1998 Annual Meeting of the
Botanical Society of America
2-6 August, 1998   Baltimore, MD

1998 Symposia


PAST - PRESIDENTíS SYMPOSIUM
G. Ledyard Stebbins and plant evolutionary biology in the next millennium (half-day). Organizer: Daniel J. Crawford, Department of Plant Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, phone 614/292-2725, fax 614/292-6345, e-mail <crawford.13@osu.edu>.

DEVELOPMENTAL AND STRUCTURAL SECTION
Heterochrony in plants (half-day). Organizers: Elizabeth M. Harris, Department of Botany, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, phone 217/581-6608, fax 217/581-7141, e-mail <cfemh@eiu.edu>; and Christine M. Kampny, Department of Botany, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, phone 352/335-6343, fax 352/392-3993, e-mail <cmk@flmnh.ufl.edu>.

ECOLOGICAL SECTION
Consequences of plant responses to spatial and temporal heterogeneity (half-day). Organizers: Irwin S. Forseth, Department of Plant Biology, e-mail ; and D. Alexander Wait, Department of Zoology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, phone 301/405-1629, fax 301/314-9081, e-mail <await@wam.umd.edu>.

ECONOMIC BOTANY SECTION
Economic Botany and Ethnobotany: Subjects that generate interest in plants (half-day). Organizers: David L. Lentz, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458, phone 314/577-9503, fax 314/220-6504, e-mail <dlentz@nybg.org>; and Robert J. Reinsvold, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 80639, phone 303/351-2716, fax 303/351-1269, e-mail <rjreins@bentley.univnorthco.edu>.

GENETICS SECTION, TROPICAL BIOLOGY SECTION
Population genetics and gene flow in tropical plants (half-day). Organizers: Matthew B. Hamilton, Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Genetics, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008, phone 202/673-4677, fax 202/673-4686, e-mail <mhamilton@igc.apc.org>; Preston Aldrich, Smithsonian Institution NMNH, Department of Botany, MRC-166, Washington, DC 20560, phone 202/357-4808, fax 202/786-2563, e-mail <aldrichp@nmnh.si.edu>; W. John Kress, Smithsonian Institution NMNH, Department of Botany, MRC-166, Washington, DC 20560, phone 202/357-3392, fax 202/786-2563, e-mail <kressj@nmnh.si.edu>; and Chris Dick, Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138, phone 617/496-2380, fax 617/495-9484, e-mail <cdick@oeb.harvard.edu>.

PHYSIOLOGY SECTION
American beachgrass (Ammophila breviligulata) (half-day). Organizer: Peter Straub, Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division, Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ 08240, phone 609/652-4556, fax 609/748-5515, e-mail <pete.straub@stockton.edu>.

PTERIDOLOGY SECTION/AMERICAN FERN SOCIETY (AFS)
Conservation biology of pteridophytes [Part I] [Part II] (full day). Organizer: Thomas A. Ranker, EPO Biology, Campus Box 334, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309; phone 303/492-5074, fax 303/492-8699, e-mail <thomas.ranker@colorado.edu>.

SYSTEMATICS SECTION/AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLANT TAXONOMISTS (ASPT)
The relation of phylogeny and species distributions to spatial environmental parameters (half-day). Organizer: Gerald F. Guala, Department of Botany, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, phone 352/392-1721, fax 352/392-3993, e-mail <stinger@ufl.edu>.

Plants on demand: Research using living collections in Botanical Gardens and Arboreta (half-day). Organizer: Nancy R. Morin, American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta, 351 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, phone 610/925-2500, fax 610/925-2700, e-mail <morin@mobot.org>.

ASPT Colloquium: Systematics of the North American Senecioneae (half-day). Organizer: Theodore Barkley, Herbarium-Division of Biology, Ackert Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506; phone 913/532-6619, fax 913/532-6656, e-mail <herbksc@ksu.edu>."