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. Salinity risk assessment using fuzzy multiple criteria evaluation

    S. Buchanan, J. Huang and J. Triantafilis

    Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12301

  2. A review of visual soil evaluation techniques for soil structure

    J. P. Emmet-Booth, P. D. Forristal, O. Fenton, B. C. Ball and N. M. Holden

    Version of Record online: 4 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12300

  3. The relationship between farmer opinion of suitable conditions for nutrient application, soil moisture deficit and weather

    A. Kerebel and N. M. Holden

    Version of Record online: 26 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12298

  4. Effects of forage type and gibberellic acid on nitrate leaching losses

    R. R. Woods, K. C. Cameron, G. R. Edwards, H. J. Di and T. J. Clough

    Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12297

  5. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
    The elusive role of soil quality in nutrient cycling: a review

    J. J. Schröder, R. P. O. Schulte, R. E. Creamer, A. Delgado, J. van Leeuwen, T. Lehtinen, M. Rutgers, H. Spiegel, J. Staes, G. Tóth and D. P. Wall

    Version of Record online: 16 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12288



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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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