PLANT SCIENCE BULLETIN
A Publication of the Botanical Society of America, Inc.
THOMAS N. TAYLOR, Editor Department of Botany, Ohio State University, 1735 Neil Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210 (614) 422-3564
SHIRLEY GRAHAM Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242
RUDY SCHMID Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley, California, 94720
HARDY W. ESHBAUGH Department of Botany, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056
PLANT SCIENCE BULLETIN (ISSN 0032-0919) is published four times per year by the Botanical Society of America, Inc., 1735 Neil Ave.. Columbus. OH 43210. Second class postage pending at Columbus. Ohio and additional mailing office. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Robert H. Essman, Botanical Society of America, 1735 Neil Ave.. Columbus. OH 43210.
September 1988 Volume 34 No. 3
1989 Membership Dues for the Botanical Society of America
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International Organization of Plant Biosystematists (IOPB)
The first circular on the IOPB-1989 Symposium "Biological Approaches and Evolutionary Trends in Plants" is now available from the Chairman of the Symposium, Dr. Shoichi Kawano, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606, Japan. The Symposium will be held in Kyoto, July 10-14, 1989. Subtitles include: "Biology and Evolution of Weeds and Weed-Crop Complexes," "Molecular Approaches in Plant Biosystematics," "Population Biology and Life History Evolution": (1) "Reproductive Biology of
Plants," (2) "Demography and Life History Evolution of Plants." Time will be available for poster presentations. One day will be devoted to a field trip.
Shrub Research Consortium
The Shrub Research Consortium is sponsoring the Sixth Wildland Shrub Symposium April 5-7, 1989 at the Holiday Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada. The symposium will address topics in wildland shrub die-off and other aspects of shrub biology and management. A field trip is planned to the Nevada Test Site of the U.S. Department of Energy. Both contributed and invited papers will be presented. Contributed presentations will be 20 minutes. The proceedings will be published by the USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. If you would like to present a paper, send a title and abstract by December 15, 1988 to: Dr. E. M. Romney, Laboratory of Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 900 Veteran Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024.
Symposium on Aerobiology and Health
A joint Canadian and Pan-American Symposium on Aerobiology and Health will be held June 7-9, 1989 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, sponsored by Health and Welfare Canada and the University of Montreal. For further information, contact: Dr. H. M. Vijay, Drug Toxicology Division, Health Protection Branch, Sir F.G. Banting Building, Ross Ave., Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa, Ontario K1A OL2, Canada (613/957-0962).
Tree Biology Seminar
This seminar course will be held November 13-17, 1988 and is designed to introduce new concepts in tree biology and discuss in detail their implications for the practice of arboriculture; to demonstrate macro- and microscopic techniques for tree diagnosis and evaluation; to provide attendees with the most current information on tree biology and physiology; and to enhance participants' effectiveness as tree professionals by increasing their understanding of the tree as a living, responsive organism capable of dynamic responses. The program will consist of hands-on tree dissections, macro- and microscopic examinations and techniques, and detailed discussions of observed patterns. Total tuition will be $700.00 per person, including instruction (Monday-Thursday noon), a reception on Sunday evening, 3 luncheons, Wednesday evening cookout, instructional materials and supplies. For further information contact: Office of Conferences and Institutes, Division of Continuing Education, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608 (704/262-3045).
Plant Science Program Chairs
The 7th annual meeting of the National Council of Plant Science Program Chairs will be held October 29, 1988 on the campus of Purdue University. For information regarding the Council, the program, registration, and accommodations contact: Ron Coolbaugh, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 470907 (317/494-4615).
Symposium in Plant Physiology
The 12th Annual Symposium in Plant Physiology, "Plant Reproduction: From Induction to Pollination," will be held January 12-14, 1989 at the University of California, Riverside. For details, contact: Dr. Elizabeth M. Lord, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of Calif., Riverside, CA 92512.
Guayule Rubber Society
The 8th Annual Guayule Rubber Society meeting will be held on September 26-30, 1988 at Mesa, Arizona. The 1988 program will cover various phases of crop management, germplasm improvement, by-products and their use, processing and economics. Highlights of the meeting will be a tour of the recently completed Firestone Guayule Prototype Rubber Extraction Facility and the Gila River Indian Community's guayule plantings. In addition to guayule, other crops with potential for industrial uses and commercialization, such as amaranth, crambe, cuphea, jojoba, kenaf, lesquerella, meadowfoam and rapeseed will be open for discussion. For further information, contact: Francis S. Nakayama, U.S. Water Conservation Lab., 4331 E. Broadway Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85040 (602/261-4356).
