188 Strategies for Managing Microbial Communities and Soil Health (Pathogen Control, Cover Crops and Tillage): I

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Biology & Biochemistry
This session will discuss research evaluating the manipulation of soil microbial communities and soil health with chemicals, cover crops/rotations, and tillage.

Approved for 2.5 SW CEUs.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 8:00 AM-10:45 AM
Minneapolis Convention Center, M100 A

Daniel K. Manter
Daniel K. Manter
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Effects of Management Including Glyphosate Applications on Microbial Communities of Soil.
Jude E Maul, USDA-ARS; Michel A. Cavigelli, USDA-ARS; Stephanie A. Yarwood, University of Maryland; Sarah Emche, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey S. Buyer, USDA-ARS
8:35 AM
9:20 AM
9:30 AM
Effects of Cover Crop and Fertilizer Incorporation on the Structure and Function of Microbial Communities in Soils Under Long-Term Organic Management.
Adria L. Fernandez, University of Minnesota; Craig C. Sheaffer, University of Minnesota; Donald L. Wyse, University of Minnesota; Christopher Staley, University of Minnesota; Trevor J Gould, University of Minnesota Informatics Institute (Biology Program); Michael Jay Sadowsky, University of Minnesota
9:45 AM
Effects of Cover Crops and Reduced Tillage on Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Abundance and Diversity: A Meta-Analysis.
Timothy M. Bowles, University of California-Berkeley; Timothy R. Cavagnaro, University of Adelaide
10:00 AM
Gibbs: A New Soil Biology Index to Quantify Beneficial Bacteria in the Soil.
Daniel K. Manter, USDA-ARS; Catherine Stewart, USDA-ARS
10:15 AM
A Meta-Analysis of Tillage Effects on Soil Microbial Biomass and Enzymes Activities.
Stacy M. Zuber, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Carmen M. Ugarte, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Emerson D. Nafziger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Maria B. Villamil, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:30 AM
10:45 AM