By Grattan Roughan, John Ohlrogge (auth.), John Peter Williams, Mobashsher Uddin Khan, Nora Wan Lem (eds.)
The twelfth foreign Symposium on Plant Lipids was once held on the collage of Toronto, Canada, from July seventh to twelfth, 1996. The convention used to be attended via over two hundred scientists from college, executive and company laboratories from 24 various nations. the subjects lined within the symposium ranged from uncomplicated body structure, biochemistry and molecular biology of plant lipids to transformation and genetic engineering of crop vegetation. Oil seed crops have been a specific concentration of the symposium. there have been sixty two oral and ninety six posters displays. a different lecture in reminiscence of the founding father of this sequence of symposium, Terry Galliard, was once awarded through John Shanklin. This complaints ebook has been devoted to Grattan Roughan for his vital contributions to our wisdom of plant lipid metabolism. This quantity includes manuscripts submitted from lots of the shows on the symposium. It presents an invaluable precis of the main fields of plant lipid stories and our current nation of information. The papers are prepared in 8 sections masking the most important parts within the box of plant body structure, biochemistry and molecular biology of plant lipids. we wish to thank Valerie Imperial, Rajesh Khetarpal and Mary Williams for his or her worthy assist in organizing and working the conferences and tours. John P. Williams, Mobashsher U. Khan and Nora W. Lem Toronto, Canada, October 1996 xvii commitment This quantity is devoted to Grattan Roughan.