Assistant Professor of Biology
The Department of Biology at the University of North Dakota invites applications from highly qualified individuals for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Responsibilities will include the development of a creative and vigorous research program in genetics, cell biology, or molecular biology; candidates able to offer strength in two of the three areas are particularly welcome. The department provides an excellent supportive environment for building a competitive research program capable of attracting extramural funding at the national level; the opportunity exists for diverse interactions with colleagues having research strengths in related areas. Participation in the department's undergraduate and graduate teaching program is expected. A Ph.D. is required and post-doctoral
experience is desirable. Starting date: 1 January 1989 or 16 August 1989. Review of applications will begin 14 October 1988. Applications will
continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Send curriculum vitae, transcripts or coursework summary, description of research, statement of teaching interests, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to: Dr. John C. LaDuke, Chairman, Search Committee, Department of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202-8238. The University of North Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Plant Biology, University of South Carolina
Applications are sought for two tenure track positions available in 1989. We are especially interested in individuals applying molecular and biochemical techniques to questions in plant biology. The specific field of research is open and could include areas from molecular to organismic biology. Applicants must demonstrate a productive, independent research program. Generous start-up funds will be provided; academic rank open. Please send curriculum vitae and names of three references by October 15, 1988 to: Dr. David Lincoln, Plant Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208. The University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Plant Molecular Biologist
Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Botany, University of Washington, available beginning autumn 1989. Candidates may be either junior or senior level; postdoctoral experience preferred. The successful candidate will apply molecular techniques to exciting problems in plant biology. This faculty member will be expected to establish a research program and to teach lower division biology/botany and courses in their specialty. Ample opportunities exist for interaction with biologists both within the Department of Botany and in other departments at the University of Washington. Send curriculum vitae, description of research and teaching interests, and request that three letters of recommendation be sent to: Dr. J. Robert Waaland, Chair, Molecular Search Committee, Department of Botany KB-15, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195. Closing date for receipt of applications: November 15, 1988. The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Plant Population/Evolutionary Biologist
Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Botany, University of Washington, available beginning autumn 1989. Candidates may be either junior or senior level; postdoctoral experience preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong research program in plant population/evolutionary biology. Teaching will include lower division biology/botany and advanced courses in evolution and population biology. Ample opportunities exist for interaction with biologists both within the Department of Botany and in other departments at the University of Washington. Send curriculum vitae, description of research and teaching interests, and request that three letters of recommendation be sent to: Dr. Joe Ammirati, Chair, Plant Population/Evolutionary Biologist Committee, Department of Botany KB-15, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98185. Closing date for receipt of applications: November 15, 1988. The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
The Department of Biology at the University of Utah, continuing its development in plant biology, invites applications for a tenure-track position in plant physiology. We seek candidates with extensive backgrounds in plant biology who will establish a strong research program and contribute to instruction at undergraduate and graduate levels, including a basic course in plant physiology. We particularly hope to appoint a colleague who can establish productive interactions with existing programs in the Department. This position may be filled at either a junior or senior level. Under exceptional circumstances, a second position may be filled, pending final budgetary approval. Address applications or nominations to: Dr. James Ehleringer, Plant Physiology Search Committee, Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112. Please send a resume, copies of recent publications, and three letters of reference. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is December 15, 1988. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer.
Full Professor and Chairperson, Michigan State University
Provides academic and administrative leadership in diversified department which is actively involved in research, teaching and extension. Promotes a creative environment for basic and applied research, extension activities, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Fosters interdepartmental relationships within the University and throughout the State. Maintenance of an active research program is encouraged. The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology is highly ranked nationally and is located at a premier land grant institution. It consists of 25 regular faculty, 15 jointly appointed faculty, 3 USDA scientists, 60 graduate students and a support staff of career professionals, and enjoys a strong working relationship with the adjoining MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory. The Department maintains an on-campus field research facility and has research programs at the Kellogg Biological Station and the Cooperative Extension Service. Applicants should submit a complete curriculum vitae and brief statement of academic and administrative philosophies and career objectives. Please include names, addresses and phone numbers of five references. Every effort will be made to maintain confidentiality. Applications/nominations should be mailed to: Dr. Dennis Fulbright, Chairperson, Search Committee, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, 166 Plant Biology Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1312 by October 15, 1988. MSU and the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.
