Soil Science Society of America Journal

(The TQCC of Soil Science Society of America Journal is 6. 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
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
Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi symbiosis on microbial diversity and enzyme activities in the rhizosphere soil of Artemisia annua17
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
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
Soil development and mineral transformations along a one‐million‐year chronosequence on the Galápagos Islands14
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Do soil carbon sequestration and soil fertility increase by including a gramineous cover crop in continuous soybean?9
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
Impacts of corn stover removal on carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide emissions9
Faster carbon turnover in topsoil with straw addition is less beneficial to carbon sequestration than subsoil and mixed soil9
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community structure following different grazing intensities in an alpine grassland9
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
Compost applications increase bacterial community diversity in the apple rhizosphere9
Estimating thermal conductivity of frozen soils from air‐filled porosity9
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
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
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
Brackish groundwater and reverse osmosis concentrate influence soil physical and thermal properties and pecan evapotranspiration7
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
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