World Congress of Soil Science Logo 18th World Congress of Soil Science
July 9-15, 2006 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
International Union of Soil Sciences
Thursday, 13 July 2006: 3:30 PM
82: 4.1B Role of Organic Matter for Soil Properties and Consequences for Environmental Functions - Oral
Presiding:Claire Chenu, "INAPG, UMR Bioemco"
Convenors:Stephen Nortcliff, Univ. of Reading - Soil Science Dep
Charles Rice, "Dept. of Agronomy, KSU"
 Selecting and Using SOM Fractions to Assess Soil Function.
Michelle Wander, University of Illinois
 Depth Distribution of Soil Organic Matter and its Consequences on Soil Properties and Crop Productivity.
Alan Franzluebbers, USDA-ARS
 Influence of Organic Matter on the Estimation of Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity.
Attila Nemes, University of California Riverside, Walter J. Rawls, USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Yakov A. Pachepsky, USDA/ARS/BA/ANRI/ESML
 Land-use change and soil fertility: a New Zealand perspective.
Leo M. Condron, Lincoln University
 Managing soil macrofauna for better soil structure and enhanced water and nutrient use efficiencies in agro-ecosystems.
Lijbert Brussaard, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Dept. Soil Quality, Mirjam Pulleman, CIMMYT, Abdoulaye Mando, IFDC, Elisée Ouédraogo, Albert Schweitzer Centre for Ecology (CEAS), Johan W. Six, Department of Plant Sciences

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