PS 10
Detritus And Decomposition

Monday, August 10, 2015: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall, Baltimore Convention Center
 Does leaf litter diversity affect soil microbial community structure and functions in Chinese subtropical forest?
Zhiqin Pei, Helmoltz- Centre for Environmental Research- UFZ; Katrin Seidelmann, University of Freiburg; Francois Buscot, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ; Jessica Gutknecht, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
 Litter production, composition and turnover in four different subtropical forests in China
Dalun Tian, Central South University of Forestry and Technology; Wende Yan, Forest Ecology Section, Faculty of Life Science, Central South University of Forestry and Technology; Wenhua Xiang, Central South University of Forestry and Technology; Xi Fang, Forest Ecology Section, Faculty of Life Science, Central South University of Forestry and Technology
 Decomposition varies spatially and temporally by vegetation cover and elevation in a West Virginia watershed
Jeff Atkins, University of Virginia Dept. of Environmental Sciences; Howard E. Epstein, University of Virginia; Daniel Welsch, American Public University System
 Potential effect of cheating for substrate by microbial guilds during extracellular enzyme-catalyzed decomposition of plant litter
Larry M. Feinstein, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Christopher B. Blackwood, Kent State University
 Direct and indirect effects of nitrogen inputs on the decomposition rate of the saltmarsh grass Spartina alternifora
Mary E. Hayes, Georgetown University; Gina Marie Wimp, Georgetown University; Danny Lewis, Georgetown University; Shannon M. Murphy, University of Denver
 Effects of fertilization on leaf decomposition rates mediated by soil microbes and leaf quality
Tara N. McKinnon, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Heather D. Vance-Chalcraft, East Carolina University; David R. Chalcraft, East Carolina University
 Competing hypotheses explaining home field advantage:┬áComparing decomposition in native and non-native leaf litter
Kristine P. Nissel, Kent State University; Matthew D. Gacura, Kent State University; Anthony Minerovic, Kent State University; Christopher B. Blackwood, Kent State University
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