I found a papaer on Japanese archaeobotany in the recent volume of World Archaeology.
- Matsui, A. and Kanehara, M. 2006. The question of prehistoric plant husbandry during the Jomon period in Japan. World Archaeology 38 (2): 259-273.
"The two authors have been working together on various topics and at various sites in Japan, Korea and China. "
--World Archaeology 38 (2): 273.