By Paul H. Li,E. Tapio Palva
th We compiled this quantity usually from shows on the 6 overseas Plant chilly Hardiness Seminar (PCHS) after consulting with Professor Tony H. H. Chen, Oregon kingdom collage, united states, Professor Pekka Heino, college of Helsinki, Finland, th and Dr. Gareth J. Warren, collage of London, Surrey, united kingdom. The 6 foreign PCHS used to be held on the Unitas Congress middle, Helsinki, Finland from July 1-5, 2001. there have been a hundred and ten registered scientists on the serttinar representing 20 international locations: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Gennany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, uk, and u . s . a .. The infonnation compiled represents the state-of-the-art of analysis in phmt chilly hardiness in tenns of gene law, gene expression, sign transduction, the body structure of chilly hardiness and, finally, the genetic engineering for chilly tolerant crops. The foreign PCHS used to be initiated in 1977 on the college of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota. it's been commonly held at 5-year periods at numerous destinations. th as a result fast advances of analysis in plant chilly hardiness, attendees on the 6 assembly unanimously followed a solution to carry the seminar in 3-year durations rather than five sooner or later. for that reason, the subsequent seminar might be held in 2004 in Sapporo, Japan, and Professor Seizo Fujikawa from Hokkaido collage will function the host.