324 Urban Agriculture: I

Poster Session
S11 Soils & Environmental Quality In cities across the country, a growing number of people are interested in growing their own food. Urban agriculture has many benefits including teaching people about plants and soils. This session will address the range of challenges associated with growing food in urban environments
Tuesday, October 23, 2012: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Duke Energy Convention Center, Exhibit Hall AB, Level 1

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Sally Brown
Sally Brown
Poster #2511
New Insights Into the Factors Affecting Urban Soil Development.
Donald Hagan, University of Florida; Francisco Escobedo, University of Florida; Gurpal Toor, Soil & Water Quality Laboratory, Gulf Coast Research & Education Center. University of Florida; Nilesh Timilsina, University of Florida; Cynnamon Dobbs, University of Melbourne
Poster #2512
Poster #2513
Urban Pasture Chickens and Nutrient Management.
Joseph R. Heckman, Rutgers University
Poster #2514
Soil Salinity Assessment by Electro-Magnetic Induction in Irrigated Turf Field.
Girisha Ganjegunte, Texas Agrilife Research Center; Marco Schiavon, New Mexico State University; Bernd Leinauer, New Mexico State University
Poster #2515
Effects of Byproducts Amended Lead Contaminated Urban Soils On Carrot Yield and Lead Uptake.
Eton E. Codling, USDA-ARS; Alexander Wooten, University of the District of Columbia; Sharon deMonsabert, George Mason University