673 Symposium --Nutrient Cycling in the Production of Bioenergy Crops

Oral Session
S04 Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition
This symposium features presentations on nutrient cycling in the production of biodiesel from oil crops, biofuels from pyrolysis of biomass, and ethanol from switchgrass and corn.
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 12:35 PM-2:40 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 360AB

Julia Gaskin
12:35 PM
Introductory Remarks
12:40 PM
Nutrient Cycling in Corn for Bioenergy.
T. Scott Murrell, International Plant Nutrition Institute; Paul Fixen, International Plant Nutrition Institute
1:00 PM
Will Sulfur Limit Bioenergy Feedstock Production?.
John Kovar, USDA-ARS; Douglas Karlen, USDA-ARS
1:20 PM
Nutrient Cycling in Switchgrass Grown for Biomass.
David Parrish, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ. (Virginia Tech); Rocky Lemus, Mississippi State University
1:40 PM
Biomass Production and Nutrient Removal by Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) under Irrigation.
Harold Collins, USDA-ARS, NPA-SPNRU; Steven Fransen, Washington State Univ.; An Hang, Washington State University; Rick Boydston, USDA ARS; Chad Kruger, Washington State University
2:00 PM
Nutrient Cycling in Peanut Grown as a Biodiesel Feedstock.
Wilson Faircloth, USDA-ARS; Diane Rowland, USDA-ARS
2:20 PM
Nutrient Cycling in Bioenergy Crop Systems for Fuel Production by Pyrolysis.
Julia Gaskin, University of Georgia; Christoph Steiner, University of Georgia; K. Das, Univ. of Georgia
2:40 PM