European Journal of Soil Science

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Edited By: M. Oliver

Impact Factor: 3.475

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 5/34 (Soil Science)

Online ISSN: 1365-2389

Associated Title(s): Soil Use and Management

Just Published Articles

  1. Improving the information content in soil pH maps: a case study

    N. J. Robinson, K. K. Benke, S. Norng, M. Kitching and D. M. Crawford

    Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12452

  2. Large uncertainty in soil carbon modelling related to method of calculation of plant carbon input in agricultural systems

    S. G. Keel, J. Leifeld, J. Mayer, A. Taghizadeh-Toosi and J. E. Olesen

    Version of Record online: 19 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12454

  3. The effect of soil on human health: an overview

    J. J. Steffan, E. C. Brevik, L. C. Burgess and A. Cerdà

    Version of Record online: 17 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12451

  4. Soil organic matter reduces the sorption of arsenate and phosphate: a soil profile study and geochemical modelling

    M. Verbeeck, T. Hiemstra, Y. Thiry and E. Smolders

    Version of Record online: 14 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12447

  5. Aggregate strength in calcareous soil fertilized with pig slurries (pages 449–461)

    À. D. Bosch-Serra, M. R. Yagüe, R. M. Poch, M. Molner, B. Junyent and J. Boixadera

    Version of Record online: 13 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12438


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