427 Soil Biology & Biochemistry: III

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Biology & Biochemistry
General oral session with presentations focused on soil C cycling.

Soil Biology & Biochemistry

Wednesday, November 5, 2014: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 104A

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Mary E. Stromberger
Terrence G. Gardner
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Time Dimension of the Rhizosphere Priming Effect.
Weixin Cheng, University of California-Santa Cruz
8:20 AM
All Is Not Lost! Contribution of Above-Ground Litter Mass Loss to the Formation of Soil Organic Matter.
M. Francesca Cotrufo, Colorado State University; Jennifer Soong, Colorado State University; Andrew J. Horton, Colorado State University; Eleanor Campbell, Colorado State University; William J Parton, Colorado State University
8:35 AM
Depressed or Elevated: Microtopography Controls Carbon Loss Processes in Arctic Tundra.
Taniya Roy Chowdhury, Pacific Northwest National Lab.; Elizabeth Herndon, Kent State University; Baohua Gu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Dwayne Elias, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Tommy Phelps, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Stan Wullschleger, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; David Graham, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
8:50 AM
Microbial Biomass Carbon and Basal Respiration in a Sub-Humid Tropical Tree Legume-Grass Pasture of Brazil.
JuscÚlia Silva Ferreira, UFRPE; Mario A Lira Junior, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr., University of Florida; Newton Pereira Stamford, UFRPE; VinÝcius Santos Gomes Silva, UFRPE
9:05 AM
Enhanced Belowground Nutrient Cycling Under Gradient of Increasing Cropping System Diveristy.
Brendan O'Neill, Michigan State University; Thomas Schmidt, University of Michigan; Stuart Grandy, University of New Hampshire
9:20 AM
C Substrate Utilization Potential of Different Chernozems after 21 Years Transplanting to Common Management and Climatic Conditions.
Panchali Katulanda, University of Saskatchewan; Fran Walley, University of Saskatchewan; Bobbi Helgason, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
9:35 AM
9:45 AM