(The TQCC of Pedosphere is 10. 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 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Biodiversity, current developments and potential biotechnological applications of phosphorus-solubilizing and -mobilizing microbes: A review130
Transport of cadmium from soil to grain in cereal crops: A review109
Environmental risks for application of iron and steel slags in soils in China: A review82
Strategies to mitigate the adverse effect of drought stress on crop plants—influences of soil bacteria: A review79
An overview on biochar production, its implications, and mechanisms of biochar-induced amelioration of soil and plant characteristics78
Hydrogen cyanide production by soil bacteria: Biological control of pests and promotion of plant growth in sustainable agriculture77
Advances in fungal-assisted phytoremediation of heavy metals: A review76
Impact of a biochar or a biochar-compost mixture on water relation, nutrient uptake and photosynthesis of Phragmites karka66
Potential of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria-plant interactions in mitigating salt stress for sustainable agriculture: A review60
Effects of long-term fertilizer applications on peanut yield and quality and plant and soil heavy metal accumulation59
Actinobacteria-enhanced plant growth, nutrient acquisition, and crop protection: Advances in soil, plant, and microbial multifactorial interactions57
Co-incorporation of rice straw and leguminous green manure can increase soil available nitrogen (N) and reduce carbon and N losses: An incubation study57
Optimization and modeling of glyphosate biodegradation by a novel Comamonas odontotermitis P2 through response surface methodology54
Effects of long-term fertilization with different substitution ratios of organic fertilizer on paddy soil50
Short-term effects of biochar and gypsum on soil hydraulic properties and sodicity in a saline-alkali soil50
A review of cadmium sorption mechanisms on soil mineral surfaces revealed from synchrotron-based X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy: Implications for soil remediation48
Efficiency of KOH-modified rice straw-derived biochar for reducing cadmium mobility, bioaccessibility and bioavailability risk index in red soil43
Synthesis of an eco-friendly nanocomposite fertilizer for common bean based on carbon nanoparticles from agricultural waste biochar42
Microplastics in soil: Impacts and microbial diversity and degradation38
Rhizosphere microbiomes can regulate plant drought tolerance35
Bacterial communities in paddy soils changed by milk vetch as green manure: A study conducted across six provinces in South China35
Soil phosphorus availability and rice phosphorus uptake in paddy fields under various agronomic practices34
Effects of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria on the molecular responses of maize under drought and heat stresses: A review33
Biosurfactant-assisted phytoremediation of potentially toxic elements in soil: Green technology for meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals33
Potassium sources, microorganisms and plant nutrition: Challenges and future research directions32
Nutrient cycling and greenhouse gas emissions from soil amended with biochar-manure mixtures29
Humic substances: Structure, function and benefits for agroecosystems—a review29
Silicon-mediated genotoxic alterations in Brassica juncea under arsenic stress: A comparative study of biochemical and molecular markers29
Effect of sewage sludge and sugarcane bagasse biochar on soil properties and sugar beet production28
Adsorption of emerging sodium p-perfluorous nonenoxybenzene sulfonate (OBS) onto soils: Kinetics, isotherms and mechanisms27
Plant- and microbe-assisted biochar amendment technology for petroleum hydrocarbon remediation in saline-sodic soils: A review27
Intercropping of Sonchus asper and Vicia faba affects plant cadmium accumulation and root responses27
Contribution of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and soil amendments to remediation of a heavy metal-contaminated soil using sweet sorghum26
Soil protists: An untapped microbial resource of agriculture and environmental importance26
Multi-scale processes influencing global carbon storage and land-carbon-climate nexus: A critical review26
Recent advances in the chemistry of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium as fertilizers in soil: A review24
Effect of organic amendment amount on soil nematode community structure and metabolic footprints in soybean phase of a soybean-maize rotation on Mollisols23
Diversity and versatile functions of metallothioneins produced by plants: A review23
A review on phorate persistence, toxicity and remediation by bacterial communities23
Long-term fertilization and residue return affect soil stoichiometry characteristics and labile soil organic matter fractions22
Increased phosphorus availability to corn resulting from the simultaneous applications of phosphate rock, calcareous rock, and biochar to an acid sandy soil22
