1. Letter from Prof. Alisher Touraev concerning instructions for attending the Final meeting in Vienna.
  2. COST Action 851 Final meeting: Joint Workshop of Working Groups 1, 2 and 3, and Management Committee Meeting. Click here for Workshop programme.
  3. Meeting on "Double Haploid Production in Cereals", organised by ASF, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 15th June 2005. Contact
  4. Short Term Scientific Missions: funds have been used up, there will be no more STSMs for 2005.
  5. Management Committee Meeting and Working Group 2 Workshop: Copenhagen, 26-28 May, 2005. Local organiser: Click here for MC agenda and Workshop programme.
  6. There will be a joint meeting between COST Action 851 and COST Action 843. The topics will include: Developmental biology of regeneration; Advanced propagation techniques; and Assessment of performance in tissue culture. Venue: Stara Lesna, Slovakia, 28th June - 3rd July 2005. Click here for more information.
  7. A small meeting of COST851 experts met at the Vienna Biocenter (10-11th February 2005) to discuss the interaction between COST851 and the international meeting to be held in Vienna on 'Haploidy' in 2005/2006.
  8. A joint meeting of Working Group 3 of COST Action 851 and WG1 of COST Action 860 ("Sustainable low level input cereal production: required varietal characteristics and crop diversity",, took place 17-19th January 2005, Driebergen, The Netherlands.
  9. The International Association for Plant Tissue Culture and biotechnology announces the 11th IAPTC&B Congress, Bejing, China, August 13-18, 2006.