COS 66 - Mycorrhizae

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
18B, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
The role of chitin in the decomposition of ectomycorrhizal fungal litter
Christopher Fernandez, The Pennsylvania State University; Roger T. Koide, Brigham Young University
8:20 AM
A field evaluation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal colonization in multiple transgenic Bt maize lines
Tanya E. Cheeke, Portland State University; Todd Rosenstiel, Portland State University; Mitch Cruzan, Portland State University
8:40 AM
Do arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inhibit or stimulate organic C decomposition in soil?
Lei Cheng, Zhejiang University; Cong Tu, North Carolina State University; Fitzgerald Booker, USDA, Plant Science Research Unit; Kent O. Burkey, USDA, Plant Science Research Unit; Shuijin Hu, North Carolina State University
9:00 AM
The fungal fast lane: Common mycorrhizal networks extend bioactive zones of allelochemicals in soils
Kathryn Barto, Xavier University; Monika Hilker, Freie Universitaet Berlin; Frank Mueller, Freie Universitaet Berlin; Brian K. Mohney, Ashland University; Jeffrey D. Weidenhamer, Ashland University; Matthias C. Rillig, Freie Universitaet Berlin
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Mycorrhizal abundance nonlinearly affects plant growth, plant defense and caterpillar performance
Rachel L. Vannette, Stanford University; Mark D. Hunter, University of Michigan
10:30 AM
Plant community composition is influenced by successional stage of the soil community
Elizabeth L. Middleton, Missouri Department of Conservation; James D. Bever, Indiana University
10:50 AM
Does endophyte status of tall fescue impact mycorrhizal colonization of native species commonly planted in grassland restorations?
Sarah L. Hall, University of Kentucky; Rebecca L. McCulley, University of Kentucky; Keith Clay, Indiana University; Elizabeth Koziol, Indiana University
11:10 AM
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