Curriculum vitae

ROST, THOMAS LOWELL

Professor Emeritus, Department of Plant Biology College of Biological Sciences,

University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8537

FAX: 530-752-5410

CELL: 530-848-5640

E-MAIL: tlrost@ucdavis.edu; tlrost@gmail.com

Lab web site: http://www-plb.ucdavis.edu/labs/rost/

Employment:

Aug. 1965 - July 1967: U.S. Army, Executive Officer, Nike- Hercules Missile Battery, Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands (Captain USAR).

Sept. 1967 - Dec. 1970: Graduate teaching/research assistant, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Jan. 1971 - Aug. 1972: National Cancer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY.

Sept. 1972 - June 1978: Assistant Professor of Botany, Department of Botany, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8537.

July 1978 - 1983: Associate Professor of Botany.

June - July l979: Visiting Professor and FAO Consultant, Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Oct. l979 - July l980: Visiting Fellow, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

1982 - 1983: Faculty Assistant to the Chancellor, University of California, Davis.

July 1983 – 2006: Professor of Plant Biology

July l987: Visiting Professor, Institute of Botany, Wrocław University, Wrocław, Poland.

Jan. - Mar. 1988: Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo Women's Christian University, Tokyo, Japan.

Aug. - Sept. l989: Visiting Professor, Programa de desarrollo las ciencias basicas, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Jan. - June 1993: Visiting Professor, Department of Biology, Washington Singer Laboratory, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom.

July 1994 - Sept. 1996 - Chairman, Section of Plant Biology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8537

Oct. 1996 - Dec. 2002 - Associate Dean, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8537.

April – May 2003 - Visiting Professor, Botanical Institute, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jan. 2003 – Dec. 2004 - Executive Associate Dean, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8537.

Jan. 2004 – Dec. 2005 – Faculty Assistant to the Dean, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8537.

April – May 2005 -- Visiting Professor, Department of Botany, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

June 2006 – Visiting Professor. Department of Biotechnology. Takushoko University. Tokyo, Japan.

July 2006 - Current: Professor Emeritus, Department of Plant Biology, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616.

October 2006 – December 2007: Special Assistant to the Vice Provost, University Outreach and International Programs, University of California, Davis, CA 95616.

January – November 2008: Interim Director, California Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program. College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, University of California, Davis, CA 95616.

November 2008 and March-April 2010: Consultant, US Agency for International Development, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan.

October 2009 – Current: Special Assistant, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, International Programs Office, University of California, Davis, CA 95616.

January 2010 and April 2011: Consultant, Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training, Hanoi University of Agriculture and Nong Lam University, Hanoi and Hochiminh City, Vietnam.

April – May 2012 – Fulbright Senior Specialist, Faculty of Natural Science, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia.

April 2013: Consultant, US Department of Agriculture, Kabul, Afghanistan.

November 2013 – 17: Graduate student training component leader, US Agency for International Development, Islamabad, Pakistan.

September 2015 - Fulbright Senior Specialist award, Yezin Agricultural University, Naypyidaw, Myanmar

2015 – 17 - Curriculum specialist, USAID Center for Advanced Study, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

2018 - 19 – Special assistant, USAID SIIL-RODS program, Bangladesh.

2019 – Special assistant, USAID, Egypt

Teaching areas:

Introduction to Plant Biology

Developmental Plant Anatomy

Plant Growth and Development

Plant Microtechnique

Forensic Botany

Curriculum assessment and academic program management

Education:

B.S.- St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1963

M.A. - Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota, 1965

Ph.D. - Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1971

Professional Organizations:

Botanical Society of America

International Society for Root Research

Honors and Professional Distinctions:

The Society of Sigma Xi (1969)

Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture (1969)

Danforth Associate (1977 - 85)

Fellow, Royal Microscopical Society (1980)

Honorary Fellow, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN (March - April, l987)

Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Tokyo, Japan (January - March, l988)

Editorial Board, Environmental and Experimental Botany (February 1992 - 02)

The Society of Sigma Xi, President U.C., Davis Chapter (1992-94)

NSF/USDA/DOE - Grant Review Panel (1994)

Scientific Advisory Board, Mycogenesis, Inc., Albuquerque, NM (1997-02)

Distinguished Teaching Award - 1997, University of California, Davis

National Screening Committee, Fulbright Competition for Awards for Graduate Study Abroad (1998-2001) Gamma Sigma Delta, Founding President and Charter Member U.C., Davis Chapter (2000-02)

American Medal of Honor, American Biographical Institute (2002)

International President-Elect, Gamma Sigma Delta,

The Honor Society of Agriculture (2002-04)

Invited Reviews Editor, Annals of Botany (2003-16)

Advisory Board, UCD Center of Excellence for Nutritional Genomics (2003-04)

International President, Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture (2004-06)

Board of Directors, The Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta International Foundation, Inc. (2005-08)

International Immediate Past-President, Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture (2006-08) Editorial Board, Plant Root (2006-current)

Commencement Marshal. College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, June 15, 2006.

Best paper award 2006 American Society for Enology and Viticulture.

Charles Edwin Bessey Award, Botanical Society of America, 2007.

Distinguished Fellow, Botanical Society of America, 2008.

Fulbright Senior Specialist award, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2012.

Fulbright Senior Specialist screening committee, 2013-2019.

Editorial Board, International Journal of Plant Biology and Research, 2014-current.

Editorial Board, Austin Journal of Plant Biology, 2014-16.

Fulbright Senior Specialist award, Yezin Agricultural University, Naypyidaw, Myanmar, 2015

Named one of the three best publications of 2017. Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic. (Alexander Lux, Milan Baláž, Marie Kummerová, Aleš Soukup, Olga Votrubová, Jun Abe, Shigenori Morita, Thomas Rost. 2017. Obrazový průvodce anatomií rostlin (Visual guide to plant anatomy). Publishing House Academia, Vodickova, Czech Republic.)

The Jury Prize for an Encyclopedia of Natural Science for 2017, from the Union of Interpreters and Translators (JTP), Prague, Czech Republic. (Alexander Lux, et al. 2017).

Obrazový průvodce anatomií rostlin (Visual guide to plant anatomy). Publishing House Academia, Vodickova, Czech Republic.)

President-elect, Davis Botanical Society 2019-20

Published Biographies:

American Men and Women of Science

Five Thousand Personalities of the World Men of Achievement (Cambridge, England)

The Directory of Distinguished Americans

Who's Who in America

Who's Who in California

Who's Who in American Education

Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology

Who's Who in the World

Graduate students:

1. Jay Davison, M.S., 1975

2. Daniel Simper, Ph.C., 1976

3. Verna Yee, M.S., 1976

4. Karol Robinson, MS, 1977; Ph.D., 1980

5. Christine Laning, Ph.C., 1979

6. Maud Hinchee, Ph.D., 1981.

7. Richardo Ramonet, M.S., 1983

8. James Robbins, Ph.D., 1985

9. Joseph DiTomaso, Ph.D., l987

10. Paul Zankowski, Ph.D., l987

11. Alan Koller, Ph.D., l987

12. Todd Jones, Ph.D. l988

13. Domingo H. Reinhardt, Ph.D. 1994

14. Eugene Y. Tanimoto, Ph.D. 1994

15. Daniel D. Gladish, Ph.D. 1995

16. Stuart F. Baum, Ph.D. 1996

17. Eva Grotkopp-Kuo, Ph.D. 2003

Post-doctoral students:

1. Dr. James Robbins, 1985 - 1987

2. Dr. Jody Steffin, l987

3. Dr. Milka Ivanova, 1995-1997

4. Dr. Tong Zhu, 1995-1997

5. Dr. Carol Wenzel, 1997-1999

6. Dr. Edwin Groot, 1999- 2002

7. Dr. Josh Stevenson, 2002-2004

8. Dr. Eleanor Thorne, 2002 - 2004

9. Dr. Eva Grotkopp-Kuo, 2003

10. Dr. Qiang Sun, 2004 - 2006

11. Dr. David Chatelet, 2004 - 2007

12. Dr. Trey Hudgins, 2006 - 2007

Other professional activities:

A. International higher education curriculum development and research

Uruguay (1979 & 1989) – Program assessment, Faculty of Agronomy (79), Taught graduate course in plant development (89)

Australia (1980) – Visiting professor, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

England (1993) – Visiting professor, University of Exeter, Exeter, England

Denmark (2003) – Visiting professor, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Greece (2005) – Visiting professor, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

Japan (1988, 2006) – Visiting professor, Tokyo Woman’s University (88); Takashoku University (06), Tokyo, Japan

Afghanistan (2008, 2010, 2013) – Program assessment and curriculum development, Faculty of Agriculture

Vietnam (2007, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2017) – Curriculum consultant, Program assessment at several universities, Program reviews in crop science and food science and technology

India (2011) – USAID consultant, Program development

Slovakia (2012, 2014) – Fulbright Senior Specialist, Program review, BS and MS biology

Pakistan (2013 to 2016) USAID graduate training component leader, curriculum development, Agriculture Innovation Program.

Pakistan (2014 to 2017) USAID Center for Advanced Study, curriculum specialist, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Morocco, Marrakesh, (2017) Mohammad 6th Polytechnique University.

Bangladesh (2018) – SIIL RODS - USAID

Nepal (2018) – SIIL RODS - USAID

Vietnam (2019) – Nong Lam University, Hochiminh City – Academics Without Borders

Egypt (2019 – 22) – Egypt - USAID Lecturer and taught courses in ~30 countries

B. Forensic consulting

Testimony and depositions

Consulting with local agencies, the Office of the Federal Defender, and others on cases where plant material was in evidence

Founding member of the UC Davis Forensic Science Graduate Group

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

A. Control of Cell Division and Root Development:

1. Van't Hof, J. and T. L. Rost. 1972. Cell proliferation in complex tissues: The control of the mitotic cycle of cell populations in the cultured root meristem of sunflower (Helianthus). American Journal of Botany 59:769-774.

2. Rost, T. L. and J. Van't Hof. 1973. Radiosensitivity, RNA, and protein metabolism of"leaky" and arrested cells in sunflower root meristems (Helianthus annuus). American Journal of Botany 60:172-182.

3. Rost, T. L. and D. E. Bayer. 1976. Cell cycle population kinetics of pea root tip meristems treated with propham. Weed Science 24:81-87.

4. Rost, T. L. 1977. Responses of the plant cell cycle to stress. In: (Eds.) T. L. Rost and E. M. Gifford, Jr., Mechanisms and Control of Cell Division. Dowden, Hutchison and Ross Publishing Co., Stroudsburg, PA. p. 111-143.

5. Rost, T. L. 1977. The position and characteristics of "leaky" cells in the root tip meristems of Helianthus annuus. Journal of Experimental Botany 28:397-405.

6. Rost, T. L., S. L. Morrison and E. S. Sachs. 1977. The comparative cell cycle and metabolic effects of chemical treatments on root tip meristems. I. Ioxynil. American Journal of Botany 64:780-785.

7. Rost, T. L., T. M. Murphy, and K. E. Paterson. 1978. Densitometric analysis of double label autoradiographs. Mikroskopie 24:209-214.

8. Nitayangkura, S., E. M. Gifford, Jr. and T. L. Rost. 1980. Mitotic activity in the root apical meristem of Azolla filiculoides Lam., with special reference to the apical cell. American Journal of Botany 67:1484-1492.

9. Rost, T. L. 1982. Comparative sensitivity of plant root meristems to acute gamma irradiation according to stationary phase cell distribution and DNA content. Cytologia 47:13-27.

10. Yee, V. F. and T. L. Rost. 1982. Polyethylene induced water stress in Vicia faba seedlings: Cell division, DNA synthesis and a possible role for cotyledons. Cytologia 47:615-624.

11. Rost, T. L. and M. Sammut. 1982. Regulation of cell division in pea root tips after wounding: A possible role for ethylene. Protoplasma 111:1-9.

12. Barlow, P. W., T. L. Rost and B. E. S. Gunning. 1982. Nuclear and cytoplasmic changes during early stages of cell differentiation in roots of the water fern, Azolla pinnata. Protoplasma 112:205-216.

13. Rost, T. L., J. Rowland and C. Dewees. 1982. Cell division heterogeneity in the primary meristems of Pisum sativum root tips after excision. Journal of Experimental Botany 33:1312-1318.

14. Rost, T. L. and S. Morrison. 1984. The comparative cell cycle and metabolic effects of chemical treatments on root tip meristems: II. Propham, chlorpropham, and 2,4-dinitrophenol. Cytologia 49:61-72.

15. Rost, T. L. 1984. The comparative cell cycle and metabolic effects of chemical treatments on root tip meristems. III. Chlorsulfuron. Journal Plant Growth Regulation 3:51-63.

16. Rost, T. L. and T. Reynolds. 1985. Reversal of chlorsulfuron-induced inhibition of mitotic entry by isoleucine and valine. Plant Physiology 77:481-482.

17. Robbins, J. A., M. J. Reid, J. L. Paul, and T. L. Rost. 1985. The effect of ethylene on adventitious root formation in mung bean (Vigna radiata) cuttings. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 4:147-157.

18. Rost, T. L., T. Jones and J. A. Robbins. l986. The role of ethylene in the control of cell division in cultured pea root tips: A mechanism to explain the excision effect. Protoplasma 130: 68 - 72.

19. Hinchee, M. A. W. and T. L. Rost. 1986. The control of lateral root development in cultured pea seedlings. I. The role of seedling organs and plant growth regulators. Botanical Gazette 147: 137 - 147.

20. Zankowski, P., D. Fraser, T. L. Rost and T. L. Reynolds. l987. The developmental anatomy of velamen and exodermis in aerial roots of Epidendrum ibaguense. Lindleyana 2: 1 - 7.

21. Robbins, J. and T. L. Rost. l987. Chlorsulfuron inhibition of cell cycle progression and the recovery of G1 cells by Ile and Val. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 6: 67 - 74.

22. Rost, T. L. and S. Baum. l988. On the correlation of primary root length, meristem size and protoxylem tracheary element position in pea seedlings. American Journal of Botany 75: 414-424.

23. Rost, T. L. and T. J. Jones. l988. Pea root regeneration after tip excisions at different levels: I. Polarity of new growth. Annals of Botany 61: 513-523.

24. DiTomaso, J. M., F. M. Ashton, and T. L. Rost. l988. The effects of napropamide on the growth, anatomy, and cytology of corn (Zea mays) roots. Weed Science 36: 457-463.

25. Rost, T. L., T. J. Jones and R. H. Falk. l988. The distribution and relationship of cell division and maturation events in Pisum sativum (Fabaceae) seedling roots. American Journal of Botany 75: 1571-1583.

26. DiTomaso, J. M., T. L. Rost and F. M. Ashton. l988. The comparative cell cycle and metabolic effects of the herbicide napropamide on root tip meristems. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 31: 166-174.

27. DiTomaso, J.M., T. L. Rost, and F.M. Ashton. l988. Herbicide-induced diamine accumulation in pea roots: the effect of napropamide on polyamine levels. Plant and Cell Physiology 29: 1367-1372.

28. Fraser, T.E., W.K. Silk and T.L. Rost. 1990. Effects of low water potential on cortical cell length in growing regions of maize roots. Plant Physiology. 93: 648-651.

29. Reihman, M. and T.L. Rost. 1990. Regeneration responses in pea roots after tip excision at different levels. American Journal of Botany. 77: 1159-1167.

