Tokuyama-Hachikubo, Shunan-shi, Yamaguchi 745-0851
Tel. +81-834-21-7120 Fax. +81-834-21-7121
YOSHIOKA, Takahito, D.Sc. (Nagoya Univ.), Biogeochemistry
This forest is located in Shunan City, 5km from the coast of the Seto Inland Sea and its total area is 42ha. Half of this area is covered with plantations of mainly Chamaecyparis obtusa and the other half is secondary forest of broad-leaved trees.
Principal research efforts involve the breeding and growing tests. Also carried out are the silvicultural study on Chamaecyparis obtusa stands, the study on material cycling in these stands and the ecological study of natural forest succession.