European Journal of Soil Science

(The TQCC of European Journal of Soil Science is 7. 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.)
Climate change impacts on soil salinity in agricultural areas360
Changes in soil pH and mobility of heavy metals in contaminated soils109
A holistic perspective on soil architecture is needed as a key to soil functions69
What is a good level of soil organic matter? An index based on organic carbon to clay ratio65
European Soil Data Centre 2.0: Soil data and knowledge in support of the EU policies54
Soil multifunctionality: Synergies and trade‐offs across European climatic zones and land uses45
Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for estimating soil properties: A technology for the 21st century43
The role of biochar particle size and hydrophobicity in improving soil hydraulic properties42
Functional root trait‐based classification of cover crops to improve soil physical properties42
Soil carbon sequestration for climate change mitigation: Mineralization kinetics of organic inputs as an overlooked limitation40
The impact of drought and rewetting on N2O emissions from soil in temperate and Mediterranean climates37
Relations between soil organic carbon content and the pore size distribution for an arable topsoil with large variations in soil properties37
Wet sieving versus dry crushing: Soil microaggregates reveal different physical structure, bacterial diversity and organic matter composition in a clay gradient35
The cost‐effectiveness of reflectance spectroscopy for estimating soil organic carbon33
Comparing two theories about the nature of soil phosphate32
Towards a standardization of soil‐related ecosystem service assessments31
Soil organic carbon and clay content as deciding factors for net nitrogen mineralization and cereal yields in boreal mineral soils31
Perspectives on data‐driven soil research30
Long‐term zero‐tillage enhances the protection of soil carbon in tropical agriculture29
Estimating soil chemical properties by diffuse reflectance spectroscopy: Promise versus reality29
Inconsistent effects of agricultural practices on soil fungal communities across 12 European long‐term experiments28
RUSSELL REVIEW Are plant roots only “in” soil or are they “of” it? Roots, soil formation and function27
How pore structure non‐stationarity compromises flow properties representativity (REV) for soil samples: Pore‐scale modelling and stationarity analysis26
Effect of soil thickness on rainfall infiltration and runoff generation from karst hillslopes during rainstorms25
Estimation of carbon stocks in boreal cropland soils ‐ methodological considerations25
Accounting for soil architecture and microbial dynamics in microscale models: Current practices in soil science and the path ahead24
Pore‐scale view of microbial turnover: Combining 14C imaging, μCT and zymography after adding soluble carbon to soil pores of specific sizes24
Impact of biochar on nutrient supply, crop yield and microbial respiration on sandy soils of northern Germany23
Sustainable futures over the next decade are rooted in soil science23
Compressing soil structural information into parameterized correlation functions22
Potential accumulation of toxic trace elements in soils during enhanced rock weathering22
Spatiotemporal modelling of soil moisture in an Atlantic forest through machine learning algorithms22
LUCAS Soil Biodiversity and LUCAS Soil Pesticides, new tools for research and policy development22
A well‐established fact: Rapid mineralization of organic inputs is an important factor for soil carbon sequestration20
How do natural soil NH4+, NO3 and N2O interact in response to nitrogen input in different climatic zones? A glo19
A meta‐analysis of carbon content and stocks in Technosols and identification of the main governing factors19
Can yield, soil C and aggregation be improved under long‐term conservation agriculture in the eastern Indo‐Gangetic plain of India?19
Out of the dark: Using energy flux to connect above‐ and belowground communities and ecosystem functioning18
Interacting effects of urea and water addition on soil mineral‐bound phosphorus dynamics in semi‐arid grasslands with different land‐use history18
Seasonal changes of soil carbon fractions and enzyme activities in response to winter cover crops under long‐term rotation and tillage systems18
On inorganic N uptake by vascular plants: Can 15N tracer techniques resolve the NH4+ versus NO3 “preference” co18
Soil thermal conductivity model by de Vries: Re‐examination and validation analysis17
Maize straw and its biochar affect phosphorus distribution in soil aggregates and are beneficial for improving phosphorus availability along the soil profile17
Identifying the fingerprint of permanganate oxidizable carbon as a measure of labile soil organic carbon using Fourier transform mid‐infrared photoacoustic spectroscopy17
The concentration and size distribution of iron‐rich colloids in pore waters are related to soil organic matter content and pore water calcium concentration17
Emissions of nitrous oxide, dinitrogen and carbon dioxide from three soils amended with carbon substrates under varying soil matric potentials17
Flow resistance in mobile bed rills shaped in soils with different texture16
A medieval hillfort as an island of extraordinary fertile Archaeological Dark Earth soil in the Czech Republic16
Impacts of land use and cropland management on soil organic matter and greenhouse gas emissions in the Brazilian Cerrado16
