BSA PAST-PRESIDENT'S SYMPOSIUM: Future trends in molecular evolution. Organized by: SCHAAL, BARBARA A., Department of Biology, Box 1137, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899 (314/935-6822) <>.

8:00 BSA 1.1 WATERS, ELIZABETH* and VIERLING, ELIZABETH. University of Arizona, Tucson. The evolution of the small heat shock proteins in land plants.

8:45 BSA 1.2 BUCKLER, EDWARD IV; IPPOLITO, ANTHONY; HOLTSFORD*, TIMOTHY. University of Missouri, Columbia. The evolution of plant ribosomal DNA: Divergent paralogues, pseudogenes, and phylogenetic implications.

9:30 BSA 1.3 MILLIGAN, BROOK G. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. Integrating demography, genetics, and molecular evolution.

10:15 Recess

10:30 BSA 1.4 GAUT, BRANDON. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Molecular clocks and nucleotide substitution rates in higher plants.

11:15 BSA 1.5 KELLOGG, ELIZABETH. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. The molecular basis of morphological systematics.


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Biology of Bryophytes. Bryological and Lichenological section. Joint session with ABLS session 1 and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).


WORKSHOP: Conservation of bryophytes and lichens. Bryological and Lichenological section. Joint session with ABLS session 2 and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).


Presiding: MACDONALD, JOANNE E. Canadian Forest Service, P.O.Box 6028, St. John's NF A1C 5X8 (709/772-3709).

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Meristems, parasites, symbionts, and cultures. Developmental and Structural Section, BSA, and Structure and Development Section, CBA/ABC.

8:30 BSA 4.1 MACDONALD, JOANNE E. Canadian Forest Service, St. John's, NF. Apical activity and bud anatomy in Picea mariana seedlings in response to different dormancy-induction treatments.

8:45 BSA 4.2 LEMON, GORDON D.* and POSLUSZNY, USHER. University of Guelph, ON. A new approach to the study of apical meristem development using laser scanning confocal microscopy.

9:00 BSA 4.3 ROSS, CINDY* and SUMNER, MICHAEL J. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. Cytochemistry of the viscin cells of Arceuthobium americanum Nutt. ex. Engelm. (dwarf mistletoe).

9:15 BSA 4.4 LEBLANC, DEBORRA* and LACROIX, CHRISTIAN. University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown. Morphological changes in the rose galls of the cynipid wasp Diplolepis rosaefolii Cockerell when they become inhabited by the inquiline Periclistus.

9:30 BSA 4.5 MERCURE, ERIC W.*, JONES, CYNTHIA S., AUER, CAROL A., and BRAND, MARK H. University of Connecticut, Storrs. Anatomy of shoots and tumors of in vitro Rhododendron 'Montego' cultures with tissue proliferation.

9:45 BSA 4.6 GHOSH, NABARUN*, CHATTERJEE, A., and SMITH, DON W. University of North Texas, Denton and University of Calcutta, India. From leaf to plant: Scanning electron microscopic studies on in vitro regeneration in Albizia falcataria (L.) Fosberg, a leguminous tree species.

10:00 BSA 4.7 UETAKE, YUKARO* and PETERSON, R. LARRY. University of Guelph, ON. Changes in actin filament arrays in protocorm cells of the orchid Spiranthes sinensis induced by a symbiotic fungus.

10:15 Recess

10:30 BSA 4.8 MYERS, CAROLINE V.*, KINKADE, CRAIG J., SCHNEIDER, JEFFERY A., and SEAGO, JAMES L., JR. SUNY at Oswego, NY. Effects of lead on early development in Typha glauca.

10:45 BSA 4.9 LYNCH, TIMOTHY M.* , LINTILHAC, PHILIP M., and DOMOZYCH, DAVID. University of Vermont, Burlington. Mechanotransduction molecules in plant gravisensory responses: Amlyoplast/Statolith membranes contain a 1-Integrin-like protein.

11:00 BSA 4.10 KUZEJA, PAUL* and LINTILHAC, PHILIP M. University of Vermont, Burlington. Elongation rates of Zea mays roots under controlled impedance.