Professor and Head. Department of Botany
The Department of Botany of the University of Georgia invites applications for a headship position in this vigorous department. The candidate should have an exceptional record of research, a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and outstanding leadership and administrative abilities. Consideration will be
given to applicants with research interests in any area of the plant sciences. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 1, 1988 with the goal of filling the position by September 1, 1989. The University is prepared to negotiate with the candidate to make an attractive and competitive offer. Send curriculum vitae and a list of at least four references to: Botany Department Head Search Committee, Dr. Leonard Mortenson, Biological Sciences Division, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602. The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Raven is Recipient of 1987 Robert Allerton Award
Dr. Peter H. Raven, Director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, is the recipient of the 1987 Robert Allerton Award for Excellence in Tropical Botany. He received the award from the Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden in Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii. The Allerton Award is given biennially and is named to honor one of the garden's founding trustees and its principal benefactor. It consists of an honorarium of $1,000 and a bronze medal designed by Joseph Feher of the Honolulu Academy of Arts.
The 1988 Jesse M. Greenman Award
The 1988 Jesse M. Greenman Award has been won by John H. Wiersema for his publication, "A Monograph of Nymphaea Subgenus Hydrocallis (Nymphaeaceae)," which appeared in Systematic Botany Monographs, Volume 16. This monograph is derived from a Ph.D. dissertation submitted to the University of Alabama under the direction of Dr. Robert R. Haynes. Dr. Wiersema based his classification on numerical taxonomy, scanning electron microscopy of seeds and pollen, chromosome numbers, floral biology, artificial hybridization, flavonoid chemistry, and general morphology. Fourteen species are recognized in the subgenus, which is restricted to the American tropics and subtropics, and one new subspecies is proposed.
This award is named for Jesse More Greenman (1867-1951), who was curator of the Missouri Botanical Garden Herbarium from 1919 until 1943. A cash price of $250 is presented each year by the Garden, recognizing the paper judged best in vascular plant or bryophyte systematics based on a doctoral dissertation that was published during the previous year. Nominations for papers published during 1988 are now being accepted for the 21st annual award, which will be presented in the summer of 1989. Reprints of such papers should be sent to: Greenman Award Committee, Research Division, Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299, U.S.A. In order to be considered for the 1989 award, reprints much be received by 1 June 1989.
1988 Lawrence Memorial Award
Clayton J. Antieau at the Center for Urban Horticulture, University of Washington, is the recipient of the 1988 Lawrence Memorial Award. A student of Dr. Clement W. Hamilton, Mr. Antieau has undertaken a systematic revision of the South American currants, Ribes subg. Parilla (Grossulariaceae). He will use the proceeds of the Award for travel to South America for field research. Commemorating Dr. George H.M. Lawrence, founding director of the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation at Carnegie Mellon University, the annual award of $1,000 is made to an outstanding doctoral candidate for travel in support of dissertation research in systematic botany or horticulture, or the history of the plant sciences.
The Project on African Agriculture: Crisis and
Transformation - Fellowships for Development of Research Projects - 1988-1989
A variety of opportunities for African researchers, individually or in teams, and research teams of African and non-African researchers are available from the Project on African Agriculture: Crisis and Transformation, sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Sciences Research Council. The Project aims to promote interdisciplinary analysis - particularly involving natural and social scientists - of the agricultural crisis in sub-Saharan Africa. Two
cohorts of fellows were selected in 1988 and one will be selected in 1989. The competition will occur in March, 1989 with an application deadline of December 31, 1988. Awards for periods of 3-12 months will be granted to support innovative projects involving training and research activities. Interdisciplinary applications are particularly encouraged. Applications may come from any of three categories: recent graduates (minimum of Master's Degree or equivalent); mid-career scholars at universities or research institutes; professionals in government posts. For additional information write to: Fellowship Program, Project on African Agriculture, Social Science Research Council, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158 U.S.A. (212/661-0280). Inquiries
should mention this newsletter.
Research Fellowships in Ecology
Research Fellowships are available for the summer of 1989 at the University of Virginia's Blandy Experimental Farm. These awards provide research opportunities for graduate students and Ph.D. post-graduate scientists to conduct field research employing the facilities and habitats of the Blandy Farm. Each award provides a summer stipend ($3,000 for Ph.D.'s; $2,300 for graduate students), funds for research supplies, and on-site housing.
The Blandy Farm is located at 160-m elevation on the northeastern edge of the Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia. It supports a broad range of habitats characteristic of the region including several oak-hickory-elm woodlots, a number of old-fields that are of different ages and histories, pastures, and several small ponds. The Farm also supports the Orland E. White Arboretum with over 7,000 trees and shrubs representing more than 100 genera and 50 families. Current research emphasizes plant-insect interactions, community ecology of old-field plants and small mammals, and the effect of herbivorous mammals on the tempo and mode of plant succession. Because of the extensive and contrasting old-field habitats, the Farm is eminently suited for field experiments that focus on varied aspects of plant population and community ecology at the scale of meters to tens of hectares. Facilities available to researchers include growth chambers, greenhouses, laboratories, computational facilities, a small library, living accommodations, farm equipment, and several station vehicles. Fellowship applications should send a letter of application with a 3-5 page description of the proposed research, a curriculum vitae, and the names (and telephone numbers) of three references by 1 March 1989 to: Dr. Michael A. Bowers, Blandy Experimental Farm, P.O. Box. 175, Boyce, Virginia 22620 U.S.A. (703/837-1758).
Request for Nominations for Botanical Society Merit Awards
The Merit Award is presented yearly to one or more individuals for outstanding contributions to botanical science (research, teaching, active participation in society work, etc.). The nominee need not be a member of the Botanical Society of America. Nominations should include: letter from nominator explaining why the individual is a suitable candidate, a professional curriculum vitae (education, professional employment, awards and/or society offices, bibliography, etc.), and two or three additional letters from other botanists commenting on the suitability of the candidate for
the award. All nominating documentation should be sent directly to the Merit Awards Committee by January 1, 1989: Dr. Barbara F. Palser, Chairman,
Merit Awards Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Rutgers University, P.O. Box 1059, Piscataway, NJ 08855. Below is a list of the past merit awardees who are still living (compiled by Barbara F. Palser):
Henry N. Andrews, Jr. Paul Mangelsdorf
Daniel I. Arnon Mildred E. Mathias
Herbert G. Baker Barbara McClintock
Harlan P. Banks Rogers McVaugh
George W. Beadle Harold A. Mooney
Lyman D. Benson Aubrey W. Naylor
David W. Bierhorst Barbara F. Palser
W. Dwight Billings Ruth Patrick
Clanton C. Black, Jr. Bernard O. Phinney
James Bonner Samuel N. Postelthwait
F. Herbert Bormann Peter H. Raven
Winslow R. Briggs Marcus M. Rhoades
R.H. Burris Charles M. Rick
Stanley A. Cain Reed C. Rollins
Sherwin Carlquist Frank B. Salisbury
Vernon I. Cheadle Paul B. Sears
Lincoln Constance Aaron J. Sharp
Alden S. Crafts Richard E. Schultes
Arthur Cronquist Folke K. Skoog
Theodore Delevoryas Albert C. Smith
Ralph O. Erickson Richard C. Starr
Katherine Esau G. Ledyard Stebbins
Ray F. Evert William C. Steere
C. Stacy French William L. Stern
Margaret H. Fulford Frederick C. Steward
Arthur W. Galston Thomas N. Taylor
Ernest M. Gifford, Jr. William Randolph Taylor
Verne Grant Kenneth V. Thimann
Charles Heimsch Oswald Tippo
Charles B. Heiser, Jr. John G. Torrey
William H. Hiesey Rolla M. Tryon
William A. Jensen Billie L. Turner
Donald R. Kaplan Warren H. Wagner, Jr.
Theodore T. Kozlowski T. Elliott Weier
Paul J. Kramer Frits W. Went
Anton Lang Ralph H. Wetmore
F. Harlan Lewis Thomas W. Whitaker
Josiah L. Lowe Ira Wiggins
Nominations, Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of
Beginning in August 1989, the Botanical Society of America will need a new Editor-in-Chief for the American Journal of Botany. A committee consisting of Robert Edward Wyatt, Leslie D. Gottlieb, Theodore Delevoryas (ex officio), and William Louis Stern (Chairman) was appointed by President Shirley C. Tucker to seek candidates for the post and to recommend an outstanding selection to the Executive Committee of the Council.
The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the publication of the American Journal of Botany in accordance with editorial policies established by the Botanical Society of America, the Editorial Committee of the Journal, and Journal tradition. This responsibility includes the processing of manuscripts, overseeing their professional review, preparation of issues, and adherence to a timely publication schedule. The excellence, high scholarly and editorial standards maintained by the Journal over the years reflect in large part the quality of editorial guidance and control exerted by the Editor-in-Chief. In great measure it is the Journal that has established the national and international prestige and high scientific repute
of the Society. Thus, it is critical to the professional reputation of our Society that the Journal continue to hold these values.
Please send all nominations for Editor-in-Chief to the committee chairman at the Department of Botany, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 by November 1, 1988. All nominations should be accompanied by one or more strong letters of recommendation, including a curriculum vitae when possible, giving particulars in the experience of the nominee that might fit him or her for this important position. Members should feel free to nominate themselves. Nominators should first ascertain the willingness of nominees to serve if appointed and must be certain that the nominee's supporting institution would be sympathetic to such an appointment and would be able to provide the nominee with sufficient space, with adequate released time from academic responsibilities, and with such office facilities as are commensurate with the activities of the editorial office of a major scientific journal.
Pan-American Aerobiology Association
We are pleased to announce the formation a new professional organization; the Pan-American Aerobiology Association, with the purpose of providing a forum suitable for the timely dissemination of scientific and policy-related information to those engaged in Aerobiology. The PAAA will focus on cooperative venues and the relationship between individuals and groups in Canada, the United States, Mexico and the constituent nations of Central and South America. Moreover, the PAAA will sponsor international meetings, symposia and conferences and ongoing complementary efforts with Aerobiology affiliates of other continents. The PAAA was founded during the Canadian Aerobiology Conference, "Aerobiology, Health, Environment" in Montreal, June 1-3, 1988 by an ad hoc international panel. An Advisory Committee was formed and inaugural officers were elected. At present, persons interested in more information may contact either: Ted Martonen, Ph.D., Inhalation Toxicology Division (MD #82), Health Effects Research Laboratory, U.S. E.P.A., Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, U.S.A. (919/541-7875) or Paul Comtois, Ph.D., Centre de Recherches Ecologiques de Montreal, CP 6128 Montreal, Canada H3C 3J7 (514/270-2976).
Aerobiology is a multidisciplinary field, rich in variety and depth as indicated by the Montreal presentations. The PAAA will foster future assemblies where Aerobiology in all its diversity can be explored. Toward this end, we encourage your participation in the Second Canadian Aerobiology Conference (Ottawa, June 7-9, 1989) where the formal organization of the Pan-American Aerobiology Association will take place.
Undergraduate Majors in Botany
Many of us are concerned with the declining number of undergraduate majors in- botany and the plant sciences. The Education Committee of the Botanical Society is currently examining possible causes for this problem. To do this, we need input from as many of you as possible. We would appreciate data on declining numbers of undergraduates, possible causes and suggested remedies for the problem. Send information to: Edith L. Taylor, Chair, Education Committee, Department of Botany, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1293.
New Graduate Program in Tropical Botany
A frequent topic in this Bulletin is the demotion or demise of botany programs at universities throughout the United States. We wish to announce a positive development. Fairchild Tropical Garden and Florida International University (F.I.U.), both located in Miami, have established a cooperative program for research and graduate education in tropical botany. Through this agreement, F.I.U. will help to support the research facilities at Fairchild, and Fairchild's research scientists will become graduate faculty in F.I.U.'s Department of Biological Sciences. Florida International
University offers both a Master's and Ph.D. in Biology. The faculty of the cooperative program
Fairchild Tropical Garden: Helen Correll--systematics-Florida & Bahamian flora; Jack Fisher--anatomy & development of trees & vines; Knut Norstog--development, cycad biology; John Popenoe (FTE Director)--economic botany; Roger Sanders--systematics of palms, Verbenaceae & Lamiaceae.
Florida International University: Kelsey Downum--biochemical ecology; Suzanne Koptur--ecology & reproductive biology; David Lee--structure & function, development; Stephen Oberbauer--physiological ecology; Jennifer Richards--development, reproductive biology.
Through the joint program it is hoped to add more research faculty, initiate an endowed seminar and annual symposium program, and establish graduate
fellowships in tropical botany. Financial support for graduate students at F.I.U. is available in the form of teaching assistantships. Potential students should write to individual faculty at F.I.U. or Fairchild Tropical Garden or to the Graduate Coordinator, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199.
Garden Club of America Scholarships in Tropical
The Garden Club of America is offering two $5,000 awards to assist with field work in the area of tropical botany. Awards will be made on a competitive basis to graduate students conducting field work in the tropics as part of their doctoral dissertation research. The awards will be made on a one-time basis, and applications are due by December 31, 1988. Recipients will be announced by March 15, 1989. There is no application form, however, students must include the following: 1) a curriculum vitae, including graduate and undergraduate transcripts; 2) evidence of foreign language capability; 3) a two-page outline of the proposed research; 4) a letter stating his or her plans for the future--a long term commitment to conservation of tropical forests and an intent to work in the area will add merit to the application; and 5) a letter of recommendation from the advisor, which should include an evaluation of the student's progress to date. U.S. citizenship is not a requirement, however, students must be enrolled in a U.S. university to be eligible for this scholarship. Please mail applications to: Jane MacKnight, World Wildlife Fund/Garden Club of America, Scholarships in Tropical Botany, World Wildlife Fund, 1250 Twenty-Fourth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037.
Call for Nominations - International Organization of Plant Biosystematists (IOPB)
A Nominating Committee consisting of the IOPB Council and Executive members has been established to solicit names for a mail ballot for Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, and ten Council members. No more than two persons may be elected from any one country. The Nominating Committee consists of the Council, J.F. Bain (Canada), M.A. Cardona (Spain), Jiakuan Chen (China), H.C.M. den Nijs (Netherlands), W.H. Eshbaugh (U.S.A.), J.R. Estes (U.S.A.), B. Jonsell (Sweden), A. Rousi (Finland), C.J. Webb (New Zealand), J. West (Australia) and the Executive, K. Urbanska (Switzerland), S. Kawano (Japan), L. Borgen (Norway) and W.F. Grant (Canada). Send suggestions of names to any member of the Nominating Committee by November 1, 1988. A ballot will be sent for voting to all members of IOPB and the names of the new Executive and Council Members will be announced at the Business Meeting to be held during the IOPB 1989 Symposium, Kyoto, Japan, July 9-14, 1989.
Alcock, J. The Kookaburras' Song. Exploring Animal Behavior in Australia. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, 1988. x + 218 p. illus. ISBN 0-8165-1050-4. Price: none given.
Aleksandrova, V.D. Vegetation of the Soviet Polar Deserts. Cambridge University Press, 32 E. 57th St., New York, NY 10022, 1988. xiii + 288 p.
illus. ISBN 0-521-32998-1. Price: $49.50.
Axelrod, D.I. Miocene Floras from the Middlegate Basin, West-Central Nevada. University of
California Press, 2120 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720, 1985. xiv + 279 p. illus. ISBN 0-520-09695-9. Price: none given.
Barigozzi, C., ed. The Origin and Domestication of Cultivated Plants. Elsevier Science Publ., P.O. Box 1663, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, 1986. vi + 224 p. illus. ISBN 0-444-42703-1. Price: $71.00.
Beckett, E. Wild Flowers of Majorca Minorca Ibiza. A.A. Balkema, Postbus 1675, NL-3000 BR Rotterdam, and Los Angeles, CA, 1987. x + 235 p. ISBN 0-520-09727-0. Price: None given. Balick, M.J., ed. The Palm--Tree of Life: Biology, Utilization, and Conservation. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458, 1988. vii +
282 p. illus. ISBN 0-89327-326-0. Price: $57.40.
Ban, I. Biomathematics and its Applications in Plant Cultivation. Elsevier Science Publ. Co.,
Inc., P.O. Box 1663, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10164-0028, 1988. 204 p. ISBN-0-444-98970-6. Price: $97.25.
Barigozzi, C., ed. The Origin and Domestication of Cultivated Plants. Elsevier Science Publ., P.O. Box 1663, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, 1986. vi + 224 p. illus. ISBN 0-444-42703-1. Price: $71.00.
Beckett, E. Wild Flowers of Majorca, Minorca, and Ibiza. A.A. Balkema, Postbus 1675, NL-3000 BR Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1988. ix + 221 p.
illus. ISBN 90-6191-634-8. Price: $50.00.
Beecher, G.R., ed. Beltsville Symposia in Agricultural Research. Volume 11. Research Instrumentation for the 21st Century. Kluwer
Academic Publ., 101 Philip Dr., Norwell, MA 02061, 1988. xiii + 455 p. illus. ISBN 90-247-3593-5.
Benga, Gh. and Tager, J.M., eds. Biomembranes. Basic and Medical Research. Springer-Verlag, New York, Inc., 44 Hartz Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094-2491, 1988. xiii + 224 p. illus. ISBN 0-387-18879.
Birge, E.A. Bacterial and Bacteriophage Genetics. An Introduction, Second Ed. Springer-Verlag, New
York, Inc., 44 Hartz Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094-2491, 188. xvi + 414 p. ISBN 0-387-96696-X. Price:
Blanchard, R.O. and Tattar, T.A. Field and Laboratory Guide to Tree Pathology. Academic
Press, 1250 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101, 1981. xv + 285 p. illus. ISBN 0-12-103980-3. Price:
Bohinski, R.C. Modern Concepts in Biochemistry. 5th Ed. Allen & Bacon, 7 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02159, 1987. xii + 739 p. illus. ISBN 0-205-08852-X. Price: None given.
Botanic Gardens Conservation Secretariat. The
International Transfer Format for Botanic Garden Plant Records. Hunt Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, 1987. 64 p. (no ISBN number). Price: $7.00.
Breitmaier, E. and Voelter, W. Carbon-13 NMR Spectroscopy. High-Resolution Methods and
Applications in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry 3rd Ed. VCH Publ., Suite 909, 220 E. 23rd St., New York, NY 10010, 1988. xvi + 515 p. ISBN 0-89573-493-1. Price: $146.00.
Bridson, G.D.R. and Wendel, D.E. Printmaking in the Service of Botany. Hunt Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, 1986.
166 p. illus. ISBN 0-913196-49-5. Price: $20.00.
Brindle, J.V. and White, J.J. Flora Portrayed.