30. Rost, T.L., D. Gladish, J. Steffen and J. Robbins. 1990. Is there a relationship between branched amino acid pool size and cell cycle inhibition in root tips after treatment with Imidazolinone herbicides. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 9: 227-232.

31. Rost, T. L. and H. Toriyama. 1991. A comparative analysis of the root systems of light- and dark-grown seedlings of pea (Pisum sativum cv. Alaska). Plant Science 75: 117-121.

32. Lu, P., D. Gladish and T. L. Rost. 1991. Temperature-induced cavities and specialized parenchyma cells in the vascular cylinder of pea roots. American Journal of Botany 78: 729-739.

33. Rost, T. L., P. Lu and D. Gladish. 1991. The occurrence of vascular cavities and specialized parenchyma cells in the roots of cool-season legumes. Botanica Acta 104: 300-305.

34. Koning, A., E. Tanimoto, K. Kiehne, T. L. Rost and L. Comai. 1991. Cell-specific expression of histone H2A genes from tomato and pea. The Plant Cell 3: 657-665.

35. Hinchee, M. A. W. and T. L. Rost. 1992. The control of lateral root development in cultured pea seedlings. II. Root fasciation induced by auxin inhibitors. Botanica Acta 105: 121-126.

36. Hinchee, M. A. W. and T. L. Rost. 1992. The control of lateral root development in cultured pea seedlings. III. Spacing intervals. Botanica Acta 105: 127-131.

37. Rost, T.L. and F.D. Hess. 1992. Estimates of cell cycle duration in meristems of herbicide treated plants. In: Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds. Eds. G. Sandman and P. Böger. Lewis Pub., Chelsea, MI. pp. 197-201.

38. Rost, T.L. and F.D. Hess. 1992. Analysis of the mitotic index in root tip meristems as a tool to determine herbicide cell cycle specificity. In: Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds. Eds. G. Sandman and P. Böger. Lewis Pub., Chelsea, MI. pp. 191-195.

39. Hess, F.D. and T. L. Rost. 1992. Components of plant growth and its measurement. In: Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds. Eds. G. Sandman and P. Böger. Lewis Pub., Chelsea, MI. pp. 185-189.

40. Hess, F. D. and T. L. Rost. 1992. Analysis of cell elongation as a tool to determine herbicide effects on plant growth. In: Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds. Eds. G. Sandman and P. Böger. Lewis Pub., Chelsea, MI. pp. 203-209.

41. Tanimoto, E.Y., T.L. Rost and L. Comai. 1993. Histone H2A expression during S-phase: Histological co-localization of H2A mRNA and DNA synthesis in pea root tips. In: Cell Cycle Regulation in Plant Growth and Development. Eds. D. Francis and J. Ormrod. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp. 85-95.

42. Tanimoto, E.Y. and T.L. Rost. 1993. Non-radioactive in situ hybridization using digoxigenin and its application for co-localization studies using radioactive probes. In: Methods in Plant Biochemistry, Volume 10: Molecular Biology. (Ed.) J. A. Bryant. Acad. Press Ltd., London pp. 141-158.

43. Jernstedt, J.A., T.J. Jones and T.L. Rost. 1993. Immunolocalization of antigens in plants with light and transmission electron microscopy. In: Methods in Plant Biochemistry, Volume 10: Molecular Biology. (Ed.) J. A. Bryant. Acad. Press Ltd., London pp. 159-185.

44. Gladish, D.K. and T.L. Rost. 1993. The effects of temperature on primary root growth dynamics and lateral root distribution in garden pea (Pisum sativum L., cv. "Alaska"). Environmental and Experimental Botany. 33: 243-258.

45. Rost, T.L. 1993. The organization of root apical meristems in flowering plants and patterns of gene expression. In: McGraw-Hill 1994 Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill, New York. pp. 324-325.

46. Tanimoto, E.Y., T.L. Rost and L. Comai. 1993. DNA replication-dependent histone H2A mRNA expression in pea root tips. Plant Physiology 103: 1291-1297.

47. Rost, T.L. l994. Root tip organization and the spatial relationships of differentiation events. Chapter 2. In: Growth Patterns in Vascular Plants. (Ed.) M. Iqbal. Dioscordes Press, Inc. Portland, OR. pp. 59-76.

48. Reinhardt, D.H. and T.L. Rost. 1995. Developmental changes of cotton root primary tissues induced by salinity. International Journal of Plant Science 156: 505-513.

49. Reinhardt, D.H. and T.L. Rost. 1995. On the correlation of primary root growth and tracheary element size and distance from the tip in cotton seedlings grown under salinity. Environmental and Experimental Botany 35: 575-588.

50. Reinhardt, D.H. and T.L. Rost. 1995. Salinity accelerates endodermal development and induces an exodermis in cotton seedling roots. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 35: 563-574.

51. Niki, T., D.K. Gladish, P. Lu and T.L. Rost. 1995. Cellular changes precede cavity formation in the vascular cylinder of pea roots (Pisum sativum L., cv. Alaska). International Journal of Plant Science 156: 290-302.

52. Reinhardt, D.H. and T.L. Rost. 1995. Primary and lateral root development of dark- and light-grown cotton seedlings under salinity stress. Botanica Acta 108: 457-465.

53. Baum, S.F. and T.L. Rost. 1996. Root apical organization in Arabidopsis thaliana: 1. Root cap and protoderm. Protoplasma 192: 178-188.

54. Rost, T.L., S.F. Baum, and S. Nichol. 1996. Root apical organization in Arabidopsis thaliana and a comment on root cap structure. Plant and Soil 187: 91-95.

55. Rost, T.L. and J.A. Bryant. 1996. Root organization and gene expression patterns. Journal of Experimental Botany 47: 1613-1628.

56. Niki, T., T.L. Rost, and D.K. Gladish. 1997. Regeneration of tissue following cavity formation in the vascular cylinders of Pisum sativum (Fabaceae) primary roots. American Journal of Botany 85: 17-24.

58. Ivanova, M. and T.L. Rost. 1998. Cytokinins and the plant cell cycle: Problems and pitfalls of proving its function. In: Plant Cell Proliferation and its Regulation in Growth and Development. (Ed.) J. A. Bryant and D. Chiatante. Pp 45-57. John Wiley and Sons, Sussex, England.

59. Baum, S.F., L. Karanastasis, and T.L. Rost. 1998. Morphogenetic effect of the herbicide Cinch on Arabidopsis thaliana root development. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 17: 107-114.

60. Baum, S.F. and T.L. Rost. 1998. The cellular organization of the root apex and its dynamic behavior during root growth. In: Radical Biology: An International Symopsium in Root Biology. Proceedings of the 1997 Penn State Symposium in Plant Physiology. Ed. H. Flores, J.P. Lynch, D. Eissenstat. Pp 15-23.

61. Zhu, T., W.J. Lucas and T.L. Rost. 1998. Directional cell-to-cell communication in the Arabidopsis root apical meristem: I. An ultrastructural and functional analysis. Protoplasma 203: 35-47.

62. Zhu,T., R.L. O’Quinn, W.J. Lucas and T.L. Rost. 1998. Directional cell-to-cell communication in Arabidopsis root apical meristem. II. Dynamics of plasmodesmatal formation. Protoplasma 204: 84-93.

63. Gladish, D.K., E.G. Sutter, and T.L. Rost. 1999. The role of free IAA levels, IAA transport, and sucrose transport in the high temperature inhibition of root system development in pea (Pisum sativum L. cv. Alaska). Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 19:347-358.

64. Zhu, T. and T.L. Rost. 2000. Directional cell-to-cell communication in the Arabidopsis root apical meristem: III. Plasmodesmata turnover and apoptosis in meristem and root cap cells during four weeks post-germination. Protoplasma 213: 108-117.

65. Dubrovsky, J.G., P. Doerner, A. Colón-Carmona and T.L. Rost. 2000. Pericycle cell proliferation and lateral root initiation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 124: 1648-1657.

