Soil Science Society of America Journal

(The median citation count of Soil Science Society of America Journal is 2. 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
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
Soil structure recovery following compaction: Short‐term evolution of soil physical properties in a loamy soil25
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
Predicting hysteresis loops of the soil water characteristic curve from initial drying19
What do relationships between extractable metals and soil organic carbon concentrations mean?19
Predicting soil moisture content over partially vegetation covered surfaces from hyperspectral data with deep learning18
Fine grinding is needed to maintain the high accuracy of mid‐infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for soil property estimation17
Positive associations of soil organic matter and crop yields across a regional network of working farms17
Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi symbiosis on microbial diversity and enzyme activities in the rhizosphere soil of Artemisia annua17
Soil quality indices as affected by long‐term burning, irrigation, tillage, and fertility management16
Accessible, affordable, fine‐scale estimates of soil carbon for sustainable management in sub‐Saharan Africa16
Legume silvopastoral systems enhance soil organic matter quality in a subhumid tropical environment16
Advances in the heat‐pulse technique: Improvements in measuring soil thermal properties15
Long‐term effect of tillage and straw retention in conservation agriculture systems on soil carbon storage15
Halotolerant rhizobacterial consortium confers salt tolerance to maize under naturally salt‐affected soil15
Enriching organic carbon bioavailability can mitigate soil acidification induced by nitrogen fertilization in croplands through microbial nitrogen immobilization15
Digital soil science and beyond15
Ecosystem dynamics of crop–pasture rotations in a fifty‐year field experiment in southern South America: Century model and field results15
Evaluation of the impact of freeze–thaw cycles on the soil pore structure of alpine meadows using X‐ray computed tomography15
Diverse rotations impact microbial processes, seasonality and overall nitrous oxide emissions from soils14
Evaluation of a microplate spectrophotometer for soil organic carbon determination in south‐central Idaho14
A modeling framework to quantify the effects of compaction on soil water retention and infiltration14
Soil organic carbon sequestration calculated from depth distribution14
Interactions between water flow and microplastics in silt loam and loamy sand14
Deficit irrigation drives maize root distribution and soil microbial communities with implications for soil carbon dynamics14
Evaluating three calibration transfer methods for predictions of soil properties using mid‐infrared spectroscopy14
Soil development and mineral transformations along a one‐million‐year chronosequence on the Galápagos Islands14
A hybrid approach for predictive soil property mapping using conventional soil survey data13
Hydrochar, digestate, and process water impacts on a soil's microbial community, processes, and metal bioavailability13
Elevational gradients and distributions of aggregate associated organic carbon and nitrogen and stability in alpine forest ecosystems13
Mapping of soil organic carbon using machine learning models: Combination of optical and radar remote sensing data13
Bio‐tillage improves soil physical properties and maize growth in a compacted Vertisol by cover crops13
Intensive agricultural management‐induced subsurface accumulation of labile phosphorus in Midwestern agricultural soils dominated by tile lines13
Minimum dataset and metadata guidelines for soil‐test correlation and calibration research13
Surface‐soil carbon stocks greater under well‐managed grazed pasture than row crops13
Residue decomposition and priming of soil organic carbon following different NPK fertilizer histories12
Microcharacteristics of soil pores after raindrop action12
Estimating cation exchange capacity from agronomic soil tests: Comparing Mehlich‐3 and ammonium acetate sum of cations12
Agricultural peatlands conservation: How does the addition of plant biomass and copper affect soil fertility?12
Laboratory studies on the effect of adsorbed microbial extracellular polymeric substances on the acidity of selected variable‐charge soils12
Relating four‐day soil respiration to corn nitrogen fertilizer needs across 49 U.S. Midwest fields12
Soil health assessment after 40 years of conservation and conventional tillage management in Southeastern Coastal Plain soils12
Relationships of on‐farm soil health scores with corn and soybean yield in the midwestern United States12
A regional soil classification framework to improve soil health diagnosis and management12
Do soil health tests match farmer experience? Assessing biological, physical, and chemical indicators in the Upper Midwest United States12
Development and application of the Hydric Soil Technical Standard11