11:15 BSA 4.11 SEAGO, JAMES L., JR. SUNY at Oswego, NY. The root cortex in the wetland plant, Nymphaea odorata.

11:30 BSA 4.12 PAOLILLO, DOMINICK J., JR.* and ZOBEL, RICHARD W. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Branching of the primary root axis in aeroponically grown seedlings of Zea mays L.


POSTER SESSION: Development and Structure. Developmental and Structural Section, BSA, and Structure and Development Section, CBA/ABC. Posters will be available for viewing from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.. Authors will be available to discuss their posters from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

BSA 5.1 ANGELES, GUILLERMO* and ESCALONA, FERNANDO ORTEGA. Instituto de Ecologia, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. Circular vessel lines in the secondary xylem of pneumatophores of Laguncularia racemosa (L.) Gaertn. (Combretaceae).

BSA 5.2 CHIERA, JOSEPH M.*, THOMAS, JUDITH F., and RUFTY, THOMAS W., JR. North Carolina State University, Raleigh. Sequence of developmental differentiation of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr. cv. Ransom) under phosphorus deprivation.

BSA 5.3 BRIAND, C.H.*, DANIEL, A.D., WILSON, K.A., and WOODS, H.E. Salisbury State University, MD. Allometry of axis length, diameter and taper in the devil's walking stick (Aralia spinosa: Araliaceae).

BSA 5.4 DONNELLY, PETRA M., WOODVINE, MICHELLE A.*, BONETTA, DARIO, DENGLER, RONALD E., and DENGLER, NANCY G. University of Toronto, ON. Patterns of cell division and cell enlargement during leaf development in Arabidopsis thaliana.

BSA 5.5 FOSTER, CAROL M., GRAVES, WILLIAM R., and HORNER, HARRY T.* Iowa State University, Ames. Characterization of ENOD2 cDNAs in Amur maackia, an ornamental woody legume.

BSA 5.6 JIN, WEI, PALMER, REID G., HORNER, HARRY T.*, and SHOEMAKER, RANDY C. Iowa State University, Ames. Genetic mapping of the -1,3-glucanase genes in Glycine max L.

BSA 5.7 LAKSHMI, T.V. RAJYA; RAO, KRISHNA M.; RAO, K.G. RAJA* and LAKSHMI, K. ARUNA. Andhra University, Waltair, India. In vitro studies in pearl millet. I. Effect of temperature on immature embryos in the cultivar Vg 272.

BSA 5.8 LYNCH, TIMOTHY M.* and LINTILHAC, PHILIP M. University of Vermont, Burlington. Mechanical signals in plant development: A new method for single cell studies.

BSA 5.9 SZENDRAK, ERIKA*, READ, PAUL E., and LEE, KIT W. University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Anatomical observations of several European and North American terrestrial orchid species (Orchidaceae).

BSA 5.10 RAZEM, FAWZI A.I.* and DAVIS, ARTHUR R. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. A comparative study of stomatal frequency, maturity and index in abscisic acid-deficient and insensitive mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana.

BSA 5.11 DAVIS, ARTHUR R.*, PYLATUIK, JEFFREY D., PARADIS, JOELLE C., and LOW, NICHOLAS H. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. A novel system of floral nectar secretion in several Brassicaceae - two sets of nectaries per flower that secrete products of different carbohydrate composition.


Presiding: PERONI, PATRICIA A., Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 28036 (704/892-9334 <>.

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Seed Ecology. Ecological and Tropical Biology sections. Joint session with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).

8:30 BSA 6.1 PERONI, PATRICIA A.*, MARSHALL, ALLEN, BOOZER, LINDSAY and WHITEHEAD, MARIA. Davidson College, Davidson, NC. Demography and ecological genetics of an artificial buried white campion (Silene latifolia) seed bank.

8:45 BSA 6.2 MATTEI, JENNIFER H. and HANDEL, STEVEN N. Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ. Large variation over three years of seed deposition in a newly restored urban upland habitat.

9:00 BSA 6.3 SPENCER, LAWRENCE J.*, SNOW, ALLISON A. and NAMETH, STEPHEN T. Ohio State University, Columbus. Fitness of transgenic wild-crop hybrids of Cucurbita pepo: a field test with wild plants.