66. Wenzel, C.L. and T. L. Rost. 2001. Cell division patterns in the root cap and epidermis of Arabidopsis thaliana roots. Protoplasma 218: 203-213.

67. Wenzel, C.L., Tong, K.L., and T.L. Rost. 2001. Modular construction of the epidermis and peripheral root cap in the ‘open’ root apical meristem of Trifolium repens cv Ladino. Protoplasma 218: 214-224.

68. Groot, E. and T.L. Rost. 2001. Cell division patterns and root apical organization. In. The Plant Cell Cycle and its Interfaces. (Ed.) D. Francis. Sheffield Academic Press Ltd., Sheffield, UK. Pp 137-158.

69. Dubrovsky, J.G., T.L. Rost, A. Colón-Carmona, and P. Doerner. 2001. Early primordium morphogenesis during root initiation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 214: 30-36.

70. Groot, E.P. and T.L. Rost. 2001. Patterns of apical organization in roots of flowering plants. Proceedings, The 6th ISRR Symposium. Roots: The Dynamic Interface Between Plants and the Earth. pp. 8-9.

71. Baum, S.F., J.G. Dubrovsky and T.L. Rost. 2002. Apical organization and maturation events in Arabidopsis thaliana roots: Developmental changes over time. American Journal of Botany 89:908-920.

72. Groot,E.P., E.J. Sweeney and T.L. Rost. 2003. Development of the adhesive pad on climbing fir (Ficus pumila) stems from clusters of adventitious roots. Plant and Soil 248: 85-96.

73. Dubrovsky, J.G. and T.L.Rost. 2005. Pericycle. In. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. Pp. 1-6.

74. Bloom, A.J. and T.L. Rost, T.L. (Guest Eds.). 2003. Root Structure and Function: Thematic Articles. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 21:245-246.

75. Bloom, A.J., P.A. Meyerhoff, A.R. Taylor and T.L. Rost. 2003. Root development and absorption of ammonium and nitrate from the rhizosphere. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 21: 416-431.

76. Chapman, K., E.P. Groot, S.A. Nichol and T.L. Rost. 2003. Primary root growth and the pattern of root apical meristem organization are coupled. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 21: 287-295.

77. Dubrovsky, J.G. and T.L. Rost. 2003. Plant growth and development: Lateral root initiation. In. Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences. (Eds.) B. Thomas, D. Murphy and B. Murray. Academic Press. London, UK. Pp. 1101-1107.

78. Groot, E.P., J.A. Doyle, S.A. Nichol and T.L. Rost. 2003. Phylogenetic distribution and evolution of root apical meristem organization in dicotyledonous angiosperms. International Journal of Plant Science 165:97-105.

79. Hamamoto, L., M.C. Hawes, and T.L. Rost. 2005. The production and release of living root cap border cells is a function of root apical meristem type in dicotyledonous angiosperm plants. Annals of Botany 97: 917-923.

80. Rost, T.L. and A.J. Bloom. 2006. Root structure and function: Preface. Annals of Botany 97: 837-838.

81. Shishkova, S., T.L. Rost and J.G. Dubrovsky. 2007. Determinate root growth and meristem maintenance in Angiosperms. Annals of Botany 101: 319-340.

82. I.S. Adamakis, E.P. Eleftheriou and T.L.Rost. 2007. Effects of sodium tungstate treatment on the ultrastructure and growth of pea (Pisum sativum) and cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) seedlings. Environmental and Experimental Botany 63: 416-425.

83. Rost, T.L. 2011. The organization of roots of dicotyledonous plants and the positions of control points. Annals of Botany 107: 1213-1222.

84. Dubrovsky, J.G. and T.L. Rost. 2012. Plant growth and development: Lateral root initiation. In. Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, 2nd ed. (Eds.) B. Thomas, D. Murphy and B. Murray. Academic Press. London, UK. (In Press).

85. Lux, A. and T.L.Rost. 2012. Preface: Special issue on root biology. Plant root research: the past, the present and the future. Annals of Botany 110: 201-204.

86. Dubrovsky, J.G. and T.L. Rost. 2012. Pericycle. In. eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. Pp 1-6.

87. Donato Chiatante, Thomas Rost, John Bryant, Gabriella Stefania Scippa. 2018. Regulatory networks controlling the development of the root system and the formation of lateral roots: a comparative analysis of the roles of pericycle and vascular cambium. Annals of Botany,122: 697-719. (free access: https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcy003)

B. Tissue Culture, Morphogenesis, and Structure:

1. Rost, T. L. 1969. Vascular pattern and hydathodes in leaves of Crassula argentea (Crassulaceae). Botanical Gazette 130:267-270.

2. Rost, T. L. and K. Paterson. 1976. The developmental anatomy of adventitive plantlets from leaves and leaf segments of Crassula argentea (Crassulaceae). Botanical Gazette 137:203-210.

3. Rost, T. L., C. Lambert, M. A. W. Hinchee, and M. Shifrine. 1979. The production of jojoba wax in tissue culture. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Jojoba. (Ed.) D. M. Yermanos, pp. 207-221.

4. Paterson, K. E. and T. L. Rost. 1979. Effects of light and hormones on regeneration of Crassula argentea from leaves. American Journal of Botany 66:463-470.

5. Rost, T. L., P. Wang and C. Lambert. 1979. Wax content of leaves, stems and roots of Simmondsia chinensis (Simmondsiaceae). HortScience 14:274-275.

6. Rost, T. L. and M. A. W. Hinchee. 1980. Preliminary report of the production of callus, organogenesis and regeneration of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis, Link., Schneid) in tissue culture. Journal of Horticultural Science 55:299-305

7. Paterson, K. E. and T. L. Rost. 1981. Callus formation and organogenesis from cultured leaf segments of Crassula argentea: Cytokinin-induced developmental pattern changes. American Journal of Botany 68:965-972.

8. Koller, A. L. and T. L. Rost. 1986. The microscopic anatomy of Sansevieria leaves. Cactus and Succulent Journal 58: 30 - 33.

9. Koller, A. L. and T. L. Rost. l987. Leaf anatomy in Sansevieria (Agavaceae). American Journal of Botany 75: 615-633.

10. Koller, A. L. and T. L. Rost. l988. Structural analysis of water-storage tissue in leaves of Sansevieria (Agavaceae). Botanical Gazette 149: 260-274.

11. Jones, T. J. and T. L. Rost. l988. The developmental anatomy and ultrastructure of somatic embryos from rice (Oryza sativa L.) scutellum epithelial cells. Botanical Gazette 150: 41-49.

12. Zankowski, P.M. and T. L. Rost. 1990. Callus development from different explant sources of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum cv. Pearson). I. Morphology of callus and explant "memory". Phytomorphology 40: 1-15.

13. Jones, T. J. and T. L. Rost. l991. Early events in somatic and zygotic embryogenesis in rice. In: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry

14: Rice. (Ed.) Y. P. S. Bejaj. pp.58-70. Springer- Verlag, Berlin.

14. Jones, T.J. and T.L. Rost. 1993. I. Somatic embryogenesis in rice. In: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry, Vol. 22. pp. 14-23. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

15. Rost, T.L. and D. Canington. 2000. Tissues. In. Plant Sciences for students. (Ed.) Richard Robinson. Macmillan Reference USA. Vol. 4. pp 110-114.

16. Canington, D. and T.L. Rost. 2000. Vascular Tissues. In. Plant Sciences for students. (Ed.) Richard Robinson. Macmillan Reference USA. Vol. 4. 146-152.

17. Grotkopp, E., M. Rejmanek and T.L. Rost. 2001. Towards a causal explanation of plant invasiveness: Seedling growth and life-history strategies of 29 pine (Pinus) species. The American Naturalist 158: 396-419.