Space and time‐resolved monitoring of phosphorus release from a fertilizer pellet and its mobility in soil using microdialysis and X‐ray computed tomography11
Continuous in situ soil nitrate sensors: The importance of high‐resolution measurements across time and a comparison with salt extraction‐based methods11
RETRACTED: Biochar and compost amendment impacts on soil water and pore size distribution of a loamy sand soil11
Agroecosystem management responses to Haney soil health test in the southeastern United States11
Can permanganate oxidizable carbon predict soil function responses to soil organic matter management?11
Carryover effects of silicon‐rich amendments in rice paddies11
Effects of land use, tillage management, and crop diversification on soil physical quality in Cerrado agricultural systems11
Efficiency of fall versus spring applied urea‐based fertilizers treated with urease and nitrification inhibitors II. Crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency10
Soil mean‐weight diameter and stability index under contrasting tillage systems for cotton production in North Carolina10
Long‐term effects of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization on soil aggregate stability and aggregate‐associated carbon and nitrogen in the North China Plain10
The effects of dryland cropping system intensity on soil function and associated changes in macrofauna communities10
Soil‐test biological activity with the flush of CO2: VIII. Soil type and management diversity10
A mechanistic inquiry into the applicability of permanganate oxidizable carbon as a soil health indicator10
Anisotropy of subsoil pore characteristics and hydraulic conductivity as affected by compaction and cover crop treatments10
Total extractable phosphorus in flooded soil as affected by struvite and other fertilizer‐phosphorus sources10
Soil nitrification response to dairy digestate and inorganic ammonium sources depends on soil pH and nitrifier abundances10
New model for estimating geometric tortuosity of variably saturated porous media using 3D synchrotron microcomputed tomography imaging9
Split application of nutrients improve growth and yield of Huanglongbing‐affected citrus trees9
Faster carbon turnover in topsoil with straw addition is less beneficial to carbon sequestration than subsoil and mixed soil9
Do soil carbon sequestration and soil fertility increase by including a gramineous cover crop in continuous soybean?9
Soil organic carbon sequestration when converting a rainfed cropping system to irrigated corn under different tillage systems and N fertilizer rates9
Phosphorus adsorption characteristics in forested and managed podzolic soils9
Impacts of corn stover removal on carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide emissions9
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community structure following different grazing intensities in an alpine grassland9
Visible and near‐infrared reflectance spectroscopy analysis of soils9
Cover crop grazing impacts on soil properties and crop yields under irrigated no‐till corn–soybean management9
Enhancing the mechanical and hydraulic properties of coarse quartz sand using a water‐soluble hydrogel based on bacterial alginate for novel application in agricultural contexts9
Compost applications increase bacterial community diversity in the apple rhizosphere9
Estimating thermal conductivity of frozen soils from air‐filled porosity9
Quantification of physical soil crust thickness and its effects on runoff and sediment yield8
Prediction of multiple soil fertility parameters using VisNIR spectroscopy and PXRF spectrometry8
Implications of crop residue removal on soil physical properties: A review8
Contrasting carbon and nitrogen responses to tillage at different soil depths: An observation after 40‐year of tillage management8
Nitrification inhibitor reduces the inhibitory effect of N‐(n‐butyl) thiophosphoric triamide (NBPT) on the hydrolysis of urea8
Comparing biological methods for soil health assessments: EL‐FAME, enzyme activities, and qPCR8
Net global warming potential and greenhouse gas intensity8
Role of sulfur mineralization and fertilizer source in corn and soybean production systems8
Trichoderma asperellum alters fungal community composition in saline–alkaline soil maize rhizospheres8
Hydro‐physical soil properties as influenced by short and long‐term integrated crop–livestock agroecosystems8
Field measurements of soil cracks8
Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on improvement of degraded landscape soil in an ionized rare earth mining area, subtropical China8
Experimental investigation on water release and gas emission of evapotranspirative capillary barrier landfill covers8
Untangling soil‐weather drivers of daily N2O emissions and fertilizer management mitigation strategies in no‐till corn8
Understanding soil water effects on nitrogen release from controlled‐release fertilizers8
Advances in thermo‐time domain reflectometry technique: Measuring ice content in partially frozen soils8
