123 Microbe, Plant , and Soil Interactions (Includes Graduate Student Poster Competition)

Poster Session
S03 Soil Biology & Biochemistry The session includes a variety of volunteered research posters in the general areas of soil microbiology and biochemistry. The Graduate Student Poster Competetion is included.

Cosponsor(s):

Soil Biology & Biochemistry
Monday, October 17, 2011: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Hall C

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Organizer:
Thomas Moorman
Presider:
William Horwath
Poster #315
The Fats of the Matter - Methane Oxidation In Wetlands.
Taniya Roy Chowdhury, Ohio State University; Richard P. Dick, The Ohio State University
Poster #316
Changes In Soil Bacterial Community Structure and Diversity Along a Coastal Sand Chronosequence.
Shankar Ganapathi Shanmugam, Mississippi State University; Kamlesh Jangid, University of Georgia; William Whitman, University of Georgia; Mark Williams, Mississippi State University
Poster #317
Changes In Soil Microbial Communities and Biomass Along a Temporal Urbanization Gradient.
Keith N. Turnquist, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point; Les Werner, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point; Brian Sloss, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point; Paul Doruska, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point; Terese Barta, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point; Kevin Russell, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
Poster #318
Soil Enzyme Activity and Microbial Dynamics In a Degraded Soil Amended with Biosolids.
Jennifer Tvergyak, Ohio State University; Nick Basta, Ohio State University; Richard Dick, Ohio State University
Poster #319
Soil Enzyme Activities As Affected by Manure Types, Rates and Tillage Practices.
Veronica Acosta-Martinez, USDA-ARS; Maysoon M. Mikha, USDA-ARS; Karamat Sistani, USDA-ARS AWMRU; Colin Bell, USDA-ARS; Phillip Stahlman, Kansas State University
Poster #320
The Impact of Perennial Grass Bioenergy Production On Soil Microbial Communities.
Karen Thompson, The University of Guelph; Bill Deen, University of Guelph; Kari Dunfield, The University of Guelph
Poster #321
Poster #322
Biodegradable Mulches: Short-Term Degradability and Impacts On Soil Health.
Chenhui Li, Texas Tech University; Marko Davinic, Texas Tech University; Lisa M. Fultz, Texas Tech University; Jaehoon Lee, University of Tennessee Knoxville; Russel W. Wallace, Texas A&M Agrilife; Jeff Martin, University of Tenessee; Jeremy Cowan, Washington State University; Robert Raley Jr., University of Tennessee; Carol Miles, Washington State University; Debbie A. Inglis, Washington State University; Jennifer Moore-Kucera, Texas Tech University
Poster #323
Microbial Community and Activity As Affected by Different Sources of Nutrients.
Ma. Lourdes S. Edano, Oklahoma State University; Apurba Sutradhar, Oklahoma State University; Gail Wilson, Oklahoma State University; Kefyalew Girma Desta, Oklahoma State University; Yesuf Mohammed, Oklahoma State University; Michael Reinert, Oklahoma State University; Muaid Ali, Oklahoma State University
Poster #324
Quantification of Gross Nitrogen Transformation Rates within a Conventional Potato Rotation Using Stable Isotopes.
Kyra L. Stiles, Nova Scotia Agricultural College; Bernie J. Zebarth, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; David L. Burton, Nova Scotia Agricultural College; Mark Grimmett, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
Poster #325
The Effect of Litter Quality and Mineral Nitrogen On Microbial Functioning, Residue Decomposition and Soil Organic Matter Accumulation.
Jennifer N. Denbow, University of California; Bernard Vanlauwe, Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility, CIAT; Kate Scow, University of California-Davis; Johan Six, University of California, Davis
Poster #326
Impacts of Alternative and Conventional Crop Management On Cover Crop Root-C Assimilation Into Microbial Communities within Soil Microenvironments.
Angela Y. Kong, Columbia University and NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies; Johan Six, University of California, Davis
Poster #327
Carbon and Nitrogen Mineralization of Whole and Lipid Extracted Algae Meal In Sandy Soil.
Katie Rothlisberger, Texas A&M University; Jamie Foster, Texas A&M University; Frank Hons, Texas A&M University; Terry Gentry, Texas A&M University
Poster #328
Storage and Handling Procedures for Using Soil Molecular Biology As Trace Evidence.
Sabreena Larson, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Rhae Drijber, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Cheryl Bailey, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; David Carter, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Poster #329
Gravesoil Microbial Community Structure During Carcass Decomposition.
Amy Maile, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Rhae Drijber, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; David Carter, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Poster #330
Agricultural Practices Affecting Soil Carbon Sequestration Cause Shifts In Microbial Community Assembly As Revealed by Tag Encoded Pyrosequencing.
Suhana Chattopadhyay, Kent State University; Michelle Haddix, Colorado State University; Richard Conant, Colorado State University; Sherri Morris, Bradley University; Eldor Paul, Colorado State University; Christopher Blackwood, Kent State University
Poster #331
Microbial Decomposition of Incorporated and Surface-Applied Barley Residue In Humid and Semi-Arid Climates Using 13 C-Labelled PLFA.
