Soil Science Society of America Journal

(The H4-Index of Soil Science Society of America Journal is 20. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Cover crop impacts on soil physical properties: A review142
The processes of preferential flow in the unsaturated zone78
Salinity: Electrical conductivity and total dissolved solids71
The soil health assessment protocol and evaluation applied to soil organic carbon66
Portable X‐ray fluorescence spectrometry analysis of soils48
Nitrous oxide emissions and nitrogen use efficiency in wheat: Nitrogen fertilization timing and formulation, soil nitrogen, and weather effects48
Field‐scale apparent soil electrical conductivity38
Carbon‐sensitive pedotransfer functions for plant available water36
Can cover crops improve soil ecosystem services in water‐limited environments? A review34
Ammonia volatilization, nitrous oxide emissions, and corn yields as influenced by nitrogen placement and enhanced efficiency fertilizers32
X‐ray computed tomography–measured soil pore parameters as influenced by crop rotations and cover crops32
Cover crops and carbon sequestration: Lessons from U.S. studies31
Crop rotation enhances soybean yields and soil health indicators29
Intensification of no‐till agricultural systems: An opportunity for carbon sequestration29
A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods (PLFA and EL‐FAME) as soil health indicators28
Soil structure recovery following compaction: Short‐term evolution of soil physical properties in a loamy soil25
Gas permeability and water retention of a repacked silty sand amended with different particle sizes of peanut shell biochar25
Aligning science and policy of regenerative agriculture25
Selecting soil hydraulic properties as indicators of soil health: Measurement response to management and site characteristics21
Characterizing the pore size distribution of a chloride silt soil during freeze–thaw processes via nuclear magnetic resonance relaxometry21
Towards diverse representation and inclusion in soil science in the United States20