Undergraduate degrees that train students for soil science careers at universities in the USA and its territories8
Enantioselective environmental behavior of the chiral fungicide mandipropamid in four types of Chinese soil8
Thermo–time domain reflectometry method: Advances in monitoring in situ soil bulk density8
Root‐zone enrichment of carbon, nitrogen, and soil‐test biological activity under cotton systems in North Carolina8
Modeling the kinetics of competitive sorption and desorption of Zn(II), Ni(II), and Pb(II) in an acidic soil: Stirred‐flow experiments8
Cover crop monocultures and mixtures affect soil health indicators and crop yield in the southeast United States8
Brackish groundwater and reverse osmosis concentrate influence soil physical and thermal properties and pecan evapotranspiration7
The effects of soil solarization and application of a Trichoderma biocontrol agent on soil fungal and prokaryotic communities7
Variation in soil‐test‐based phosphorus and potassium rate recommendations across the southern USA7
Parameterization of two‐dimensional approaches in HYDRUS‐2D: Part 2. Solute transport at the field and column scale7
Long‐term effects of lime and phosphogypsum on soil carbon and nitrogen and physical attributes under tropical no‐till7
Long‐term rice cultivation promoted microbial mineralization of organic P in a black soil7
Soil properties and biochemical composition of ground‐dwelling bee nests in agricultural settings7
Localized alteration of ferrihydrite natural organic matter coprecipitates following reaction with Fe(II)7
Soil organic matter, texture, and drying temperature effects on water content7
Bulk density, particle density, and porosity of two species of Sphagnum: Variability in measurement techniques and spatial distribution7
Less efficient residue‐derived soil organic carbon formation under no‐till irrigated corn7
Microbial biomass in forest soils under altered moisture conditions: A review7
Soil carbon sequestration potential and the identification of hotspots in the eastern Corn Belt of the United States7
Water management effect on soil oxidation, greenhouse gas emissions, and nitrogen leaching in drained peat soils7
In‐situ probe spacing calibration improves the heat pulse method for measuring soil heat capacity and water content7
Gas diffusion characteristics of agricultural soils from South Greenland7
Phytodesalination and chemical and organic conditioners to recover the chemical properties of saline‐sodic soil7
Biogeographic distribution patterns and assembly processes of nirS‐type and nirK‐type denitrifiers across the black soil zone in Northeast China7
Land management effects on wet aggregate stability and carbon content7
Evaluating buffer methods for determining lime requirement on acidified agricultural soils of the Palouse7
Parameterization of two‐dimensional approaches in HYDRUS‐2D: Part 1. Simulating water flow dynamics at the field scale7
Impact of nitrogen management and tillage practices on nitrous oxide emissions from rainfed corn7
Short‐term effects of bioenergy cropping on soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics in a Florida Ultisol7
Quantitative stable isotope probing with H218O to measure taxon‐specific microbial growth6
Soil aggregate‐associated organic carbon and nitrogen response to long‐term no‐till crop rotation, cover crop, and manure application6
Sensitivity and variability of soil health indicators in a California cropping system6
Molecular dynamics simulation of organic contaminant adsorption on organic‐coated smectite clay6
Improving the spatial prediction accuracy of soil alkaline hydrolyzable nitrogen using GWPCA‐GWRK6
Response of surface soil nutrients and organic carbon fractions to tillage erosion vs. water erosion in an agricultural landscape6
Conservation tillage supports soil macrofauna communities, infiltration, and farm profits in an irrigated maize‐based cropping system of Colorado6
Numerical soil classification supports soil identification by citizen scientists using limited, simple soil observations6
Sediment and soil organic carbon loss during continuous extreme scouring events on the Loess Plateau6
Biochar amendment did not influence the growth of two tree plantations on nutrient‐depleted Ultisols in the south Ecuadorian Amazon region6
Improved Beerkan run methodology to assess water impact effects on infiltration and hydraulic properties of a loam soil under conventional‐ and no‐tillage6
Application of infinite line source and cylindrical‐perfect‐conductors theories to heat pulse measurements with large sensors6
Optimization of measuring procedure of farmland soils using laser‐induced breakdown spectroscopy6
Combining Vis–NIR spectroscopy and advanced statistical analysis for estimation of soil chemical properties relevant for forest road construction6
Time in a bottle: Use of soil archives for understanding long‐term soil change6
Water repellency prediction in high‐organic Greenlandic soils: Comparing vis–NIRS to pedotransfer functions6
An approximate semi‐analytical model of sediment and nutrient transport on slopes under rainfall conditions6
