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Poster Session # 10: Soil Ecology.
Tuesday, August 5 Presentation from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. SITCC Exhibit Hall B.
Poster # 34. Smith, Annemarie*,1, Boerner, Ralph1, Brinkman, Jennifer1, 1 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 43210 Effects of forest ecosystem restoration treatments on soil chemical and biochemical properties.
Poster # 35. Boerner, Ralph*,1, Waldrop, Thomas2, Brinkman, Jennifer1, Callaham, Mac2, 1 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA2 U.S.D.A. Forest Service Southern Research Station, Clemson, SC, USA Structural and functional restoration effects on soil microbial activity in two contrasting ecosystems.
Poster # 36. Rajaniemi, Tara*,1, 1 Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Root foraging strategies of herbaceous plants: Trade-offs and size-dependence.
Poster # 37. Stevens, Glen*,1, Jones, Robert1, 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA Root proliferation and herbivory in nutrient rich soil patches: A tradeoff for plants?
Poster # 38. Wells, Christina*,1, Layne, Desmond1, 1 Department of Horticulture, Clemson, SC, 29634 Fine root dynamics of peach (Prunus persica) under two irrigation regimes.
Poster # 39. Wurzburger, Nina*,1, Hartshorn, Anthony2, Hendrick, Ronald1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA2 University of California, Santa Barbara, CA Ectomycorrhizal fungal community structure across a bog-forest ecotone in southeast Alaska.
Poster # 40. Kelley, Alexia1, Epstein, Howard*,1, Walker, Donald2, 1 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA2 Univeristy of Alask Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK Plant community and ecosystem properties in Arctic frost-boil systems.
Poster # 41. Zhang, Weijian*,1, 2, Wu, Jiansheng1, Tu, Cong1, Hu, Shuijin1, 1 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC2 Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Jiangshu, China Divergence in microbial community structure and activities in managed ecosystems: Implications for soil carbon dynamic.
Poster # 42. Costello, Andria*,1, Fisk, Melany2, Otz, Ines1, Fahey, Tim3, 1 Syracyuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA2 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA3 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA Fungal decomposers of fine roots.
Poster # 43. Juice, Stephanie1, Fisk, Melany*,2, 1 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA2 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA Decomposer fungal community response to calcium additions in a northern hardwood forest, NH.
Poster # 150. Heckman, Katherine*,1, Anderson, Wendy1, Wait, Alexander2, 1 Drury University, Springfield, MO, USA2 Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, USA Ecological contributions of hypolithic cryptobiotic soil crusts in hyperarid ecosystems.
Poster # 44. Prenger, Joseph1, DeBusk, William 1, 2, 1 Soil and Water Science Department, Gainesville, Florida, USA2 Ecology and Environment, Inc., Pensacola, Florida, USA Changes in soil microbial activity related to military training and forestry activities.
Poster # 45. Allison, Victoria*,1, Miller, Mike1, Jastrow, Julie1, Matamala, Roser1, 1 Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA Characterization of environmental and edaphic factors affecting soil microbial communities using a tallgrass prairie restoration chronosequence.
Poster # 46. Klugh, Katrina *,1, Cumming, Jonathan1, 1 Department of Biology, Morgantown, WV Variation in organic acid exudates among mycorrhizal species colonizing Liriodendron tulipifera L. (yellow-poplar) in the presence of aluminum.
Poster # 47. Chen, Xin*,1, Zhi, Guiye1, Hu, Shuijin2, 1 Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China2 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC Arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization and phosphorus acquisition of plants: Effects of coexisting plant species.
Poster # 48. Forsgren, Todd*,1, Palopoli, Michael1, Lichter, John 1, 1 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, USA Ectomycorrhizal composition and diversity during primary succession on coastal Lake Michigan sand dunes.
Poster # 49. Kelly, Charlene*,1, Morton, Joseph1, Cumming, Jonathan1, 1 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV Intra- and inter-specific variation of infectivity of isolates of several species of mycorrhizal fungi in response to aluminum exposure.
Poster # 50. Hasselquist, Niles1, Germino, Matt1, McGonigle, Terence1, Smith, William2, 1 Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID2 Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC Differences in ectomycorrhizal infection of conifer seedlings across an alpine-treeline ecotone: Relative importance of variation in soil properties and microclimate.
Poster # 51. Collier, Shawn1, Sengupta-Goplan, Champa1, 1 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM Investigating plant sucrose breakdown in response to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Poster # 52. Egerton-Warburton, Louise1, 2, Querejeta, Jose Ignacio2, Lindahl, Amy2, Allen, Michael2, 1 Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL2 University of California, Riverside, CA Resource availability and co-existence of mycorrhizal fungi in an oak savanna.
Poster # 53. Rillig, Matthias*,1, Lutgen, Emily1, Rosier, Carl1, 1 University of Montana, Missoula, MT Soil aggregation: The role of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species.
Poster # 54. Zimpfer, Jeff*,1, Wagner, Diane 2, Smith, Stanley1, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Las Vegas, NV2 Biology and Wildlife Department, Fairbanks, AK Effects of N deposition, increased summer rains and trampling on nitrogen fixing ability of biological crusts in the Mojave Desert.
Poster # 55. Chen, Janet*,1, Potts, Daniel1, 1 University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Methane and nitrous oxide fluxes in a semi-arid grassland: The role of species composition and precipitation pulses.
Poster # 56. Doblas-Miranda, Enrique1, Sánchez-Piñero, Francisco*,1, González-Megías, Adela1, 1 Dpto. Biología Animal y Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias, Univ. Granada, Granada, Granada, Spain Composition and distribution of belowground macroinvertebrates in a desert region of southern Spain.
Poster # 57. Selmants, Paul*,1, Hart, Stephen1, 1 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA Nitrogen cycling across an Arizona semiarid woodland soil chronosequence.
Poster # 58. Piñeiro, Gervasio*,1, Paruelo, Jose1, Jobbagy, Esteban1, Oesterheld, Martin1, Jackson, Robert2, 1 firstname.lastname@example.org, Cap. Fed., Buenos Aires, Argentina2 Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Long term grazing impacts on carbon and nitrogen soil particle size fractions in South American grasslands.
Poster # 59. Grandy, A. Stuart 1, Robertson, G. Philip1, 1 W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI Soil carbon, nitrous oxide and aggregation changes immediately following cultivation of an undisturbed soil profile.
Poster # 60. Miller, Amy*,1, Schimel, Joshua1, Melack, John1, Sickman, James2, 1 Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA2 California Dept. of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA Response of chaparral soils to episodic rewetting: Microbial controls on N losses.
Poster # 61. Brewer, Elizabeth *,1, Paul, Eldor2, Morris, Sherri1, 1 Bradley University, Peoria, IL2 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO Role of nitrogen and calcium in stabilization of soil carbon in forest soils.
Poster # 62. Su, Bo*,1, Wan, Shiqiang1, Belay, Asfaw1, Hui, Dafeng1, Luo, Yiqi1, 1 University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA Reducing carbon substrate affects nitrogen availability in relation to soil respiration in a tallgrass prairie.