POSTER PRESENTATIONS


Posters will be presented in three consecutive sessions, designated A,B and C in the list below.

Poster presenters are asked to be in attendance at their posters between 2030 and 2200h on the day of display.


POSTER SESSION A

Monday 19 February

A-1 EFFECTS ON SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY OF ALTERING S-RNASE EXPRESSION IN POLLEN OF LYCOPERSICON PERUVIANUM P Dodds, E Newbigin and A E Clarke (Australia)

A-2 IN VIVO FUNCTION OF S RNASE GENES FROM LYCOPERSICON PERUVIANUM IK Chung, SY Lee, JP Hwang, DU Kim and HG Nam (South Korea)

A-3 UNDERSTANDING THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY IN FRUIT TREE SPECIES BELONGING TO THE ROSACEAE FAMILY W. Broothaerts, G.A. Janssens, J. Keulemans, H. Kokko. A. Sanchez, J.A. Feijo and M.M.Oliveira (Portugal)

A-4 SEQUENCES OF CLASS I SLGS OF BRASSICA OLERACEA AND B.CAMPESTRIS: EVOLUTION AND RECOGNITION. M Kusaba, T Nishio, K Hinata and D Ockendon (UK)

A-5 STIGMA AND POLLEN-SPECIFIC cDNA CLONES FROM SELF-INCOMPATIBLE IPOMOEA TRIFIDA. Y. Kowyama, K. Kondo, K Kakeda and T.Hattori (Japan)

A-6 CONSTRUCTION AND ACTIVITY OF MUTANT S-PROTEINS FROM PAPAVER RHOEAS K Kakeda, N Jordan, S Kurup, JP Ride and FCH Franklin (UK).

A-7 MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY IN APPLE G.A. Janssens , L. Verdoodt , I.J. Goderis ', W.F. Broekaert and W Bc-roothaerts (Belgium)

A-8 IDENTIFICATION AND PARTIAL AMINO ACID SEQUENCES OF SEVEN S- RNASES ASSOCIATED WITH SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY OF JAPANESE PEAR, PYRUS PYRIFOLIA NAKAI T Ishimizu, Y Sato, Y Saito, Y Yoshimura. S Norioka, T Nakanishi and F Sakiyama (Japan)

A-9 POLYSOMES IN INCOMPATIBLE POLLEN TUBES OF BRUGMANSIA SUAVEOLENS AND NICOTIANA ALATA S.P. Han and B. Walles (Sweden)

A-10 INVESTIGATION OF GENETIC CONTROL OF SELF-INCOMPATBILITY IN HYBRIDOLOGICAL ANALYSIS: POSSIBILITIES AND DIFFICULTIES. N M Gorenstein (USA)

A-11 A MUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY IN NICOTIANA ALATA JF Golz, MA Anderson, AE Clarke and E Newbigin (Australia)

A-12 CHARACTERIZATION OF S-RNASES FROM NICOTIANA ALATA AND EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE AND UV TREATMENT ON S-RNASE ACTIVITY. A. Pigni, M. Schieppati, L. Carraro, G. Lombardo and P.D. Gerola (Italy)

A-l3 THE SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY GENES OF THE GRASSES P Langridge, X M Li, D Hayman , J Nield and N Paech (Australia)

A-14 RECRUITMENT OF S-RNASE INTO SELF INCOMPATIBILITY IN ANTIRRHINUM Y.Xue, R. Carpenter, H.G. Dickinson and E.S. Coen (UK)

A-15 COSUPPRESSION OF ENDOGENOUS S ALLELE BY SLG TRANSGENE IN BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS L. T. Takasaki, K. Hatakeyama, M. Watanabe, K.Toriyama and K. Hinata.(Japan)

A-16 SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY IN FRUIT TREES OF ROSACEAE H. Sassa, T. Nishio, Y. Kowyama, H. Hirano, T. Koba and H. Ikehashi (Japan)

A-17 PROGRESS TOWARDS HETEROLOGOUS TRANSPOSON TAGGING OF THE

POLLEN COMPONENT OF SELF INCOMPATIBILITY IN PETUNIA HYBRIDA T.P. Robbins, C Napoli, R. ten Hoopen and R.M. Harbordl (UK, USA and The Netherlands)