Effect of biochar applied with plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) on soil microbial community composition and nitrogen utilization in tomato22
Interactive effects of elevation and land use on soil bacterial communities in the Tibetan Plateau21
Articulating beneficial rhizobacteria-mediated plant defenses through induced systemic resistance: A review21
Partial organic fertilizer substitution promotes soil multifunctionality by increasing microbial community diversity and complexity21
Co-inoculation of indigenous Pseudomonas oryzihabitans and Bradyrhizobium sp. modulates the growth, symbiotic efficacy, nutrient acquisition, and grain yield of soybean21
Rice straw recycling: A sustainable approach for ensuring environmental quality and economic security20
How do greenhouse gas emissions vary with biofertilizer type and soil temperature and moisture in a tropical grassland?20
Decreased nitrous oxide emissions associated with functional microbial genes under bio-organic fertilizer application in vegetable fields20
Determining the optimum range of soil Olsen P for high P use efficiency, crop yield, and soil fertility in three typical cropland soils20
Earthworm biomass and population structure are negatively associated with changes in organic residue nitrogen concentration during vermicomposting20
Seed priming with Pseudomonas putida isolated from rhizosphere triggers innate resistance against Fusarium wilt in tomato through pathogenesis-related protein activation and phenylpropanoid pathway19
Effects of substituting chemical fertilizers with manure on rice yield and soil labile nitrogen in paddy fields of China: A meta-analysis19
Effects of the nitrification inhibitor nitrapyrin and the plant growth regulator gibberellic acid on yield-scale nitrous oxide emission in maize fields under hot climatic conditions19
Autochthonous halotolerant plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria promote bacoside A yield of Bacopa monnieri (L.) Nash and phytoextraction of salt-affected soil19
Combined effects of soil texture and machine operating trail gradient on changes in forest soil physical properties during ground-based skidding19
Soil properties, grassland management, and landscape diversity drive the assembly of earthworm communities in temperate grasslands18
Simulating soil erodibility in southeastern China using a sequential Gaussian algorithm18
Impacts of silver nanoparticles on enzymatic activities, nitrifying bacteria, and nitrogen transformation in soil amended with ammonium and nitrate18
Earthworm regulation of nitrogen pools and dynamics and marker genes of nitrogen cycling: A meta-analysis17
Halophile plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria induce salt tolerance traits in wheat seedlings (Triticum aestivum L.)17
Soil particle size range correction for improved calibration relationship between the laser-diffraction method and sieve-pipette method17
Responses of soil nematode community to monoculture or mixed culture of a grass and a legume forage species in China17
Priming effect and its regulating factors for fast and slow soil organic carbon pools: A meta-analysis16
Yield-scaled nitrous oxide emissions from nitrogen-fertilized croplands in China: A meta-analysis of contrasting mitigation scenarios15
Elevated carbon dioxide stimulates nitrous oxide emission in agricultural soils: A global meta-analysis15
Comparison of potential potassium leaching associated with organic and inorganic potassium sources in different arable soils in China15
Impacts of wetting-drying cycles on short-term carbon and nitrogen dynamics in Amynthas earthworm casts15
Agronomic evaluation of Herbaspirillum seropedicae strain ZAE94 as an inoculant to improve maize yield in Brazil14
Chemical oxidation of arsenic in the environment and its application in remediation: A mini review14
Enhanced N2O emission rate in field soil undergoing conventional intensive fertilization is attributed to the shifts of denitrifying guilds14
Information extraction and dynamic evaluation of soil salinization with a remote sensing method in a typical county on the Huang-Huai-Hai Plain of China14
Effects of the nitrification inhibitor nitrapyrin and tillage practices on yield-scaled nitrous oxide emission from a maize field in Iran14
Sensitivity analysis of the SWAP (Soil-Water-Atmosphere-Plant) model under different nitrogen applications and root distributions in saline soils14
Improvement of phosphorus uptake, phosphorus use efficiency, and grain yield of upland rice (Oryza sativa L.) in response to phosphate-solubilizing bacteria blended with phosphorus fertilizer14
A simple and easy method to measure ammonia volatilization: Accuracy under field conditions13
Rice productivity and profitability with slow-release urea containing organic-inorganic matrix materials13
Modelling soil erodibility in mountain rangelands of southern Kyrgyzstan13