Roberta Helgason, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Edward Gregorich, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Benjamin Ellert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Henry Janzen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre; Richard P. Dick, The Ohio State University
Poster #332
Poster #333
Roots and Residues: Soil Organic C and Soil Food Web Dynamics In Both Perennial and Annual Production Systems In Kansas.
Joshua Beniston, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center; Tianna DuPont, Sustainable Agriculture Program; Jerry Glover, Office of Agriculture Research and Transformation; Rattan Lal, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center
Poster #334
Mustard Seed Meal Volatiles Inhibit Vegetative Growth and Spore Germination In Phytophthora Capsici and Verticillium Dahliae, Two Soilborne Pathogens of Chile Pepper.
Soumaila Sanogo, New Mexico State University; Linda Liess, New Mexico State University; Rebecca Richman, New Mexico State University
Poster #335
Growth Promotion of Winter Wheat Under Drought Stress by ACC Deaminase-Positive Bacteria.
Ibrahem Abduelafez, Colorado State University; Marc Moragues, Colorado State University; Asma A. Elamari, Colorado State University; Gerald Buchleiter, USDA-ARS, Water Management Research Unit; Mary Stromberger, Colorado State University
Poster #337
Relative Influence of Cover Crop Diversity and Residue Management On Soil Microbial Community Structure.
Sam E. Wortman, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Rhae Drijber, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; John Lindquist, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Poster #338
Microbial Abundance and Community Composition with Depth At Different Positions within An Agricultural Landscape.
Hannah J. Konschuh, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Albert VandenBygaart, Agriculture & Agrifood Canada; Angela Bedard-Haughn, University of Saskatchewan; Roberta Helgason, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Poster #339
Risk Assessment of Abandoned Mine Soils by Physiological Growth Factor In Seedling Growth of Brassica Juncea and Raphanus Sativus.
Junho Han, Korea University; Minhee Kim, Korea University; Minseok Park, Korea University; Yong seong Kim, Korea University; Mi Kim, Korea University; Seunghun Hyun, Korea University
Poster #340
Physiological Responses to Heavy Metal Uptake From Mine Soils In Early Seedling Growth of Leafy Vegetables.
Junho Han, Korea University; Minhee Kim, Korea University; Yong seong Kim, Korea University; Mi Kim, Korea University; Minseok Park, Korea University; Seunghun Hyun, Korea University
Poster #341
Influence of Conservation Management Practices On Indicators of Soil Quality In a Claypan Agroecosystem.
Kristen Veum, University of Missouri-Columbia; Keith Goyne, University of Missouri-Columbia; Robert J. Kremer, USDA-ARS; Peter Motavalli, University of Missouri-Columbia
Poster #342
Linkages Among Soil Properties, Invasive Earthworms and Plants In a Palouse Prairie Ecosystem.
Shan Xu, University of Idaho; Jodi Johnson-Maynard, University of Idaho; Timothy Prather, University of Idaho
Poster #343
Isolation and Characterization of Bacteria That Efficiently Eliminate Ammonium Nitrate.
Mitsuaki Ota, Graduate School of Agriculture, Meiji University; Shuichiro Murakami, School of Agriculture, Meiji University; Kosuke Noborio, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
Poster #344
Biomass Harvesting and Future Forest Productivity: The Significance of Fungal Import of Nitrogen Into Woody Residue.
Timothy Philpott, University of British Columbia; Sue Grayston, University of British Columbia; Cindy E. Prescott, University of British Columbia
Poster #345
Soil Fungal Community and Functional Diversity Assessments of Agroecosystems in the Southern High Plains.
Marko Davinic, Texas Tech University; Lisa M. Fultz, Texas Tech University; Veronica Acosta-Martinez, USDA-ARS; John Zak, Texas Tech University; Vivien Allen, Texas Tech University; Jennifer Moore-Kucera, Texas Tech University
Poster #346
Assessing Particulate Organic Matter In Soil Aggregates Through Image Analysis.
Andrew Worth, Michigan State University; Wei Wang, Michigan State University; Alexandra Kravchenko, Michigan State University; M.L. Rivers, University of Chicago; Alvin Smucker, Michigan State University
Poster #347
Changes In Soil Amino Composition and Microbial N Acquisition Strategies In Response to Woody Plant Invasion of Grasslands.
Courtney Creamer, Purdue University; Timothy Filley, Purdue University; Thomas Boutton, Texas A&M University; Daniel C. Olk, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment; Diane E. Stott, USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory
Poster #348
Poster #349
Effects of the Winter Crop On the Spore Density of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and the Growth of Succeeding Soybean.
Katsunori Isobe, Nihon University; Masao Higo, Nihon University; Ryuichi Ishii, Nihon University
Poster #350
Secondary Metabolite Production by Pseudomonas Fluorescens Strain Pf-5 Confers Protection Against Naegleria Americana In the Wheat Rhizosphere.