A-18 CLONING OF cDNAS ENCODING S-ALLELE SPECIFIC STYLAR RNASES IN A SELF-INCOMPATIBLE CULTIVAR AND ITS SELF-COMPATIBLE MUTANT OF JAPANESE PEAR, PYRUS PYRIFOLIA NAKAI N Norioka, S Norioka, Y Ohnishi, T Ishimizu, C Oneyama. T Nakanishi and F Sakiyama (Japan)

A-l9 CLONING OF DIFFERENTIALLY EXPRESSED mRNAs DURING THE INDUCTION OF MICROSPORE EMBRYOGENESIS IN BRASSICA NAPUS Hans J. Jansen, Jan H.G. Cordewener, Hans J.M. Dons and Michiel M. Van Lookeren Campagne (The Netherlands)

A-20 ISOLATION AND CHARACTERlZATION OF A NOVEL ARABIDOPSIS MUTANT DEFECTIVE IN FLORAL ORGAN DEVELOPMENT AND REPRODUCTION. MV Byzova, C Mariani, AJ van Tunen, A Pereira, JJM Dons, GC Angenent (The Netherlands)

A-21 PHYTOHORMONES AND FERTILITY OF PETUNIA GAMETOPHYTES A Dobrovolskaya, L Kovaleva (Russia)

A-22 ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A P450 GENE INVOLVED IN VERNALIZATION INDUCED FLOWERING BJ Kang, P Bilodeau, CA Helliwell, CC Sheldon, WJ Peacock and ES Dennis (Australia)

A-23 CHARACTERISATION OF FLOWER SPECIFIC TRANSCRIPTS OBTAINED VIA SUBTRACTIVE cDNA CLONING IN MELANDRIUM ALBUM L. S. Hinnisdaels, A. Lardon, N. Barbacar, I. Farbos, A. Mouras, M. Jacobs and I. Negrutiu (Belgium)

A-24 SEX-LINKED DNA MARKERS IN ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS C.F. Harvey. L.G.Fraser and G.P. Gill. (New Zealand)

A-25 PISTIL-SPECIFIC EXTENSIN-LIKE PROTEINS IN TOBACCO: DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY INVOLVED IN POLLEN-PISTIL INTERACTIONS? B De Graaf and C Mariani

A-26 CHANGES IN GENE EXPRESSION FOLLOWING LONG DAY FLORAL INDUCTION IN LOLIUM TEMULENTUM. GFW Gocal and RW King (Australia)

A-27 DIFFERENTIAL cDNA CLONES RELATED TO DIOECY IN ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS L G Fraser, C F Harvey and G P Gill (New Zealand)

A-28 THE ROLE OF DNA METHYLATION IN THE VERNALIZATION RESPONSE OF ARABIDOPSIS THALlANA R K Genger, E S Deonis, W. J. Peacock and E J Finnegan (Australia)

A-29 SCREENING FOR FERTILISATION INDEPENDENT SEED (fis) MUTANTS AND MAPPING THE MUTATIONS M. Luo, PH. Hua, C. Miller, S: Craig ES. Dennis, J. Peacock and AM. Chaudhury (Australia)

A-30 MANIPULATION OF FLORAL TIMING AND MORPHOLOGY IN LISIANTHUS AND PETUNIA Chris Winefield, David Lewis, Brian Jordan and Jo Pulterill (New Zealand)

A-31 MUTATIONS OF GENES CONTROLLING FLOWERING IN A LATE-FLOWERING ECOTYPE OF ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA DP Wilson and AD Neale (Australia)

A-32 SCREENING OF ARABIDOPSIS MUTANT POPULATIONS FOR THE ISOLATION OF GENES REGULATING SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT IN PLANTS. Kim Richardson, Mei Hing Yung, Joanna Putterill, and Bret Morris (New Zealand).

A-33 A MULTI-COPY PLANT EPISOME FOR HIGH EXPRESSION OF GENES IN PLANTS. Kim Richardson, Ross Atkinson, Andrew Gleave, Lara Bieleski Andreas Konigstorfer, Elspeth MacRae, and Bret Morris (New Zealand)

A-34 AINTEGUMENTA, AN APETALA2-LIKE GENE OF ARABIDOPSIS WITH PLEIOTROPIC ROLES IN OVULE DEVELOPMENT AND FLORAL ORGAN GROWTH RC Elliott, AS Betzner, E Huttner, MP Oakes, WQJ Tucker, D Gerentes, P Perez and DR Smyth (Australia and France)

A-35 FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF PETUNIA MADS BOX GENES INVOLVED IN OVULE AND SEED DEVELOPMENT L Colombo, M Busscher, J Franken, AJ van Tunen, JJM Dons and GC Angenent (The Netherlands)

A-36 SPATULA: A GENE INVOLVED IN CARPEL FUSION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSMITTING TRACT TISSUE IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA J Alvarez, MGB Heisler A Atkinson and DR Smyth (Australia)

A-37 THE PETAL LOSS GENE CONTROLS INITIATION OF ORGAN PRIMORDIA IN THE SECOND WHORL OF ARABIDOPSIS FLOWERS M Griffith, A Conceicao and DR Smyth (Australia.and USA).