18. Grotkopp, E., M. Rejmanek, M.J. Sanderson, F.T. Ledig and T.L. Rost. 2004. Evolution of genome size in pines (Pinus) and its life-history correlates: Supertree analysis. Evolution 58: 1705-1729.

C. Seed Structure and Histochemistry:

1. Rost, T. L. and N. R. Lersten. 1970. Transfer aleurone cells in Setaria lutescens (Gramineae). Protoplasma 71:403-408.

2. Rost, T. L. 1971. Fine structure of endosperm protein bodies in Setaria lutescens (Gramineae). Protoplasma 72:475-479.

3. Rost, R. L. 1972. The ultrastructure and physiology of protein bodies and lipids from hydrated dormant and nondormant embryos of Setaria lutescens (Gramineae). American Journal of Botany 59:607-616.

4. Rost, T. L. 1973. The anatomy of the caryopsis coat in mature caryopses of the yellow foxtail grass (Setaria lutescens). Botanical Gazette 134:32-39.

5. Rost, T. L. and N. R. Lersten. 1973. A synopsis and selected bibliography of grass caryopsis anatomy and fine structure. Iowa State Journal of Research 48:47-87.

6. Rost, T. L. 1975. The morphology of germination in Setaria lutescens (Gramineae): The effects of covering structures and chemical inhibitors on dormant and nondormant florets. Annals of Botany 39:21-30.

7. Rost, T. L. and A. D. Simper. 1975. The germination lid: A characteristic of the lemma in the Paniceae. Madrono 23:68-72.

8. Rost, T. L., A. D. Simper, P. Schell, and S. Allen. 1977. Anatomy of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) seed and the utilization of liquid wax during germination. Economic Botany 31:140-147.

9. Rost, T. L. and K. E. Paterson. 1978. Structural and histochemical characterization of the cotyledon storage organelles of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis). Protoplasma 95:1-10.

10. Rost, T. L. and R. Schmid. 1978. Floral fruit and seed anatomy of jojoba, and use of liquid wax during germination. In: Jojoba oil and derivatives, by J. Wisniak, Progress in Chemistry of Fats and Other Lipids 15:169-176.

11. Rost, T. L., A. D. Simper, P. Schell, and S. Allen. 1979. A brief description of jojoba seed anatomy and the use of cotyledon wax during germination. In: La Jojoba. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Jojoba Utilization. pp. 135-142.

12. Rost, T. L. and K. E. Paterson. 1979. Structural and histochemical characterization of the cotyledon storage organelles of jojoba. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Jojoba. (Ed.) D. M. Yermanos. pp. 227-236.

13. Rost, T. L., P. I. de Artucio, and E. B. Risley. 1984. Transfer cells in the placental pad and caryopsis coat of Pappophorum subbulbosum Arech. (Poaceae). American Journal of Botany 71:948-957.

14. Jones, T. J. and T. L. Rost. l989. Histochemistry and ultrastructure of rice (Oryza sativa) zygotic embryogenesis. American Journal of Botany 76: 504-520.

15. Rost, T. L., P. Izaguirre de Artucio and E. B. Risley. l989. The anatomy of the caryopsis of Briza maxima (Poaceae). American Journal of Botany 77: 69-76.

16. Baker, E.H., K.J. Bradford, J.A. Bryant and T.L. Rost. 1995. A comparison of dessication-related (dyhydrin and QP47) in peas (Pisum sativum). Seed Science Research 4: 178-188.

D. Microtechniques:

1. Lin, J., T. L. Rost and C. Elmore. 1974. Light microscopic staining and histochemical applications for plant meristems embedded in Spurr's medium. Mikroskopie 30:281-286.

2. Falk, R. H. and T. L. Rost. l992. Software package EEB-101-S87 DIGIT. Environmental and Experimental Botany 32: 519.

E. Teaching and Curriculum Develoment:

1. Davison, J. C. and T. L. Rost. 1976. Effects of various components of the Keller system on student attitudes and performance in plant anatomy. American Institute for Biological Sciences Education Review 5:4-6.

2. Rost, T. L. and M. L. Sandler. 1978. The common history and popular uses of roots. The American Biology Teacher 40:338- 341.

3. Rost, T.L. 2001. Have I learned anything after 30 years of university teaching? Or Technology in teaching: Is it a headache or a help? Society for Experimental Biology Bulletin 2001: 24-25.

4. Rost, T.L., E. Polonyova, M. Hornak, I. Zelko, and A. Lux. 2015. Student expectations for higher education in Biology at Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. International Journal of Biology Education. 4 (2): 63-77.

5. Polonyova, E., M. Hornak, I. Zelko, A. Lux, and T.L. Rost. 2016. Student expectations for higher education in geography at Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. Geographia Polonica. 90: 111-122.

F. Forensic Botany:

1. Ensley, P. K., T. L. Rost, M. Anderson, K. Benirschke, D. Brockman, and D. Ullrey. 1982. Intestinal obstruction and perforation caused by undigested Acacia sp. leaves in Langur monkeys. Jour. Amer. Vet. Med. Assoc. 181:1351-1354.

2. Benirschke, K., M. L. Bonin and T. L. Rost. 1984. Plant material in ovary following barium enema. Archives Pathology Lab. Med. 108:359-360.

3. Lane, M.A., L. C. Anderson, T. M. Barkley, J. H. Bock, E. M. Gifford, D. W. Hall, D. O. Norris, T. L. Rost and W. L. Stern. l989.

Forensic botany:

Plants, perpetrators, pests, poisons and pot. BioScience 40: 34-39.

G. Agriculture, Pierce’s Disease and Ethanobotany:

1. Rost, T. L., P. Burton, W. Ebert, S. Finlayson, R. Hudson, M. Kelley, L. Newton, and B. Ramsden. 1978. Note on the vegetative regeneration of jojoba plants in nature. Jojoba Happenings 25:4-6.

2. Catlin, P. B., E. A. Olsson and T. L. Rost. 1982. The response of jojoba seedlings to waterlogged root environments. HortScience 17:894-895.

3. Maynard, D. and T. L. Rost. l988. A quantitative anatomical study of basket fragments from Lovelock cave. Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 10: 275-282.

4. Labavitch, J.M., M.A. Matthews, T.L. Rost, I.C. Greve, B. Kirkpatrick, and N. Price. 2001. The development of Pierce’s Disease in xylem: the roles of vessel cavitation, cell wall metabolism and vessel occlusion. Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium Proceedings. San Diego, CA, Dec. 2001.

5. Stevenson, J.F., M.A. Matthews, and T. L. Rost. 2004. Grapevine Susceptibility to Pierce’s Disease I: Relevance of Hydraulic Architecture. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 55: 228-237.

6. Stevenson, J.F., M.A. Matthews, L.C. Grieve, J.M. Labavitch, and T. L. Rost. 2004. Grapevine Susceptibility to Pierce’s Disease II: The Progression of Anatomical Symptoms. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 55: 238-245.

7. Stevenson, J.F., M.A. Matthews and T.L. Rost. 2004. The developmental anatomy of Pierce’s disease symptom in grapevines: Green islands and matchsticks. Plant Disease 89 (6): 543-548.

8. Thorne, E.T., J.F. Stevenson, T.L. Rost, J. M. Labavitch, and M.A. Matthews. 2005. Pierce’s disease symptoms: Comparison with symptoms of water deficit and the impact of water stress. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 57: 1-11.

9. Thorne, E.T., B.M.Young, G.M.Young, J.F. Stevenson, J.M. Labavitch, M.A. Matthews, and T.L. Rost. 2006. The structure of xylem vessels in grapevine and a possible passive mechanism for the systemic spread of bacterial disease. American Journal of Botany 93: 497-504.

10. Chatelet, D., M.A. Matthews and T.L. Rost. 2006. Xylem structure and connectivity in grapevine(Vitis vinifera L.) shoots provides a passive mechanism for the spread of bacteria in grape plants. Annals of Botany 98: 483-494.

