Soil Use and Management

Cover image for Vol. 31 Issue S1

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. The potential for N2O emission and nitrate leaching in seasonally open solar greenhouses during the summer fallow: a 15N tracer study

    J. S. Liu and W. H. Qiu

    Article first published online: 20 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12234

  2. Ammonia emissions from urea, stabilized urea and calcium ammonium nitrate: insights into loss abatement in temperate grassland

    P. J. Forrestal, M. Harty, R. Carolan, G. J. Lanigan, C. J. Watson, R. J. Laughlin, G. McNeill, B. J. Chambers and K. G. Richards

    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12232

  3. The ability of the DGT soil phosphorus test to predict pasture response in Australian pasture soils – a preliminary assessment

    L. L. Burkitt, S. D. Mason, W. J. Dougherty and P. W. G. Sale

    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12230

  4. The impact of fertilizer management on the oxidation status of terrestrial organic matter

    F. Worrall, G. D. Clay and A. Macdonald

    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12228

  5. Fertilizer value of phosphorus in different residues

    S. Delin

    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12227



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BSSS Journal Survey

We would like your views on the European Journal of Soil Science (EJSS) and Soil Use and Management (SUM) because we want to make them more relevant to you as readers and authors.

In particular, we would like to know about your experience of open access publishing. Open access means that the final published version of your paper would be free and universally accessible immediately upon publication. Both journals, the EJSS and SUM, give authors the option to publish their papers as open access.

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

This presentation was given at the Meet the Editors sessions at the WCSS in Jeju, South Korea, June 2014. Steve Jarvis and Michael J Goss met with authors at the Wiley Exhibition Stand during the conference.

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 Key papers in soil science
 Soils and Nitrous Oxide Research

Associated society titles

European Journal of Soil Science

European Journal of Soil Science


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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.

An important growing contribution of international relevance