314 Graduate Student Poster Competition

Poster Session
SSSA Division: Soil Biology & Biochemistry
This is a poster competition for graduate students that will award prizes for first, second and third place.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Exhibit Hall ABC

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Veronica Acosta-Martinez
Poster #1006
Tillage and Fertilization Influences on Autotrophic Nitrifiers in Agricultural Soil.
Shuang Liu, University of Kentucky; Mark S. Coyne, University of Kentucky
Poster Presentation
  • UID 89004.pdf (331.6 kB)
  • Poster #1007
    Influence of Soil Physical Gradients in Spatial Distribution of Bacterial Communities; A Field Scale Study about Soil Inner Space Biology.
    Lasantha Herath, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University; Per Moldrup Sr., Aalborg University; Mogens Nicolaisen, Aarhus University; Trine Norgaard, Aarhus University; Muhammad Naveed, Aarhus University; Lis W. de Jonge, Aarhus University
    Poster Presentation
  • SSSA2014_Poster_Herath et al 2014.pdf (4.0 MB)
  • Poster #1008
    The Importance of Enzyme Kinetics in the Temperature Sensitivity of Organic Matter Decomposition in Wetlands.
    Debjani Sihi, University of Florida; Joshua R. Papacek, University of Florida; Dorah K. Foster, University of Florida; Kanika S. Inglett, University of Florida; Patrick W. Inglett, University of Florida
    Poster #1009
    Effect of Soil Disturbance and Crop Management on Soil Food Webs.
    Takahiro Ito, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology; Masaaki Araki, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences; Masakazu Komatsuzaki, Ibaraki University
    Poster #1010
    Managing Reactive Nitrogen in Long Term Clean till and No till Organic Agroecosystems.
    Arnab Bhowmik, North Dakota State University; Ann-Marie Fortuna, North Dakota State University; Larry J. Cihacek, North Dakota State University, Department of Soil Science
    Poster #1011
    Resiliency of E. coli and Enterococci in Poultry Litter, and Subsequent Efficiency of Poultry Markers, through Wetting and Drying Cycles.
    Keya Howard, Texas A&M University Agronomy Society; Pauline Wanjugi, Texas A&M University
    Poster #1012
    Does Long Term No-Tillage Change the Distribution and Abundance of Bacteria, Archaea and Nitrifier Communities in a Drip Irrigated Agriculture System?.
    Anne Bossange, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California-Davis; Radomir Schmidt, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California-Davis; Kate M. Scow, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California-Davis
    Poster #1013
    Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria Rather Than Archaea Dominantly Contribute to Nitrification in an Agricultural Soil Under Contrasting N Sources.
    Yang Ouyang, Utah State University; Jeanette M. Norton, Utah State University; John Stark, Utah State University; Jennifer R Reeve, Utah State University; Mussie Y. Habteselassie, University of Georgia - Griffin
    Poster #1014
    Effect of Organic Amendments on Selected Soil Enzyme Activities.
    Mawazo J. Shitindi, Tuskegee University; Ramble O. Ankumah, Tuskegee University; Lurline E. Marsh, UMES; Raymon Shange, Tuskegee University; Wendell McElhenney, Tuskegee University; Kokoase Kpomblekou-A, Tuskegee University
    Poster #1015
    Gross P Mineralization and Microbial P Uptake in Forage Field Soils Along a Soil Test P Gradient.
    Kim Schneider, University of Guelph; A. Oberson, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH); Paul R Voroney, University of Guelph; Derek H. Lynch, Dalhousie University; Emmanuel Frossard, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH); Else K Bünemann, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH)
    Poster Presentation
  • poster_SSSA_Schneider_longbeach.pdf (627.9 kB)
  • Poster #1016
    Real Time Robotic Respirometer for Microplate Formats.
    Carolyn Hoagland, Colorado State University
    Poster #1017
    The Effects of Forest Management Practices on the Community Structure of Chemolithotrophic Bacteria.
    Jonjala Jackson, Alabama A&M University; Elica M. Moss, Alabama A&M University
    Poster #1018
    Spatio-Temporal Variation of Denitrifier and Nitrifier Microbial Communities in Soil, and Influence on Denitrification Rate.
