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Soil Science

Does Crop Rotation Influence Soil Microbial Function?

Poster Number:  344 Presenter/Primary Author:  Marshall McDaniel Crop rotations, which increase plant diversity through time, are considered key to sustainable agroecosystem management.  Crop rotations have been shown to alter soil carbon (C) and nitrogen (

Cover Crops Have the Greatest Influence on Belowground Ecosystem Processes Along a Gradient of Cropping System Diversity

Poster Number:  340 Presenter/Primary Author:  Brendan O'Neill Row crop agriculture dominates most of the landscape of the U.S. upper mid-west, and along with constant pressure to increase production are calls to reduce inputs harmful to air, soil and water.

Changes in crop productivity as a result of shallow groundwater, Yahara Watershed, Wisconsin

Poster Number:  330 Presenter/Primary Author:  Samuel Zipper A primary limitation on agricultural yields in many parts of the world, including the US Corn Belt, is the quantity and temporal distribution of water resources.

Non-linear nitrous oxide (N2O) response to N fertilizer during switchgrass establishment

Poster Number:  317 Presenter/Primary Author:  Leilei Ruan N2O is known for its high global warming potential. Various studies have shown that soil N2O emissions are significantly correlated with the amount of N fertilizer applied.

Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research Program: Overview of FCE III

Poster Number:  283 Presenter/Primary Author:  Evelyn Gaiser The Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research (FCE LTER) site is located in South Florida, where the expansive coastal Everglades wilderness interacts with an urban and agricultural

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER