309 Assessing Soil Microbial and Faunal Communities: I

Oral Session
S03 Soil Biology & Biochemistry

Methodologies to assess soil microbial and faunal biomass, diversity, community structure and function.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010: 8:25 AM-10:50 AM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 102A, First Floor

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Rhae Drijber
Mussie Habteselassie and Jennifer Moore-Kucera
8:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:30 AM
Soil Nitrification Properties and Bacterial and Archaeal Nitrifier Communities Vary by Land Management.
Lydia Zeglin, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences; Anne E. Taylor, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences; David Myrold, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences; Peter Bottomley, Departments of Crop and Soil Sciences and Microbiology
8:45 AM
Denitrification Capacity and Denitrifying Bacterial Populations in Soils of the Lower Mississippi River Valley.
Aixin Hou, Louisiana State University; Hee-Sung Bae, Louisiana State University; Stephen Faulkner, USGS
9:00 AM
Nitrogen Cycling and Root-Zone Microbial Communities in Rangeland Restoration Plots.
Jeanette Norton, Utah State University; Li Xu, Utah State University; Cade Kowalis, Utah State University; John Stark, Utah State University
9:15 AM
13C-Tracking of Methanotrophs in a Pulsing Wetland.
Taniya Roy Chowdhury, Ohio State University
9:30 AM
10:05 AM
The Combined Use of PLFA, T-RFLP, and Pyrosequencing On Soil and Rhizosphere Samples to Describe Microbial Community Response to Cover Crops in Tomato Production Systems.
Jude Maul, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey Buyer, USDA-ARS; Daniel Roberts, USDA-ARS; Sarah Emche, USDA-ARS; John Teasdale, USDA-ARS
10:20 AM
Microbial Carbon Turnover and Dynamics From Biochemically Diverse Microbial Groups in Temperate and Tropical Forest Soils.
Heather Throckmorton, University of California-Davis; Laura Dane, University of California-Berkeley; Jeffrey Bird, CUNY-City University of New York; Mary Firestone, University of California-Berkeley; William Horwath, University of California-Davis
10:35 AM