Session 20 - Soil and Plant Microbiomes. Room: Prairie

Convenors: Derek MacKenzie, Monika Gorzelak, Luke Bainard, Francois Teste

10:30 – 10:45

Angelica M. Aguirre*

Drivers of soil bacterial community composition and co-currence in agricultural systems of Alberta

10:45 – 11:00

Kris Guenette*

Optimizing Nitrogen use-efficiency and Arbuscular Mycorrhizae Inoculation Potential in Canadian Cereal Crops

11:00-11:15

Jean-Thomas Cornelis

Soil controls on root exudate functions

11:15-11:30

Jacynthe Masse

No-till and variable P- and N-fertilization levels led to contrasting soil bacterial, fungal and nematodes communities in a 29-years long-term experimental site

11:30-11:45

Claudia Goyer

Influence of Chemical Fumigation on Soil N and C Cycling, and the Soil Microbial Diversity

11:45-12:00

Discussion

12:00-13:00

Lunch (Soil Education Committee AGM)

13:00-14:30

Poster session

14:30-14:45

Coffee break/Poster session

 

14:45-15:00

Patrick Neuberger

Assessing soil storage strategies for microbial community characterization of long-term agricultural plots

15:00-15:15

Alan Lee*

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in oat-pea intercropping

15:15-15:30

Nadir Erbilgin

Legacy effects of disturbances on above ground pine metabolites

15:30-15:45

Joann K. Whalen

A pull-pull model to describe nitrogen transformations in soil-plant systems

15:45-15:55

Discussion

*Student presentation competing for the best presentation awards