European Journal of Soil Biology

(The median citation count of European Journal of Soil Biology is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Rhizosphere microbial diversity and community dynamics during potato cultivation51
Significant decline in banana Fusarium wilt disease is associated with soil microbiome reconstruction under chilli pepper-banana rotation39
Combined biochar and nitrogen fertilizer change soil enzyme and microbial activities in a 2-year field trial37
Changes in soil bacterial community and enzyme activity under five years straw returning in paddy soil33
Comparative performance of conservation agriculture vis-a-vis organic and conventional farming, in enhancing plant attributes and rhizospheric bacterial diversity in Cajanus cajan: A field study31
Interactive effects of soil pH and substrate quality on microbial utilization27
Response of soil bacterial communities to the application of the herbicides imazethapyr and flumyzin27
Effect of repeated drying-rewetting cycles on soil extracellular enzyme activities and microbial community composition in arid and semi-arid ecosystems26
Litter composition has stronger influence on the structure of soil fungal than bacterial communities25
Glomalin related protein and C16:1ω5 PLFA associated with AM fungi as potential signatures for assessing the soil C sequestration under contrasting soil management practices25
Soil enzymes activity: Effect of climate smart agriculture on rhizosphere and bulk soil under cereal based systems of north-west India25
Long-term impacts of organic and conventional farming on the soil microbiome in boreal arable soil25
Long-term effects of gravel mulching and straw mulching on soil physicochemical properties and bacterial and fungal community composition in the Loess Plateau of China24
Stabilizing sand from dried-up lakebeds against wind erosion by accelerating biological soil crust development22
Impact of N-fertilization and peanut shell biochar on soil microbial community structure and enzyme activities in a Typic Haplustoll under different management practices22
Changes of acid and alkaline phosphatase activities in long-term chemical fertilization are driven by the similar soil properties and associated microbial community composition in acidic soil22
Impacts of simulated nitrogen deposition on soil enzyme activity in a northern temperate forest ecosystem depend on the form and level of added nitrogen21
Soil organic C and total N as well as microbial biomass C and N affect aggregate stability in a chronosequence of Chinese fir plantations21
Bacterial communities drive the resistance of soil multifunctionality to land-use change in karst soils21
Effect of land uses on soil microbial community structures among different soil depths in northeastern China21
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculation improve essential oil and physiological parameters and nutritional values of Thymus daenensis Celak and Thymus vulgaris L. under normal and drought stress cond21
Divergent effects of drought and nitrogen deposition on microbial and arthropod soil communities in a Mediterranean forest20
Microbial pathways account for the pH effect on soil N2O production20
Effects of re-vegetation restoration on soil bacterial community structure in degraded land in subtropical China19
Improved tomato yield and quality by altering soil physicochemical properties and nitrification processes in the combined use of organic-inorganic fertilizers19
Biochar interaction with chemical fertilizer regulates soil organic carbon mineralization and the abundance of key C-cycling-related bacteria in rhizosphere soil18
Spatial heterogeneity of soil quality within a Mediterranean alley cropping agroforestry system: Comparison with a monocropping system18
Effects of addition of nitrogen-enriched biochar on bacteria and fungi community structure and C, N, P, and Fe stoichiometry in subtropical paddy soils17
Long-term mineral fertilizer substitution by organic fertilizer and the effect on the abundance and community structure of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria in paddy soil of south China17
Runoff and soil loss from small plots of erosion-prone marl soil inoculated with bacteria and cyanobacteria under real conditions17
Composition, predicted functions, and co-occurrence networks of fungal and bacterial communities_ Links to soil organic carbon under long-term fertilization in a rice-wheat cropping system16
Different responses of soil hydrolases and oxidases to extreme drought in an alpine peatland on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China16
Implications of continuous and rotational cropping practices on soil bacterial communities in pineapple cultivation16
Changes in soil biochemical properties following application of bentonite as a soil amendment16
Lowering nitrogen inputs and optimizing fertilizer types can reduce direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions from rice-wheat rotation systems16
