Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: SSSA Division: Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Title: Surface Residue Management and Impacts on Soil Biology and Soil Health Poster

Organizer: Jennifer Moore-Kucera
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Format: Poster Topical Session
Keywords: cover crop, soil biology, soil health and tillage

Session Description: This session focuses on the different potentials for residue managment and the interactions with soil biological communities and functions. Presentations that address practices such as conservation tillage, burning, sweeping, use of cover crops and termination practices and the relationships for biological processes incuding nutrient cycling, water flow and availability, aggregate stability and C cycling are encouraged.