A-38 ISOLATION OF MADS BOX GENE FAMILY FROM PINUS RADIATA T Glassick, A Vivian-Smith, T Sawbridge, A Mouradov and R Teasdale (Australia).

A-39 CHARACTERISATION OF THREE EUCALYPT MADS-BOX GENES. S Southerton, H Marshall, A Mouradov and R Teasdale (Australia)

A-40 CHARACTERIZATION OF A BLACK SPRUCE MADS-BOX cDNA ENCODING A PROTEIN THAT IS STRUCTURALLY AND FUNCTIONALLY HOMOLOGOUS TO AGAMOUS RG Rutledge, S Regan, P Fobert, C Cote, C Kauffeldt, D Stewart, W Bosnich and G Sunohara (Canada)

A-41 ISOLATION OF MADS BOX GENES IN CEREALS R Greco, L Stagi, L Colombo, G Angenent, ME Pe and M Sari-Gorla (Italy)

A-42 FLORAL REVERSION IN ARABlDOPSlS: ROLE OF THE FLOWERING-TIME GENE CONSTANS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF DETERMINATE FLORAL MERISTEMS. J Putterill and M-H Yung (New Zealand).

A-43 BEHAVIOUR OF ALLERGENIC PROTEINS AND THE ENDOPLASMIC SYSTEM DURING POLLEN GERMINATION IN OLEA EUROPAEA MC Fernandez, A Olmedilla, MI Rodriguez-Garcia (Spain)

A-44 LOCALIZATION OF THE MAJOR ALLERGEN Bet v 1 IN BIRCH POLLEN BY CONFOCAL LASER SCANNING MICROSCOPY B Berggren, A Emilson, AB Svensson, A Scheynius and Y Takahashi (Japan).

A-45 OLEOSIN GENE EXPRESSION IN A. THALIANA TAPETUM COINCIDES WITH ACCUMULATION OF LIPID IN PLASTIDS AND IN A NEW TYPE OF CYTOPLASMATIC BODY MA Ferreira, JA Engler, F Miguens, MV Montagu, G Engler and DE de Oliveira.(Belgium, Brazil)

A-46 ACTIN MICROFILAMENTS IN THE GENERATIVE AND VEGETATIVE CELLS OF POLLEN FROM THE GYMNOSPERM PICEA ABIES (NORWAY SPRUCE). MD Lazzaro (Sweden).


POSTER SESSION B

Tuesday 20 February

B-l A FAMILY OF EARLY MEIOTIC GENES FROM WHEAT ENCODING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT PROTEINS L-H Ji and P Langridge (Australia)

B-2 IDENTIFICATION OF AN EARLY MEIOSIS GENE WITH PUTATIVE DNA BINDING PROPERTIES. SW Thomas and P Langridge (Australia)

B-3 TAGGING AND CLONING OF GENES INVOLVED IN MALE AND/OR A. THALIANA INSERTION MUTANT COLLECTION. S Bonhomme, C Horlow, M Ferault, R Essid and G Pelletier (France)

B-4 WHEAT GYNOECIUM SPECIFIC GENES: CORRELATION WITH MALE FERTILITY AND INITIATION OF DNA REPLICATION H -J Balzer. L Borysiuk, H-M Meyer, F Matzk and H. Baumlein (Germany)

B-5 THE CREATION OF PARTHENOCARPIC HETEROSIS TOMATO HYBRIDS FOR GREENHOUSES ON THE BASIS OF FUNCTIONAL MALE STERILITY A V Kilchevsky and AI Novitzky (Belarus)

B-6 ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF STERILE ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA MUTANTS EXHIBITING ALTERATIONS IN MEIOSIS. C Horlow, D Vezon, C Bel1ini, S Bonhomme, A Charpentier and G Pelletier (France)

B-7 IDENTIFICATION OF MOLECULAR MARKERS LINKED TO A RECESSIVE MALE STERILITY GENE IN CAULIFLOWER. C Lesur and F Guidet (France)

