178 Improving Bioenergy Production Systems through Management

Oral Session
A10 Bioenergy and Agroindustrial Systems


Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 10:10 AM-12:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 201B, Second Floor

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Michael Casler
Emily Heaton
10:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:15 AM
Harvest Strategies for Corn Ethanol Production.
Juan Gao, Michigan State University; Leilei Qian, Michigan State University; Kurt Thelen, Michigan State University; Xinmei Hao, Michigan State University; Venkatesh Balan, Michigan State University
10:30 AM
Producing Sorghum Biomass Under Different Irrigation Tillage Systems for Cellulosic Bioenergy Production in Southeastern U.S.
Alexandre Rocateli, University of Arkansas; Randy Raper, USDA ARS; Francisco Arriaga, USDA-ARS; Kipling Balkcom, USDA-ARS; David Bransby, Department of Agronomy and Soils, Auburn University
10:45 AM
Harvest Date Effects on Biomass Yield and Quality of New Energycane (Saccharum hybrids) Genotypes In the Southeastern USA.
Joseph Knoll, USDA ARS; William Anderson, USDA ARS; Brian Baldwin, Mississippi State University; Edward Richard, USDA ARS
11:00 AM
Long-Term Carbon Sequestration in Miscanthus Sinensis Grassland and Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) Plantation in Aso, Japan.
Yo Toma, Hokkaido University; Kevin Armstrong, University of Illinois; Fabian Fernandez, University of Illinois; Toshihiko Yamada, Hokkaido University; German Bollero, University of Illinois; Aya Nishiwaki, University of Miyazaki; Ryan Stewart, University of Illinois
11:15 AM
Under Cover: Secrets to Using Companion Crops in Establishment of M. x Giganteus.
Emily Heaton, Iowa State University; Jeremy Singer, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment; Richard Cruse, Iowa State University; Doug Davenport, USDA-NRCS
11:30 AM
Quantifying the Timing and Impact of Nitrogen Cycling within Switchgrass On Crop Sustainability.
Danielle Wilson, Iowa State University; Emily Heaton, Iowa State University; Matt Liebman, Iowa State University
11:45 AM
12:00 PM