ADEMA is preparing the Millettieae for Flora Malesiana.
ADAMS is revising the European data set for the ILDIS database, preparing a checklist of European legumes, and working on various problems in Hedysareae, particularly Onobrychis.
AGUILAR is updating the nomenclature of Philippine legumes and studying the morphology of arboreal leguminous seeds. She needs seeds of arboreal leguminous species, and offers herbarium specimens of flowering plants from the Philippines.
ALBUQUERQUE is now interested in medicinal weeds, including the following Leguminosae: Cassia occidentalis, C. tora, Mimosa pudica, and Zornia diphylla. He needs bibliographic information about weedy Leguminosae with medicinal properties, and offers information about Amazonian plants.
ALONSO-REYES is working on the isolation, behavior, ranking, and intra- and interspecific competition of rhizobia and their inoculation in sustainable agriculture. He needs procedures and methods for rhizobia, and offers legume seeds.
AMBROSE will have a new catalogue of genetic stocks for Pisum available from August 1995. This collection contains the authorized accessions relating to entries in the gene list of the Pisum Genetics Association. He wants any new or novel mutations in peas that nobody else has time to investigate.
AMELA (New Reader), see HOC.
ANISHETTY is promoting the collection, conservation, evaluation, and documentation of genetic resources, and offers assistance in obtaining needed germplasm from various genetic resource centers or gene banks.
ARAMBARRI is doing a cladistic analysis of Lotus using seed characters. She offers the following: Acacia visco, Adenanthera colubrina var. cebil, Bauhinia candicans, Enterolobium contortisiliquum, Erythrina crista-galli, Gleditsia amorphoides, Parapiptadenia rigida, Parkinsonia aculeata, Peltophorum dubium, Pterogyne nitens, Senna spectabilis, and Tipuana tipu.
BEAUCHAMP is working on legumes with ornamental, horticultural potential in the Mediterranean climate of southern California, and offers collections from southern California.
BENNETT (New Reader) is doing ecogeographic surveys of pasture legumes including Lathyrus species, perennial Medicago, the Vicia narbonensis group, and other Vicia species. A large part of her work involves Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and she is interested in sharing knowledge with anyone else using GIS.
BEYRA-MATOS had two articles accepted for publication in the Spanish journal Fontqueria, "Distribución y ecología de las especies cubanas del género Crotalaria (Leguminosae-Faboideae) en Cuba" and "Taxonomía numérica de la tribu Robinieae (Leguminosae-Faboideae) en Cuba." She has finished her taxonomic studies of the genera Aeschynomene, Belairia, and Pictetia of tribe Aeschynomeneae, and will continue taxonomic study of this tribe with the genera Arachis, Poiretia, Stylosanthes, and Zornia. She will also be continuing her studies of the anatomy and foliar architecture of the Cuban representatives of tribe Aeschynomeneae, and after completing all the genera of the tribe, she will write a treatment of tribe Aeschynomeneae for the Flora de Cuba. She offers fresh material and herbarium specimens of Cuban legumes.
BROCKWELL is studying the geographic taxonomy of Medicago lacinata and of its specific strains of Rhizobium meliloti. He needs seeds and roots of Medicago lacinata, and offers strains of Rhizobium spp. for temperate legumes.
BRUBAKER and LERSTEN have a paper entitled "Paraveinal mesophyll: Review and survey of the subtribe Erythrininae (Phaseoleae; Papilionoideae; Leguminosae)" in press in Plant Systematics and Evolution.
BRUNEAU is working on the molecular systematics of tribes Amherstieae and Detarieae. See HERENDEEN.
BRYAN has completed his Ph.D. dissertation, "Leguminous trees with edible beans, with indications of a rhizobial symbiosis in non-nodulating legumes."
CANNON is studying fungal pathogens as a potential threat to tropical Acacia plantations in conjunction with the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia, and CSIRO, Australia.
CHEN is preparing the Papilionaceae for the Flora of Yunnan.
COLES is working on the phytogeography of Cicer, and needs herbarium specimens of Cicer from Russia and Greece and Cicer literature after 1990.
COMBES is studying Phaseolus sensibility to ozone. He needs lines of Phaseolus resistant and sensitive to ozone, and offers Lathyrus accessions and local Phaseolus accessions.
CORBY needs 30 good seeds of Piscidia piscipula.
CORDEIRO is studying the effects of phosphorus and nitrogen on the nodulation and nitrogen fixation of Tipuana tipu.
