Soil Use and Management

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

Impact Factor: 1.823

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 12/34 (Soil Science)

Online ISSN: 1475-2743

Associated Title(s): European Journal of Soil Science

Just Published Articles

  1. Soil carbon as affected by cover crops under no-till under tropical climate

    C. A. Rosolem, Y. Li and R. A. Garcia

    Version of Record online: 29 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12309

  2. Enhancing pedotransfer functions with environmental data for estimating bulk density and effective cation exchange capacity in a data-sparse situation

    S. I. C. Akpa, S. U. Ugbaje, T. F. A. Bishop and I. O. A. Odeh

    Version of Record online: 25 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12310

  3. Seasonal differences in tillage draught on a sandy loam soil with long-term additions of animal manure and mineral fertilizers

    C. Peltre, T. Nyord, B. T. Christensen, J. L. Jensen, I. K. Thomsen and L. J. Munkholm

    Version of Record online: 24 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12312

  4. The responses of soil, litter and root carbon stocks to the conversion of forest regrowth to crop and tree production systems used by smallholder farmers in eastern Amazonia

    E. C. M. Lemos, S. S. Vasconcelos, W. R. Santiago, M. C. M. de Oliveira Junior and C. M. de A. Souza

    Version of Record online: 14 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12308

  5. Fractal features of soil particle redistribution along sloping landscapes with hedge berms in the Three Gorges Reservoir Region of China

    P. Zhou, W. H. Zhuang, A. B. Wen and Z. L. Shi

    Version of Record online: 11 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12307



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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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