Plant Growth Substances 1979

Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Plant Growth Substances, Madison, Wisconsin, July 22–26, 1979

  • Folke Skoog
Conference proceedings

Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Origin and Development of Plant Growth Substance Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. J. Heslop-Harrison
      Pages 3-14
  3. Auxins

  4. Cytokinins

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. B. Entsch, D. S. Letham, C. W. Parker, R. E. Summons, B. I. Gollnow
      Pages 109-118
    3. C. Péaud-Lenoël, J.-P. Jouanneau
      Pages 129-143
    4. S. M. Hecht
      Pages 144-158
  5. Gibberellins

  6. Ethylene

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. M. A. Hall, M. A. Acaster, T. Bengochea, J. H. Dodds, D. E. Evans, J. F. Jones et al.
      Pages 199-207
    3. E. M. Beyer Jr., D. C. Blomstrom
      Pages 208-218
    4. S. F. Yang, D. O. Adams, C. Lizada, Y. Yu, K. J. Bradford, A. C. Cameron et al.
      Pages 219-229
    5. H. Kende, J. R. Konze, T. Boller
      Pages 230-238
  7. Abscisic Acid

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. W. J. Davies, T. A. Mansfield, A. R. Wellburn
      Pages 242-253
    3. G. Sembdner, W. Dathe, V. I. Kefeli, M. Kutáček
      Pages 254-261
    4. B. V. Milborrow
      Pages 262-273
    5. K. Dörffling, D. Tietz, J. Streich, M. Ludewig
      Pages 274-285
  8. New Growth Factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-287
  9. Hormonal Regulation in Plant Reproductive Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. P. F. Wareing, A. M. V. Jennings
      Pages 293-300
    3. W. P. Jacobs
      Pages 301-309
    4. M. Kh. Chailakhyan, V. N. Khryanin
      Pages 331-344
  10. Hormonal Regulation of Morphogenesis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
  11. Agricultural Uses of Plant Growth Regulators

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 371-371
    2. L. Rappaport
      Pages 377-391
    3. D. R. Dilley
      Pages 392-396

About these proceedings


The Tenth International Conference on Plant Growth Substances was held July 22-26,1979 at the Wisconsin Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the joint sponsorship of The International Plant Growth Substances Association (IPGSA) and the Graduate School of the University. More than 500 persons, including 423 regis­ tered participants, attended the Conference. Financial support was generously provided by the organizations listed under Acknowledg­ ments. The Conference was planned and hosted by a Local Committee in response to a request from Professor Dennis Carr, Secretary of IPGSA, in 1976, that the Tenth Conference be held on this campus in 1979. To achieve comprehensive, systematic coverage of the subject and yet provide maximum opportunity for individual contributions by partici­ pants, reports were presented under ten topics, each with sessions of oral reports and poster demonstrations. Chairmen appointed by the Local Committee organized the material to be presented and arranged for a series of integrated, invited reports on each topic. They presided and led discussions at the sessions, and they also greatly assisted in the editing of the invited reports which are presented in full in these Pro­ ceedings. Unfortunately it was economically impractical to publish all reports, but the 244 submitted abstracts have been printed and dis­ tributed to participants.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Folke Skoog
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-67722-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-67720-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-6625
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