Session 1 - General Soil Science. Room: Aurora

Convenors: Tariq Siddique, Scott Chang

13:00-13:15

Wenjie Chi*

Verify and Characterize the Effects of New N2-fixing inoculant for Use with Wheat, Canola, and Soybean

13:15-13:30

Xinli Chen

Plant diversity differentially affects soil phosphorus in bulk and rhizosphere soils

13:30-13:45

Maria Luna*

Characterization of soil geochemical and colour properties across two contrasting land uses

13:45-14:00

Emmanuel Mapfumo

Impacts of management change on organic carbon under perennial and annual grass-legume mixtures on a Black Chernozemic soil

14:00-14:15

Erika H. Young*

The impacts of rock pulverization on functional properties of boreal lands converted from forest to agricultural use

14:15-14:30

Discussion

14:30-15:00

Coffee break (sponsored by Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL))

 

15:00-15:15

Emmanuel Mapfumo

Pre-1980 versus post-1980 climate trends at Breton Plots, Alberta: is there any evidence of local climate change?

15:15-15:30

Jawaria Johar*

Phyto-microbial Remediation of PAHs and HMs Contaminated Soils using Biochar and Bacterial strains and metagenomic studies for PAH degrading genes

15:30-15:45

Alsu Kuznetsova

Soils as environmental reservoir of chronic wasting disease prions

15:45-16:00

Jingyu Zhang*

Quantification and visualization of soil health under long-term fertilizer and rotation treatments in Alberta

16:00-16:15

Joseph G. Crudo

The Long-Term Effects of Compaction and Organic Matter Removal on Forest Soil

16:15-16:30

Upama Khatri-Chhetri*

Adaptive multipaddock grazing reduces soil microbial complexity in Canadian prairie

16:30-16:45

Amana Jemal Kedir

Comparison of agri-environmental phosphorus tests for boreal agricultural and natural Podzols

16:45-17:00

Discussion

*Student presentation competing for the best presentation awards