11. Sun, Q., T.L. Rost and M.A. Matthews. 2006. Pruning-induced tylose development in stems of current-year shoots of Vitis vinifera (Vitaceae). American Journal of Botany 93: 1567- 1576.

12. Sun, Q., T.L. Rost, M.S. Reid and M.A. Matthews. 2007. Ethylene and not embolism is required for wound-induced tylose development in stems of grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.). Plant Physiology 145: 1629-1636.

13. Gambetta, G.A., Fei, J., Rost, T.L., Matthews, M.A. 2007. The absence of a relationship between bacterial population and leaf scorch symptoms during Pierce’s Disease. Journal of Experimental Botany 58: 4037-4046.

14. Chatelet, D.S., T. L. Rost, K. A. Shackel, and M. A. Matthews. 2008. The peripheral xylem of grapevine (Vitis vinifera). 1. Structural integrity in postveraison berries. Journal of Experimental Botany 59: 1987-1996.

15. Chatelet, D.S., T. L. Rost, M. A. Matthews, and K. A. Shackel. 2008. The peripheral xylem of grapevine (Vitis vinifera) berries. 2. Anatomy and development. Journal of Experimental Botany 59: 1997-2007.

16. Sun, Q., T.L.Rost, and M.A. Matthews. 2008. Wound-Induced Vascular Occlusions in Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.): Tyloses in Summer and Gels in Winter. American Journal of Botany 95: 1498-1505.

17. Gambetta, G.A., T.L. Rost, and M.A. Matthews. 2009. Open xylem conduits through grapevine graft unions provide for passive pathogen movement. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 60: 241 - 245.

18. Chatelet, D.S., C. M. Wistrom, A. H. Purcell, T.L. Rost, and M. A. Matthew. 2011. Xylem structure of four grape varieties and twelve alternative hosts to the xylem-limited bacterium Xylella fastidious. Annals of Botany. 108: 73-85.

19. Gambetta, G.A., J. Fei, T. L. Rost, T. Knipfer, M.A. Matthews, K. A. Shackel, M. A. Walker, and A. J. McElrone. 2013. Water uptake along the length of grapevine fine roots: developmental anatomy, tissue specific aquaporin expression, and pathways of water transport. Plant Physiology. 163: 1254-1265.

H. Books:

1. Rost, T. L. 1974-1991. Plant Anatomy. A Study Guide and Laboratory Manual. U.C. Davis. (16 Editions) (Copyright 1975).

2. Rost, T. L. and E. M. Gifford, Jr. (Editors). 1977. Mechanisms and Control of Cell Division. Dowden, Hutchison and Ross Publishing Co., Stroudsburg, PA, 387 p.

3. Rost, T. L., M. G. Barbour, R. M. Thornton, T. E. Weier, and C. R. Stocking. 1979. Botany: A Brief Introduction to Plant Biology. John Wiley and Sons. 344 p.

4. Weier, T. E., C. R. Stocking, M. G. Barbour, and T. L. Rost. 1982. Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., NY, 6th Ed. 720 p.

5. Barbour, M. G., B. Bonner, R. M. Thornton, T. L. Rost, and G. Breckon. 1982. Laboratory Exercises in Botany, 6th Ed., John Wiley and Sons, Inc., NY. 263 p.

6. Barbour, M. G., B. A. Bonner, G. J. Breckon, T. L. Rost, C. R. Stocking, R. M. Thornton, and T. E. Weier. 1982. Instructor's Manual for Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., NY. 50 p.

7. Rost. T. L., M. G. Barbour, R. M. Thornton, T. E. Weier, and C. R. Stocking. 1984. Botany: A Brief Introduction to Plant Biology. John Wiley and Sons., Inc., NY. 342 p.

8. Rost, T.L. 1992-95. Plant Anatomy: A Study Guide and Laboratory Manual. 17 - 19th eds. Seminar Press, Davis, CA. 165 p.

9. Rost, T.L., M.G. Barbour, C.R. Stocking, T.M. Murphy. 1998. Plant Biology. Wadsworth Pub. Co. Belmont, CA. Pp 537.

10. Rost, T.L., M.G. Barbour, C.R. Stocking, T.M. Murphy. 2006. Plant Biology, 2nd Edition. Wadsworth Pub. Co. Belmont, CA. pp 603.

11. Alexander Lux, Milan Baláž, Marie Kummerová, Aleš Soukup, Olga Votrubová, Jun Abe, Shigenori Morita, Thomas Rost. 2017. Obrazový průvodce anatomií rostlin (Visual guide to plant anatomy). Publishing House Academia, Vodickova, Czech Republic.

12. Rost, T.L., M.G. Barbour, C.R. Stocking, T.M. Murphy. 2006. Plant Biology, Online version 2017: http://www-plb.ucdavis.edu/courses/bis/1c/text/PLANTBIOLOGY1.htm I.

Book Reviews:

1. Rost, T.L. 2007. Review of “Plant Roots: Growth, Activity and Interaction with Soils” by. P.J. Gregory. The Quarterly Review of Biology 82: 280-281.

J. Papers Presented at National and International Meetings (~90):

1. Rost, T. L. 1970. Fine structure of the aleurone layer in yellow foxtail grass (Setaria lutescens). American Journal of Botany 57:738.

2. Rost, T. L. 1971. The fine-structure and digestion pattern of protein bodies in dormant and non-dormant embryos of Setaria lutescens (Gramineae). American Journal of Botany 58:460.

3. Rost, T. L. and J. Van't Hof. 1972. Regulation of the mitotic cycle by two cell populations in cultured roots of sunflower (Helianthus annuus): Some metabolic and radiobiological differences. American Journal of Botany 59:656.

4. Rost, T. L. and D. E. Bayer. 1974. Herbicide regulation of the mitotic cycle: The effect of Propham. 1974 Meetings of the Weed Science Society of America.

5. Rost, T. L. 1974. The morphology of embryo germination and the effects of cycloheximide on germination in yellow foxtail (Setaria lutescens). American Journal of Botany 61:62.

6. Simper, A. D., T. L. Rost and S. Allen. 1974. Anatomy of the embryo of Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba). American Journal of Botany 61:64.

7. Davison, J. C. and T. L. Rost. 1974. Application of the Keller system to an upper division plant anatomy course. American Journal of Botany 61:69.

8. Rost, T. L. and K. Paterson. 1975. The anatomy of adventive plantlet development in leaves of Crassula argentea. Botanical Society of America.

9. Rost, T. L., K. Paterson and M. Wrightson. 1975. Investigations of the polar distribution of adventive plantlets on leaf segments of Crassula argentea. Botanical Society of America.

10. Davison, J. C. and T. L. Rost. 1975. Effects of various components of the Keller system on student attitudes and performance in plant anatomy. Botanical Society of America.

11. Rost, T. L., A. D. Simper, P. Schel, and S. Allen. 1976. A description of jojoba seed anatomy and the use of cotyledon wax during germination. II Conferencia Internacional Sobre La Jojoba, Ensenada, Mexico, 10-12 February 1976.

12. Rost, T. L., C. Lambert and M. Wrightson. 1978. The production of jojoba wax in culture: The first thirty days. International Association for Plant Tissue Culture. Calgary, Canada.

13. Rost, T. L., C. Lambert, M. Wrightson, and M. Shifrine. 1978. The production of jojoba wax in tissue culture. Third International Conference on Jojoba and Its Uses. Riverside, California.

14. Rost, T. L. and K. Paterson. 1978. Structural and histochemical characterization of the cotyledon storage organelles of jojoba. Third International Conference on Jojoba and Its Uses. Riverside, California.

15. Rost, T. L. and B. E. S. Gunning. 1980. On the nature of excision stress in cultured pea root tips. Australian Society of Plant Physiologists. Monosh University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May, 1980.