Phylogeny of the Eisenia nordenskioldi complex based on mitochondrial genomes15
Effects of nitrogen addition on C:N:P stoichiometry in moss crust-soil continuum in the N-limited Gurbantünggüt Desert, Northwest China15
Eight years of manure fertilization favor copiotrophic traits in paddy soil microbiomes15
Application of spent mushroom substrate suppresses Fusarium wilt in cucumber and alters the composition of the microbial community of the cucumber rhizosphere15
Greater fungal and bacterial biomass in soil large macropores under no-tillage than mouldboard ploughing14
Biochar and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi stimulate rice root growth strategy and soil nutrient availability14
Soil microbial community and enzymatic activity in soil particle-size fractions of spruce plantation and secondary birch forest14
Responses of soil ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea to short-term warming and nitrogen input in a semi-arid grassland on the Loess Plateau14
Precipitation exerts a strong influence on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi community and network complexity in a semiarid steppe ecosystem13
Effects of land use and elevation on the functional characteristics of soil enzymes at Mt. Kilimanjaro13
Differences in the rhizosphere effects among trees, shrubs and herbs in three subtropical plantations and their seasonal variations13
Aggregate-related changes in living microbial biomass and microbial necromass associated with different fertilization patterns of greenhouse vegetable soils13
Contrasting effects of cover crops on earthworms: Results from field monitoring and laboratory experiments on growth, reproduction and food choice12
Effects of rainfall amount and frequency on soil nitrogen mineralization in Zoigê alpine wetland12
Effects of experimental warming, precipitation increase and their interaction on AM fungal community in an alpine grassland of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau12
Effects of root exudate stoichiometry on CO2 emission from paddy soil12
Crust cover and prior soil moisture status affect the response of soil microbial community and function to extreme rain events in an arid area11
Abundance and diversity of denitrifying bacterial communities associated with N2O emission under long-term organic farming11
Investigating some mechanisms underlying stress metal adaptations of two Burkholderia sensu lato species isolated from New Caledonian ultramafic soils11
Vegetation rehabilitation increases soil enzyme activities in degraded land via carbon supply and nitrogen retention11
Prokaryotic community assembly after 40 years of soda solonetz restoration by natural grassland and reclaimed farmland11
Response of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea abundance and activity to land use changes in agricultural systems of the Central Andes11
Effect of land use and seasonality on nematode faunal structure and ecosystem functions in the Caatinga dry forest11
Soil organic carbon and total nitrogen predict large-scale distribution of soil fungal communities in temperate and alpine shrub ecosystems10
Carbon and nitrogen dynamics affected by litter and nitrogen addition in a grassland soil: Role of fungi10
Contrasting effects of long term phosphorus fertilization on glomalin-related soil protein (GRSP)10
Soil enzyme activities under the impact of long-term pollution from mining-metallurgical copper production10
Contribution of environmental factors on the distribution of antibiotic resistance genes in agricultural soil10
Soil fungi are more sensitive than bacteria to short-term plant interactions of Picea asperata and Abies faxoniana10
Microbial tradeoffs in internal and external use of resources regulated by phosphorus and carbon availability10
Labile fractions of soil nutrients shape the distribution of bacterial communities towards phosphorus recycling systems over elevation gradients in Gongga Mountain, SW China10
Effects of N addition and clipping on above and belowground plant biomass, soil microbial community structure, and function in an alpine meadow on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau9
Effects of salinity on microbial utilization of straw carbon and microbial residues retention in newly reclaimed coastal soil9
Tracing controls of autotrophic and heterotrophic nitrification in terrestrial soils9
The impact of cropping system, tillage and season on shaping soil fungal community in a long-term field trial9
Tree-scale spatial responses of extracellular enzyme activities and stoichiometry to different types of fertilization and cover crop in an apple orchard9
Biochar can reduce N2O production potential from rhizosphere of fertilized agricultural soils by suppressing bacterial denitrification9
Soil diatom communities and their relation to environmental factors in three types of soil from four cities in central-west China9
