches to tree diversity
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Science
    Volume/Number,Page:313:98-101
    Authors:Condit R, Ashton P, et al.
  • Testing metabolic ecology theory for allometric scaling of tree size, growth, and mortality in tropical forests
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Ecology Letters
    Volume/Number,Page:9:575-588
    Authors:Muller-Landau HC, Condit RS, et al.
  • Non-random processes maintain diversity in tropical forests
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Science
    Volume/Number,Page:311:527-531
    Authors:Wills, C, Harms, KE, et al.
  • Comparing tropical forest tree size distributions with the predictions of metabolic ecology and equilibrium models
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Ecology Letters
    Volume/Number,Page:9:589-602
    Authors:Muller-Landau HC, Condit RS, et al.
  • Habitat associations of Sterculiaceae trees in a 52-ha Bornean rain forest plot
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:J. Veg. Sci.
    Volume/Number,Page:17:559-566
    Authors:Yamada T, Tomita A, Itoh A, et al.
  • Seed production and dispersal of four Lauraceae species in a tropical lower montane forest, Northern Thailand
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology
    Volume/Number,Page:1:73-87
    Authors:Sri-ngernyuang K, Kanzaki M, Itoh A
  • Spatial patterns of landslide due to heavy rains in a Mixed Dipterocarp Forest, north-western Borneo
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Tropics
    Volume/Number,Page:16:59-70
    Authors:Ohkubo T, Tani M, et al.
  • Spatial and topographic patterns of canopy gap formation in a mixed dipterocarp forest in Sarawak, Malaysia
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Tropics
    Volume/Number,Page:16:151-163
    Authors:Ohkubo T, Tani M, et al.
  • Tropical tree alpha-diversity: Results from a worldwide network of large plots
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2005
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biologiske Skrifter
    Volume/Number,Page:55:565-582
    Authors:Condit R, Ashton PS, Balslev H, et al.
  • An approach for assessing species-specific density-dependence and habitat effects on recruitment of a tropical rain forest tree.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2004
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:The University of Chicago Press, Tropical Forest Diversity and Dynamism: Findings from a Large-Scale Network Forest Dynamics Plots.
    Volume/Number,Page::320-339
    Authors:Itoh A, Rokujo N, Kanzaki M, Yamakura T, LaFrankie JV, et al.
  • Implications from seed traps for reproductive success, allocation and cost in a tall tree species Lindera erythrocarpa
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2004
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Plant Species Biology
    Volume/Number,Page:19:185-196
    Authors:Hirayama D, Itoh A, Yamakura T
  • Spatially aggregated fruiting in an emergent Bornean tree.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2003
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Tropical Ecology
    Volume/Number,Page:19:531-538
    Authors:Itoh A, Yamakura T, Ohkubo T, Kanzaki M, Palmiotto P, et al.
  • Effects of resource plant size on rooting of Dryobalanops lanceolata cuttings
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2003
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Forest Research
    Volume/Number,Page:8:117-121
    Authors:Itoh A, Yamakura T, Tan S, Kendawang JJ, Lee HS
  • Importance of topography and soil in local dominance and distribution of two sympatric dipterocarp trees in a Bornean rain forest.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2003
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Ecological Research
    Volume/Number,Page:18:307-320
    Authors:Itoh A, Yamakura T, Kanazaki M, Ohkubo T, Palmiotto PA, et al.
  • Floristic and structural diversity of mixed dipterocarp forest in Lambir Hills National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2002
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Tropical Forest Science
    Volume/Number,Page:14:379-400
    Authors:Lee HS, Davies SJ, LaFrankie JV, Tan S, Itoh A, et al.
  • The 52-hectare forest research plot at Lambir Hills, Sarawak, Malaysia: tree distribution maps, diameter tables and species documentation.
    Type:Book
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2002
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Lee Miing Press, Malaysia
    Volume/Number,Page::621
    Authors:Lee HS, LaFrankie JV, Tan S, Yamakura T, Itoh A, et al.
  • Rooting ability of cuttings relates to phylogeny, habitat preference and growth characteristics of tropical rain forest trees.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2002
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Forest Ecology and Management
    Volume/Number,Page:168:275-287
    Authors:Itoh A, Yamakura T., Kanzaki M., Ohkubo T., Palmiotto P.A., et al.
  • Spatial patterns in the distribution of tropical tree species.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2000
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Science
    Volume/Number,Page:288:1414-1418
    Authors:R. Condit, P.S. Ashton, S.P. Hubbell, R.B. Foster, T. Yamakura, et al
  • Topographyic analysis of a large-scale research plot in seasonal dry evergreen forest at Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary, Thailand.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1998
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:TROPICS
    Volume/Number,Page:8:45-60
    Authors:S. Bunyavejchewin, J.V. LaFrankie, P. Pattoapong, M. Kanzaki, T. Yamakura, et al
  • Fractal dimension of the spatial distribution of Dryobalanops lanceolata in a tropical rain forest , at Lambr , Sarawak.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1997
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Tropics
    Volume/Number,Page:7(1-2):1-8
    Authors:A. Iwakasai, S. Takahashi, T. Yamakura, M. Kanzaki, T. Ohkubo, et al.
  • Topography - dependent spatial pattern and habitat segregation of sympatric Scaphiumspecies in a tropical rain forest at Lambir , Sarawak.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1997
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Tropics
    Volume/Number,Page:7(1-2):57-66
    Authors:T. Yamada, T. Yamakura, M. Kanzaki, T. Ohkubo, K. Ogino, et al.
  • Height growth of engkabang jantong , Shroea macrophylla (De Vr. ) Ashton , in a plantation forest in Sarawak.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1997
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Tropics
    Volume/Number,Page:7(1-2):67-80
    Authors:Lee H.S., Yamakura T.
  • Population Structure and Canopy Dominance of Two Emergent Dipterocarp Species in a Tropical Rain Forest of Sarawak, East Malaysia.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1995
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Tropics
    Volume/Number,Page:4(2-3):133-141
    Authors:A. Itoh, T. Yamakura, K. Ogino, H.S. Lee, P.S. Ashton
  • Effects of Forest Floor Environment on Germination and Seedling Establishment of Two Bornean Rainforest Emergent Species.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Single Author
    Date of Publication:1995
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Tropical Ecology
    Volume/Number,Page:11:517-527
  • Survivorship and Growth of seedlings of four dipterocarp species in a tropical rainforest of Sarawak, East Malaysia.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1995
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Ecological Research
    Volume/Number,Page:10:327-338
    Authors:A. Itoh, T. Yamakura, K. Ogino, H.S. Lee
  • Topography of a large-scale research plot established within a tropical rain forest at Lambir, Sarawak.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1995
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Tropics
    Volume/Number,Page:5(1/2):41-56
    Authors:T. Yamakura, M. Kanzaki, T. Ohkubo, K. Ogino, A. Itoh, et al.
  • Natural Regeneration of an Introduced Woody Legume, Acacia mearnsii De Wild. , from Buried Seeds after Clear-cutting.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1990
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Memoirs of the College of Agriculture Kyoto University
    Volume/Number,Page:136:29-37
    Authors:A. Itoh, Y. Okimori, H. Watanabe

Academic Society Activities

Academic Society Affiliations

  • Name Academic Society:The Japan Society of Tropical Ecology
    2005/04~ 
    2002/04~2006/03 
    1998/04~2001/03 
    2010/04~ 

Industrial-Academic-Government Cooperation

Specialized Research Field

  • Plant Ecology

Research Department

  • Graduate School of Science Biology and Geosciences(Functional Biology of Natural History)

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