Here is an announcement of an interesting symposium this
Autumn. Please pass the word on to anyone who might lbe interested.
2nd Annual University of Massachusetts Autumn Plant Biology Symposium.
Satudary, Oct 2nd, 2004. At Smith College, Northmpton Mass.
Function and fate in plants: physiological traits and
Registration is free and so is lunch! Register and find
details at: http://www.bio.umass.edu/plantbio/symposium04.html
Peter Alpert, UMass Amherst, "Signaling and sharing between connected
plants within clones"
Frank Berendse, Wageningen Agricultural Uni, The Netherlands, "Soil
fertility, plant species, and long term community dynamics"
Phil Grime, Sheffield University, UK, "Plant strategy theory:1974 and 2004"
Bill Davies, Lancaster University, UK, "Long distance chemical
signalling from soil to roots to shoots and the regulation of water
Peter Reich, Univesity of Minnesota, "Causes and consequences of
plant functional diversity: from dappled understory to global change"
Johanna Schmitt, Brown University, "Ecological genomics of seasonal
timing and adaptation to climate in arabidopsis".
For further info, check that web page or email Tobias Baskin
(baskin at bio.umass.edu) or Peter Alpert (palpert at bio.umas.edu).
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/ \ / / \ / \ \ Tobias I. Baskin
/ / / / \ \ \ Biology Department
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/ / / \ \ \ University of Massachusetts
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