B-8 LATE-ACTING MALE STERILE MUTANTS OF ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA JA Glover, S Craig, PE Taylor, M Lavithus, MS Singh, RB Knox, ES Dennis and AM Chaudhury (Australia)

B-9 THE APPLICATION OF CYTOPLASMIC MALE STERILITY IN PELARGONIUM X HORTORUM BAILEY WNM van Kester, HGW Stemkens and I. Dijkstra (The Netherlands)

B-10 ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ARABIDOPSIS MALE STERILE MUTANTS EXHIBITING DEFECTS IN POLLEN RELEASE FROM THE ANTHER LOCULE SK Park, HG Nam, DU Kim, ES Dennis and AM Chaudhury (Australia and South Korea)

B-11 GENETICALLY ENGINEERED REPRODUCTIVE STERILITY IN POPLAR R Meilan, WH Rottmann, LA Sheppard, AM Brunner and SH Strauss (U.S.A.)

B-12 THE INFLUENCE OF B-CHROMOSOMES ON RECOMBINATION DURING POLLEN DEVELOPMENT IN ALLOTEROPSlS SEMIALATA (R.Br) E J L Liebenberg & A Fossey (South Africa)

B-13 DEVELOPMENTAL REGULATION AND PARTIAL PURIFICATION OF CALLOSE SYNTHASE FROM POLLEN TUBES OF NICOTIANA ALATA Li H, Turner A, Doblin M, Read SM, Bacic A (Australia and New Zealand)

B-14 THE POLLEN SPECIFIC NTP303 GENE ENCODES A POLLEN TUBE SPECIFIC PROTEIN R.A. Wittink, J.A. Schrauwen, G.J. Wullems (The Netherlands)

B-15 GIBBERELLIN-REGULATED GENE EXPRESSION IN ANTHERS OF THE GIBBERELLIN-DEFICIENT MUTANT OF TOMATO (GIB-1) K.J.P.T. van den Heuvel, G.W.M. Barendse, & G.J. Wullems (Netherlands)

B-16 STIGMALESS TRANSGENIC PLANTS AS A TOOL TO IDENTIFY COMPOUNDS THAT ARE CRITICAL FOR SUCCESSFUL POLLlNATION M Wolters-Arts, M Lush, C Mariani (The Netherlands)

B-17 GENETIC DISSECTION OF POLLEN DEVELOPMENT IN TRANSGENIC TOBACCO USING TAPETUM-SPECIFIC PROMOTER OF RICE. T Tsuchiya, N Matsuda, S Kishitani, K Hinata and K Toriyama (Japan).

B-18 GENES EXPRESSED DURING DEVELOPMENT OF POLLEN AND STYLES OF NICOTIANA ALATA. C.A. Mol, M.A. Anderson, E.J. Newbigin, A.E. Clarke (Australia)

B-l9 CHARACTERIZATION OF AN ALLERGEN- LIKE PROTEIN (PPAL) EXPRESSED IN PISTIL OF NICOTIANA TABACUM R Feron M Pezzotti, M Singh, C Mariani (Thre Netherland)

B-20 LIPIDS IN THE LOCULUS OF TULIPA ANTHERS DURING MICROSPORE DEVELOPMENT S Gubatz, H Luftmann, and R Wiermann (Germany)

B-21 CHARACTERIZATION OF BRASSICA POLLEN ALLERGEN GENES ENCODING NOVEL Ca2+ BINDING PROTEINS T Okada, N Onozuka, K Toriyama and K Hinata (Japan)

B-22 A NEW TYPE OF POLLEN COATING IN GERANIUM M Weber (Austria)

B-23 EARLY EVALUATION OF INDUCTIVE TREATMENTS FOR SPOROPHYTIC MICROSPORE DEVELOPMENT OF APPLE INDUCED BY ANTHER AND MICROSPORE CULTURE K. De Witte. S. Schroeven and J Keulemans (Leuven)

B-24 CULTIVAR IMPROVEMENT INKABULI CHICKPEAS THROUGH TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES J.S. Croser. J B Brouwer, E C-K Pang and T W Bretag (Australia).

