Part 1 Fundamentals: micropropagation a la carte, M.R. Ahuja; cellular control of morphogenesis, T.A. Thorpe and P.P.Kumar; light regimes used in conifer tissue culture, D.D. Ellis and D.T. Webb; haploid embryogenesis in trees, P. von Aderkas and M.D. Dawkins; advances in the protoplast culture of woody plants, J.A.Russell; maturation and rejuvenation in woody species, W.P. Hackett and J.R. Murray; synthetic seeds in forest trees, P.K. Gupta and M. Kreitlinger; genetics of micropropagated woody plants, R.M. Skirvin et al; acclimatization strategies for micropropagated plants, D.J. Donnelly and L. Tisdall. Part 2 Micropropagation: propagation in vitro of apple, O.P. Jones; regeneration and germplasm preservation in aspen-populus, M.R. Ahuja; in vitro culture of pure species non-aspen poplars, S.G. Ernst; clonal propagation in non-aspen poplar hybrids, Young Woo Chun; micropropagation of birch, M. Welander; micropropagation of teak, A.F. Mascarenhas et al; micropropagation of eucalyptus, G. Lakshmi Sita; in vitro culture of liriodendron tulipifera, S.A. Merkle et al; micropropagation of nitrogen-fixing trees, V. Dhawan; micropropagation of sandalwood (santalum album L.) and mulberry (morus indica L.), P.S. Rao and V.A. Bapat; micropropagation of pinus sylvestris, J. Zel; improved aseptic germination and controlled growth for micropropagation of palms, P.S. Rao and T.R. Ganapathi. Part 3 Tree improvement: micropropagation and clonal options in forestry, W.J. Libby and M.R. Ahuja; in vitro genetic selection for woody plant improvement, C.H. Michler; conifer micropropagation - its function in tree improvement programs, Y.S. Park and J.M. Bonga; use of biotechnology for tree improvement in populus, M.E. Ostry and C. H. Michler; strategic planning for applying biotechnology to woody plant genetics and breeding, B.E. Haissing and D.E. Riemenschneider.