Assessing multifunctionality of agricultural soils: Reducing the biodiversity trade‐off16
A new theory for soil health16
Modelling soil water retention and water‐holding capacity with visible–near‐infrared spectra and machine learning16
Changes in soil pH and addition of inorganic phosphate affect glyphosate adsorption in agricultural soil15
Performance of field‐scale lab vs in situ visible/near‐ and mid‐infrared spectroscopy for estimation of soil properties15
A mesocosm‐based assessment of whether root hairs affect soil erosion by simulated rainfall15
Cycling of reduced phosphorus compounds in soil and potential impacts of climate change15
Effects of drying and simulated flooding on soil phosphorus dynamics from two contrasting UK grassland soils15
Decomposition and nutrient release from legume and non‐legume residues in a tropical soil15
Insights into conjugative transfer of antibiotic resistance genes affected by soil minerals15
Quantitative estimation of stochastic and deterministic processes for soil prokaryotic community assembly in the Yellow River floodplain14
Soil bacterial and fungal communities are linked with plant functional types and soil properties under different grazing intensities14
On the use of air temperature and precipitation as surrogate predictors in soil respiration modelling14
Seasonal patterns of greenhouse gas emissions from a forest‐to‐bog restored site in northern Scotland: Influence of microtopography and vegetation on carbon dioxide and methane dynamics14
Greater, but not necessarily better: The influence of biochar on soil hydraulic properties14
Statistical modelling of measurement error in wet chemistry soil data14
Controls on variation of soil organic carbon concentration in the shrublands of the north‐eastern Tibetan Plateau14
Investigation of the soil properties that affect Olsen P critical values in different soil types and impact on P fertiliser recommendations13
Spatial evaluation and trade‐off analysis of soil functions through Bayesian networks13
Effect of soil internal forces on fragment size distributions after aggregate breakdown and their relations to splash erosion13
The effect of temperature and wetting–drying cycles on soil wettability: Dynamic molecular restructuring processes at the solid–water–air interface13
Relative efficacy and stability of biological and synthetic nitrification inhibitors in a highly nitrifying soil: Evidence of apparent nitrification inhibition by linoleic acid and linolenic acid13
Agricultural soils: A sink or source of methane across the British Isles?13
Race and racism in soil science13
Grazed temporary grass‐clover leys in crop rotations can have a positive impact on soil quality under both conventional and organic agricultural systems13
X‐ray tomography analysis of soil biopores structure under wetting and drying cycles12
Desiccation and cracking behaviour of clay loam subjected to different irrigation methods during wetting–drying cycles12
Synergistic use of hyperspectral imagery, Sentinel‐1 and LiDAR improves mapping of soil physical and geochemical properties at the farm‐scale12
The potential of ryegrass as cover crop to reduce soil N2O emissions and increase the population size of denitrifying bacteria12
A comparison of machine learning algorithms for mapping soil iron parameters indicative of pedogenic processes by hyperspectral imaging of intact soil profiles12
Changes in microbial utilization and fate of soil carbon following the addition of different fractions of anaerobic digestate to soils12
Preferential flow patterns in forested hillslopes of east Tibetan Plateau revealed by dye tracing and soil moisture network12
A theoretical model to predict suffusion‐induced particle movement in cohesionless soil under seepage flow12
Response of subsoil organic matter contents and physical properties to long‐term, high‐rate farmyard manure application12
Significant structural evolution of a long‐term fallow soil in response to agricultural management practices requires at least 10 years after conversion12
Contributions and future priorities for soil science: Comparing perspectives from scientists and stakeholders12
A decision support framework assessing management impacts on crop yield, soil carbon changes and nitrogen losses to the environment12
A modification to the van Genuchten model for improved prediction of relative hydraulic conductivity of unsaturated soils11
Nitrification inhibitor 3,4‐dimethylpyrazole phosphate (DMPP) reduces N2O emissions by altering the soil microbial community in a wheat–maize rotation on the North Chi11
Development and functional evaluation of pedotransfer functions for soil hydraulic properties for the Zambezi River Basin11
International gender equity in soil science11
The distinct responses of bacteria and fungi in different‐sized soil aggregates under different management practices11
Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from a ratoon paddy field in Sichuan Province, China11
The impact, identification and management of dispersive soils in rainfed cropping systems11
Particle size primarily shifts chemical composition of organic matter under long‐term fertilization in paddy soil11
Combined effects of rainfall types and antecedent soil moisture on runoff generation at a hillslope of red soil region11
Understanding the joint impacts of soil architecture and microbial dynamics on soil functions: Insights derived from microscale models11
Cereal straw incorporation and ryegrass cover crops: The path to equilibrium in soil carbon storage is short11
