Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond

Proceedings of the 10th IAPTC&B Congress June 23–28, 2002 Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

  • Indra K. Vasil

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Opening Address by the President of the IAPTC&B

  3. Plenary Lectures

    1. Jonathan D. G. Jones, G. Brigneti, D. Smilde
      Pages 10-17
    2. Soraya Pelaz, Sarah Liljegren, Adrienne Roeder, Cristina Ferrándiz, Anusak Pinyopich, Lars Ostergaard et al.
      Pages 20-27
    3. Dirk G. Inze
      Pages 28-29
    4. Kazuo Shinozaki, Kazuko Yamaguchi-Shinozaki
      Pages 30-37
    5. Anna M. G. Koltunow, Matthew R. Tucker
      Pages 38-46
    6. David C. Baulcombe
      Pages 48-58
    7. Robert T. Fraley
      Pages 60-67
    8. Matias Kirst, Arthur Johnson, Ernest Retzel, Len van Zyl, Debby Craig, Zhi Jun Li et al.
      Pages 72-79
    9. Roger K. Smith Jr., Brian J. Haas, Rama Maiti, Agnes P. Chan, Linda I. Hannick, Catherine M. Ronning et al.
      Pages 96-106
  4. Symposia

    1. Biotic Resistance

      1. Frederick J. Perlak, Mark Oppenhuizen, Karen Gustafson, Richard Voth, Saku Sivasupramaniam, David Heering et al.
        Pages 131-134
      2. Gregory R. Heck, Claire A. CaJacob, Stephen R. Padgette
        Pages 139-142
      3. Peng Zhang, Johannes Fütterer, Petra Frey, Ingo Potrykus, Johanna Puonti-Kaerlas, Wilhelm Gruissem
        Pages 143-145
      4. K. Rajasekaran, T. J. Jacks, J. W. Cary, T. E. Cleveland
        Pages 147-150
      5. Jianming Fu, Ronald W. Skadsen, Heidi F. Kaeppler
        Pages 159-160
      6. Carin I. Jarl-Sunesson, Ulrika Troedsson, Felicia Andersson
        Pages 161-162
      7. Ruslan Abdullah, Christine Chari, Winnie Yap Soo Ping, Yeun Li Huey
        Pages 163-165
    2. Abiotic Resistance

      1. Kenji Nagamiya, Kimiko Nakao, Shamsul H. Prodhan, Tsuyoshi Motohashi, Keiko Morishima, Sakiko Hirose et al.
        Pages 167-170
      2. Sneh Lata Singla-Pareek, Veena M. K. Reddy, Brad W. Porter, Frank F. White, Sudhir K. Sopory
        Pages 171-174
      3. Derek W. R. White, Roy J. Meeking, Erika Varkonyi-Gasic, Ruth J. Baldwin, Andrew Robinson
        Pages 175-178
      4. José López-Bucio, Verenice Ramírez, Fernanda Nieto, Aileen O’Connor, Luis Herrera-Estrella
        Pages 179-182
      5. Alessandro Pellegrineschi, Jean Mecel Ribaut, Richard Thretowan, Kazuco Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, David Hoisington
        Pages 183-187
      6. Fatma Kaplan, Charles L. Guy
        Pages 189-191
    3. Genomics

    4. Gene Expression/Silencing/Targeting

      1. Brian Miki, Keqiang Wu
        Pages 211-214
      2. David W. Ow
        Pages 215-218
      3. Larry Gilbertson, Waly Dioh, Prince Addae, Joanne Ekena, Greg Keithly, Mark Neuman et al.
        Pages 225-228
      4. H. Wang, J. Kraus, J. Dettendorfer, N.-H. Chua, R. Nehls
        Pages 229-231
      5. Anil Day, Mikhajlo K. Zubko, Vasumathi Kode, Elisabeth A. Mudd, Siriluck Iamtham
        Pages 233-235
      6. Masha Kononova, Livia Stavolone, Thomas Hohn
        Pages 237-238
      7. Inge Broer, Stephanie Walter, Sandra Kerbach, Stefan Köhne, Katrin Neumann
        Pages 239-241
      8. George J. Wullems, Peter F. M. de Groot, Mark de Been, M. M. A. van Herpen
        Pages 243-245
    5. Cell Cycle and Cell Division

      1. Walter Dewitte, Yves Deveaux, Rachel Huntley, Anne Samland, James A. H. Murray
        Pages 247-253

About this book


The 10th IAPTC&B Congress, Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond, was held June 23-28, 2002, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, in Orlando, Florida, USA. It was attended by 1,176 scientists from 54 countries. The best and brightest stars of international plant biotechnology headlined the scientific program. It included the opening address by the President of the IAPTC&B, 14 plenary lectures, and 111 keynote lectures and contributed papers presented in 17 symposia covering all aspects of plant biotechnology. More than 500 posters supplemented the formal program. The distinguished speakers described, discussed and debated not only the best of science that has been done or is being done, but also how the power of plant biotechnology can be harnessed to meet future challenges and needs. The program was focused on what is new and what is exciting, what is state of the art, and what is on the cutting edge of science and technology. In keeping with the international mandate of the IAPTC&B, 73 of the 125 speakers were from outside the United States, representing 27 countries from every region of the world. The 10th IAPTC&B Congress was a truly world-class event.

The IAPTC&B, founded in 1963 at the first international conference of plant tissue culture organized by Philip White in the United States, currently has over 1,500 members in 85 countries. It is the largest, oldest, and the most comprehensive international professional organization in the field of plant biotechnology. The IAPTC&B has served the plant biotechnology community well through its many active national chapters throughout the World, by maintaining and disseminating a membership list and a website, by the publication of an official journal (formerly the Newsletter), and by organizing quadrennial international congresses in France (1970), the United Kingdom (1974), Canada (1978), Japan (1982), the United States (1963, 1986, 2002), The Netherlands (1990), Italy (1994), and Israel (1998). In addition, the IAPTC&B has a long tradition of publishing the proceedings of its congresses. Individually, these volumes have provided authoritative quadrennial reports of the status of international plant biotechnology. Collectively, they document the history of plant biotechnology during the 20th century. They are indeed a valuable resource.

We are pleased to continue this tradition by publishing this proceedings volume of the 10th IAPTC&B Congress. Regrettably, we are not able to publish seven of the lectures in full (only their abstracts are included).

The American and Canadian chapters of the IAPTC&B, the Plant Section of the Society for In Vitro Biology, and the University of Florida hosted the 10th IAPTC&B Congress. The Congress was a true partnership between academia and industry, and was generously supported by both groups (see list of donors/sponsors on back cover). A number of prominent international biotechnology companies and publishers participated in the very successful Science and Technology Exhibit (see accompanying list of exhibitors) The IAPTC&B awarded 84 fellowships to young scientists from 31 countries (see accompanying list of fellowship recipients) to support their participation in the Congress.


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