Part 1 Molecular biology and biotechnology of genomes: import and editing of plant mitochondrial transfer RNAs, Jacques-Henry Weil et al; mitochondrial genome - rearrangements, RNA editing and cytoplasmic male sterility in higher plants, Aashish Srivastava et al; transfer of wild abortive cytoplasmic male sterility in rice through protoplast fusion, H.S. Gupta et al; application of molecular sequences and DNA profiles for taxonomy and phylogenetics of plants, S.A. Ranade; L-myo inositol l-phosphate synthase - an ancient protein with diverse function, A.L. Majumdar et al; regulation of expression and engineering of genes for plastid, A.K. Tyagi; "in vitro" characterization of plastic NCII promoter element by using plastid transcription extracts from tobacco BY-2 cultured cells, S. Kapoor et al; photomorphogenic mutants of Arabidopsis display partial plastid differentiation in dark and altered gene expression in young seedlings, J.P. Khurana et al; function of the chloroplast proteom - lesson from cyanobacteria, P.R. Chitnis et al. Part 2 Molecular biology and biotechnology of hormonal and chemical signalling: do polyamides and ethylene interact to regulate plant growth, development and senescence?, Tatiana Cassol and A.K. Mattoo; ethylene and developmental regulation of gene transcription in ripening tomato fruit, Mondher Bouzayen et al; differential regulation of ACC synthase isozymes, Hidemasa Imseki et al; biotechnology of fruit ripening - down regulation of ACC oxidase gene expression in the melon, Jean-Claude Pech et al; progress towards an understanding of the mechanisms that regulate abscission, Mark L. Tucker et al; ethylene and sugar signalling in plants - do signal transduction cascades intersect each other at any point?, A Sinha et al; fruit fungal volatile compound interactions - present understanding and future prospects, Nazir A. Mir et al. Part 3 Molecular biology and biotechnology of transformed plants: antisense mediated nuclear male sterility in brassica crops, P.L. Bhalla et al; transformation of a recalcitrant species - sun flower - a case study, Gunther Hahne et al; insecticidal transgenic plants - making them and making them behave, C. Neal Stewart, Jr.; molecular biology and biotechnology of grass pollen allergens, M.B. Singh et al; BWYV polymerase dependent extrachromosomal mRNA amplification in transformed plant cells, Robert Matthias Leiser et al.