262 Organic Matter Decomposition Dynamics

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Biology & Biochemistry
Decomposition dynamics of soil organic matter and residue management
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 39

11:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
11:00 AM
Estimating the Organic Carbon Stabilisation Capacity and Saturation Deficit of Soils.
Michael H. Beare, Canterbury Agriculture and Science Centre; Stephen McNeill, Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd; Denis Curtin, New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited; Roger Parfitt, Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd; Haydon S. Jones, Environment Waikato; Michael Dodd, AgResearch Limited; Joanna Sharp, New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited
11:15 AM
Decomposition Of Rice Straw and Soil Organic Matter In Organic Soils: Priming Effect and Microbial Dynamics.
Rongzhong Ye, University of California-Davis; Timothy A. Doane, University of California Davis; Jennifer Morris, University of California-Davis; William R. Horwath, University of California-Davis
11:30 AM
The Effect of Soil Warming On Organic Matter Decomposition in Highly-Weathered Soils.
Megan B Machmuller, University of Georgia; Nina Wurzburger, University of Georgia; Carly A Phillips, University of Georgia; Jeffrey M Minucci, University of Georgia; Aaron Thompson, University of Georgia; Jacqueline E. Mohan, University of Georgia
11:45 AM
Nitrogen Fertilizer Inputs and Soil Organic Matter Dynamics in Maize-Based Cropping Systems.
Michael J. Castellano, Iowa State University; John E. Sawyer, Iowa State University; Daniel C. Olk, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment; Johan Six, ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)
12:00 PM
Abiotic and Biotic Controls On Priming of Slow-Cycling Soil Organic Matter Pools.
Elena I Azuaje, National Ecological Observatory Network; Courtney L Meier, National Ecological Observatory Network; Jason C Neff, University of Colorado
12:15 PM