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Plant genetics and breeding educator , researcher

Katsuei Yonezawa, Japanese plant genetics and breeding educator, researcher. Fellow British Council, London, 1978, Institute Wheat and Sunflower, Tolbouhin, Bulgaria, 1986, Plant Breeding Institute, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1987.


Yonezawa, Katsuei was born on February 28, 1942 in Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan. Son of Tokujiro and Toki (Ono) Yonezawa.


Bachelor of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1965. Master of Science, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1967. Doctor of Science, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1970.


Assistant professor Kyoto University, 1971, associate professor, 1971-1986. Professor Kyoto Sangyo University, since 1986. Visiting professor National Institute Genetics, Mishima, Japan, 1988-1994, Yamaguchi University, 1988-1997, Kyushu Tokai University, since 1993, Kyoto University, since 1997.

Head department Kyoto Sangyo University, 1989, 91, 93.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Core Collections of Plant Genetic Resources, 1995. Editor Plant Genetics and Breeding, 1997, Euphytica, since 1988, SABRAO Journal, since 1998, Breeding Science, since 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors Conference for Anti-noise Campaign, Ohtsu, Japan, 1982-1983. Supporting member Institute Religion, Kyoto, since 1986. Member Japanese Society Breeding (prize 1997), Society Advancement Breeding Research Asia Oceania, Eucarpia, British Council Japan Association.


  • Other Interests

    Igo, gardening, listening to music.


Married Masako Ishimaru, January 24, 1966. 3 children.

Tokujiro Yonezawa

Toki (Ono) Yonezawa

Masako Ishimaru