COS 24 - Sustainability: Agriculture/Forestry

Tuesday, August 9, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Floridian Blrm D, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Coupling of above and belowground diversities sustain soil functions in traditional agriculture in Mexico
Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich, INECOL; Ignacio Maldonado-Medoza, Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Esperanza Martínez-Romero, UNAM
8:20 AM
 ForestSim: An agent-based simulation of bioenergy sustainability
Mark Rouleau, Michigan Technological University; Ashma Vaidya, Michigan Technological University
8:40 AM
 Insect community response to switchgrass intercropping and timber stand ag
Myung-bok Lee, Mississippi State University; Joshua Campbell, University of Florida; James Martin, University of Georgia
9:00 AM
 Evaluating the water quality effects of short-rotation pine production for bioenergy using a watershed-scale experiment
Natalie A. Griffiths, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; C. Rhett Jackson, University of Georgia; Menberu Bitew, University of Georgia; Allison M. Fortner, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Jana R. Phillips, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Kitty McCracken, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Kevin Fouts, University of Georgia
9:20 AM
 Aboveground live-tree biomass and carbon storage 50 years after whole-tree and stem-only harvesting in a northern mixedwood forest
Bethany Muñoz, US Forest Service; Laura Kenefic, US Forest Service; Aaron Weiskittel, University of Maine; Ivan J. Fernandez, University of Maine; Jeffrey Benjamin, University of Maine; Shawn Fraver, University of Maine
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Relation of absorptive root biomass to aboveground biomass of Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata) in Subtropical China
Yingchun Liao, Nanchang Institute of Technology; Houbao Fan, Nanchang Institute of Technology; Huiming Wang, Qianyanzhou Ecological Research Station, Key Laboratory of Ecosystem Network Observation and Modeling, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research
10:10 AM
 Suitability of global pasture land for row crop production
Ethan B. Davis, The Pennsylvania State University; Erica A.H. Smithwick, The Pennsylvania State University; Douglas H. Boucher, Union of Concerned Scientists; Alan H. Taylor, The Pennsylvania State University
10:30 AM
 Influence of using mycorrhiza and other amendments for revegetation of lead/zinc mining waste on plant growth, mycorrhizal root colonization, and soil microbial activity
Mariam Al-Lami, Missouri University of Science and Technology; Joel Burken, Missouri University of Science and Technology
10:50 AM
 Coffee and conservation in the tropics: Comparing abundance and survival of resident birds in shade plantations and forest remnants
Lina M. Sanchez-Clavijo, University of Central Florida; Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio, University of Central Florida; Nicholas J. Bayly, SELVA: Investigación para la Conservación en el Neotrópico
11:10 AM
 The composition and structural-component gradient of shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata Mill.) communities across the eastern U.S
James F. Rosson Jr., USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; James M. Guldin, Supervisory Research Ecologist and Project Leader, Southern Research Station
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