16. Barlow, P., T. L. Rost and B. E. S. Gunning. 1980. Developmental changes in nucleus and cytoplasm in roots of Azolla pinnata. Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology. Oxford, England. December 1980.

17. Rost, T. L. and P. Izaguirre de Artucio. 1981. Celulas de transferencia en el nucelo de la region placentaria de Pappophorum subbulbosum Arech. Jornadas de Ciencias Naturales II: 38 (Resumen). Montevideo, Uruguay, Sept. 1981.

18. Rost, T. L. 1981. Wounding stress and the regulation of cell division in pea root tip meristems. Annual Meetings of AIBS. Univ. Ind., Bloomington, Ind.

19. Rost, T. L. 1982. The effect of DPX-4189 on cell cycle progression in pea roots. Annual Meetings of AIBS. Penn. State Univ., College Park, PA.

20. Rost, T. L., P. I. de Artucio and E. B. Risley. 1983. Transfer cells in the placental pad and caryopsis coat of Pappophorum subbulbosum Arech. (Poaceae). Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. The Univ. of North Dakota, August, 1983.

21. Rost, T. L. 1983. Structural and histochemical characterization of storage organelles in jojoba cotyledons. Symposium at Crop Science Society of America 75th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August, 1983.

22. Rost, T. L. 1984. The control of mitosis in cultured root tips after excision. Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology. The Univ. of Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales, April, 1984.

23. Zankowski, P. M. and T. L. Rost. 1985. Morphological variations in callus from five different explants of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. cv. Pearson), 36th Annual Meeting of the Tissue Culture Association, New Orleans, LA, June, 1985.

24. Rost, T. L., T. Jones and J. Robbins. 1985. A possible role for ethylene in cultured pea root tips. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL, August, 1985.

25. Zankowski, P. M. and T. L. Rost. 1985. Cell division patterns and callus origin in cultured tomato explants. First International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology, Savannah, GA, October 1985.

26. Rost, T. L. 1986. Correlation of root growth and protoxylem maturation in pea. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Univ. of Mass., Amherst, MA, August, 1986.

27. Zankowski, P. M. and T. L. Rost. 1986. Polarity of callus formation in cultured epicotyl and hypocotyl explants of Lycopersicon esculentum. Sixth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Univ. of Minn., St. Paul, MN, August, 1986.

28. Koller, A. and T. L. Rost. 1986. The anatomy of Sansevieria leaves. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Univ. of Mass. Amherst, MA, August, 1986.

29. Koller, A. L. and T. L. Rost. 1986. Organization of the mesophyll in cylindrical leaves of Sansevieria. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Univ. of Mass. Amherst, MA, August, 1986.

30. Rost, T. L. l987. Stress factors and the control of the cell cycle in roots. XIV International Botanical Congress, West Berlin.

31. Rost, T. L. l988. The application of polarized light and birefringence patterns to the identifcation of specimens: Some case studies with the San Diego Zoological Park. Forensic Botany Symposium, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists. Univ. of Cal., Davis, CA, August, l988.

32. Jones, T. J. and T. L. Rost. 1988. The histochemistry and ultrastructure of zygotic embryogenesis of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Univ. of Calif., Davis, CA, August, l988.

33. Reihman, M. and T. L. Rost. l989. Root regeneration and vascular patterns in pea roots excised at different levels. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Univ. of Toronto, Canada, August, l989.

34. Gladish, D. K. and T. L. Rost. l989. Variations in root development of Pisum sativum L. due to culture at different temperatures. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Univ. of Toronto, Canada, August, l989.

35. Rost, T. L. and D. Gladish. l989. On the role of amino acid pool size in root tip cell cycle control after treatments with Chlorsulfuron or Arsenal. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Univ. of Toronto, Canada, August, l989.

36. Fraser, T. E., W. K. Silk and T. L. Rost. l989. Effects of water deficit on cell size in growing regions of corn roots. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Plant Physiology, Toronto, July, l989.

37. Rost, T. L., E. Y. Tanimoto and L. Comai. 1990. The distribution and characteristics of cycling cells in root tips. Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology. University of Warwick, Warwick, England, March 1990.

38. Lu, P., D. Gladish, M. Reihman and T. Rost. 1990. The occurrence of cavities and specialized pith/xylem cells in pea roots grown under different conditions. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Richmond, VA. August 1990.

39. Tanimoto, E.Y., T.L. Rost, and L. Comai. 1991. Cell specific expression of histone H2A genes in the cells of pea roots. International symposium on "Biochemical mechanisms involved in growth regulation." Milan, Italy, September 11-13, 1991.

40. Tanimoto, E.Y., T.L. Rost and L. Comai. 1992. Histone H2A expression during S-phase: Histological co-localization of H2A mRNA and DNA synthesis in pea root tips. Society for Experimental Biology. Lancaster, England, April 7-13, 1992.

41. Rost, T.L. 1992. Gene expression patterns and the organization of meristems. NSF Symposium: Development and structure of roots: Gene action to tissue maturation. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Honolulu, HA. August 1992. 4

2. Rost, T.L. 1993. Development of the root system in flowering plants. XV Internation Botanical Congress, Tokyo, Japan. August 30, 1993.

43. Niki, T., P. Lu, D. Gladish and T.L. Rost. 1993. Temperature-induced cavities and formation of specialized parenchyma cells in pea roots. XV International Botanical Congress, Tokyo, Japan. August 1993.

44. Gladish, D.K., E.G. Sutter and T.L. Rost. 1993. Quantitation of IAA levels in primary root tips of garden pea during development at moderate vs. warm temperatures. XV International Botanical Congress, Tokyo, Japan. August 1993.

45. Baum, S.F. and T.L. Rost. 1994. Analysis of Arabidopsis root development. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Knoxville, TN. August 7-11, 1994.

46. Gladish, D.K., E.G. Sutter and T.L. Rost. 1994. Are differences in free IAA levels, IAA transport, or sucrose transport responsible for warm temperature inhibition of pea root development? Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Knoxville, TN. August 7-11, 1994.

47. Rost, T.L. 1995. Root organization and gene expression patterns. Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology. St. Andrew's, Scotland, April 1995.

48. Baum, S.F. and T.L. Rost. 1995. Root apical organization in Arabidopsis: The spiral motif. Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology, St. Andrew's, Scotland, April 1995.

49. Rost, T.L., S.F. Baum, S. Nichol and J.A. Bryant. 1995. Root apical organization in Arabidopsis thaliana and other plants and meristem gene expression patterns. 14th Long Ashton International Symposium. IACR-Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol, England, September 1995.

50. Zhu, T., S.F. Baum, W.J. Lucas, and T.L. Rost. 1996. Dynamic intercellular communications in Arabidopsis root apical meristems. Third International Workshop on Basic and Applied Research in Plasmodesmal Biology. Zichron-Yakov, Israel, March 1996.

51. Baum, S.F. and T.L. Rost. 1996. Arabidopsis thaliana root apical organization: The cortex and vascular initial tiers. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. University of Washington, Seattle, August, 1996.

52. Zhu, T., S.F. Baum, W.J. Lucas, and T.L. Rost. 1996. Dynamic intercellular communications in Arabidopsis root apical meristems. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. University of Washington, Seattle, August, 1996.

53. Ivanova, M., L. Atanasova, G. Natcheva, M. Ivanchenko, P. Nikolov, I. Dimitrov, and T.L. Rost. 1996. An immunological approach for studying cytokinin localization and distribution in plant nuclei. The 10th FESPP Congress “From Molecular Mechanisms to the Plant: an Integrated Approach” Florence, Italy, Sept. 1996.

54. Rost, T.L., T. Zhu, and S.F. Baum. 1997. Root apical organization and cellular communication in Arabidopsis. Radical biology: An international symposium in root biology. Pennsylvania State University, College Station, PA, May 1997.

