Section A. 1. Gene transfer techniques and their relevance to woody plants; S.C. Minocha, J.C. Wallace. 2. Selection of marker-free transgenics plants using the oncogenes (ipt, rol A, B, C) of Agrobacterium as selectable markers; H. Ebinuma, et al. 3. Agrobacterium rhizogenes for rooting recalcitrant woody species; H.M. Haggman, T.S. Aronen. 4. Genetic engineering of conifers for plantation forestry Pinus radiata transformation; C. Walter, L.J. Grace. 5. Transformation of Picea species; D.H. Clapham, et al. 6. Transgenic in Larix; M.A. Lelu, G. Pilate. 7. Genetic transformation of Populus toward improving plant performance and drought tolerance; T. Tzfira, et al. 8. Progress on genetic engineering in four tropical Acacia spp.; M. Quoirin, et al. 9. Genetic engineering of rose (Rosa species); M.R. Davey, et al. 10. Transformation of Actinidia species (kiwifruit); E. Rugini, et al. 11. Genetic transformation in Citrus; G.A. Moore, et al. 12. Olive (Olea europaea var. sativa) transformation; E. Rugini. 13. Transformation of Malus; F.A. Hammerschlag. 14. Genetic transformation of Hevea brasiliensis (rubber trees) and its applications towards crop improvement and production of recombinant proteins of commercial value; P. Arokiaraj. 15. Production of Transgenic oil palm (Elaeis guinensis JACQ.). using biolistic techniques; G. Kadir, A. Parveez. Section B. 16. Molecular characterization of the mycorrhizas of woody plants; S. Hambleton, R.S. Currah. 17. Molecular epidemiology tree pathogens; R.C. Hamelin. 18. Development of insect resistance in fruit and nut tree crops; M. Escob, A.M. Dandekar. 19. Structural and biochemical aspects of cold hardiness in woody plants; M. Wisniewski, R. Arora. 20. Herbicide tolerant forest trees; D.J. Llewellyn. 21. Cloning of defense related genes against pathogens in forest trees; G. Lakshmi Sita, et al. Section C. 22. Research Ethics for Molecular Silviculture; P.B. Thompson, S.H. Strauss.