Classics of Botanical Art from the Hunt Institute Collection. Hunt Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, 1985. 93 p.
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Broutin, J. Étude Paléobotanique et Palynologique du Passage Carbonifère-Permien dans le Sud-Ouest de la Peninsule Ibérique. Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 15 Quai Anatole France, 75700 Paris, France, 1986. 165 p. ISBN 2-222-03832-4. Price: 300 FF.
Bunt, A.C. Media Mixes for Container Grown Plants. Unwin Hyman, Inc., 8 Winchester Place, Winchester, MA 01890, 1988. xxi + 309 p. illus. ISBN 0-04-635016-0. Price: $55.00.
Burkhardt, F. and Smith, S., eds. The Correspondence of Charles Darwin. Cambridge
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Buss, L.W. The Evolution of Individuality.
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Charles-Edwards, D.A., Doley, D. and Rimmington, G.M. Modelling Plant Growth and Development.
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Chen Shou-Liang and Chia Liang-Chi. Chinese Bamboos. Dioscorides Press, Inc., 9999 S.W. Wilshire, Portland, OR 97225, 1988. vii + 118 p. illus. ISBN 0-931146-11-9. Price: $39.95.
Clark, C.A. and Moyer, J.W. Compendium of Sweet Potato Diseases. American Phytopathological
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Clifford, B.C. and Lester, E. Control of Plant Diseases: Costs and Benefits. Blackwell Scientific Publ., Inc., P.O. Box 50009, Palo Alto, Ca 94303, 1988. xiv + 263 p. ISBN 0-632-01453-9. Price:
Clutton-Brock, T.H., ed. Reproductive Success. Studies of Individual Variation in Contrasting Breeding Systems. University of Chicago Press,
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Cole, J.A. and Ferguson, S.J., eds. The Nitrogen and Sulphur Cycles. Symposium 42, The Society for General Microbiology. Cambridge University Press, 32 E. 57th St., New York, NY 10022, 1988. xii + 490 p. ISBN 0-521-35199-5. Price: $85.00.
Crow, J.F. Basic Concepts in Population. Quantitative, and Evolutionary Genetics. W.H.
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Cummins, G.B. and Hiratsuka, Y. Illustrated Genera of Rust Fungi. Rev. Ed. American Phytopathological Society Press, 3340 Pilot Knob Rd., St. Paul, MN 55121, 1988. v + 152 p. illus. ISBN 0-89054-058-6. Price: $18.00.
Deng Jingyang, Ed. Taigu Genic Male-Sterile Wheat. Elsevier Science Publ., P.O. Box 1663, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, 1988. xi + 176 p. illus. ISBN 0-444-42644-2. Price $100.00.
Denny, M.W. Biology and the Mechanics of the Wave-Swept Environment. Princeton University Press, 3175 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, 1988. xii + 329 p. ISBN 0-691-08487-4. Price:
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Edwards, A.J. and Head, S.M., eds. Key Environments. Red Sea. Pergamon Press, Maxwell
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Ellenberg, H. Vegetation Ecology of Central
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Ellis, M.B. and Ellis, J.P. Microfungi On Miscellaneous Substrates. An Identification Handbook. Timber Press/Dioscorides Press, Inc., 9999 S.W. Wilshire, Portland, OR 97225, 1988. viii + 244 p. illus. ISBN 0-88192-115-7. Price:
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Erwin, D.C., Bartnicki-Garcia, S. and Tsao, P.H., eds. Phytophthora. Its Biology. Taxonomy. Ecology and Pathology. American Phytopathological Society Press, 4430 Pilot Knob Rd., St. Paul, MN 55121, 1988. viii + 392 p. illus. ISBN 0-89054-5.
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Fitter, A.H. and Hay, R.K.M. Environmental Physiology of Plants, 2nd Ed. Academic Press, 6277 Sea Harbor Dr., Orlando, FL 32887, 1987. xiii + 423 p. illus. ISBN 0-12-257763-9. Price: $35.00.
Foster, R.C., Rovira, A.D. and Cock, T.W. Ultrastructure of the Root-Soil Interface. American Phytopathological Society Press, 3340 Pilot Knob Rd., St. Paul, MN 55121, 1983. ix + 157 p. illus. ISBN 0-89054-051-9. Price: None
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Fuller, G. and Nes, W.D., eds. Ecology and Metabolism of Plant Lipids. American Chemical
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Gelvin, S.B. and Schilperoort, R.A., eds. Plant
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Gepts, P., ed. Genetic Resources of Phaseolus Beans. Kluwer Academic Publ. Group, Book Review Dept., P.O. Box 989, 3300 AZ Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1988. xiii + 613 p. illus. ISBN 90-247-3685-4. Price: $138.50.