B-25 SEED SET IN CICHORIUM INTYBUS L. BY IN VITRO POLLINATION OF FLOWERING EXPLANTS DEVELOPED IN AN IN VITRO INTACT SYSTEM C I Castano and M P De Proft (Belgium)

B-26 EMBRYOGENESIS AND SEED GERMINATION OF NERINE N R Brown, J R Gorst and R K Gowden (Australia)

B-27 ISOLATION OF EARLY SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS GENES IN NICOTIANA PLUMBAGINIFOLIA N. Borisjuk C. Kaydamov, S. Senger L. Sitailo, H. Tewes and R. Manteuffel (Germany)

B-28 CHARACTERISATION OF GENES INVOLVED IN DESICCATION TOLERANCE OF THE RESURRECTION GRASS SPOROBULUS STAPFIANUS CK Blomstedt, RD Gianello, J Kuang, A Ng, P Bronson, DF Gaff, JD Hamill and AD Neale (Australia)

.B-29 ROLE OF PROTEIN IN TEMPERATURE RESPONSES OF EGGPLANT ANTHER CULTURE. S Alemazkoor, A Taji and R R Williams (Australia)

B-30 ISOLATED MEGASPORES AND MEGAGAMETOPHYTE CELLS AS HAPLOID SOURCE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGICAL MANIPULATION Imre K. Timar O, Barnabas B, Kristof Z (Hungary)

B-31 CYTOLOGICAL STUDIES OF MICROSPORE-DERIVED EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT FROM MAIZE ANTHERS. S. H. Sheng, C. P. Hunter and H. T. Horner (USA)

B-32 CHARACTERIZATION OF GENES ENCODING SEED-SPECIFIC TIP (TONOPLAST INTRINSIC PROTEIN) DURING SEED AND SOMATIC EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN NORWAY SPRUCE (PICEA ABIES) P Oliviusson and I Hakman (Sweden)

B-33 THE ONTOGENY AND CULTURE OF OVULES OF BANANA FRUIT. JA Fortescue, DW Turner and R Drew (Australia)

B-34 AGROBACTERIUM-MEDIATED TRANSFORMATION OF RICE AND DEMONSTRATION OF TAPETUM-SPECIFIC REGULATION OF OSG6B PROMOTER S Yokoi. T Tsuchiya, K Toriyama and K Hinata (Japan)

B-35 USE OF MOLECULAR MARKERS IN ADVANCED GRAIN LEGUME BREEDING. P W J Taylor A M Croft, R Ford, J Hayes and E Pang (Australia)

B-36 FREEZE STRESS INDUCED "GREEN SEED" PROBLEM IN BRASSICA NAPUS: DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES IN CAB GENE EXPRESSION, AND LEVELS OF CYTOKININS, ABSCISIC ACID AND CHLOROPHYLL IN RELATION TO ACCELERATED DESICCATION S.Singh, I.Babic, C.Bladen, A.Johnson-F]anagan and B.R.Green (Canada)

B-37 BIOTECHN0LOGY IN BREEDING CONIFEROUS SPECIES OF SIBERIA. I. P. Philippova (Russia)

B-38 CHANGES IN IN VIVO COMPLEMENTS IN DRYING LEAVES OF THE DESICCATION TOLERANT GRASS SPOROBOLUS STAPFIANUS IN COMPARISON WITH THE DESICCATION SENSITIVE GRASS SPOROBOLUS PYRAMIDALIS J Kuang, RD Gianello, Blomstedt CK, Hamill JD, Gaff DF and Neale AD (Australia)

B-39 STUDY ON EFFECTS OF GAMMA IRRADIATION ON SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE STAGES OF BRASSICA NAPUS BY A FLOWER CULTURE METHOD H Minami, N.Sakurai, T.Muroyama and D.Hogetsu (Japan)

B-40 ISOLATION, GROWTH AND CHARACTERIZATION OF PROTOPLASTS FROM CELL SUSPENSIONS OF BETA VULGARIS. A Majewska-Sawka. A. Niklas, E. Jazdzewska, M.I. Rodriguez-Garcia, Z. Sadoch (Poland and Spain)

B-41 CALLUS INDUCTION AND PLANT REGENERATION FROM TRITICUM TAUSCHII, ([Coss] Schmal). S Afshar-Sterle, E C K Pang, J S Brown, J F Kollmorgen (Australia)

B-42 STUDIES ON THE NUCLEAR MATRIX IN THE PROPHASE I POLLEN MOTHER CELLS OF LILY XU Tao ZHANG Xiaohong NIE Xiuwan ZHENG Guochang (P.R.China)

B- 43 OBSERVATION ON CYTOMIXIS AND NUCLEUS REFORMATION AT THE MEIOTIC PROPHASE I DURING MICROSPOROGENESIS OF LILY. XU Tao and ZHENG Guochang (P. R. China)