Carbon dioxide flush as a soil health indicator related to soil properties and crop yields6
A new model for soil water vapor sorption isotherms considering adsorption and condensation6
Slope‐scale spatial variability of fractal dimension of soil particle size distribution at multiple depths6
Relating indicators to soil health functions in conventional and organic Mediterranean cropping systems6
Soil water retention curve inflection point: Insight into soil structure from percolation theory6
Effect of swine manure on soil health properties: A systematic review6
Predicting soil organic matter nitrogen mineralization5
A database of soil physical properties for the Kansas Mesonet5
An evaluation of nitrogen indicators for soil health in long‐term agricultural experiments5
Grassland conversion to croplands impacted soil pore parameters measured via X‐ray computed tomography5
Soil gypsum determination5
A preliminary assessment of the space‐for‐time substitution method in soil carbon change prediction5
A novel method to inverse the water retention curves with consideration of volume change during centrifuge testing5
Machine learning models for predicting soil particle size fractions from routine soil analyses in Quebec5
Responses of β‐glucosidase, permanganate oxidizable carbon, and fluorescein diacetate hydrolysis to conservation practices5
Root‐zone soil organic carbon enrichment is sensitive to land management across soil types and regions5
Isothermal titration calorimetry as a useful tool to examine adsorption mechanisms of phosphate on gibbsite at various solution conditions5
Assessing the effectiveness of agricultural conservation practices in maintaining soil organic carbon under contrasting agroecosystems and a changing climate5
Defining relative yield for soil test correlation and calibration trials in the Fertilizer Recommendation Support Tool5
Characterizing hydrologic effects on soil physicochemical variation within tree islands and marshes in the coastal Florida Everglades5
Approximate analytical solution and parameter estimation for one‐dimensional horizontal absorption based on the van Genuchten–Mualem model5
Manganese‐coated IRIS to document reducing soil conditions5
Spatial and fractal characterization of soil hydraulic properties along a catena5
Does harvesting cover crops eliminate the benefits of cover crops? Insights after three years5
Nitrogen requirements of first‐year small grains after alfalfa5
Application methods influence biochar–fertilizer interactive effects on soil nitrogen dynamics5
Macro and microscopic visual imaging tools to investigate metal reducing bacteria in soils5
Effects of cover crops on soil thermal properties of a corn cropping system5
Estimating specific surface area: Incorporating the effect of surface roughness and probing molecule size5
Empirical relationships between environmental factors and soil organic carbon produce comparable prediction accuracy to machine learning5
Influence of mechanized timber harvesting on soil compaction in northern hardwood forests5
Selection of elite Bradyrhizobium strains by biometric techniques for inoculation in cowpea5
A joint method to quantify source contributions of heavy metals to ecological and human health risks in oasis farmland soil5
Does deadwood moisture vary jointly with surface soil water content?5
Relationship of in‐season soil nitrogen concentration with corn yield and potential nitrogen losses5
Magnetic susceptibility in the prediction of soil attributes in southern Brazil5
Soil infiltration and conservative solute transport characteristics with different viscosity of hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose5
Compost inputs, cropping system, and rotation phase drive aggregate‐associated carbon5
Multivariate methods with feature wavebands selection and stratified calibration for soil organic carbon content prediction by Vis‐NIR spectroscopy5
Apparent kinetic properties of soil phosphomonoesterase and β‐glucosidase are disparately influenced by pH5
Application method influences the oxidation rate of biologically and chemically produced elemental sulfur fertilizers4
Calibration set optimization and library transfer for soil carbon estimation using soil spectroscopy—A review4
Comparison of Cornell sprinkle infiltrometer and double‐ring infiltrometer methods for measuring steady infiltration rate4
Cropping system management responses to Cornell and Alabama soil health assessment methods in the southeastern United States4
Calibration of Green‐Ampt wetting front suction for ponding and non‐ponding infiltration scenarios4
Response of soil health indicators to long‐term dairy manure in a semiarid irrigated cropping system4
Root‐dependent recovery of pore system functionality of compacted subsoil: A field case study with bio‐subsoilers in Denmark4
A subaqueous soil‐landscape conceptual model to guide soil survey in Chesapeake Bay subestuaries4
Identification of phosphorus index improvements through model comparisons across topographic regions in a small agricultural watershed in Vermont (USA)4
