150 Soil Quality Assessments

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil & Water Management & Conservation
Focus is on evaluations of biological, physical, and chemical changes in soil from management.

Soil & Water Management & Conservation

Monday, November 4, 2013: 1:10 PM-4:00 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Room 6

Community Leader:
Alan J. Franzluebbers
Maria Lucia A. Silveira
1:10 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
Management Systems Impact On Soil Health.
Celal Yucel, Eastern Mediterranean Agriculture Research Institute; Khandakar R. Islam, Ohio State University
1:30 PM
Soil C Dynamics in a 26 Year CRP Chronosequence On An Amarillo Fine Sandy Loam.
Lisa M. Fultz, Louisiana State University; Mamatha Kakarla, Texas Tech University; Jennifer Moore-Kucera, Texas Tech University; Veronica Acosta-Martinez, USDA-ARS; John C Zak, Texas Tech University; Juske Horita, Texas Tech University; Francisco J. Calderon, USDA-ARS
1:45 PM
Microbial Community Composition, Structure and Activity after Long Term (31 years) of Conservation Tillage Under Continuous Cotton Production in West Tennessee.
Lilian Wanjiru Mbuthia, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; Veronica Acosta-Martinez, USDA-ARS; Jennifer M. DeBruyn, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; Sean M. Schaeffer, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Molefi Mpheshea, University of Tennessee; Forbes R. Walker, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; Neal Samuel Eash, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
2:00 PM
Grass Component Effect On Soil Physical Properties in An Organic Crop Rotation.
Emily Leslie Romano, West Virginia University; Eugenia M. Pena-Yewtukhiw, West Virginia University
2:15 PM
Pulling Back the Soil Spatial Variability Caused By Long-Term Cultivation.
Sharon K. Papiernik, USDA-ARS; Thomas E. Schumacher, South Dakota State University; David A. Lobb, University of Manitoba
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Using Seaweed As a Soil Amendment: Effects On Soil Quality and Yield of Sweet Corn (Zea mays L. var. rugosa).
Angela R. Possinger, Cornell University-Crop & Soil Sciences; Nathan Winkler, University of Rhode Island; Andrew T. Giguere, Oregon State University; Rebecca N. Brown, University of Rhode Island; Jose A Amador, University of Rhode Island
3:00 PM
Effects of Woody Biomass Retention On Soil Quality in Lower Coastal Plain Soils of North Carolina.
Christian Wells Hoadley, University of Georgia-Athens; Lawrence A. Morris, University of Georgia-Athens; Daniel Markewitz, University of Georgia; Eric D. Vance, National Council-Air & Steam Improvement
3:15 PM
Use of Organic Amendments In Table Grape Var. Thompson Seedless: Effect On Root System and Soil Quality Indicators.
Maria Mercedes Martinez, Universidad Federico Santa MarĂ­a; Rodrigo A. Ortega, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria; Marc Janssens, University of Bonn
3:30 PM
Soil Physical Attributes in Agricultural Systems With Conventional Tillage and No-Till, and Crop Rotation in a Xantic Hapludox in the Savanna of Roraima.
Tarcisio Gomes Rodrigues Sr., Universidade Federal de roraima; Valdinar F. Melo, Universidade Federal de roraima
4:00 PM