PS 29

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall B, Minneapolis Convention Center
 Environmental challenges threatening the continued growth of urban agriculture in the United States
Sam E. Wortman, University of Illinois; Sarah Taylor Lovell, University of Illinois
 Organic weed suppression using diverse cover crop mixtures
Mitchell C. Hunter, The Pennsylvania State University; Meagan E. Schipanski, The Pennsylvania State University; David A. Mortensen, The Pennsylvania State University
 Ecuatorian rural migration and agriculture
Luis A. Vallejo, Universidad Tecnica Estatal de Quevedo; Richard E. Bilsborrow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Clark L. Gray, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 Zonal tillage boosts crop yields, but has little effect on above-ground litter decomposition
Lesley W. Atwood, University of New Hampshire; Richard G. Smith, University of New Hampshire
 Exploring the functional role of diversity in a broccoli - living mulch agroecosystem
Nicholas D. Warren, University of New Hampshire; Richard G. Smith, University of New Hampshire; Rebecca G. Sideman, University of New Hampshire
 Carabid beetle assemblages of rangeland and Conservation Reserve Program fields in western Kansas
Rob Channell, Fort Hays State University; Shaun M. Dunn, Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
 Organic wheat-clover intercrop effects on soil nitrate levels and subsequent corn yields
Katja Koehler-Cole, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Jianru Shi, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; James R. Brandle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 Soil fertility in organically and conventionally-grown coffee: Nutrient availability and mycorrhizas
Eliza D. L. Hartmann, Concordia College; Rebecca J. Asheim, Concordia College; Peter G. Johnson, Concordia College; Riley D. McGlynn, Concordia College; Sydney J. Redmond, Concordia College; Logan C. Schmaltz, Concordia College; Laura Aldrich-Wolfe, Concordia College
 The role of plant functional diversity in an organic intercropping system: Evaluating its effects on soil moisture and temperature dynamics and soil health
Jose G. Franco, Texas A&M University; David D. Briske, Texas A&M University; Astrid Volder, Texas A&M University
 Climate and soil variables driving the distribution of invasive earthworms in cropping systems of the Inland Pacific Northwest
Chelsea L. Walsh, University of Idaho; Jodi Johnson-Maynard, University of Idaho; Ian Leslie, University of Idaho; John Abatzoglou, University of Idaho; Claudio Stöckle, Washington State University
 Effect of root Morphology and termination approach on legume cover crop root decomposition
Arun D. Jani, North Carolina State University; Julie Grossman, NCSU; Shuijin Hu, North Carolina State University; Thomas J. Smyth, North Carolina State University
 Can strip tillage with deep fertilizer banding improve agronomic nitrogen use efficiency?
Erin R. Haramoto, Michigan State University; Daniel C. Brainard, Michigan State University; Sieglinde Snapp, Michigan State University; Kevin Kahmark, Michigan State University
 Effects of zonal tillage on the spatial variability of soil microbial communities
Yi Lou, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Anthony C. Yannarell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 PsJN advanced the development and improved drought tolerance of Switchgrass
Bingxue Wang, Virginia Tech; John R. Seiler, Virginia Tech; Chuanshen Mei, Institute for sustainable and Renewable Resources, Institute of Advanced Learning and Research
 Yellowhammer Emberzia citronella breeding distribution in relation to field boundary habitat and summer foraging resources
Niamh M. Mc Hugh, Imperial College London; Sophie Hughes, Bournemouth University; Simon Leather, Harper Adams University; John M. Holland, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust
 The effects of harvest regime, irrigation, and salinity on stem lignocellulosic concentrations in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
Adam H. Warnke, Minnesota State University; Christopher T. Ruhland, Minnesota State University
 Loss of fitness correlates in overwintering tadpoles that use artificial poolls in a lowland agroecosystem
Yeong-Choy Kam, Tunghai University; Juei-Ling Hsu, Tunghai University; Gary M. Fellers, USGS
 The structure of multivariate relationships influencing crop yields during the transition to organic management
Meagan E. Schipanski, The Pennsylvania State University; Richard G. Smith, University of New Hampshire; Tara Pisani-Gareau, Boston College; Randa Jabbour, University of Maine; David B. Lewis, University of South Florida; Mary E. Barbercheck, The Pennsylvania State University; David A. Mortensen, The Pennsylvania State University; Jason P. Kaye, Pennsylvania State University
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