Soil Microbial Responses to Plant Organic Matter and Management

Tuesday, November 3, 2009: 12:55 PM-3:10 PM
Convention Center, Room 402, Fourth Floor
Presiding:
Christopher Blackwood
Organizer:
Mary Ann Bruns
1:00 PM
Leaf Litter Diversity Effects On Microbial Functional and Taxonomic Profiles.
Larry M. Feinstein, Kent State Univ.; Christopher Blackwood, Kent State Univ.
1:15 PM
Organic Resource Quality and Soil Texture Interact in Influencing Short-Term Aggregate C and N Dynamics.
Pauline P. Chivenge, Univ. of California; Bernard Vanlauwe, Intl. Inst. of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Roberta Gentile, Univ. of California; Johan Six, Univ. of California
1:30 PM
Field Studies to Evaluate Potential Differences in the Decomposability of Bt and Non-Bt Corn Residue.
R. Michael Lehman, USDA-ARS-NCARL; Shannon Osborne, USDA-ARS-NCARL; Kurt Rosentrater, USDA-ARS-NCARL; Deirdre Prischmann-Voldseth, North Dakota State Univ.
1:45 PM
Oilseed Meals and Crop Residue: Distinct C and N Dynamics.
Autumn S. Wang, Texas A&M Univ.; Terry J. Gentry, Texas A&M Univ.; Frank M. Hons, Texas A&M Univ.; Ping Hu, Texas A&M Univ.; Tony Provin, Texas A&M Univ.
2:00 PM
Are Long-Term Changes in Soil Organic Matter Reflected in the Soil Communities?.
Phil Brookes, Rothamsted Research; Penny Hirsch, Rothamsted Research; Lucy Gillham, Rothamsted Research; Ian Clark, Rothamsted Research; Saran Sohi, Edinburgh University; Jennie Williams, North Wyke Research; Phil Murray, North Wyke Research
2:15 PM
Temperature Dependency of Soil Microbial Respiration with Changes in Organic Matter Quality and Clay Type.
Jin Zhang, Iowa State Univ.; James Raich, Iowa State Univ.; Thomas Loynachan, Iowa State Univ.
2:30 PM
Plants Inhibit Nitrification Response to Calcium Additions in a Northern Hardwood Forest.
Peter Groffman, Cary Inst. of Ecosystem Studies; Melany C. Fisk, Miami Univ.; Kevan Minick, Miami Univ.
2:45 PM
The Effects of Glyphosate On Soil Microbial Community Structure and Potassium Dynamics.
Matthew Lane, Ohio State Univ.; Nicola Lorenz, Ohio State Univ.; Richard Dick, Ohio State Univ.
3:00 PM