9:15 BSA 6.4 ALLPHIN, LOREEN and HARPER, KIMBALL T. Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. The relative effects of resources and genetics on reproductive success in the rare Kachina daisy, Erigeron kachinensis (Asteraceae).

9:30 BSA 6.5 GRANGER, MICHAEL . University of New Hampshire, Durham. The ecological implications of ramet context: a case study.

9:45 BSA 6.6 CHEPLICK, GREGORY P. and GRANDSTAFF, KATIE. The College of Staten Island, City University of New York. The value of seed heteromorphism in the coastal environment: sand burial of seeds and seedlings of an annual grass.

10:00 Recess

10:15 BSA 6.7 DONOHUE, KATHLEEN. Brown University, Providence, RI. Seed dispersal as a maternal character: selection on maternal traits that influence progeny dispersal.

10:30 BSA 6.8 HIDAYATI, SITI N., BASKIN, J.M. and BASKIN, C.C. University of Kentucky, Lexington. Studies on seed dormancy and germination in six species of Caprifoliaceae.

10:45 BSA 6.9 HOULE, GILLES. Université Laval, Sainte-Foy, PQ. Seed dispersal and seedling recruitment of Betula alleghaniensis in the Tantaré Ecological Reserve (Quebéc): Spatial (in)consistency in time.

11:00 BSA 6.10 SUSKO, DAVID and LOVETT-DOUST, LESLEY . University of Windsor, ON. A comparison of patterns of fruit and ovule abortion in seven species of Brassicaceae.

11:15 BSA 6.11 BOOTH, BARBARA D. and LARSON, DOUG W. University of Guelph, ON. Seed rain density and composition on cliff faces of the Niagara Escarpment, Canada.


Presiding: NOVAK, STEPHEN J. Department of Biology, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725 (208/385-3548)..

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Ecological, Population, Forestry, and Agricultural Genetics. Genetics Section. Joint session with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).

8:30 BSA 7.1 CAMARA, MARK, TURNER, NOELLE, and PIGLIUCCI, MASSIMO. University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Genetic constraints:an experimental approach using induced mutations in Arabidopsis thaliana.

8:45 BSA 7.2 EUBANKS, MARY. Duke University, NC. Experimental investigation of a gene for resistance to corn rootworm, Diabrotica spp.

9:00 BSA 7.3 KORSHIKOV, IVAN* and BYCHKOV, SERGHEJ. The Donetsk Botanical Gardens, Ukraine. Population-and-genetic investigations of Pinus sylvestris L. under the conditions of technogenously polluted environment.

9:15 BSA 7.4 WU, RONGLING*, LI, BAILIAN, and O'MALLEY, DAVID. North Carolina State University, Raleigh. The genetic consequences of small populations in loblolly pine.

9:30 BSA 7.5 SUN, MEI. University of Hon Kong. Cleistogamy and chasmogamy in Scutellaria indica: effective mating system and population genetic structure.

9:45 BSA 7.6 WANG, Z.M.*, NAGASAKA, KAZUTOSHI, and TANAKA, KYOKO. Hokkaido Research Center, Japan. Genetic variation in natural populations of Picea glehnii, Picea jezoensis, and Abies sachalinensis in Hokkaido, Japan.

10:00 Recess

10:15 BSA 7.7 ISABEL, NATHALIE*, THERIAULT, PHILIPPE, BEAULIEU, JEAN, and BOUSQUET, JEAN. Resources Naturelles Canada, PQ and Universite Laval, Ste. Foy, PQ. Genetic diversity in Pinus strobus L. populations in Quebec: RAPDs vs. allozymes.

10:30 BSA 7.8 PERRON, MARTIN* and BOUSQUET, JEAN. Universite Laval, Ste. Foy, PQ. A comparison of morphological and molecular appoaches for the study of natural hybridization in the genus Picea.

10:45 BSA 7.9 NOVAK, STEPHEN* and OTT, JENNIFER. Boise State University, ID. Allozyme diversity in Allium simillimum (Alliaceae): evidence for a progenitor-derivative relationship with A. aaseae.

