Healthy soils for sustainable agriculture: the role of SOM
3–7 September 2017 • Rothamsted Research • Harpenden (United Kingdom)
We cordially invite you to submit your abstracts for poster and/or oral presentations to the 6th International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter. We are looking forward to receiving your contributions for the scientific programme and would like to thank you in advance for your support!
The deadline for the abstract submission is 15 April 2017!
Thank you for submitting your results from research and practice on the following main topics:
Session 1: Global perspectives (invited speakers only)
Session 3: Methods 1: Visualising SOM
3a: Visualising SOM at the soil pore scale
3b: Spatial variability of SOM concentration, composition, and persistence
3c: Mapping and monitoring of soil organic matter
Session 4: Methods 2: Quantifying pools and fluxes of SOM
4a: Mass spectrometry – The key to the soil organic matter ‘Black Box’
4b: What is humified organic matter?
4c: Organic nutrients?
Session 6: Soil Health 2: The role of decomposition
6a: SOM decomposition: links between carbon and nutrient cycling
6b: Managing soil organic matter decomposition and stabilization for carbon sequestration and improved soil health
6c: SOM in rice paddy systems
After reviewing all submitted abstracts, authors will be informed about the decision. Accepted abstracts will be either presented as oral or poster presentations.
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All accepted abstracts will be published in the proceedings.
In addition, selected papers will be published in special issues in “European Journal of Soil Science” and/or “Soil Use and Management”, both from Wiley-Blackwell of the British Society of Soil Science: http://www.soils.org.uk/publications.