CRISP has a revision of Brachysema in press, and submitted a synopsis of Daviesia. He is developing a molecular phylogeny of the Gastrolobium group (Mirbelieae) using DNA sequences of the internal transcribed spacers in nuclear ribosomal genes. He, WESTON, and P.H. Linder are studying the cladistic biogeography of plants in Australia and the southern hemisphere, combining phylogenies of Mirbelieae with other taxa.
Curtis, J.D., see LERSTEN.
DEBOUCK's laboratory is participating in wider initiatives in tracing evolutionary patterns among the five bean cultigens and their wild relatives, and they are also conducting taxonomic studies on selected tropical forage legume genera. CIAT is offering to bona fide researchers germplasm from a collection of more than 39,000 accessions for more than 35 species and subspecies of Phaseolus and 18,000 accessions of tropical forage legumes for more than 600 species. See A. Gutierrez Salgado.
DABO needs relevant reprints on the taxonomy and identification of Leguminosae.
DUKE is investigating alleged hallucinogenic synergy between reishi mushrooms and Parkia, and doing 1-dopa analyses of food legumes, Mucuna and Vicia. He and P. Kanfiner are working on genistein analyses of edible pulses.
EDWARDS is working on floral dimorphism in species of Argyrolobium.
ESPINOSA-HERNANDEZ is studying the effects of aluminum toxicities on Lupinus arboreus, Medicago sativa, and Stylosanthes humilis.
EZE is studying the physiological effects of allelochemicals on local legume crops.
FAGWALAWA is studying the effects of IAA (indole-3-acetic acid) alone and with cytokinins, gibberellin, and ethylene on the physiology of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea), Bambara groundnut (Voandzeia subterranea [= Vigna subterranea]), and cowpea (the brown variety). He needs literature on the physiology of legumes, estimation and isolation of carbohydrates, protein, and fat from legumes, and measurement of physiological processes in legumes, such as photosynthesis, respiration, etc., and offers the findings of his project when completed.
FANTZ, see PREDEEP.
FERGUSON is now working on the pollen morphology of tribe Detarieae (Caesalpinioideae).
Filin, V.R., and SOKOLOFF have completed the "Manual of N-E Karelia Keretensis Flora" which includes more than 500 species of vascular plants of which 22 are Fabaceae.
Gepts, P., see A. Gutierrez Salgado.
GILL is working on the germination biology of Albizia coriaria and Samanea saman and the differential germination of three floral forms of Caesalpinia pulcherrima.
González-Rodríguez, M.A., a Master's student of KOLTERMAN, is initiating a study of the ecology of Calliandra locoensis endemic to serpentine soils in a restricted area of southwestern Puerto Rico. He needs materials of or information on any of the eleven spiny Calliandra species endemic to the Greater Antilles, and offers seeds of C. locoensis and C. haematomma from south-central Puerto Rico.
GRANT is preparing an atlas of chromosome numbers and an interspecific and intergeneric hybridization index for the genera Lotus and Tetragonolobus.
GREUTER is preparing the Genisteae for Flora Hellenica.
Grosso, B., M. Saint-Martin, and VASSAL have a paper entitled "Stomatal type of the genus Acacia (Fabaceae, Mimosoideae), an appraisal of diversity and taxonomic interest" in press in the Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, London. See VASSAL.
GUPTA was invited to prepare a manuscript on the taxonomy of cultivated plants, including legumes, for a book being edited by K.S. Manilal, and is working on the cytogenetics of chickpea, lentils, and pea and the breeding of lentils, mungbean, and pigeon pea. He offers translocation stocks of lentils.
Gutierrez Salgado, A., P. Gepts, and DEBOUCK have a paper, "Evidence for two gene pools of the lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, in the Americas," in press in Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution.
HANNON is preparing a manuscript on a new country record for Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis in northern Baja California, Mexico. He needs rare ornamental species, tropical and subtropical, mainly woody, of all three subfamilies, wild-collected seeds with data, and offers seeds or herbarium specimens of any Fabaceae from southern California and northern Baja California, Mexico.
HARDER offers to collect requested materials from tropical Africa and Vietnam and to determine tropical papilionoids.
HASSAN is working on the biosystematics of Ormocarpum at the University of Reading, United Kingdom.
HEGNAUER is working on two volumes of his Chemotaxonomie der Pflanzen: volume XI b-1, Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae and Mimosoideae (planned for 1996), and volume XI b-2, Leguminosae - Papilionoideae.
HENNEN is studying the Raveneliaceae on Leguminosae of the world. He needs any plant-rust fungi (Uredinales) on Leguminosae, especially Ravenelia on Prosopis, and offers rusts on legumes.
HERENDEEN is working on the phylogenetic relationships of tribes Amherstieae and Detarieae. See BRUNEAU.
HIDALGO is studying interaccession variability of Phaseolus using biochemical markers, and offers germplasm of cultivated Phaseolus.
HOC has two papers in press: "Tribe Ingeae" in Flora de la Provincia de Jujuy and "Tribe Ingeae" in Atlas Palinologico del Nordeste Argentino. She, PALACIOS, and AMELA (New Reader) are preparing a manuscript on the floral biology of Vigna candida and Macroptilium erythroloma, and they are also starting to work on the floral biology of Prosopis alba and native species of Phaseolus, Macroptilium, and Vigna. She needs seeds of Vigna adenantha from Meso- and South America, and offers seeds of Phaseolus and Vigna.
HONG has begun a reconsideration of the taxonomic position of Albizia coreana.
HOU is working on Caesalpinioideae for the Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak, and is also revising the genera Abrus, Sesbania, and Vigna for Flora Malesiana.
HU is studying the genetic diversity and differentiation of Caragana microphylla and genetic diversity, at the molecular level, and salt tolerance in natural populations of Glycine max.
HUANG is revising the genus Entada for Taiwan.
HUGHES is continuing to work on the systematics of Leucaena, and offers seeds from a range of woody Central American legumes.
JAASKA has sent a manuscript to Plant Systematics and Evolution on the isoenzyme diversity and phylogenetic affinities among American Phaseolus, and is studying the isoenzyme diversity in Vicia subgenus Vicia.
JOHNSON, C.D., is studying host relationships between bruchids of the genus Sennius and legumes, and needs bruchid beetles from plant seeds.
JOHNSON, M.B., needs seeds of arid-land Fabaceae, and offers the same.
Kanfiner, P., see DUKE.
KELMAN is evaluating and breeding Lotus corniculatus and L. pedunculatus. He needs ecotypes of L. corniculatus, L. pedunculatus, and L. tenuis, and offers a range of accessions of Astragalus and Lotus, including native Australian Lotus species.
KIRKBRIDE is beginning a biosystematic monograph of Lotus subgenus Pedrosia.
KITE is working on the chemotaxonomy of pipecolic acids in Inga.
Kodela, P., see TINDALE.
KOLTERMAN, see M.A. González-Rodríguez.
KRETSCHMER is evaluating selected wild peanuts as grazing and cover crops, and offers large collections of Aeschynomene spp., Alysicarpus vaginalis, Centrosema spp., Desmodium barbatum, D. hetercarpon, Macroptilium atropurpureum, and Stylosanthes spp.
LAMONT, see MAXTED.
LARSEN, S.S., needs Chinese and Malesian Bauhinia, and offers determinations of same.
LERSTEN and J.D. Curtis have a paper entitled "Two foliar idioblasts of taxonomic significance in Cercidium and Parkinsonia (Leguminosae; Caesalpinioideae)" in press in the American Journal of Botany. See BRUBAKER.
Linder, P.H., see CRISP.
LOCK is working on the Fabaceae of Malesia.
MAHESHWARI is preparing ethnobotanical documentation on Indian legumes and their wild relatives.
Manilal, K.S., see GUPTA.
Maumont, S., and VASSAL are working on a cladistic approach to phyletic relationships in the genus Acacia.
MAXTED, LAMONT, and R. Sackville-Hamilton (Institute for Grassland and Environmental Research, Aberystwyth, Wales) are doing an ecogeographic survey of Trifolium species in Turkey. He needs seeds or herbarium specimens of any Turkish Trifolium species.
MENDEZ needs forage legumes for arid areas with less than 300 mm of rainfall per year, and offers seeds of Adenocarpus spp., Bituminaria bituminosa, Chamaecytisus prolifer, and Teline spp. [= Genista].
MENDONÇA is working on the phenology of arboreal legume species in the Biological Station of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
MILLER (New Reader) needs seeds of desert legumes, and offers seeds of same (1,200 species available).
MONTEIRO is preparing a floristic treatment of the legumes in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The project is being funded by FAPESP (São Paulo State Scientific Funding Agency). Brazilian and foreign taxonomists are being invited to participate in the project. Legume taxonomists who are interested in contributing should contact either MONTEIRO or Dr. Ana Tozzi at the herbarium UEC. Manuscripts must be submitted by July 1997.
MORERA is evaluating jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus) in monoculture and in association with yuca (Manihot esculenta). He needs Pachyrhizus, and offers Dolichos, Pachyrhizus, Phaseolus, Psophocarpus, and Vigna.
MOREIRA, F.M.S., and M.F. Silva have a paper, "Associação rizóbio-leguminosas na Amazônia. I. Municípios de Manaus e Manacapuru (Distrito do Caciana)," in press in Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi. She is now working on: 1) nodulation capability of native forest and "cerrado" species, 2) taxonomy of rhizobia isolated from leguminous forest species, 3) screening of rhizobia for infectivity, effectiveness, and efficiency in forest species, and 4) limiting factors to growth and nodulation of Leguminosae forest species. See F.W. Moreira.
Moreira, F.W., F.M.S. MOREIRA, and M.F. Silva have a paper entitled "Germinação, crescimento em viveiro e nodulação de Swartzia laevicarpa Amshoff (saboarana)" in press in Acta Amazônica.
MRIDHA is studying the mycorrhizal associations of legumes grown in the tea gardens of Bangladesh.
MUNYENYEMBE is preparing treatments of some Phaseoleae genera for Flora Zambesiaca and an annotated checklist of the legumes of Malawi. He needs Phaseolinae from Africa, and offers specimens of vascular plants from Malawi.
MUSTAPHA (New Reader) is studying the cytotaxonomy of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), and needs literature on the cytotaxonomy of cowpea.
NOVIKOVA is studying the microsymbionts of Arachis hypogaea, and needs seeds of Macroptilium atropurpureum.
PALACIOS, see HOC.
PALMER is developing genetic transformation protocols for mung bean and related Vigna species.
PASQUET is interested in Pulney Hills Vigna.
PIZARRO is carrying out plant collection and exploration and primary evaluation on Arachis and Cratylia. He needs literature on Vigna, and offers Arachis pintoi and Cratylia argentea germplasm.
PLANCHUELO is conducting multidisciplinary studies of cultivated and wild South American Lupinus species. The project is a complete approach to studying the relationships between South American and cultivated species of Lupinus, including taxonomic evaluation of type materials, seed morphology, plant anatomy, chemotaxonomy, and geographic distribution of species. She is taxonomically evaluating the morphological characters of Crotalaria. She began with the evaluation of the polymorphic characteristics of the C. incana complex, and will continue with other Crotalaria species of Argentina. Finally she is morphologically studying cultivars of Arachis hypogaea. She is analyzing their leaf morphology in relation to water availibility in the soil and other morphological characters to identify peanut graines. She needs herbarium materials and seeds of cultivated and wild species of Crotalaria and Lupinus, and offers herbarium specimens of vascular plants from Argentina and reprints of publications on legumes.
PODLECH is working on revisions of Astracantha, Astragalus sect. Acidodes, and Astragalus sect. Malacothrix.
POKLE is working on the chemotaxonomy of Alysicarpus. He needs literature on Alysicarpus, especially on its nutritive values and chemical composition, and seeds of forage species of Alysicarpus, especially from Africa, Australia, and the Americas, and offers dried specimens or seeds of legume species occurring in his region.
PREDEEP and FANTZ have a revision of Clitoria from Southeast Asia in Press, and PREDEEP has started to prepare a legume flora of the state of Kerala, India. He needs revisionary literature on genera of tropical legumes, and offers legume specimens from the state of Kerala, India.
QUATTROCCHI is working on an etymological dictionary of plant names.
RANGAPPA is evaluating selected beans (Phaseolus) and vegetable-type soybeans (Glycine max) for biotic and abiotic stress factors.
RUDD is continuing to work on treatments for Flora Mesoamericana, and needs material of Ateleia, Centrolobium, Dalbergia, and Machaerium.
Sackville-Hamilton, R., see MAXTED.
Saint-Martin, M., see B. Grosso.
SANTOS needs seeds of Erythrina, and offers seeds of Canarian legumes.
SCHMIDT is studying genetic and environmental interactions in Desmodium ovalifolium.
Scott, R.C., see D.L. SMITH.
Silva, M.F., see F.M.S. MOREIRA and F.W. Moreira.
SIMPSON needs seeds of Caesalpinia and Hoffmannseggia, and offers leaf material of Caesalpinia and Hoffmannseggia for anatomical study.
SMITH, D.L., and R.C. Scott are surveying the cotyledon anatomy and venation of Acacia.
SOKOLOFF has finished studies of the seed and fruit anatomy and morphology of 27 of 30 species of Anthyllis, s.l., Hymenocarpus, Hammatolobium, Vermifrux, and Cytisopsis and of the androecial anatomy of Anthyllis vulneraria. He is now working on: 1) taxonomy of Anthyllis, 2) generic limits in Anthyllis and related genera, and 3) middle Russian Fabaceae for the middle Russian flora project. He needs seeds, fruits, and herbarium material of Loteae, especially A. agaea, A. henoniana, A. henoniana ssp. valentina, A. plumosa, A. subsimplex, Hammatolobium graecum, and H. lotoides, and offers: 1) copies of his bachelor's thesis, "Morphological and taxonomic study of Anthyllis, s.l.," 2) herbarium specimens of vascular plants from the Murmansk region and Karelia, Russia, and 3) herbarium specimens and seeds of Anthyllis vulneraria, s.l., from Russia. See V.R. Filin and TIKHOMIROV.
