308 Soil Carbon, Nitrogen and GHG Fluxes: I

Oral Session
S03 Soil Biology & Biochemistry

Topics to include element cycles, plant residue decomposition and transformation, soil enyzmes, carbon sequestration, soil aggregation, greenhouse gases, among others.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010: 8:10 AM-1:30 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 104A, First Floor

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Rhae Drijber
Deli Chen , Urszula Norton , Scott X. Chang and Markus Kleber
8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Controls On the Stability of Soil Humic Substances.
William Horwath, University of California-Davis; Garrett Liles, University of California-Davis; Heather Throckmorton, Univerisity of California; Julie Bower, University of California-Davis
8:30 AM
Temperature and Duration of Extraction Influence the Nature of Water Extractable Soil Organic Matter.
Martin Chantigny, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Tina Harrison-Kirk, New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research; Michael Beare, New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research; Denis Curtin, New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research
8:45 AM
Assessing Plant and Microbial Biomarker Contributions to Soil Organic Matter Using Two Methods of Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (py-GC/MS).
Catherine E. Stewart, US Dept of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service; Jason Neff, Department of Geological Sciences
9:00 AM
Lignin, Cutin, and Suberin Decomposition and Stabilization in C Saturated Soils.
Elizabeth Carrington, University of California-Davis; Peter Hernes, University of California-Davis; Rachael Dyda, University of California-Davis; Alain Plante, University of Pennsylvania; Johan Six, University of California-Davis
9:15 AM
Plant Lignin and Nitrogen Contents Control Carbon Dioxide Production and Nitrogen Mineralization From Soils Incubated with Bt and Non-Bt Corn Residues.
Sandra Yanni, McGill University; Joann Whalen, McGill University; Myrna Simpson, University of Toronto Scarborough; Henry Janzen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre
9:45 AM
Soil Nitrogen Transformations Under Elevated CO2 and O3 Concentrations During the Soybean Growing Season.
Engil Pereira, University of California, Davis; Haegeun Chung, Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University; Kate Scow, University of California-Davis; Michael Sadowsky, University of Minnesota; Chris van Kessel, University of California, Davis; Johan Six, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
Strategies to Reduce N2Ο Emission From No-till Systems: Measurement and Modeling.
Miguel Arango, Kansas State University; Charles Rice, Kansas State University; William Salas, Applied GeoSolutions LLC; Chansheng Li, University of New Hampshire
10:15 AM
Litter-Derived N in An Old-Growth Forest with Long-Term Organic Matter Exclusions: Does Changing the Litter Type Matter?.
Elizabeth Brewer, Oregon State University; Stephanie Yarwood, Oregon State University; Rockie Yarwood, Oregon State University; David Myrold, Department of Crop and Soil Science
10:45 AM
Effect of Long-Term Application of Biosolids On Biological Soil Quality: C Mineralization, and Particulate and Non-Particulate Soil Organic C.
Guanglong Tian, Chicago Metrop. Water Reclamation; Alan Franzluebbers, USDA-ARS; T.C. Granato, Chicago Metrop. Water Reclamation; A.E. Cox, Chicago Metrop. Water Reclamation; C. O'Connor, Chicago Metrop. Water Reclamation
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Biofuel Feedstocks: Implications for Sustainability and Ecosystem Services.
Habib Diop, Kansas State University; Charles Rice, Kansas State University; Scott Staggenborg, Kansas State University
11:15 AM
Land Use Change and Soil Management Impacts Soil Biological and Physical Properties Involved in Ecosystem Carbon Sequestration.
Priscilla Mfombep, Kansas State University; Charles Rice, Kansas State University; Paul White, USDA-ARS; Gail Wilson, Oklahoma State University; Timothy Todd, Kansas State University
11:30 AM
Legumes Preserve Recalcitrant Organic Matter by Decreasing Microbial Priming Effect.
Tanvir Shahzad, Unité recherche d'ecosystème prairial; Sébastien Fontaine, Unité recherche d'ecosystème prairial; Claire Chenu, UMR Biogeochimie et Ecologie des Milieux Continentaux (BioEMCo), INRA-CNRS-INAPG-ENS-ENSCP-Univ. Paris VI, BAtiment EGER, 78850
12:00 PM
Landscape Differences in Soil Aggregation Affects Carbon Saturation Deficit in An Iowa Agroecosystem.
Todd Ontl, Iowa State University; Lisa Schulte-Moore, Iowa State University; Randall Kolka, USDA-ARS Forest Service
12:15 PM
Lunch Break
1:10 PM
Ability of No-till Practices to Protect Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Land From Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions on Conversion to Biofuel Crops.
Leilei Ruan, W. K Kellogg Biological Station and Crop & Soil Sciences; G. Philip Robertson, W. K Kellogg Biological Station and Dept. of Crop & Soil Sciences
1:25 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:30 PM