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Takuji Ohyama Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Takuji Ohyama has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the plant physiology industry

    TOKYO, JAPAN, August 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Takuji Ohyama a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Takuji Ohyama celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Backed by more than 35 years of professional excellence in his field, Dr. Ohyama serves as a professor at Nigata University, and also as the dean of the academic assembly at the University's Institute of Science and Technology. Earlier in his career, he joined the University of Tokyo as a postdoctoral fellow. From there, he started his decades-long journey with Nigata University, working as an assistant professor of plant physiology before taking on the roles of associate professor, dean of the agricultural faculty, and dean of the Graduate School of Science and Technology. Over the years, he has also lent his expertise to the Forum for Nuclear Corporations in Asia and Positron Emitting Tracer Image Systems.

A graduate of the University of Tokyo, Dr. Ohyama holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science and a PhD. His professional affiliations include the International Society of Soil Sciences, the Japanese Society of Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition, the Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists, the Soil Microbiological Society of Japan, and many others. Throughout his career, he has contributed his vast array of knowledge to a number of creative works, including "Nitrogen Fixation in Root Nodules," "Methods for Isotope Experiments," "Plant Nutrition for Sustainable Food Production and Environment," and the "Dictionary of Roots."

Dr. Ohyama is the editor or publisher of many books in English, including "Nitrogen Assimilation in Plants," "Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation," "Traditional and Modern Japanese Soy Foods: Manufacturing, Nutrition and Cuisine of a Variety of Soy Foods for Health and Joy of Taste," "Soybean Physiology and Biochemistry," Soybean- The Basis of Yield, Biomasss, and Production," "Amino Acid-New Insights and Roles in Plants and Animals," "Legume Nitrogen Fixation in Soils with Low Phosphorus Availability," "A Comprehensive Survey of International Soybean Research- Genetics, Physiology, Agronomy and Nitrogen Relationships," "A New Technology of Deep Placement of Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizers for Promotion of Soybean Growth and Seed Yield," and "Nitrogen Fixation and Metabolism in Soybean Plants." Beyond his status as a hard-working and esteemed figure in his field, he has won many awards for his work, including the features he has earned in Who's Who in Asia, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Takuji Ohyama has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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