Soil nitrogen cycling under contrasting management systems in Amazon Coffea canephora agroecosystems4
How soil carbon fractions relate to soil properties and crop yields in dryland cropping systems?4
Soil‐test biological activity associates with soil aggregation characteristics under different land uses in North Carolina4
Transferability of a large mid‐infrared soil spectral library between two Fourier‐transform infrared spectrometers4
Evaluation of Mehlich‐3 for determination of cation exchange capacity in Kansas soils4
Efficacy of novel water‐absorbing polymer amended soil for improving drought resilience of Solanum lycopersicum4
Thermally induced changes in solubility and speciation of lead and iron minerals in a contaminated soil4
Abiotic soil properties affecting interpretation of IRIS sensors in tidal and freshwater soils4
Biosolids processing effect on sulfur plant availability4
Effects of increasing water activity on the relationship between water vapor sorption and clay content4
Warming rather than elevated CO2 shifts the rhizobacterial community composition in four maize‐growing soils4
Soil physical and hydrological properties as affected by a five‐year history of poultry litter applied to a cotton–corn–soybean rotation system4
Greenhouse gas emissions under winter wheat‐based organic and conventional crop productions4
Long‐term organic management combined with conservation tillage enhanced soil organic carbon accumulation and aggregation4
Managing soil nutrient buildup by rotating crops and fertilizers following repeated poultry litter applications4
Pore structure alteration in a reclaimed saline–sodic soil identified by multiscale X‐ray tomography4
In situ water infiltration: Influence of cover crops after growth termination4
New insights into the origin and evolution of glossic features in coarse‐textured soils in northern lower Michigan (USA)4
Long‐term grassland restoration exerts stronger impacts on the vertical distribution of labile over recalcitrant organic carbon fractions in Mollisols4
Aggregate stability in rainfall‐induced soil physical crusts on the Loess Plateau, Northwest China4
Modified self‐adaptive model for improving the prediction accuracy of soil organic matter by laser‐induced breakdown spectroscopy4
Temporal variability in organic amendment impacts on hydro‐physical properties of sandy agricultural soils4
Diffuse reflectance infrared spectroscopy estimates for soil properties using multiple partitions: Effects of the range of contents, sample size, and algorithms4
Assessing the impact of organic versus conventional agricultural management on soil hydraulic properties in a long‐term experiment4
Physical characterization of glacial rock flours from fjord deposits in South Greenland–Toward soil amendment4
Comparison of soil particle density determined by a gas pycnometer using helium, nitrogen, and air4
Linking water vapor sorption to water repellency in soils with high organic carbon contents4
Influence of oxytetracycline on boron adsorption at the hematite–water interface: A macroscopic and in situ ATR–FTIR study4
Alkalinity gradients in grasslands alter soil bacterial community composition and function4
The IRIS Imager: A freeware program for quantification of paint removal on IRIS films3
Soil microorganisms respond distinctively to adaptive multi‐paddock and conventional grazing in the southeastern United States3
Quantitative simulation of the particle size distribution of eroded sediment on grass slopes with intact plants and root slopes with the aboveground parts removed3
Evaluation of indirect and direct scoring methods to relate biochemical soil quality indicators to ecosystem services3
Cover crops and soil health in rainfed and irrigated corn: What did we learn after 8 years?3
Field measurement of wind erosion flux and soil erodibility factors as affected by tillage and seasonal drought3
The combined addition of citric and aromatic organic acids to an acid soil prolongs phosphorus availability3
Soil–air phase characteristics: Response to texture, density, and land use in Greenland and Denmark3
Long‐term ground cover affects soil bacterial community and carbon metabolism in the Loess Plateau, China3
Organic carbon controls water retention and plant available water in cultivated soils from South Greenland3
Linking litter decomposition to soil physicochemical properties, gas transport, and land use3
Long‐term effect of sugarcane residue management and chemical fertilization on soil physical properties in South Africa3
Biological conservation measures are better than engineering conservation measures in improving soil quality of eroded orchards in southern China3
Effects of Achnatherum inebrians ecotypes and endophyte status on plant growth, plant nutrient, soil fertility and soil microbial community3
Soil health responses of circular grass buffer strips in center‐pivot irrigated agriculture3
Cover crops can increase ammonia volatilization and reduce the efficacy of urease inhibitors3
Advances in heat‐pulse methods: Measuring soil water evaporation with sensible heat balance3