55. Baum, S.F. and T.L. Rost. 1997. Development of spiraling root caps in Arabidopsis thaliana. Sussex Scientific Symposium and Reunion. Clark Kerr Conference Center, University of California, Berkeley, June 1997.

56. Rost, T.L. 1998. Communication and cellular organization in thr root apex of Arabidopsis thaliana. Symposium: Molecular mechanisms in the mitotic cell cycle. Annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology, University of York, York, UK, March 25, 1998.

57. Wenzel, C.L. and T.L. Rost. 1998. Spiral growth in Arabidopsis thaliana roots. Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Baltimore Convention Center. Baltimore, MD. August 1998.

58. Tong, K. and T.L. Rost. 1998. The relationship of T-divisions to root apical organization patterns in Trifolium repens. Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Baltimore Convention Center. Baltimore, MD. August 1998.

59. Grotkopp, E., R. Stoltenberg, M. Rejmanek and T.L. Rost. 1998. The effect of genome size on invasiveness. Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Baltimore Convention Center. Baltimore, MD. August 1998.

60. Wenzel, C.L. and T.L. Rost. 1998. Spiral growth in Arabidopsis thaliana roots. Annual meeting of the American Society of Plant Physiology. August 1998.

61. Rost, T.L., C.L. Wenzel and K. Tong. 1999. Root apical meristem organization: A common protocol for the development of the epidermis and root cap. XVI International Botanical Congress. St. Louis, MO. August 1999.

62. Nuccitelli, R., T. Rost and G. Lusebrink. 1999. Placing undergraduate science majors in K-12 classrooms. Learning to teach and teaching to learn. Annual meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology. Charlottesville, SC. August 1999.

63. Grotkopp, E., M. Rejmánek, and T.L. Rost. 1999. What atributes determine invasiveness of pines? XVI International Botanical Congress. St. Louis, MO. August 1999.

64. Rost, T.L. 2000. Modular construction and root apical meristem organization in plants. Annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology, Exeter, England. March 2000.

65. Rost, T.L., R.L. Nuccitelli and G.H. Lusebrink. 2000. The K-12 science teaching internship program. Annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology, Exeter, England. March 2000.

66. Groot, E.P. and T.L. Rost. 2000. Reinstatement of the RCP initials in the primary root of Arabidopsis thaliana during recovery from challenges of cell cycle inhibitors. Annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology, Exeter, England. March 2000.

67. Dubrovsky, J.G., A. Colon-Carmona, T.L. Rost, and P. Doerner. 2001. Lateral root initiation: Where, when and how? X National Congress of Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Biology and IV Binational Plant Physiology Symposium, La Paz, Mexico. October 2001.

68. Groot,E.P., S.A. Nichol, J.A. Doyle and T.L. Rost. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships and root apical meristem organization in the dicots. Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Albuquerque, MN. August 2001.

69. Groot, E.P., K. Chapman and T.L. Rost. 2001. Root apical meristem organization is a dynamic character in dicot roots. Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Albuquerque, MN. August 2001.

70. Groot,E.P. and T.L. Rost. 2001. Patterns of apical organization in roots of flowering plants. The 6th ISRR Symposium. Roots: The dynamic interface between plants and the earth. Nagoya, Japan. November 2001.

71. Rost,T.L., E.P. Groot and E. Sweeney. 2001. The structure and development of the adhesive pad in the climbing vine Ficus pumila. Workshop – Structure and functioning of cluster roots and plant responses to phosphate deficiency. Perth, Australia. November 2001.

72. Thorne, Eleanor T, Young, Briana M, Young, Glenn M, Stevenson, Joshua F, Rost, Thomas L, Labavitch, John M, Matthews, Mark A, 2005. Open Xylem Vessels Reveal a Mechanism for Systemic Spread of Bacteria and Implications for Xylem Vessel Development in Grapevine. ASPB annual meeting. Seattle, July 2005

73. Eleanor Thorne, Glenn Young, Joshua Stevenson, Mark Matthews, and Thomas Rost*. 2005. Pierce’s Disease of Grapes: Xylem vessel structure in grape leaves and implications for the systemic spread of bacteria. Hellenic Botanical Society. Ionnina, Greece. May 4-8, 2005.

74. Stevenson, J. F., M. A. Matthews, and T. L. Rost. 2005. The developmental anatomy of Pierce’s disease of grapevines: Green islands and matchsticks. Phytopathology 95: S99.

75. Hamamoto, L., M. Hawes, and T.L. Rost. 2006. The production and release of living root cap border cells is a function of root apical meristem type in dicotyledonous angiosperm plants. Botanical Society of America meeting, Chico, CA July 28-Aug.3, 2006.

76. Choat, B., Chatelet, D.S., Sun, Q., Rost T.L., Matthews, M.A. 2006. The role of pit membranes in the movement of Xylella fastidiosa in grape vines. Botanical Society of America meeting, Chico, CA July 28-Aug.3, 2006.

78. Chatelet, D.S., M.A. Matthews and T.L. Rost. 2006. Primary xylem: a pathway for passive bacterial movement? APS annual meeting. Quebec, Canada. July 28, 2006.

79. Chatelet, D.S., M.A. Matthews and T.L. Rost. 2006. Comparison of the xylem structure of plants with different susceptibility to the spread of Xylella fastidiosa. Annual Pierce’s Disease Conference, San Diego. Nov. 29, 2006.

80. Gambetta, G.A., J. Fei, T.L. Rost and M.A. Matthews. 2006. The development of a QPCR assay for the detection and quantification of Xylella fastidiosa in grapevine. Annual Pierce’s Disease Conference, San Diego. Nov. 29, 2006.

81. Matthews, M.A. and T.L. Rost. 2006. Mechanisms of Pierce’s disease transmission in grapevines. Annual Pierce’s Disease Conference, San Diego. Nov. 29, 2006.

82. Rost, T.L. and M.A. Matthews. 2007. Pierce’s Disease: The Structure of Xylem Conduits in Grapevines & Implications for the Systemic Spread of Bacteria. Plant Vascular conference, Taipei, Taiwan, May 7-11, 2007.

83. Matthews, Mark A,Gambetta, Gregory A,Choat, Brendan,and Rost, Thomas L. 2008. Pierces disease results from a systemic plant defense response. Annual meeting of the Society for Plant Biology.

84. Rost, Thomas L. 2008. Using Visual Methods to Teach Botany. Annual Meeting Botanical Society of America, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. July 2008

85. Rost, Thomas L. 2010. Cellular patterns in the root apex of dicotyledonous plants and the control of the cell cycle. Society for Experimental Biology, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2010.

86. Rost, Thomas L. 2011. The root apex in dicotyledonous plants and patterns in root development. 7th International Symposium, Structure and Function of Roots, Novy Smokovec, Slovakia, September 2011.

87. Rost, Thomas L. 2011. University of California, Davis, partnerships with Vietnamese university agriculture advanced programs. 4th Vietnam Education Conference. Hanoi, Vietnam, April 2011.

88. Rost, Thomas L. 2011. UC Davis experiences in international curriculum development. USAID, Agriculture Innovation Partnerships. New Delhi, India, December 2011.

89. Rost, Thomas L. 2012. Pierce’s Disease: The Structure of Xylem Conduits in Grapevines & Implications for the Systemic Spread of Bacteria. Slovak Botanical Society (Plant Physiology Branch), Bratislava, Slovakia, April 2012.

90. Rost, Thomas L. 2017. Introduction, Joint Mixer event. XIX International Botanical Congress. Shenzhen, China 23-29 July 2017.

91. Rost, Thomas L. 2018. Introduction, Joint Mixer event. XII Latin American Botanical Congress. Quito, Ecuador. 25 October 2018.

92. Rost, Thomas L. 2018. Opportunities for graduate study in the USA. XII Latin American Botanical Congress. Quito, Ecuador. 24 October 2018

 

 

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