145 Soil Biology & Biochemistry: I

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Biology & Biochemistry
Soil Biology & Biochemistry general oral session.
Monday, November 3, 2014: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 103B

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Mary E. Stromberger
Tarah S. Sullivan and Mark A Williams
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:05 AM
Assessing the Effects of Nitrogen Deposition on Alpine Plant and Soil Communities.
Anna Simpson, University of Washington; Darlene Zabowski, University of Washington
9:20 AM
Patterns of Hydrolysable Amino Acids in Soils of North-South and West-East Transects of Continental United States.
Li Ma, Virginia Tech; Kang Xia, Virginia Tech; Mark A Williams, Virginia Tech; David B. Smith, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center
9:35 AM
Nitrification Under Contrasting Nitrogen Management: From Soils to Genomes and Back Again.
Jeanette M. Norton, Utah State University; Yang Ouyang, Utah State University; Marlen C Rice, Utah State University; Mussie Y. Habteselassie, University of Georgia - Griffin; John Stark, Utah State University; Jennifer R Reeve, Utah State University
9:50 AM
The Effect of Ammonical N Fertilizer Concentration Soil O2 Consumption and N2O Production Pathways.
Xia Zhu, University of California-Davis; Martin Burger, University of California Davis; Hannah Waterhouse, University of California-Davis; William R. Horwath, University of California-Davis
10:05 AM
10:20 AM
PCR Primers Targeting Fungal P450nor Gene for Characterization of N2o Producing Fungi.
Nape Victoria Mothapo, North Carolina State University; Wei Shi, North Carolina State University; Huaihai Chen, North Carolina State University
10:35 AM
Correlating Denitrifying Catabolic Genes with Soil N2O Emissions Under Contrasting Soil Disruption and Organic Amendments.
Roberto André Grave, Instituto Federal Catarinense; Rodrigo da Silveira Nicoloso, Embrapa Swine and Poultry; Marcio Luis Busi da Silva, Embrapa Swine and Poultry; Melissa Paola Mezzari, UNOESC; Martha Mayumi Higarashi, Embrapa Swine and Poultry; Paulo Cezar Cassol, UDESC; Morgana Dalla Costa, FACC
10:50 AM
Substrate Quality Regulates Fungal and Bacterial Contribution to Soil Nitrous Oxide Emissions.
Huaihai Chen, North Carolina State University; Nape Mothapo, North Carolina State University; Wei Shi, North Carolina State University
11:05 AM
Linking Models and Measurements of Soil Nitrous Oxide Emissions on a Field Scale.
Owen Denmead, CSIRO; Ben Macdonald, CSIRO; Enli Wang, CSIRO; Hongtao Xing, CSIRO
11:20 AM
11:30 AM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Root Growth and Development of Nematode Communities in a Young Merlot Grape (Vitis vinifera) Vineyard: Influences of Irrigation and Organic Amendments.
Tom Forge, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Denise Neilsen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Kirsten Hannam, University of British Columbia | Okanagan; Gerald Neilsen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Melanie D Jones, University of British Columbia | Okanagan; Craig F Nichol, University of British Columbia | Okanagan
1:50 PM
Microbial Communities and Carbon Dynamics Across a Depth Profile in an Organic and Conventionally Managed Agricultural Soil.
Glade A. Dlott, University of Maryland; Dietrich Epp Schmidt, University of Maryland; Jude Maul, USDA-ARS; Michel A. Cavigelli, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey S. Buyer, USDA-ARS; Stephanie A. Yarwood, University of Maryland
2:05 PM
Denitrifier Community Response to Seven Years of Ground Cover and Nutrient Management Practices in an Organic Apple Orchard Soil.
Jade N. Ford, University of Arkansas; Mary Savin, University of Arkansas; Curt R. Rom, University of Arkansas
2:20 PM
Managing Microbial Mineralization/Immobilization Dynamics to Moderate Legume Residue N Availability.
Zachary D. Hayden, Michigan State University; Daniel C. Brainard, Michigan State University
2:35 PM
2:50 PM
Influence of Agricultural Systems on Soil C, N, and P Cycling Enzymes.
Sheeja George, University of Florida; Cheryl Mackowiak, University of Florida; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr., University of Florida; David L. Wright, University of Florida; James J Marois, University of Florida
3:05 PM
Diversity and Abundance of Bacterial Sulfur-Oxidizers in Australian Cropping Soils, and Their Role in Oxidizing Elemental Sulfur.
Cuicui Zhao, The University of Adelaide; Gupta Vadakattu, Commenwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO); Michael J. McLaughlin, The University of Adelaide/CSIRO; Fien Degryse, University of Adelaide
3:20 PM
Root Biomass and Mycorrhizal Infection of Corn in Loam Soil Amended with Poultry Litter Biochar.
Katy Brantley, University of Arkansas; Mary Savin, University of Arkansas; David E. Longer, University of Arkansas
3:35 PM
Testing Bdellovibrio As a Global Food Security Agents in Crops.
Emma Saxon, University of Nottingham; Vanessa McMillan, Rothamsted Research; Kim Hammond-Kosack, Rothamsted Research; Liz (RE) Sockett, University of Nottingham
3:50 PM
4:00 PM