Soil Use and Management

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Edited By: Michael J Goss and Deputy Editors Amarilis de Varennes and Fiona Nicholson

Impact Factor: 1.466

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 17/34 (Soil Science)

Online ISSN: 1475-2743

Associated Title(s): European Journal of Soil Science

Just Published Articles

  1. Validation of the ANOCOVA model for regional-scale ECa to ECe calibration

    D. L. Corwin and S. M. Lesch

    Article first published online: 3 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12262

  2. Nitrogen release from differently aged Raphanus sativus L. nitrate catch crops during mineralization at autumn temperatures

    I. K. Thomsen, L. Elsgaard, J. E. Olesen and B. T. Christensen

    Article first published online: 29 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12264

  3. How good is the evidence to support investment in soil protection?

    M. G. Kibblewhite, B. J. Chambers and K. W. T. Goulding

    Article first published online: 28 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12236

  4. Soil organic matter quality and microbial activities in spruce swamp forests affected by drainage and water regime restoration

    J. Mastný, Z. Urbanová, E. Kaštovská, P. Straková, H. Šantrůčková, K. R. Edwards and T. Picek

    Article first published online: 8 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12260

  5. Effects of short-rotation Eucalyptus plantations on soil quality attributes in highly acidic soils of the central highlands of Ethiopia

    D. Temesgen, J. Gonzálo and M.B. Turrión

    Article first published online: 30 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12257



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Special Issue: Soil System Science for Sustainability and Policy

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This special supplement to Soil Use and Management contains a collection of papers based upon a series of review projects commissioned in 2009–2010 by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), principally to provide a key scientific evidence base to support strategic policy development in the context of ensuring the sustainability of soils, and which embody many of the other listed features.

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