Microbial trade-off in soil organic carbon storage in a no-till continuous corn agroecosystem9
Effect of grazing exclusion on the temperature sensitivity of soil net nitrogen mineralization in the Inner Mongolian grasslands8
Level of soil moisture determines the ability of Eisenia fetida to re-incorporate carbon from decomposed rice straw into the soil8
Effect of canopy gap size on soil respiration in a mixed broadleaved-Korean pine forest: Evidence from biotic and abiotic factors8
A comparative study of the fauna associated with nest mounds of native and introduced populations of the red wood ant Formica paralugubris7
Drainage class and soil phosphorus availability shape microbial communities in Irish grasslands7
Earthworm communities are supported by perennial bioenergy cropping systems7
Varying interactive effects of climate, soil properties, and gross nitrogen dynamics on biomass production between the topsoil and the subsoil in natural grassland ecosystems7
Response of soil bacterial communities to organic carbon input under soil freeze-thaw in forest ecosystems7
Dramatic shifts in fungal communities following application of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth L.) in upland of Ultisol6
Effect of subtilisin, a protease from Bacillus sp., on soil biochemical parameters and microbial biodiversity6
Pectin drives microbial phosphorus solubilization in soil: Evidence from isolation-based and community-scale approaches6
Saprotrophic fungi buffer the adverse effects of soil acidification on the soil nutrient supply ability of Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata) plantations6
A long-term effect of Larix monocultures on soil physicochemical properties and microbes in northeast China6
Spatial and temporal variations of the community structure and abundance of Candidatus Methanoperedens nitroreducens-like archaea in paddy soils6
Effect of different fertilization regimes on the vertical distribution of anaerobic ammonium oxidation in paddy soils6
Contrasting phylogeographic patterns of earthworms (Crassiclitellata, Lumbricidae) on near-shore mediterranean islands6
Responses of soil insect communities to alpine wetland degradation on the eastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China6
Multiple dimensions of soil food-web research: History and prospects6
Soil organic matter mobilization by re-compaction of old forest skid trails6
Effects of N-enriched biochar on ecosystem greenhouse gas emissions, rice yield, and bacterial community diversity in subtropical rice paddy soils6
The fate of primed soil carbon between biomass immobilization and respiration is controlled by nutrient availability6
Litter chemical quality and bacterial community structure influenced decomposition in acidic forest soil6
Alteration in enzymatic stoichiometry controls the response of soil organic carbon dynamic to nitrogen and water addition in temperate cultivated grassland5
Microbial assembly adapted to low-P soils in three subtropical forests by increasing the maximum rate of substrate conversion of acid phosphatases but not by decreasing the half-saturation constant5
Effects of shrub revegetation on ground-active arthropod diversity and trophic structure in the Tengger desert5
NemaRec: A deep learning-based web application for nematode image identification and ecological indices calculation5
Land use and mineral fertilization influence soil microbial biomass and residues: A case study of a Chinese Mollisol5
Potential effect of nitrate applied during flood period on N2O emissions during subsequent drainage in a paddy soil5
Glyphosate spraying and earthworm Lumbricus terrestris L. activity: Evaluating short-term impact in a glasshouse experiment simulating cereal post-harvest5
Microbial communities in soil macro-aggregates with less connected networks respire less across successional and geographic gradients5
Changes in alpine grassland type drive niche differentiation of nitrifying communities on the Qinghai‒Tibetan Plateau5
Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis on the growth and reproduction of cherry tomato can be persistent to the next generation5
Springtail (Hexapoda: Collembola) functional group composition varies between different biotopes in Russian rice growing systems5
Effects of rumen microorganisms on straw returning to soil at different depths5
The compositions of rhizosphere microbiomes of wild and cultivated soybeans changed following the hybridization of their F1 and F2 generations5
Role of microbial communities in conferring resistance and resilience of soil carbon and nitrogen cycling following contrasting stresses5
Effect of pulse precipitation on soil CO2 release in different grassland types on the Tibetan Plateau5
Changes in soil quality, bacterial community and anti-pepper Phytophthora disease ability after combined application of straw and multifunctional composite bacterial strains5