Sarah L. Strauss, USDA-ARS; Teresa Kidarsa, USDA-ARS; Joyce Loper, USDA-ARS; Mark Mazzola, USDA-ARS
Poster #351
Diversity of ACC Deaminase-Positive Bacteria From Winter Wheat Rhizospheres In Colorado.
Asma A. Elamari, Colorado State University; Tiffany Weir, Colorado State University; Marc Moragues, Colorado State University; Gerald Buchleiter, USDA-ARS, Water Management Research Unit; Ibrahem Abduelafez, Colorado State University; Mary Stromberger, Colorado State University
Poster #400
Using Arbuscular Mycorrhizae to Influence Yield, Vegetative Quality and Nutrient Uptake In Conventional Vs. Organic Vegetable Production.
Gary Cundiff, Western Kentucky University; Rebecca Gilfillen, Western Kentucky University; Todd Willian, Western Kentucky University; Annesly Netthisinghe, Western Kentucky University; Roger Dennis, Western Kentucky University; Kimberly Cook, USDA-ARS; Marcia LaCorbiniere-Jn Baptiste, USDA-ARS; Jason Simmons, USDA-ARS
Poster #401
Soil Microbial Communities Associated to Plant Rhizospheres In An Organic Farming System In Alabama.
Terrence G. Gardner, AAMU/USDA-ARS; Veronica Acosta-Martinez, USDA-ARS; Zachary Senwo, Alabama A&M University; Scot E. Dowd, Research and Testing laboratory and Medical Biofilm Research Institute
Poster #402
Influence of Tall Fescue Cultivar and Endophyte Genotype on Rhizosphere Processes.
Jingqi Guo, university of kentucky; David McNear, University of Kentucky
Poster #403
Bacteriophage Therapy: An Innovative Approach to Enhance Nodulation and Biological Nitrogen Fixation In Soybean.
Fawzy Hashem, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Bessie M. Green, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Robert B. Dadson, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Poster #404
The Fate of Vascular Plant Biomolecules with Depth and Cultivation in a Canadian Grassland Soil.
Elizabeth Carrington, University of California-Davis; Peter Hernes, University of California-Davis; Rachael Dyda, University of California-Davis; Johan Six, University of California-Davis
Poster #405
Impact of Long-Term Pulse Crop Rotations On Glomalin-Related Soil Protein and Water Aggregate Stability.
Fran Walley, University of Saskatchewan; Richard Farrell, University of Saskatchewan; Courtney Kosty, University of Saskatchewan; Morgan Sather, University of Saskatchewan; Inonge Moolecki, University of Saskatchewan; Yantai Gan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Poster #406
Poster #407
Glomalin-Related Soil Protein Contains Thioredoxin, Non-Mycorrhizal-Related Heat-Stable Proteins, Lipids and Humic Materials.
Adam W. Gillespie, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Richard Farrell, University of Saskatchewan; Fran L. Walley, University of Saskatchewan; Andrew R. Ross, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Tom Z. Regier, Canadian Light Source Inc.; Robert Blyth, Canadian Light Source Inc.; Peter Leinweber, Departmen of Land Use; Kai-Uwe Eckhardt, Departmen of Land Use
Poster #408
Biological Degradation of Mycotoxins.
Brittany Sousa, Texas A&M University; Youjun Deng, Texas A&M University; Terry Gentry, Texas A&M University
Poster #409
Recovery of Soil Functionality and Quality In a Post-Lignite Surface Mine Chronosequence In East Texas.
Justin P. Ng, Texas A&M University; Frank Hons, Texas A&M University; Terry Gentry, Texas A&M University
Poster #410
Poster #411
Iron Biogeochemistry of Acid Mine Drainage Sediments Associated with Vascular Plants and Biological Soil Crusts.
Claudia Rojas-Alvarado, Pennsylvania State University; Carmen Martinez, Pennsylvania State University; Mary Ann Bruns, Pennsylvania State University
Poster #412
Arsenic Transformation In Soils by Arsenic-Resistant Bacteria Isolated From the Rhizosphere of Hyperaccumulator Pteris Vittata L.
Piyasa Ghosh, University of Florida; Bala Rathinasabapathi, University of Florida; Lena Ma, Unversity of Florida
Poster #413
Degradation of Mesotrione and Its Impact On Soil Microbial Activity.
Madahy Romero, Texas A&M University; Terry Gentry, Texas A&M University; Scott Senseman, Texas A&M University
Poster #414
Effect of Volumetric Water Content and Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum) Growth On the Survival of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 In a Soil Matrix.
Michael J. Rothrock Jr., New England Plant, Soil, & Water Laboratory; Jonathan Franz, New England Plant, Soil, & Water Laboratory; Stephanie Burnett, University of Maine Orono; Kimberly Cook, USDA-ARS AWMRU