Course: UV-B and plants

P Aphalo pedro at castle.ed.ac.uk
Tue Feb 1 08:10:06 EST 1994


reply-to: rqballa at arcriba.bitnet

I am posting this for Dr. Carlos Ballare. If you would like more
information
please contact him directly. 
Iternet: rqballa at arcriba.bitnet
Fax: +54 1 501 4692, +54 1 51 1384

UNIVERSITY OF BUENOS AIRES, FACULTY OF AGRONOMY, GRADUATE SCHOOL
Special Topics in Photobiology: Stratospheric Ozone, Ultraviolet-
B Radiation and Responses of Terrestrial Plants. 
2 to 15 March, 1994 
PROGRAM

Wed. March 2: 
     Introduction. Course Format and Requirements. CLB, ALS
     Plants and the light environment. The solar spectrum. Plant
     photoreceptors. RAS
Thu. March 3:
     Plant photoreceptors. General techniques in photobiology.
     Radiation measurement. JJC
Fri. March 4: 
     Characterization of the UV environment for biological
     research. Action spectra. Manipulation of the UV environment
     in the field. MMC
Mon. March 7:
     Ground measurements of UV radiation. Monitoring the
     consequences of the ozone hole at the southern tip of South
     America. TBA
Tue. March 8:
     Crop plant responses to UV radiation. MT
Wed. March 9:
     Global ozone depletion and the changing UV climate.
     Satellite measurements. SM
     Biological responses to UV-B radiation at different levels
     of organization. LOB
Thu. March 10:
     Plant community responses to UV-B in the field. Effects of
     UV on interactions among species. MMC
Fri. March 11:
     Photomorphogenic effects of UV radiation. The quest for UV
     photoreceptors. CLB
Mon. March 14: 
     General discussion. CLB, ALS
Tue. March 15:
     Evaluation.




Lecturers: CLB: Ballare, LOB: Bjorn, MMC: Caldwell, JJC: Casal,
SM: Madronich, RAS: Sanchez, ALS: Scopel, MT: Tevini, TBA: to be
arranged.

UNIVERSITY OF BUENOS AIRES, FACULTY OF AGRONOMY, GRADUATE SCHOOL
Special Topics in Photobiology: Stratospheric Ozone, Ultraviolet-
B Radiation and Responses of Terrestrial Plants. 
2 to 15 March, 1994 
Organizers: Dr. Carlos L. Ballare and Dr. Ana L. Scopel. 

APPLICATION FORM

Please, fill this application and return it to:
CL Ballare (PC), Dept. de Ecologia, Faculty of Agronomy (UBA)
Av. San Martin 4453, (1417) Buenos Aires, Argentina
tel./fax.: +54 1 501 4692
internet: rqballa at arcriba.bitnet

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be received before 23 February, 1994.
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