A practical approach to constructing a knowledge graph for soil ecological research5
Nutrient cycling and microbial responses to termite and earthworm activity in soils amended with woody residues in the Sudano-Sahel5
The formation of protected SOM facilitated by labile C input via artificial roots5
Non-additive effects of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization on microbial biomass and residue distribution in a subtropical plantation4
Key drivers of soil arthropod community shift across a subalpine forest series vary greatly with litter and topsoil layers4
Changes in microbial and physicochemical properties under cover crop inclusion in a degraded common bean monoculture system4
The presence of earthworm Pontoscolex corethrurus rather than organic matter sources indirectly controls N2O flux in tropical plantation soils4
Soil microbial community structure is unaltered by grazing intensity and plant species richness in a temperate grassland steppe in northern China4
Enemy-free space and the distribution of ants, springtails and termites in the soil of one tropical rainforest4
Spatial variations in bacterial and archaeal abundance and community composition in boreal forest pine mycorrhizospheres4
Soil microorganisms decrease barley biomass uniformly across contrasting nitrogen availability4
Effects of transgenic oilseed rape harboring the Cry1Ac gene on microbial communities in the rhizosphere soil4
Microbial community structure and function in paddy soil as affected by water-saving irrigation mode4
Ammonia oxidizing bacteria dominate soil nitrification under different fertilization regimes in black soils of northeast China4
Straw amendment and soil tillage alter soil organic carbon chemical composition and are associated with microbial community structure4
Responses of crop yields, soil enzymatic activities, and microbial communities to different long-term organic materials applied with chemical fertilizer in purple soil4
Responses of soil organic carbon mineralization and its temperature sensitivity to re-vegetation in the agro-pastoral ecotone of northern China4
Differences in the effects of sodium selenate and sodium selenite on the mortality, reproduction, lipid peroxidation and glutathione redox status of Folsomia candida Willem 1902 (Collembola)4
Water content and communities of sulfur-oxidizing bacteria affect elemental sulfur oxidation in silty and sandy loam soils4
Resuscitation of soil microbiota after > 70-years of desiccation3
High-throughput sequencing covers greater nematode diversity than conventional morphotyping on natural cedar forests in Yakushima Island, Japan3
Two decades of monitoring earthworms in translocated grasslands at Manchester Airport3
Warming affects soil metabolome: The case study of Icelandic grasslands3
Metal-driven bacterial community variation in urban and suburban park soils of Shanghai, China3
Dominance of archaeal ammonia-oxidizers in soil nitrification across different soil types and fertilities in North China plain3
Long-term nitrogen-addition-induced shifts in the ectomycorrhizal fungal community are associated with changes in fine root traits and soil properties in a mixed Pinus koraiensis forest3
Common and management-specific responses of grassland soil bacterial communities to manure and chlortetracycline amendments3
Leguminous green manure mitigates methane emissions in paddy field by regulating acetoclastic and hydrogenotrophic methanogens3
Roles of plants in controlling the response of soil bacterial community to climate warming on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau3
Phylogeography and genetic lineages of Aporrectodea rosea (Lumbricidae, Annelida)3
Effects of single plant functional type loss on microbial community composition and litter decomposition in an alpine timberline ecotone3
Soil biota community structure and litter traits of grape vine plantation and natural ecosystem from Southern Brazil3
Two distinct ecological behaviours within anecic earthworm species in temperate climates3
Forest plant cover and mineral type determine the diversity and composition of mineral-colonizing fungal communities3
Diversity of soil arthropods in sugarcane in the Brazilian Cerrado: Influence of tillage systems, extraction methods, and sampling time3
Importance of fungi in a 63 years old long-term field experiment with 20 years of maize growth3
Effect of long-term nutrient management practices on soil health and paddy yield of rice-rice-fallow cropping system in tropic humid climate3
Earthworm burrow number and vertical distribution are affected by the crop sequence of a grass-clover rotation system3
Differential responses of soil arthropods to the application of biogas slurry and biochar in a coastal poplar plantation3
Unearthing the genetic divergence and gene flow of the earthworm Amynthas_YN2017 sp. (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) populations based on restriction site-associated DNA sequencing3