Gottlieb, L.D. and Jain, S.K., eds. plant
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Harris, G.P. Phytoplankton Ecology. Structure. Function and Fluctuation. Routledge, Chapman & Hall, 29 W. 35th St., New York, NY 10001, 1986. xi + 384 p. ISBN 0-412-30690-5. Price: $37.50.
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Harvey, P.H. and Partridge, L., eds. Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology. Volume 4. Oxford University Press, 200 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016, 1987. vi + 271 p. ISBN 0-19-854320-5.
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John, B. and Miklos, G. The Eukaryote Genome in Development and Evolution. Unwin Hyman, Inc., 8 Winchester Place, Winchester, MA 01890, 1987. xviii + 416 p. ISBN 0-04-575033-5. Price: $29.95 (Paper), $60.00 (Cloth).
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Stiff, R.L.A. Flowers from the Royal Gardens of Kew. University Press of New England, 17½ Lebanon St., Hanover, NH 03755, 1988. 79 p. illus. ISBN 0-87451-464-9. Price: $15.95.
Stumpf, P.K., ed. The Biochemistry of Plants. A
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Urbanska, K.M., ed. Differentiation Patterns in Higher Plants. Academic Press, 6277 Sea Harbor Dr., Orlando, FL 32887, 1987. xii + 272 p. illus. ISBN 0-12-709425-3. Price: $22.00.
Vanderplank, J.E. Disease Resistance in Plants. 2nd Ed. Academic Press, 1250 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101, 1984. xiv + 194 p. ISBN 0-12-711442-4. Price: $38.00.
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Wainwright, S.A. Axis and Circumference. The
Cylindrical Shape of Plants and Animals. Harvard University Press, 79 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 1988. viii + 132 p. illus. ISBN 0-674-05700-7. Price: $22.95.
Walters, D.R. and Keil, D.J. vascular Plant Taxonomy, 3rd Ed. Kendall/Hunt Publ. Co., 2460 Kerper Blvd., P.O. box 539, Dubuque, IA 52004-0539, 1977. vii + 488 p. ISBN 0-8403-4614-X.
Wasson, R.G., Kramrisch, S., Ott, J. and Ruck, C.A.P. Persephone's Quest. Entheogens and the Origins of Religion. Yale University Press, 92A Yale Station, New Haven, CT 06520, 1986. 257 p. illus. ISBN 0-300-03877-1. Price: $30.00.
Webb, C. and Mavituna, F., eds. Plant and Animal Cells. Process Possibilities. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1 Wiley Dr., Somerset, NJ 08875-1272, 1987. 307 p. ISBN 0-470-20853-8. Price: $87.95.
Weir, B.S., Eisen, E.J., Goodman, M.M. and Namkoong, G. Quantitative Genetics. Sinauer Assoc., Inc. Sunderland, MA 01375-0407, 1988.
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Wershaw, R.L. and Mikita, M.A., eds. NMR of Humic Substances and Coal. Lewis Publ., Inc., 121 S. Main St., Chelsea, MI 48118, 1987. xvii + 236 p. ISBn 0-87371-082-7. Price: None given.
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White, J.J. and Wendel, D.E. Sixth International Exhibition of Botanical Art and Illustration. Hunt Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, 1988. 142 p. illus. ISBN 0-913196-52-5. Price: $15.00.
White, J.J. Catalogue of the Botanical Art Collection at the Hunt Institute. Part 1. Plant Portraits, Artists A-D. Hunt Institute, Carnegie
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Wilkins, M. Plant Watching. How Plants Remember. Tell Time. Form Relationship and More. Facts on File, 460 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10016, 1988. 207 p. illus. ISBN 0-8160-1736-0. Price:
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Winfree, A.T. The Timing of Biological Clocks.
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Wood, M.S. and Shultz, S.M., compilers. Three Mile Island. A Selectively Annotated Bibliography.
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Wyllie, T.D. and Scott, D.H., eds. Soybean Diseases of the North Central Region. American Phytopathological Society Press, 3340 Pilot Knob Rd., St. Paul, MN 55121, 1988. ix + 149 p. ISBN 0-89054-087-X. Price: $19.00.
Yakovlev, A.Y. and Zorin, A.V. Computer Simulation in Cell Radiobiology. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 44 Hartz Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094-2491, 1988. vi + 133 p. ISBN 0-387-19457-6. Price: $16.30.
Zryd, J.-P. Cultures de Cellules, Tissues et
Organes Végétaux. Presses Polytechniques Romandes, EPFL - Ecublens, Centre Midi, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland, 1988. xiii + 328 p. illus. ISBN 2-88074-152-1. Price: 89.- SF.