583 Div. S03 Graduate Student Poster Competition (Posters)

Poster Session
S03 Soil Biology & Biochemistry
Monday, 6 October 2008: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E

Poster #471
Land Use Effects on Microbial Community Dynamics in the Everglades Agricultural Area, Florida.
Rongzhong Ye, University of Florida; Alan Wright, University of Florida; K. R. Reddy, Univ. of Florida; Yu Wang, Univ. of Florida; Kanika Inglett, University of Florida
Poster #472
Exploring Urban Soil Ecology: Influence of the Length of Urbanization Period on Soil Chemical Properties and Nematode Community.
Sunjeong Park, Ohio State University; Brian B. McSpadden Gardener, Ohio State University; Parwinder Grewal, The Ohio State University - OARDC
Poster #473
Composition and Diversity of Soil Microbial Communities Following Vegetation Change from Grassland to Woodland: An Assessment Using Molecular Methods.
Ilsa Kantola, Texas A&M University; Thomas Boutton, Texas A&M University; Terry Gentry, Texas A&M Univ.; Emily Martin, Texas A&M University
Poster #474
Characterization of Airborne Microorganisms in Asian Dust collected from Korea Peninsula.
Hang-Yeon Weon, Rural Development Administration; Wan-Gyu Kim, Rural Development Administration; Soon-Ja Seok, Rural Development Administration; Kang-Hyo Lee, Rural Development Administration; Kab-Yeol Jang, Rural Development Administration; Seung-Hwan Kim, Rural Development Administration; Chan-Won Park, Rural Development Administration; Seunghun Hyun, Korea University
Poster #475
Biological Activity in a Wheat-soybean Double-cropping System.
George Mokua Ogendi, Arkansas State University; V. Steven Green, Arkansas State University; Jennifer Bouldin, Arkansas State University; Eliana Trujillo, University of California- Berkeley
Poster #476
Denitrification and the Relative Abundance of nirK and nirS Genes in Tributary Sediments of the Santa Fe River, Florida.
Ha Ryun Kim, University of Florida; Andrew Ogram, University of Florida; K. Ramesh Reddy, University of Florida
Poster #477
Response of Soil Microbial Biomass and Enzyme Activities to an Experimental Cow-Calf Management System Incorporating Rotation onto Novel Endophyte Infected Tall Fescue.
Michael Sweeney, University of Arkansas; Peter Tomlinson, University of Arkansas; Mary Savin, University of Arkansas; James Caldwell, University of Arkansas; Ken Coffey, University of Arkansas
Poster #478
Bacterial Community Analysis Using DGGE of 16S rDNA in Organic, Intensive and Conventional Agroecosystems.
Sougata Bardhan, Ohio State Univ. - OARDC; Warren Dick, The Ohio State University
Poster #479
Amidohydrolases Activities of an Ultisol: Effects Of Tillage, Cropping And Nitrogen Sources.
Fritz Ntoko, Alabama A&M University; Zachary Senwo, Alabama A&M University; Robert Taylor, Alabama A&M Univ.; Elica Moss, Alabama A&M University
Poster #480
Microbial Jet Set: Soil, Stress, and Survival in the Transatlantic Trade Winds.
Tarah Sullivan, Cornell University; Janice Thies, Cornell University; Seema Ramkissoon, University of the West Indies; Adesh Ramsubhag, University of the West Indies
Poster #481
Biological Degradation of Black Carbon in Temperate Forest Soils: Effects of clay mineralogy and N availability.
Fernanda Santos, CUNY Graduate Center; Margaret S. Torn, Lawrence Berkeley Natl. Lab.; Jeffrey Bird, CUNY Queens College
Poster #482
Soil Organic Carbon and Microbial Dynamics in Turfgrass Systems: Impacts of Management Intensities.
Yi Wang, North Carolina State University,USA;College of Resources and Environment,Northwest A&F University,China; Cong Tu, North Carolina State University; Wenxia Duan, North Carolina State University,USA; Sichuan University,China; Peter Hertl, North Carolina State University; Lane Tredway, North Carolina State University; Rick Brandenburg, North Carolina State University; David Lee, North Carolina State University; Mark Snell, North Carolina State University; Xingchang Zhang, Northwest A&F University; Shuijin Hu, North Carolina State University
Poster #483
Roots Increase the Temperature Sensitivity of Soil Carbon Decomposition.
Biao Zhu, University of California at Santa Cruz; Jessica Gutknecht, University of California at Santa Cruz; Daniel Keck, University of California at Santa Cruz; Weixin Cheng, University of California at Santa Cruz
Poster #484
Ectomycorrhizal Community Change along a Post-Wildfire Chronosequence of Michigan Jack Pine Stands.
Stephen LeDuc, Michigan State University; Thomas R. Horton, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; David Rothstein, Michigan State Univ.
Poster #485
Enzymes, Total Organic Carbon, Microbial Biomass and Greenhouse Gas Efflux in a Central Missouri Soybean Field.
Nigel Hoilett, Lincoln University; Frieda Eivazi, Lincoln University; Shade Adisa, Lincoln University; Nsalambi Nkongolo, Lincoln University; Robert Kremer, USDA-ARS
Poster #486
Bacterial Composition and Diversity During Early Decomposition of Rice Straw.
Himaya Mula, Mississippi State Univ.; Mark Williams, Mississippi State University; Kamlesh Jangid, University of Georgia; William Whitman, Univ. of Georgia
Poster #487
Glomalin and Soil Structure Following Woody Plant Invasion of Grasslands.
Martha Ariza, Texas A&M University; James Applewhite, Texas A&M University; Charles Hallmark, Texas A&M University; Ilsa Kantola, Texas A&M University; Darrin Moore, Texas A&M University; David Zuberer, Texas A&M University; Timothy Filley, Purdue Univ.; Thomas Boutton, Texas A&M University
Poster #489
Quantitative Analysis of the Change in Humic Acid N Storage Under Conditions of Intense N Immobilization.
Ana Wingeyer, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Daniel Walters, Univ. of Nebraska
Poster #490
Greenhouse Gases Emissions and Potential Nitrogen Mineralization in Short Grass Steppe Soils Treated with Sewage Sludge.
Eliana Bontti, Colorado State University; Indy Burke, Colorado State University
Poster #491
Spatial Patterning of the Effects of Savanna Trees and Exotic Species on Soil Nutrient Cycling.
Megan Poulette, University of Kentucky; Mary Arthur, University of Kentucky
Poster #492
Efficiency of Wet Oxidation Methods for Isolating Stable Soil Organic Carbon.
Sindhu Jagadamma, The Ohio State University; Rattan Lal, The Ohio State University; Silvia Mestelan, Univ. Nacional
Poster #493
On-Farm Treatment of Slaughterhouse Wastes in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Robert Michitsch, Dalhousie Univ.; Robert J. Gordon, NSAC; David Burton, CANADA, Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Poster #494
Characterizing the Cultivable Soil Bacteria Growing on Cellulose Media Using Traditional and Novel Methods.
Madhavi Latha Kakumanu, Mississippi State University; Mark Williams, Mississippi State University