669 Soil Microbial Diversity and Function

Oral Session
S03 Soil Biology & Biochemistry
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:10 AM-11:30 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 370C

Krishnaswamy Jayachandran
8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Measuring Changes in Soil Microbial Communities during 30 Years of Winter Wheat Management using High-Throughput Sequencing.
David Myrold, Oregon State Univ.; Ari Jumpponen, Kansas State Univ.; Kenneth L. Jones, Univ. of Georgia; Karl Rhinhart, Oregon State Univ.; Stephen Machado, Oregon State Univ.
8:30 AM
8:45 AM
9:00 AM
The Importance of DNA Quality and Primers in Comparative Soil Faunal Community Structure Analyses.
Tiehang Wu, University of South Florida; James R. Garey, University of South Florida
9:15 AM
Structural and Functional Diversity of Microbial Communities in Pristine Wetlands of the Everglades.
Krishnaswamy Jayachandran, Florida International University; Michael Ross, Florida International University; Steve Oberbauer, Florida International University
9:30 AM
Glomalin Is a Chemical and Biological Blind Alley.
Laurence Greenfield, University of Canterbury
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Impact of Fertilizers on Ornamental Nursery Plant Growth and Mycorrhizal Colonization.
Gladis Zinati, Rutgers University; John Dighton, Rutgers University
10:15 AM
Structure of Community of (Dizotrophs) Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria.
Bo Sun, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Qihui Teng, Nanjing Agricultural University; Zhongli Cui, Nanjing Agricultural University; Hui Cao, Nanjing Agricultural University
10:30 AM
Simulated Urban Soils Can Alter the Diversity of Crenarchaeal Genes for Ammonia Monooxygenase.
Maina Martir-Torres, Penn State University; Mary Ann Bruns, Penn State University
10:45 AM
Testing Monitoring Methods for Soil Organic Matter and Soil Biodiversity on European and National Scales.
Barbara Simon, Szent Istvan University; Balazs Szeder, Szent Istvan University; Marta Fuchs, Szent Istvan University; Antonio Bispo, ADEME (Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Energie); Erika Micheli, Szent Istvan University; Tamas Szegi, Szent Istvan University
11:00 AM
Earthworm Population Density Beneath Prairie Vegetation and Turfgrass in Madison WI.
Marie Johnston, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Nick Balster, University of Wisconsin-Madison
11:15 AM
A Novel Bioplastic Formulation (Mater-Bi®) for Carrying Conidia of a Non-Aflatoxigenic Strain of Aspergillus Flavus.
Cesare Accinelli, University of Bologna; M. Ludovica Sacca', University of Bologna; Hamed Abbas, USDA-ARS; Robert Zablotowicz, USDA-ARS
11:30 AM