B-44 EFFICIENT EMBRYOGENESIS FROM ISOLATED TOBACCO AND WHEAT: MICROSPORES A.Touraev. A.Indrianto, O.Vicente, E.Heberle-Bors (Austria)


POSTER SESSION C

Thursday 22 February

C-1 SHAPE DIMORPHISM OF STIGMAS IN DISTYLOUS AUSTRALIAN SPECIES OF VILLARSIA Dulberger R . and R . Ornduff (Israel and USA)

C-2 BREEDING SYSTEMS IN GREVILLEA JL Chivell and S.M. Carthew (Australia)

C-3 FLOWER CHARACTERS OF APRICOT CULTIVARS AFFECTING THEIR BEE VISITATION Benedek p. Nyeki J. Szabo Z (Hungary)

C-4 REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY, PISTIL DEVELOPMENT AND HISTOCHEMISTRY IN CHILI PEPPER (CAPSICUM ANNUUM LONGUM L.) M Aleemullah, A M Haigh and P Holford (Australia)

C-5 EVOLUTION OF STYLE LENGTH VARIABILITY IN FIGS AND OPTIMIZATION OF OVIPOSITOR LENGTHS IN THEIR POLLINATOR WASPS: A COEVOLUTIONARY MODEL Ganeshaiah K N, Kathuria P, Uma Shaanker R, Vasudeva R, (INDIA).

C-6 HOW STRONG IS THE FIG WASP COEVOLUTION? A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MONOECIOUS FIGS Kathuria P, Ganeshaiah K N, Uma Shaanker R, Vasudeva R (INDIA).

C-7 FUNCTIONAL SYNCARPY IN THE TWO PRIMITIVE APOCARPOUS ANGIOSPERMS KADSURA JAPONICA (SCHISANDRACEAE) AND GALBULIMIMA BACCATA (HIMANTANDRACEAE). A. Igersheim and P. K. Endress (Switzerland).

C-8 A STUDY OF KIWIFRUIT, ACTINIDIA DELICIOSA CV. "HAYWARD" POLLINATION IN AUSTRALIA. D. Howpage. R. Spooner-Hart, V. Vithanage (Australia)

C-9 CONICAL-PAPILLATE CELLS IN THE PETAL EPIDERMIS ARE PRODUCED BY THE SAME DEVELOPMENTAL PATHWAY AS ARE TRICHOMES, AND PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN ATTRACTING POLLINATORS. BJ Glover & C Martin (Great Britain)

C-10 PSEUDOGAMY IN DIPLOSPORIC ERAGROSTIS CURVULA-COMPLEX H. Liebenberg. (South Africa)

C-11 STUDIES ON THE REPRODUCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS IN CIMICIFUGA NANCHUANENSIS, A RARE PLANT. WQ Qi, YT Zhang, Y Feng, XZ Chenzhu and RL You (PR China)

C-12 THE INHERITANCE OF THE ALTERED Wx GENE STRUCTURE IN THE PROGENY OF MAIZE PLANTS CARRYING THE Cg2 MUTATION. Tumanova L.G. & Krivov N.V. (Moldova)

C-13 POLLEN GERMINABILITY OF DIFFERENT SUNFLOWER SPECIES R.Todorova Rvassilevska (Bulgaria)

C-14 RADIATION EFFECT ON SEXUAL REPRODUCTOIN OF PINUS SYLVESTRIS V. Tarbaeva, G. Kozubov (Russia)

C-15 DEVELOPMENT OF METHODS IN FLOWERING PHENOLOGICAL STUDIES IN STONE FRUITS Szabo, Z. and Nyeki, J. (Hungary)

C-16 BREEDING SEEDLESS CITRUS VIA CONVENTIONAL HYBRIDISATION S R Sykes (Australia)

C-17 ANTHER DEHISCENCE AND POLLEN DISPERSAL IN RICINUS COMMUNIS L. M. Bianchini & E. Pacini. (Italy).

C-18 THE POLLEN TUBE PATHWAY IN THE PISTIL OF MERCURIALIS ANNUA L. M. Lisci & E. Pacini. (Italy).

C-l9 THE MEANING OF POLYSIPHONY IN LAVATERA ARBOREA. M. Nepi & E. Pacini (Italy).

