528 Minority Student Poster Contest and Minorities in Agronomy Committee Meeting

Poster Session
Z05 Minority Student Poster Contest
This contest aims to encourage members of under-represented minorities in the Tri-Societies to actively participate in Society activities. It also aims to raise awareness of their work and contributions to sciences in the Tri-Societies. Contestants shall be graduate and undergraduate students, members of any division of ASA, CSSA, or SSSA, belonging to domestic U.S. minority groups as defined by the Civil Rights Act, particularly those that are under-represented in the Tri-Societies, including Native Americans and African Americans. This session will also be the annual meeting of the Minorities in Agronomy Committee. Winners of the poster contest will be notified at the annual meetings.
Monday, 6 October 2008: 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 360AB

Ann Marie Thro
Poster #1
Poster #2
Solarization Effects on Key Soil Fertility Indicators Under Kudzu (Pueraria montana) Invasion.
Nicole Gilbert, Clemson University; Elena Mikhailova, Clemson University; Casey H. Newton, Clemson University; Larry R. Nelson, Clemson University; Christopher J. Post, Clemson University; Karen C. Hall, Clemson University; Mark Schlautman, Clemson University; Silas K. Cox, Clemson University; William Bridges, Clemson University
Poster #3
Phosphorus Storage within Soil Profiles of P-Impacted Aquods.
Debolina Chakraborty, University of Florida; Vimala Nair, University of Florida; Willie Harris, University of Florida
Poster #4
Soil and Elemental Characteristics of Selected Prairie and Rare Plant Sites in the Piedmont of North and South Carolina.
James Benson, Clemson University; Elena Mikhailova, Clemson University; Joseph D. Lanham, Clemson University; Victor B. Shellburne, Clemson University; William Stringer, Clemson University; Joan Walker, USDA Forest Service
Poster #5
Soil Physical C Sequestration in Response to Tillage and Crop Rotation.
Irfan Aziz, University of Arid Agriculture; T. Mahmood, University of Arid Agriculture; Yogendra Raut, Ohio State Univ. South Centers; Khandakar Islam, Ohio State Univ., OARDC
Poster #6
Pesticides Levels in Water, Soil, and Sediment of the Wheeler Lake Basin.
Karnita Golson-Garner, Alabama A&M Univeristy; Teferi Tsegaye, Alabama A&M Univeristy; Paul Okweye, Alabama A&M Univeristy; Dirk Spencer, Alabama A&M Univeristy; Wubishet Tadesse, Alabama A&M Univeristy
Poster #7
Effect of Herbicides and Intercultivation on Weed Biomass and Canola Yield.
Lekhanath Paudel, Alabama A&M University; Udai Bishnoi, Alabama A&M Univ.
Poster #8
Response of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) to Rhizobium Inoculation and Nitrogen Fertilization.
Axel Ramirez Madera, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus; James Beaver, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
Poster #9
Residential Lawn Management Impacts on Nutrient and Sediment losses.
Porche Spence, North Carolina State University; Deanna Osmond, North Carolina State University; Wayne Robarge, North Carolina State University; Joshua Heitman, North Carolina State Univ.
Poster #10
Choice of Right Cover Crop Based on Biomass and Light Transmitted.
Gurudev Mayalagu, Alabama A&M University; Rao Mentreddy, Alabama A&M Univ.; Joseph Kloepper, Auburn Univ.