11:00 BSA 7.10 CRONN, RICHARD, BROTHERS, MARY, KLIER, KAY, WENDEL, JONATHAN, and BRETTING, PETER*. Iowa State University, Ames. Allozyme variation in domesticated Helianthus annuus and wild relatives.

11:15 BSA 7.11 WHITTON, JEANNETTE* and RIESEBERG, LOREN. Indiana University, Bloomington. Patterns of molecular marker introgression and their relationship to pollen viability and morphological intermediacy in natural hybrid zones between Helianthus annuus and H. petiolaris.

11:30 BSA 7.12 UNGERER, MARK*, BAIRD, STUART, PAN, JEAN, and RIESEBERG, LOREN. Indiana University, Bloomington. Tempo of hybrid speciation.


Presiding: HIBBETT, DAVID S., Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138 (617/496-3374) <>.

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS. Mycological section. Joint session with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).

9:00 BSA 8.1 GREENE, DIANE M.*, STONE, JEFFREY K. and DENISON, WILLIAM C. Oregon State University, Corvallis. Ascospore discharge and germination in response to light and temperature in Lobaria oregana and L. pulmonaria.

9:15 BSA 8.2 HAGERMAN, SHANNON M.*, JONES, MELANIE D. and GARY E. BRADFIELD. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and Okanagan University College, BC. Ectomycorrhizal infection of Picea engelmannii seedlings planted across different sized clear-cuts in a subalpine forest.

9:30 BSA 8.3 CURRY, KENNETH J.*, NOBLE, J. KIRK and SMITH, BARBARA J. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg. Strawberry anthracnose fruit rot and Colletotrichum acutatum.

9:45 BSA 8.4 MAXWELL, CHRISTINE D.*, and MCKENNA-NEUMAN, CHERYL. Trent University, Peterborough, ON. Wind transport of sand surfaces crusted with free-living soil fungi.

10:00 BSA 8.5 MULLINS, J. THOMAS*, and SHAPIRO, ALEXANDRA. University of Florida, Gainesville. Localization of cytoplasmic water-soluble reserve (1Æ3)-b-D-glucans in the fungus Achlya.

10:15 BSA 8.6 HE, XIAN*, GAO, YING and CHANG, JI. Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China. A report on several species in the genus Mycena from Genhe district of inner Mongolia of China.

10:30 - 11:30 BUSINESS MEETING. BSA Mycological Section.
GREENE, DIANE, presiding.


Presiding: UPCHURCH, GARLAND R., JR, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos.

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Isabel Cookson Student Award Session. Part I. Paleobotanical Section. Joint session with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).

8:25 BSA 9.1 UPCHURCH, GARLAND R., JR. Introduction and comments from the Chair.

8:30 BSA 9.2 KOTYK, MICHELE E. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. Late Silurian and Early Devonian land plants from Bathurst Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

8:45 BSA 9.3 CORDI, JENNIFER* and STEIN, WILLIAM E. Binghamton University, Binghamton. A reinvestigation of Cladoxylon dawsonii Read: new data question taxonomic and phylogenetic distinctions between the Devonian Cladoxylopsida and Iridopteridales.

9:00 BSA 9.4 PHIPPS, CARLIE J.*, AXSMITH, BRIAN J., TAYLOR, THOMAS N., and TAYLOR, EDITH L. University of Kansas, Lawrence. Permineralized fern sporangia from the Triassic of Antarctica.

9:15 BSA 9.5 AXSMITH, BRIAN J.* and TAYLOR, THOMAS N. University of Kansas, Lawrence. New conifers from the Early Mesozoic of eastern North America.

9:30 Recess

9:45 BSA 9.6 SERBET, R. Ohio University, Athens. Using fossils to resolve cladistic relationships: Cupressaceous/taxodiaceous conifers from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Badlands of southern Alberta, Canada.

10:00 BSA 9.7 HOPKINS, DENNIS J., JR.* and JOHNSON, KIRK R. Denver Museum of Natural History, CO. Description of a newly discovered and nearly complete Paleocene cycad from the Denver Basin, Colorado.