C-20 POLLINATION EFFICIENCY OF ALFALFA LEAFCUTTER BEES ON SEED PRODUCTION OF COMMON BUCKWHEAT Ohsawa, R. (Japan)

C-21 FUNCTIONALITY OF POLLEN AND POLLEN TUBES TESTED WITH TETRAZOLIUM SALTS Gerena, M; Caballero, C; Noher de Halac, I ( Argentina)

C-22 EXTENDING YIELDS IN MACADAMIA USING REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY N.M. Meyers and C.A.McConchie (Australia)

C-23 INVESTIGATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE FLUOROCHROMATIC REACTION AND IN VITRO PERFORMANCE OF STORED LYCHEE POLLEN Vivian-Smith , A. Batten, D. and McConchie, C (Australia)

C-24 NOVEL BANKSIAS. FANTASY OR FACT? Maguire. T L and Sedgley, M (Australia)

C-25 SYSTEMS OF A POLLINATION AND APOMIXIS IN POTAMOGETON (POTAMOGETONACEAE). Teryokhin E. S. (Russia)

C-26 CARBOHYDRATE PHYSIOLOGY VARIATIONS IN ANTHER OF LILIUM DURING POLLEN DEVELOPMENT C Clement, P Mischler and JC Audran (FRANCE)

C-27 THE POSSIBLE ROLES OF Ca++ IN SEXUAL REPRODUCTION OF TORENIA FOURNIERI Kristof Z., Timar O, Imre K (Hungary)

C-28 CHOLINEESTERASE ACTIVITY IN PETUNIA REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS L.Kovaleva, V.Roschina V., A.Dobrovolskaya (Russia)

C-29 CONTROL OF POLLEN DEVELOPMENT: THE MOST ENIGMATIC POINTS N. I. Gabarayeva (Russia)

C-30 THE CYTOLOGICAL RIGIN OF HAPLOID AND DIPLOID POLYEMBRYONIC EMBRYOS OCCURRING IN RICE Liu Yong-sheng Sun Jing-san (P.R. China)

C-31 CHANGES OF AMYLOPLAST DNA CONTENT IN COTYLEDON CELL OF NELUMBO NUCIFERA Sun De Lan Zhao Yu Jin Su Xiu Zhen (P. R. China)

C-32 STUDIES ON CYTOCHEMISTRY OF STIGMATIC CELLS IN NELUMBO NUCIFERA Sun De Lan Su Xiu Zhen Chen Zu Keng (P. R. China)

C-33 POLLEN STRUCTURE AND POLLEN TUBE GROWTH IN PIN AND THRUM MORPHS OF DISTYLOUS CARAMBOLA (AVERRHOA CARAMBOLA L.) K. C. WONG (Malaysia)

C-34 CARBOHYDRATE DISTRIBUTION IN DEVELOPING OVULES. PE Wittich (The Netherlands).

C-35 A COMPARISON OF THE ULTRASTRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION OF THE PETUNIA EMBRYO SAC IN SITU AND AFTER ISOLATION MH Thijssen, F Mittempergher, AC Van Aelst, JL Van Went (The Netherlands and Italy.)

C-36 STUDIES ON CYTOCHEMISTRY OF STIGMATIC CELLS IN NELUMBO NUCIFERA D.L.Sun, X.Z.Su, Z.K.Chen (China)

C-37 MOLECULAR CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF RICE PANICLE TUBULIN, AND ITS POTENTIAL ROLE IN DROUGHT-INDUCED REPRODUCTIVE FAILURE. I S Sheoran and H S Saini (Canada)

C-38 WATER-STRESS-INDUCED MALE STERILITY IN WHEAT: DISRUPTION OF DEVELOPMENT OF STRESSED ANTHERS IS PRECEDED BY AN INHIBITION OF ACID INVERTASE, AND CHANGES IN CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM. S Dorion, S Lalonde and H S Saini (Canada)

C-39 ARE PHYTIN-LIKE GLOBOIDS INVOLVED IN THE REGULATION OF THE INTERNAL POOL OF CALCIUM IN THE POLLEN GRAIN? M.I. RODRIGUEZ-GARCIA, R BUTOWT, A. GORSKA-BRYLASS (Spain and Poland)

C-40 IMPROVED ULTRASTRUCTURAL PRESERVATION OF BRASSICA AND PETUNIA EMBRYO SACS BY HIGH PRESSURE FREEZING AND FREEZE SUBSTITUTION F Mittempergher, MH Thijssen, AC Van Aelst, and JL Van Went (Italy and The Netherlands).