SPRENT is working on the non-nodulating Acacia species.
SURESH is working on cover crops and sand binders, and offers Entada rheedei, Derris heterophylla, and Pterocarpus marsupium.
SUSO has a paper in press (Canadian Journal of Plant Science) on outcrossing in two faba bean cultivars in dryland conditions of Spain.
SZABO needs seeds of cultivated and wild Trifolium ambiguum, T. caucasicum, T. ochroleucum, T. pannonicum, and Trifolium sect. Stenostomum spp.
THOTHATHRI is studying the Leguminosae of West Bengal. He needs literature on Asiatic legumes, and offers reprints on Indian legumes and their taxonomy.
TINDALE and P. Kodela are preparing several papers on new species and subspecies of Acacia so that they may be included in two forthcoming volumes of the Flora of Australia.
TIKHOMIROV and SOKOLOFF have partially completed a special revision of the Leguminosae of middle Russia for ILDIS.
TUCKER is beginning a comparative study of floral development, using scanning electron mircoscopy, in caesalpinioid tribes Amherstieae/Detarieae and Cercideae. Papers are being prepared on floral development in Amherstia and Tamarindus in Amherstieae and on Brownea, Saraca, and Schotia in Detarieae. Resultant data on these and selected additional representatives of about 82 species in 41 genera on hand (of a total of 82 in Amherstieae/Detarieae) will be analyzed cladistically to reveal whether these tribes are monophyletic (individually and/or together) and to determine relationships with other caesalpinioid tribes. She needs additional liquid-preserved bud material of taxa in these tribes.
Tozzi, Ana, see MONTEIRO.
YATAZAWA is studying the nodulation of Caesalpinia and Cassia.
VAN DER MAESEN needs seeds of Parkia filicoidea and P. bicolor, and offers herbarium specimens of African plants and tree seeds from west Africa.
VASSAL has a paper in press entitled "Un exemple de biodiversité: le genre Acacia subgen. Heterophyllum" in Actes du Cooloque International "Phytogéographie tropicale, réalités et perspectives". He and B. Grosso are working on the specialization of seed surfaces and adaptation to dryness of phyllodes in the genus Acacia. See B. Grosso and S. Maumont.
VAZ is preparing a taxonomic revision of Bauhinia sect. Pauletia ser. Cansenia. She needs herbarium specimens of Bauhinia sect. Pauletia ser. Cansenia and Brazilian Bauhinia, and offers to identify Brazilian Bauhinia.
VEASEY is continuing to work on Sesbania, and is now collecting field data.
VEIGA is preparing a set of morphological, isoenzymatic, and agronomic descriptors for wild species of peanut (Arachis hypogaea) which he is using to describe those species, and is determining their potential for use in improving cultivated peanut.
WAINES is studying the pollination biology of common beans, Phaseolus vulgaris, and making crosses among disease resistant chickpeas. He needs seeds of new collections of annual and perennial species of Cicer, and offers Phaseolus acutifolius seeds.
WEDER is studying the protease inhibitors and polyphenols of Phaseolus vulgaris.
WESTON, see CRISP.
WIERINGA needs to see new incoming herbarium material of Aphanocalyx, Monopetalanthus, Michelsonia, and Tetraberlinia and any other material of these four genera which he has not yet examined, and offers available duplicate specimens of all major tropical African families.
WILLIAMS is investigating peanut genetic diversity in Mexico and the genetic diversity of archeological peanuts from coastal South America. He needs archeological specimens of Arachis hypogaea, and offers peanut landrace germplasm.
WOJCIECHOWSKI needs Galegeae from central and southern Asia.
ZHANG is studying the phylogeny and biogeography of Cercideae. He needs specimens, seeds, and leaves of Adenolobus, Bauhinia, Brenierea, Cercis, and Griffonea, and offers specimens and seeds of Chinese legumes, Bauhinia and Cercis in particular.
ZYMNITSKAYA is now working on the embryology, breeding, and selection of Trifolium, and has also started on the embryology of Astragalus and Trigonella. She needs information on the reproductive biology of Trigonella, and offers publications on the intraspecific variablity in the reproduction of Trifolium trichocephalum and T. pannonicum.