European Journal of Soil Science

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Edited By: M. Oliver

Impact Factor: 2.649

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 7/34 (Soil Science)

Online ISSN: 1365-2389

Associated Title(s): Soil Use and Management

Just Published Articles

  1. Seasonal dynamics of the soil microbial community: assimilation of old and young carbon sources in a long-term field experiment as revealed by natural 13C abundance

    G. Börjesson, L. Menichetti, B. Thornton, C. D. Campbell and T. Kätterer

    Article first published online: 23 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12309

  2. Effect of soil acidification on n-hexane extractable PAH fractions

    B. Mahanty and C.-G. Kim

    Article first published online: 20 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12310

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    Sustainable grassland systems: a modelling perspective based on the North Wyke Farm Platform

    L. Wu, X. Zhang, B. A. Griffith and T. H. Misselbrook

    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12304

  4. A review of chemical reactions of nitrification intermediates and their role in nitrogen cycling and nitrogen trace gas formation in soil

    J. Heil, H. Vereecken and N. Brüggemann

    Article first published online: 16 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12306

  5. Three-dimensional pore structure and carbon distribution of macroaggregates in biochar-amended soil

    X. Yu, C. Wu, Y. Fu, P. C. Brookes and S. Lu

    Article first published online: 9 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12305


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CHINESE SOIL SCIENCE: An important growing contribution of international relevance - Virtual Issue

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This BSSS journals’ virtual issue includes papers in European Journal of Soil Science and Soil Use and Management, and can be accessed without cost online. The virtual issue is a collection of papers authored by Chinese soil scientists which have been published in these journals and which give a flavour of the breadth and types of research.

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To cover the cost of publishing open access in these journals, authors pay an article publication charge (APC) of $3,000 at present.

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How to Write Soil Science Papers

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