C-41 CYTOLOGY AND ULTRASTRUCTURE OF HIGH PRESSURE FROZEN RAPESEED OVULES DURING THE FERTILIZATION PROCESS F Mittempergher. MH Thijssen, AC van Aelst, F Ferranti, B Romano and IL van Went (Italy and The Netherlands).

C-42 THE LINKAGE OF AN EMBRYO SAC - SPECIFIC [[alpha]] -TUBULlN WITH THE INITIATION OF EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN WHEAT H.-M. Meyer, H.-J. Balzer, H. Baumlein, and F. Matzk, I (Germany)

C-43 CLASSIFICATION OF OVULES BASED ON DEVELOPMENT AND STRUCTURE OF THE NUCELLUS II Shamrov (Russia)

C-44 DEVELOPMENT OF THE EMBRYONIC SHOOT APEX - A THREE-DIMENSIONAL RECONSTRUCTION G E TITOVA, EV ANDRONOVA (Russia)

C-45 SPERM PREFERENCE IN FERTILISATION D J Frieden and P A Peterson (USA)

C-46 A NOVEL NUCLEAR PROTEIN ASSOCIATED WITH MALE GAMETOGENESIS IN LILIUM LONGIFLORUM. K Ueda, Y Kinoshita and I Tanaka (Japan)

C-47 THERE EXISTS AN ANTIGEN-EPITOPE ON THE PLASMA SURFACE OF LILY SPERM CELLS WHICH RECOGNIZES BOVINE SPERM ANTIBODY GL Zhu, ZY Chen and TH Tsao (PR China)

C-48 STUDIES ON SPECIFIC PROTEINS OF SPERM CELLS OF LILIUM DAVIDII DUCH. GL Zhu. J Tang and TH Tsao (PR China)

C-49 FLOWER BIOLOGY, BREEDING SYSTEM AND SEED PRODUCTION OF NEW ZEALAND POHUTUKAWA (METROSIDEROS EXCELSA) Gabriele SchmidT Adam (New Zealand).


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THE PLANT ONCOGENE ROLD STIMULATES FLOWERING AND IS DEVELOPMENTALLY REGULATED IN TRANSGENIC TOBACCO PLANTS. Altamura M M.I, Trovato M., Mauro M.L , Gallelli A., D'Angeli S. and Costantino P. (Italy)

OVULE AND POLLEN DEVELOPMENT IN RELATION TO POLYAMINES IN A DIOECIOUS SPECIES (ACTINIDIA DELICIOSA). Altamura MM, Biasi R, Falasca G, Fabbri S, and Bagni N (Italy)

FLORAL DETERMINATION IN SOMATIC TISSUES IS CONTROLLED BY AUXIN AND PHOTOPERIOD IN EVOKED AND REPRODUCTIVE TOBACCO PLANTS. Altamura M.M. and Tomassi M.(Italy)

REGULARlTIES OF FLOWERING AND SEED FORMATION OF SPECIES FERULA (APIACEAE) IN KYZYLKUM DESERT CONDTIONS. M.Bogdasarova (Uzbekistan)

PCR-ANALYSIS OF SEXUAL PROGENY OF TOMATO SOMATIC HYBRIDS Borozenko IV (Moldova)

TRANSFORMATION OF TOMATO POLLEN BY EXOGENOUS PLASMID DNA Chesnokov Yu.V. (Moldova)

GENETICAL DETERMINATION OF THE CEREAL ANDROGENESIS IN VITRO: HORMONAL ASPECTS. V.Ju.Gorbunova., NN.Kruglova (Russia).

ANDROGENESIS IN VITRO AND AMPHIMIXIS: COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE EARLY STAGES IN WHEAT. NN.Kruglova., V.Ju.Gorbunova. (Russia).

PECULIARITIES OF REPRODUCTIVE PROCESSES IN MIDDLE ASIATIC SPECIES OF GENUS CALLIGONUM L. (POLYGONACEAE). T.E.Matyunina (Uzbekistan)

PCR ANALYSIS OF F2 AND F3 TOMATO PROGENIES Mitin V.A, Tarnovskaya T.A. (Moldova)

GYMNOSPERM MALE GAMETOPHYTE EVOLUTION. A.M. Moshkovich (Israel)

CORRELATION BETWEEN MACROMORPHOLOGICAL AND CYTOEMBRYOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN FLOWER DEVELOPMENT OF SOME ALLIUM SPECIES FROM MIDDLE ASIA. SS Yengalycheva (Uzbekistan)