209 Soil Biology and Biochemistry Oral

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Biology and Biochemistry
General Soil Biology and Biochemistry Oral Session.

Approved for 5.0 SW CEUs

Tuesday, November 8, 2016: 8:00 AM-3:10 PM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 131 C

Thomas F. Ducey
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:20 AM
Scalar Drivers of N-Fixing Diazotroph Community Composition in Agricultural Systems and Their Network-Derived Sensitivity to Change.
Christopher Ryan Penton, Arizona State University; VVSR Gupta, Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization
8:35 AM
Have We Been Underestimating Earthworm Numbers in Grazed Grasslands? Earthworm Hubs Underneath Cattle Dung Pats.
Matthias Bacher, University College Dublin; Olaf Schmidt, University College Dublin; Owen Fenton, TEAGASC; Rachel Creamer, Teagasc
8:50 AM
Soil Carbon Chemical Composition and Diversity Mediate Fungal and Bacterial Population Carbon Utilization Capacities.
Sarah Castle, University of Minnesota; A. Stuart Grandy, University of New Hampshire; Debby Samac, University of Minnesota; Adil Essarioui, University of Minnesota; Nick LeBlanc, University of Minnesota; Linda Kinkel, University of Minnesota
9:05 AM
Assessing the Potential of Reactive N Loss during Transition from Dormancy to Growth in a Turfgrass Chronosequence.
Huaihai Chen, North Carolina State University; Wei Shi, North Carolina State University; Daniel Bowman, North Carolina State University; David Williams, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; John Walker, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
9:20 AM
Agricultural Nitrogen Management Affects Microbial Communities, Enzyme Activities and Functional Genes for Nitrogen Cycle Processes.
Jeanette M. Norton, Utah State University; Yang Ouyang, Utah State University; John Stark, Utah State University
9:35 AM
Effect of Organic Nitrogen Management on Soil Enzyme Activities and Microbial Functional Capacity in an Organic Farming System.
Yang Ouyang, Utah State University; Jeanette M. Norton, Utah State University; Jennifer R Reeve, Utah State University; John Stark, Utah State University
9:50 AM
Comparison of Synthetic Versus Organic Herbicides/Insecticides on Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Abelmoschus Esculentus.
Ariel Freidenreich, Florida International University; Krishnaswamy N. Jayachandran, Florida International University; Pushpa Soti, Florida International University
10:05 AM
10:20 AM
Effects of Microbial Biomass on the Priming Effects of Ryegrass on Native SOM Mineralization.
Lujun Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Xia Zhu-Barker, University of California Davis; Rongzhong Ye, University of California-Davis; William R. Horwath, University of California-Davis
10:35 AM
Uncoupling of Ammonia Oxidation from Nitrite Oxidation, and Its Impact upon Nitrous Oxide Production in Non-Cropped Oregon Soils.
Andrew T. Giguere, Oregon State University; Anne E. Taylor, Oregon State University; David D. Myrold, Oregon State University; Peter J. Bottomley, Oregon State University
10:50 AM
Fire Frequency Affects Soil Pyrogenic Organic Matter Content and Food Web Dynamics in an Oak-Savannah Ecosystem.
Yamina Pressler, Colorado State University; Parker Coppick, Oklahoma State University; Gail W. Wilson, Oklahoma State University; M. Francesca Cotrufo, Colorado State University; John C. Moore, Colorado State University
11:05 AM
How Do Fertilizer Additions Change the Soil Biology of Biofuel Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)?.
Joni Baumgarten, Rutgers University; John Dighton, Rutgers University Pinelands Field Station
11:20 AM
Chemical Structure of Weoc from Thermally-Altered Soils of Sierra Nevada, California.
Fernanda Santos, University of California-Merced; David Russell, Genentech; Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, University of California-Merced
11:35 AM
Assessing Impacts of Oyster Aquaculture in Rhode Island Coastal Salt Ponds Using Subaqueous Soils and Benthic Macroinfauna.
Chelsea Duball, University of Rhode Island; Annie Ragan, University of Rhode Island; Jose Adolfo Amador, University of Rhode Island; Mark Stolt, University of Rhode Island
11:50 AM
Effect of Breeding and Genetic Manipulation on the Microbiome Surrounding Maize Roots.
Noortje Notenbaert, Kansas State University; Charles W. RICE, Kansas State University
12:05 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM
Tall Fescue-Epichloƫ Coenophiala Associations Affect Belowground Fungi and Host, Symbiont Response to Climate Change.
Lindsey C. Slaughter, University of Kentucky; Jim A. Nelson, University of Kentucky; Elizabeth Carlisle, University of Kentucky; Marie Bourguignon, Iowa State University; Randy D. Dinkins, USDA-ARS; Tim Phillips, University of Kentucky; Rebecca L. McCulley, University of Kentucky
1:45 PM
Soil Microbial Communities in Claypan Soils.
Che-Jen Hsiao, Kansas State University; Gretchen F. Sassenrath, Kansas State University; Charles W. Rice, Kansas State University; Lydia H. Zeglin, Kansas State University; Ganga M. Hettiarachchi, Kansas State University
2:15 PM
Introduce Rapid Session Talks
2:20 PM
Medic Shapes the Crop Rotation Soil Microbiome.
Newton Z. Lupwayi, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; William May, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Derrick Kanashiro, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Renee Petri, University of Veterinary Medicine
2:25 PM
Brazilian Semiarid Rhizobial Biodiversity As a Source of Desmanthus Inoculant Strains.
Mario A Lira Junior, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco; Alane Danielle Pereira Pacheco, UFRPE; Adeneide Candido Galdino, UFRPE
2:30 PM
Soil Quality and Metagenomics Under Long Term Nitrogen Use in Illinois.
Tanjila Jesmin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Gevan D. Behnke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Sandra Rodriguez-Zas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Emerson D. Nafziger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Maria B. Villamil, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
2:35 PM
Methane Cycling Microbial Communities in Soil Profile of Pasture Lands Under Different Grazing and Nitrogen Management Scenarios.
Anil Somenahally, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Javid McLawrence, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Cara Case, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Riqing Yu, University of Texas at Tyler; Maura Purcell, University of Texas at Tyler; Prajwal Gowda, Wakeland High School; Jesse I. DuPont, USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory; Francis M. Rouquette Jr., Texas A&M AgriLife Research
2:40 PM
Optimizing Phosphorus and Iron Concentrations to Maximize Cyanobacterial Growth and Nitrogen Fixation.
Antisar Afkairin, Colorado State Univeristy; Heather Storteboom, Colorado State University; Jessica G. Davis, Colorado State University
2:45 PM
Enrichment and Characterization of Microbes Degrading Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films.
Sreejata Bandopadhyay, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; Jennifer M DeBruyn, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
2:50 PM
The Impact of Increasing Diversity of Crop Rotations on Soil Microbial Communities Under Variable Rates of Nitrogen Fertilization.
Salvador Ramirez II, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Rhae A. Drijber, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Virginia L. Jin, USDA-ARS; Elizabeth Sue Jeske, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Humberto Blanco, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
2:55 PM
Quantifying Soil Microbial Respiration with a Fluorometric Dye.
Benjamin Spencer, Virginia Tech; Ayush Joshi Gyawali, Virginia Tech; Michael Strickland, Virginia Tech; Ryan Stewart, Virginia Tech
3:00 PM
Rapid Session Discussion
3:10 PM