Thursday, 13 July 2006: 3:30 PM
Convention Center, Room 113AB, First Floor
82: 4.1B Role of Organic Matter for Soil Properties and Consequences for Environmental Functions - Oral
Presiding:Claire Chenu, FRANCE,Nat.Inst.Res.Agron.
Convenors:Stephen Nortcliff, Univ. of Reading - Soil Science Dep
Charles Rice, "Dept. of Agronomy, KSU"
3:30 PMSelecting and Using SOM Fractions to Assess Soil Function.
Michelle Wander, University of Illinois
4:00 PMDepth Distribution of Soil Organic Matter and its Consequences on Soil Properties and Crop Productivity.
Alan Franzluebbers, USDA-ARS
4:20 PMInfluence of Organic Matter on the Estimation of Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity.
Attila Nemes, University of California Riverside, Walter J. Rawls, USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Yakov A. Pachepsky, USDA/ARS/BA/ANRI/ESML
4:40 PMLand-use change and soil fertility: a New Zealand perspective.
Leo M. Condron, Lincoln University
5:00 PMManaging soil macrofauna for better soil structure and enhanced water and nutrient use efficiencies in agro-ecosystems.
Lijbert Brussaard, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Dept. Soil Quality, Mirjam Pulleman, CIMMYT, Abdoulaye Mando, IFDC, Elisée Ouédraogo, Albert Schweitzer Centre for Ecology (CEAS), Johan W. Six, Department of Plant Sciences

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