II. Upcoming Meetings

1. June 14-19,1998

IX Internationtial Congress on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture

Jerusalem, Israel

Contact: Rose International, Exhibition Management & Congress Consultancy,
P.O. Box 93260, 2509 AG, The Hague, The Netherlands, Tel: +31-703-838-901,

Fax: +31-703-818-936

2. July, 1998

4th Asia Pacific Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology

Darwin, Australia

Contact: Dr. Phil Larkin, CSIRO, Division of Plant Industry, P.O. Box 1600, Canberra,

A.C.T.2601, Australia. Tel: +61-6-2465060, Fax: +61-6-2465000, e-mail:


3. August 4-8,1998

2nd Internutional Rice Blast Conference

Contact: Secretariat IRBC 98, CIRAD-CA/URPHYMA, Bat. 2, BP 5035, 34032
Montpellier Cedex 1, France. Fax: +33-4-67-61-5603., e-mail: IRBC98@cirad.fr

4. August 10-15,1998

XVIIIth International Congress of Genetics

Contact: Secretariat, XVIII ICG, Institute of Genetics, CA, Datum Rd., Andingmenwai,
Beijing 100101, China, Tel: +86-10-64914896, Fax: +86-10-64914896, e-mail: SYCHEN@MiMi.CNC.AC.CN

5. August 30-September 2, 1998

International Symposium on Rice Germplasm Evaluation and Enhancement

Stuttgart, AR, USA

Contact: Dr. J. Neil Rutger, Director, NRGEEC, USDA-ARS-SPA, P.O. Box 287,
2890 Hwy 130, Stuttgart, AR 72160-0287, USA. Tel:+1-870-673-2661, Fax:+1-870-673-7581,
e-mail: j.robmson@internetmci.com

6. August 1-7,1999

16th International Botanical Congress

St. Louis, MO, USA

Contact: Secretary General, XVIIBC, c/o Missouri Botanical Garden PO Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299, USA. Tel: +1-314-577-5175, Fax: +1-314-577-9589,
e-mail: ibcl6@mobot.org, http://www.ibc99.org

Business Correspondence

All correspondence having to do with subscription of RGN, address change and the like should be addressed to the treasurers.

Dr. D. Senadhira: IRRI, P.O. Box 933, Manile, Philippines
e-mail: D. SENADHIRA@CGNET.COM (For residents of the countries other than Japan)

Dr. A. Yoshimura: Fac. Agric., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, 812, Japan

e-mail: ayoshi@agr.kyushu-u.ac.jp (For residents of Japan)