10:15 BSA 9.8 PEREZ-HERNANDEZ, BALAM R.*, RODRIGUEZ-DE LA ROSA, RUBEN A., and CEVALLOS FERRIZ, SERGIO R.S. Ciudad Universitaria, and Instituto de Geologia, Del. Coyoacan, Mexico. Permineralized infructescence from the Cerro del Pueblo Formation (Campanian), near Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico: Phytolaccaceae.

10:30 BSA 9.9 HERNANDEZ-CASTILLO, GENARO R.* and CEVALLOS-FERRIZ, SERGIO R.S. Ciudad Universitaria, and Instituto de Geologia, Del. Coyoacan, Mexico. A permineralized plant with Haloragaceae affinity from the Upper Cretaceous of Sonora, Mexico.

10:45 Recess

11:00 BSA 9.10 CALL, VICTOR* and DILCHER, DAVID. Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainsville. Morphology and cuticle of the Cretaceous winged infructescence Tricalycites.

11:15 BSA 9.11 VELASCO-DE LEON, PATRICIA* and CEVALLOS-FERRIZ, SERGIO R.S. Ciudad Universitaria, and Instituto de Geologia, Del. Coyoacan, Mexico. Leaves of Cercocarpus (Rosaceae) in Tertiary sediments of Tepexi de Rodriguez, Puebla, Mexico.

11:30 BSA 9.12 RAMIREZ-GARDUNO, JOSE LUIS* and CEVALLOS-FERRIZ, SERGIO R.S. Ciudad Universitaria, and Instituto de Geologia, Del. Coyoacan, Mexico. A diverse association of Anacardiaceae in Oligocene strata of Tepexi de Rodriguez, Puebla, Mexico.

11:45 BSA 9.13 BORGARDT, SANDRA J. Arizona State University, Tempe. Fruit development in fossil and living Quercus (Fagaceae) and its taxonomic value.


POSTER SESSION: - Student Posters. Paleobotanical Section. Joint session with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).

BSA 10.1 FALDER, AMY B.*, MAPES, GENE, ROTHWELL, GAR W., MAPES, ROYAL H., and DOGUZHAEVA, LARISA A. Ohio University, Athens, and Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Pityostrobus cone from Lower Cretaceous (Aptian) marine sediments in Russia.

BSA 10.2 MAPES, ROYAL H., MAPES, GENE, SCOTT, ANDREW C., and MAYBERRY, ECHO.* Ohio University, Athens, and Royal Holloway University, London, England. An unusual Early Permian plant and marine invertebrate assemblage in central Texas.


Presiding: STRAUB, PETER F. Natural Sciences and Math, Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ 08240 (609-652-2796) <>.

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Plant Physiology. Physiological Section. Joint session with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).

8:30 BSA 11.1 STRAUB, PETER F. Welcome, Introduction, Announcements.

8:45 BSA 11.2 GARIN, ELISABETH*; KLIMASZEWSKA, KRYSTYNA and PLOURDE, ARIANE. Laurentian Forestry Center, Sainte-Foy, PQ. Regeneration of plants through somatic embryogenesis in eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.).

9:00 BSA 11.3 MADDEN, JAREN I.*; AUER, CAROL A. and JONES, CYNTHIA S. University of Connecticut, Storrs. Characterization of somatic embryogenic response of Pelargonium species to exogenous cytokinins.

9:15 BSA 11.4 STRAUB, PETER F.*; DISTLER, MACKENZIE J.; SHEARER, GEORGIA and KOHL, DANIEL H. Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ and Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Isolation of a Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase cDNA from soybean (Glycine max) by hybridization with a biotinylated oligonucleotide followed by streptavidin-magnetic particle capture.

9:30 BSA 11.5 LYNCH, TIMOTHY M.*; LINTILHAC, PHILIP M. and DOMOZYCH, DAVID. University of Vermont, Burlington and Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY. Mechanotransduction molecules in plant gravisensory responses: Amyloplast/Statolith membranes contain a 1 -Intergrin-like protein.

