Soil Use and Management

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

Impact Factor: 2.117

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 14/34 (Soil Science)

Online ISSN: 1475-2743

Associated Title(s): European Journal of Soil Science

Just Published Articles

  1. Short-term residual N unaffected by forbs in grass-clover mixtures

    N. R. Dhamala, J. Rasmussen, W.-F. Cong, G. Carlsson, K. Søegaard and J. Eriksen

    Version of Record online: 17 AUG 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12368

  2. Nitrogen release and mineralization potential of derivatives from nutrient recovery processes as substitutes for fossil fuel-based nitrogen fertilizers

    I. Sigurnjak, J. De Waele, E. Michels, F. M. G. Tack, E. Meers and S. De Neve

    Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12366

  3. Does variable rate irrigation decrease nutrient leaching losses from grazed dairy farming?

    R. W. McDowell

    Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12363

  4. Scope to map soil management units at the district level from remotely sensed γ-ray spectrometry and proximal sensed EM induction data

    Y. Z. Jing, J. Huang, R. Banks and J. Triantafilis

    Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12359

  5. Effects of live wetland plant macrophytes on acidification, redox potential and sulphate content in acid sulphate soils

    P. S. Michael, R. W. Fitzpatrick and R. J. Reid

    Version of Record online: 14 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/sum.12362



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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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