Implications of Crop Residue Removal and Growing Energy Crops as Feedstocks for Cellulosic Ethanol Production On Soil and Environment

Monday, November 2, 2009: 9:55 AM-12:30 PM
Convention Center, Room 412, Fourth Floor
Presiding:
Humberto Blanco
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Prior Winter Wheat Straw Management Effects On Processing Tomato Yield Are Not Due to Altered Nitrogen Dynamics.
Laura L. Van Eerd, Univ. of Guelph Ridgetown Campus; Steven A. Loewen, Univ. of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
10:45 AM
Nitrogenous Fertilizer and Soil Structure Under Switchgrass in Milan, Tennessee.
Ji Young Jung, Ohio State Univ.; Rattan Lal, Ohio State Univ.; Julie Jastrow, Argonne Natl. Lab.
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Impact of Net Primary Productivity Levels On Bioenergy Production in the Pacific Northwest.
F.J. Pierce, Washington State Univ.; S. L. Young, Washington State Univ.; D.S. Long, USDA-ARS; S.L. Albrecht, ARS; H. P. Collins, USDA-ARS-NPA-SPNRU; S.J. Fransen, Washington State Univ.
11:45 AM
SWRT Enhancement of Water Use Efficiency and Economics of Irrigated Low Water Holding Capacity Sandy Soils.
Alvin Smucker, Michigan State Univ.; Ger Schultink, Michigan State Univ.; Kurt Thelen, Michigan State Univ.
12:00 PM
Straw Removal: Long-Term Implications On Soil Quality and Wheat Production.
Guy P. Lafond, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Mark Stumborg, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; William May, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Chris B. Holzapfel, Indian Head Agricultural Res. Foundation
12:15 PM
A New Spin On An Old Crop for Bioenergy: Sorghum.
Alexadre C. Rocateli, Auburn Univ.; Randy L. Raper, USDA-ARS; Francisco J. Arriaga, USDA-ARS; Kipling S. Balkcom, USDA-ARS; David Bransby, Auburn Univ.
12:30 PM