Effects of soil amendments, foliar sprayings of silicon and selenium and their combinations on the reduction of cadmium accumulation in rice13
Effects of deep placement of fertilizer on periphytic biofilm development and nitrogen cycling in paddy systems13
Characterization of extracellular phosphatase activities in periphytic biofilm from paddy field13
Microbial remediation of a pentachloronitrobenzene-contaminated soil under Panax notoginseng: A field experiment13
Interactive effects of elevated CO2 and nitrogen fertilization levels on photosynthesized carbon allocation in a temperate spring wheat and soil system12
Estimating soil ammonium adsorption using pedotransfer functions in an irrigation district of the North China Plain12
Short-term biochar effect on soil physicochemical and microbiological properties of a degraded alpine grassland12
Effects of different continuous fertilizer managements on soil total nitrogen stocks in China: A meta-analysis12
Effect of long-term fertilization on bacterial communities in wheat endosphere12
Difficult-to-culture bacteria in the rhizosphere: The underexplored signature microbial groups12
Soil texture affects the conversion factor of electrical conductivity from 1:5 soil-water to saturated paste extracts12
Impacts of land use and salinization on soil inorganic and organic carbon in the middle-lower Yellow River Delta12
Cropping leads to loss of soil organic matter: How can we prevent it?12
Effectiveness of plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Pantoea sp. BRM17 in enhancing canola growth on phosphogypsum-amended soil12
Soil organic matter content and chemical composition under two rotation management systems in a Mediterranean climate11
Distribution characteristics and diversities of cbb and coxL genes in paddy soil profiles from southern China11
Effects of warming, wetting and nitrogen addition on substrate-induced respiration and temperature sensitivity of heterotrophic respiration in a temperate forest soil11
Role of beneficial microbial gene pool in mitigating salt/nutrient stress of plants in saline soils through underground phytostimulating signalling molecules11
Estimating rice paddy areas in China using multi-temporal cloud-free normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) imagery based on change detection11
Advancement of noble metallic nanoparticles in agriculture: A promising future11
Effects of porous clay ceramic rates on aeration porosity characteristics in a structurally degraded soil under greenhouse vegetable production11
Driving factors of soluble organic nitrogen dynamics in paddy soils: Structure equation modeling analysis11
Optimizing the use of open chambers to measure ammonia volatilization in field plots amended with urea11
Effect of calcium silicate on nutrient use of lowland rice and greenhouse gas emission from a paddy soil under alternating wetting and drying11
Phosphorus accumulation and leaching risk of greenhouse vegetable soils in Southeast China11
Reduced tillage with residue retention improves soil labile carbon pools and carbon lability and management indices in a seven-year trial with wheat-mung bean-rice rotation10
Soil physicochemical and microbial drivers of temperature sensitivity of soil organic matter decomposition under boreal forests10
Effects of silver nanoparticle size, concentration and coating on soil quality as indicated by arylsulfatase and sulfite oxidase activities10
Role of methylotrophic bacteria in managing abiotic stresses for enhancing agricultural production10
Magnesium-fortified phosphate fertilizers improve nutrient uptake and plant growth without reducing phosphorus availability10
Optimization of nitrogen fertilizer rate under integrated rice management in a hilly area of Southwest China10
Prospecting microbial biofilms as climate smart strategies for improving plant and soil health: A review10
Soil property mapping by combining spatial distance information into the Soil Land Inference Model (SoLIM)10
Insight into modified biochars and their immobilizing effects on heavy metal(loid)s in contaminated soils: Mechanisms and influencing factors10
Integrated rice management simultaneously improves rice yield and nitrogen use efficiency in various paddy fields10
Sorption and desorption characteristics of sulfamethazine in three different soils before and after removal of organic matter10
Characteristics of greenhouse gas emissions from rice paddy fields in South Korea under climate change scenario RCP-8.5 using the DNDC model10
Elevated atmospheric CO2 reduces CH4 and N2O emissions under two contrasting rice cultivars from a subtropical paddy field in China10
Root exclusion methods for partitioning of soil respiration: Review and methodological considerations10
Impact of drilling waste pollution on land cover in a high subarctic forest-tundra zone10
Stabilization of chromium(VI) by hydroxysulfate green rust in chromium(VI)-contaminated soils10
Soil chronosequence and biosequence on old lake sediments of the Burdur Lake in Turkey10