Major publications


    • Doya, R., Nakayama, S., Nakata, H., Toyomaki, H., Yabe, J., Muzandu, K., Yohannes, Y., Kataba, A., Zyambo, G., Ogawa, T., Uchida, Y., & Ishizuka, M. (2020). Land Use in Habitat Affects Metal Concentrations in Wild Lizards Around a Former Lead Mining Site. Environmental Science & Technology, In Press.

    • Hamamoto, T., Uchida, Y., von Rein, I., & Mukumbuta, I. (2020). Effects of short-term freezing on nitrous oxide emissions and enzyme activities in a grazed pasture soil after bovine-urine application. Science of the Total Environment, In Press.

    • Yoshii, Y., von Rein, I., Munthali, K., Mwansa, M., Nakata, H., Nakayama, S., Ishizuka, M., & Uchida, Y. (2020). Evaluation of phytoremediation effects of chicken manure, urea and lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) to remediate a lead contaminated soil in Kabwe, Zambia. South African Journal of Science, In Press.

    • Chinta, Y. D., Uchida, Y., & Araki, H. (2020). Availability of nitrogen supply from cover crops during residual decomposition by soil microorganisms and its utilization by lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.). Scientia Horticulturae, 270, 109415.

    • Akiyama, H., Yamamoto, A., Uchida, Y., Hoshino, Y. T., Tago, K., Wang, Y., & Hayatsu, M. (2020). Effect of low C/N crop residue input on N2O, NO, and CH4 fluxes from Andosol and Fluvisol fields. Science of The Total Environment, 713, 136677.

    • Muchanga, R. A., Uchida, Y., Hirata, T., Hatano, R., & Araki, H. (2020). Dynamics of N Derived from 15N-labeled Rye in Soil–tomato System as Influenced by Cover Crop Residue Management. The Horticulture Journal, advpub.


    • Muchanga R.A., Hirata T., Uchida Y., Hatano R., Araki H. Soil carbon and nitrogen and tomato yield response to cover crop management. 2019. Agronomy Journal. DOI:10.1002/agj2.20098

  • Uchida Y., Moriizumi M., Shimotsuma M. Effects of rice husk biochar and soil moisture on the accumulation of organic and inorganic nitrogen and nitrous oxide emissions during the decomposition of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa) mulch. 2019. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 65:409-418. DOI:10.1080/00380768.2019.1624139

  • Hamamoto T., Uchida Y. The role of different earthworm species (Metaphire Hilgendorfi and Eisenia Fetida) on CO2 emissions and microbial biomass during barley decomposition. 2019. Sustainability 11(23):6544. DOI:10.3390/su11236544


    • Uchida, Y., Mogi, H., Hamamoto, T., Nagane, M., Toda, M., Shimotsuma, M., Yoshii, Y., Maeda, Y., & Oka, M. (2018). Changes in denitrification potentials and riverbank soil bacterial structures along Shibetsu river, Japan. Applied and Environmental Soil Science, 2018.

    • Oka, M., & Uchida, Y. (2018). Heavy metals in slag affect inorganic N dynamics and soil bacterial community structure and function. Environmental Pollution, 243, 713–722.

    • Hamamoto, T., Chirwa, M., Nyambe, I., & Uchida, Y. (2018). Small-Scale Variability in the Soil Microbial Community Structure in a Semideveloped Farm in Zambia [Research Article]. Applied and Environmental Soil Science; Hindawi.


    • Toda, M., & Uchida, Y. (2017). Long-term use of green manure legume and chemical fertiliser affect soil bacterial community structures but not the rate of soil nitrate decrease when excess carbon and nitrogen are applied. Soil Research, 55(6), 524–533.

    • Shimotsuma, M., Uchida, Y., Nakajima, Y., & Akiyama, H. (2017). The effects of rice (Oryza sativa L. ssp. Japonica) husk biochar on nitrogen dynamics during the decomposition of hairy vetch in two soils under high-soil moisture condition. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 63(2), 178–184.

    • Mogi, H., Anzai, M., & Uchida, Y. (2017). Heterogeneity of nitrification potentials within a paddock of a sheep farming system. Grassland Science, 63(2), 132–138.