Genome Mapping and Agriculture (R.C. Shoemaker, L.L. Lorenzen, B.W. Diers, and T.C. Olson). Usefulness of Plant Genome Mapping to Plant Breeding (F.L. Allen). Technology for Molecular Breeding: RAPD Markers, Microsatellites, and Machines (J.A. Rafalski, M.K. Hanafey, S.V. Tingey, and J.G.K. Williams). Multiple Arbitrary Amplicon Profiling Using Short Oligonucleotide Primers (G. Caetano-AnollTs, B.J. Bassam, and P.M. Gresshoff). Length Polymorphisms of Simple Sequence Repeat (SSR) DNA as Molecular Markers in Plants (P.B. Cregan, M.S. Akkaya, A.A. Bhagwat, U. Lavi, and J. Rongwen). Approaches to Mapping in Horticultural Crops (N. Weeden). FISH, DNA Amplification Markers and Conifers (J.E. Carlson, Y.-P. Hong, G.R. Brown, and J.C. Glaubitz). Molecular Exploitation of Soybean Genetic Resources (L.O. Vodkin). Molecular Mapping of Soybean Nodulation Genes (P.M. Gresshoff and D. Landau-Ellis). Plant Telomeres as Molecular Markers (A.M. Kolchinsky and P.M. Gresshoff). Plant Yeast Artifi cial Chromosome Libraries and Their Use: Status and Some Strategic Considerations (R.P. Funke and A.M. Kolchinsky). Duplicate Loci in Soybean: Characterization of the sle and A071 Loci (K.M. Polzin, E.S. Calvo, T.C. Olson, and R.C. Shoemaker). Antisense RNA Inhibition of Photosynthetic Gene Expression (S. Rodermel, C-Z. Jiang, D. Kliebenstein, and J. Qian). Organization and Expression of Mitochondrial DNA Sequences Associated with Cytoplasmic Male Sterility in Phaseolus vulgaris L. (C.D. Chase and M.J. Bassett). Cell Cycle Genes and Their Plant Homologues (J. Deckert, N. Taranenko, and P.M. Gresshoff). The Basics of the Patent Process (L. Terlizzi). Recent Cases and Legislative Initiatives Pertaining to Biotechnology (R.H. Kjeldgaard). Patenting DNA: Is There a Bull in the China Shop? (L.L. Greenlee). Glossary. Index.