    Lia Shrewsbury, Washington State University; Catherine L. Reardon, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey L. Smith, USDA-ARS; David R. Huggins, USDA-ARS; Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, Washington State University
    Poster #1019
    Think Deep: Understanding the Importance of Rooting Depth in the Carbon Sequestration Potential of Bioenergy Crops.
    Sarah Fulton-Smith, Colorado State University; M. Francesca Cotrufo, Colorado State University
    Poster #1020
    Effects of Probiotics on Soil Microbial Community and Biomass Under Cover Crops.
    Ahsan M. Rajper, University of Missouri; Ranjith P. Udawatta, University of Missouri; Robert J. Kremer, University of Missouri; Chung-Ho Lin, University of Missouri; Shibu Jose, University of Missouri
    Poster #1021
    Investigating the Effects of Long-Term Management on Particulate and Aggregate Organic Matter and Their Correlations with Corn Yield.
    Anna Cates, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Matthew D. Ruark, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Poster #1022
    Experimental Design: Investigating the Effects of Soil Structure and Texture on Organic Matter Storage and Processing Rates in Tidal Freshwater Wetland Sediments.
    Christine Prasse, University of Maryland; Stephanie A. Yarwood, University of Maryland; Andrew H Baldwin, University of Maryland
    Poster #1023
    Cover Crop and Fertilizer Effects on Soil Bacterial Community Structure and Function in Organic Farming Systems.
    Adria L. Fernandez, University of Minnesota; Craig C. Sheaffer, University of Minnesota; Michael Jay Sadowsky, University of Minnesota; Donald Wyse, University of Minnesota; Christopher Staley, University of Minnesota
    Poster Presentation
  • ASA poster.pdf (729.4 kB)
  • Poster #1024
    Spatial Analysis of the Nitrogen Cycling Microbial Communities in Agricultural Soils.
    Holly Bowen, University of Maryland; Jude Maul, USDA-ARS; Steven Mirsky, USDA, ARS, ANRI; Stephanie A. Yarwood, University of Maryland; Michel A. Cavigelli, USDA-ARS
    Poster #1025
    Effects of Biochar on Soil Microbial Communities and Nitrogen Cycling in Two California Nutrient Management Systems.
    Deirdre E. Griffin, University of California-Davis; Daoyuan Wang, University of California-Davis; Kate M. Scow, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California-Davis; Sanjai J. Parikh, University of California-Davis
    Poster Presentation
  • SSSA Poster 2014_Griffin_RR Biochar Plots.pdf (11.9 MB)
  • Poster #1026
    Impacts of Cover Crops on Soil Health and Soil Microbial Ecology.
    Edwin K. Akley, Kansas State University; Charles W. Rice, Kansas State University; Peter J. Tomlinson, Kansas State University; P.V. Vara Prasad, Kansas State University
    Poster #1027
    Differentiating Microbial Contributions to Soil Protease Activity.
    Trang Nguyen, Oregon State University; Kristin T. Kasschau, Oregon State University; Markus Kleber, Oregon State University Experiment Station; David D. Myrold, Oregon State University
    Poster Presentation
  • OSU_TrangNguyen_SSSAMeeting_42x42(2).pdf (396.6 kB)
  • Poster #1028
    Investigating the Structure and Function of Soil Microbial Communities in Managed Douglas–Fir Forests.
    Rachel Danielson, Oregon State University; Scott M. Holub, Weyerhaeuser NR Company; David D. Myrold, Oregon State University
    Poster #1029
    Degradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons Using Rhamnolipids with Lignosulfonates and Biochar in Louisiana Wetland Sediments.
    Scott Pensky, Louisiana State University; Negar Tafti, Louisiana State University; Jim Jian Wang, Louisiana State University
    Poster #1030
    Identifying Soil Health Indicators for Management of a Sodic Soil.
    Heather L Matthees-Dose, North Dakota State University; Ann-Marie Fortuna, North Dakota State University; Larry J. Cihacek, North Dakota State University, Department of Soil Science; Jack Norland, North Dakota State University, Natural Resources Management; Thomas M. DeSutter, North Dakota State University; Joel Bell, North Dakota State University, Department of Soil Science; David E. Clay, South Dakota State University