Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Yuki ICHINOSE, Ph.D.
Graduate School of Environment and Science, Okayama University
Tsushima, Okayama 700-8530, Japan

Associate Editors

Adam J. BOGDANOVE, Ph.D.
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Brad DAY, Ph.D.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Daolong DOU, Ph.D.
Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China

Takashi FUJIKAWA, Ph.D.
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan

Naruto FURUYA, Ph.D.
Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

St├ęphane GENIN, Ph.D.
French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Castanet-Tolosan, France

Kenichi IKEDA, Ph.D.
Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

Iori IMAZAKI, Ph.D.
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Morioka, Japan

Shin-ichi ITO, Ph.D.
Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan

Masanori KAIDO, Ph.D.
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Norio KONDO, Ph.D.
Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

Hideki KONDO, Ph.D.
Okayama University, Kurashiki, Japan

Takafumi MUKAIHARA, Ph.D.
Research Institute for Biological Sciences, Kibichuo, Japan

Mitsuru OKUDA, Ph.D.
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan

Gail M. PRESTON, Ph.D.
Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Masafumi SHIMIZU, Ph.D.
Gifu University, Gifu, Japan

Ken SHIRASU, Ph.D.
RIKEN, Yokohama, Japan

Nobuhiro SUZUKI, Ph.D.
Okayama University, Kurashiki, Japan

Daigo TAKEMOTO, Ph.D.
Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Minoru TAKESHITA, Ph.D.
University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan

Motoaki TOJO, Ph.D.
Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan

Kazuhiro TOYODA, Ph.D.
Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

Makoto UENO, Ph.D.
Shimane University, Matsue, Japan

Thomas J. WOLPERT, Ph.D.
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

Yasuyuki YAMAJI, Ph.D.
The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Shigenobu YOSHIDA, Ph.D.
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan

Sung-Hwan YUN, Ph.D.
Soonchynhyang University, Asan, South Korea

Editorial Managers

Yoshiteru NOUTOSHI (Chief)

Sugihiro ANDO

Izumi CHUMA

Kiwamu HYODO

Yoshiyuki IMURA

Namiko KIRINO

Michie KOBAYASHI

Ken KOMATSU

Tomofumi MOCHIZUKI

Kumiko OSAKI-OKA

Hiroyuki SEKIGUCHI

Tomonori SHINYA

Koji YAMAGUCHI

Mikihiro YAMAMOTO