9:45 BSA 11.6 STRAUB, PETER F.*; HANSEN, SANDRA and LANDAU, B.J . Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ. The use of RAPDS to distinguish planted and wild populations of the American beachgrass (Ammophila breviligulata).

10:00 Recess

10:15 BSA 11.7 MARTHOUSE, DAVID JOHN and MAURICE, HENRI ROGER.* Barat College, Lake Forest, IL. The effects of gibberellins and abscisic acid on tuberization in tuberous begonia (Begonia hybrida, cv. Non Stop).

10:30 BSA 11.8 SINGH, H.P*.; KOHLI, R.K. and BATISH, DAIZY. Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. Determination of seed susceptibility to chemical stress by measuring seed coat thickness and seed volume.

10:45 BSA 11.9 PECHTER, PRIIT; GAGNON, ZOFIA E.; DICKSON, RICHARD E. and KARNOSKY, DAVID F. Michigan Technological University, Houghton and Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Effects of elevated troposphoric ozone on the growth, biomass accumulation, and crown architecture of Populus tremuloides Mich.

11:00 BSA 11.10 LINTILHAC, PHILIP M; OUTWATER, JOHN, O. and TAYLOR, HOLLY R. University of Vermont, Burlington. A rapid, nondestructive method for the measurement of turgor pressure in exposed plant cells.

11:15 BSA 11.11 SHAU-TING, CHIU and WEN-YUAN KAO. National Museum of Natural Sciences, Taichung, Taiwan and Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. Stable carbon isotope ratio in relation to the functional morphology of mistletoe leaves in Taiwan.

11:30 - 12:30 BUSINESS MEETING / LUNCHEON: Physiological Section.

MAURICE, HENRI, presiding.


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Molecular Systematics and Phylogeny of Ferns. Pteridological section. Joint session with AFS session 1 and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).


POSTER SESSION. Pteridological section. Joint session with AFS session 3 and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC). All posters will be available for viewing from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Legume Colloquium. Systematics section. Joint session with ASPT session 2 and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Molecular. Systematics section. Joint session with ASPT session 3 and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Poaceae. Systematics section. Joint session with ASPT session 4 and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC).


POSTER SESSION. Systematics section. Joint session with ASPT session 1 and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC). The poster session is scheduled for Monday 4 August through Wednesday 6 August (posters may remain up throughout that time).


Presiding: KRAMER, DAVID. W.

SYMPOSIUM: WIRED Biology: Using Computers and the Internet to Enhance Teaching and Learning. Part I. Teaching Section. Joint Session with AIBS and with the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC). Co-sponsored by Benjamin/ Cummings Publishing Co., a division of Addison Wesley Longman. Organized by KRAMER, DAVID W., Department of Plant Biology, The Ohio State University, Mansfield, OH 44906 (419/755-4344) <>.

8:00 BSA 18.1 KRAMER, DAVID W. The Ohio State University, Mansfield. Introduction.

8:10 BSA 18.2 BEATTIE, RUTH E. University of Kentucky, Lexington. Technology in the classroom: Suggestions for assuring success.

8:45 BSA 18.3 KRAMER, DAVID W. The Ohio State University, Mansfield. Design for a plant biology multimedia learning center.

9:20 Recess

9:30 BSA 18.4 SNOW, MICHAEL* and UMBANHOWAR, CHARLES. University of Portland,OR and St.Olaf College, Northfield, MN Investigative laboratory exercises in plant anatomy and morphology using video imaging technology.

10:05 BSA 18.5 HINTZE, KIRSTEN, SOMMERFELD, MILTON, STUTZ, JEAN and ROBERSON, ROBERT. Arizona State University, Tempe. Multimedia design: Suggestions from development of a learning module in phycology.

10:40 Recess

10:50 BSA 18.6 SODERBERG, PATTI and STANLEY, ETHEL*. BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium, Beloit College, Beloit, WI. Collaborative investigation with strategic simulations.

11:25 BSA 18.7 DICKINSON, TIMOTHY A.*, MEIKLE, SIAN and PAVACIC, ANDREW. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto and University of Toronto, ON. Vascular plant families, the World Wide Web, and PollyClave: Tools for interactive learning.