Modelling spatial and temporal soil organic carbon dynamics under climate and land management change scenarios, northern Ethiopia10
Untrafficked furrowed seedbed sustains soil physical quality in sugarcane mechanized fields10
Accounting for analytical and proximal soil sensing errors in digital soil mapping10
Multi‐modelling predictions show high uncertainty of required carbon input changes to reach a 4‰ target10
Soil pH drives poplar rhizosphere soil microbial community responses to ozone pollution and nitrogen addition10
Dynamic changes in soil erosion risk and its driving mechanism: A case study in the Loess Plateau of China10
Spectral variable selection for estimation of soil organic carbon content using mid‐infrared spectroscopy10
Multifractal analysis of soil particle size distribution to evaluate the effects of gypsum on the quality of sodic soils10
Scenario modelling of carbon mineralization in 3D soil architecture at the microscale: Toward an accessibility coefficient of organic matter for bacteria10
Chemical composition of soil organic carbon from mixed aspen‐conifer forests characterized with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy9
A semi‐empirical model to predict the EM38 electromagnetic induction measurements of soils from basic ground properties9
Do tree species affect decadal changes in soil organic carbon and total nitrogen stocks in Danish common garden experiments?9
Habitat determines the relationships among bacteria, resistance genes and mobile genetic elements in the soil–plant system9
Soil respiration spatial and temporal variability in China between 1961 and 20149
Soil aeration and redox potential as function of pore connectivity unravelled by X‐ray microtomography imaging9
Decreased soil aggregation and reduced soil organic carbon activity in conventional vegetable fields converted from paddy fields9
The legacy of acidic deposition controls soil organic carbon pools in temperate forests across the Czech Republic9
Phage‐bacterium interactions and nutrient availability can shape C and N retention in microbial biomass8
Long‐term changes in paddy soil fertility in tropical Asia after 50 years of the Green Revolution8
Resilience of microbial communities in Mediterranean soil after induced drought and manipulated UV radiation8
Impact of Dicranopteris linearis roots on the shear strength of different soil layers in collapsing wall of Benggang8
Reducing tillage intensity benefits the soil micro‐ and mesofauna in a global meta‐analysis8
Feature and mechanism analysis of dispersive soil disintegration impacted by soil water content, density, and salinity8
Investigating unfrozen water and its components during freeze–thaw action in loess using a novel NMR technique8
Monitoring soil microbial communities using molecular tools: DNA extraction methods may offset long‐term management effects8
Effects of mucilage concentration at different water contents on mechanical stability and elasticity in a loamy and a sandy soil8
Increasing soil organic carbon pools and wheat yields by optimising tillage and fertilisation on the Loess Plateau in China8
Describing and explaining the reaction of soils with phosphate using existing observations8
Hillslope geodiversity effects on properties and composition of biological soil crusts in drylands8
Trace metal accumulation in agricultural soils from mineral phosphate fertiliser applications in European long‐term field trials8
Effects of different organic amendments on soil pore structure acquired by three‐dimensional investigation8
Legacy of war: Pedogenesis divergence and heavy metal contamination on the WWI front line a century after battle8
Effects of organic carbon and clay contents on structure‐related properties of arable soils with high clay content8
Applying cover crop residues as diverse mixtures increases initial microbial assimilation of crop residue‐derived carbon8
Soil macroporosity and water flow in the root zone of oases in hyper‐arid regions8
Adsorption of cations at the illite–water interface and its effect on intrinsic potassium ions8
Slippery liquid‐infused porous surfaces: The effect of oil on the water repellence of hydrophobic and superhydrophobic soils8
Aridity and geochemical drivers of soil micronutrient and contaminant availability in European drylands7
Biocrust‐forming lichens increase soil available phosphorus under simulated climate change7
Linking deforestation patterns to soil types: A multifractal approach7
The legacy effect of synthetic N fertiliser7
National soil data in EU countries, where do we stand?7
Introducing a mechanistic model in digital soil mapping to predict soil organic matter stocks in the Cantabrian region (Spain)7
A modelling approach to evaluate land management options for recently burnt catchments7
Stocktake study of current fertilisation recommendations across Europe and discussion towards a more harmonised approach7
Forty years of soil research funded by the European Commission: Trends and future. A systematic review of research projects7
Soil properties and microbial processes in response to land‐use change in agricultural highlands of the Central Andes7
Effects of mixing tree species and water availability on soil organic carbon stocks are depth dependent in a temperate podzol7
Extending grassland age for climate change mitigation and adaptation on clay soils7
Linkage between microbial functional genes and net N mineralisation in forest soils along an elevational gradient7
Carbon sequestration in artificial silicate soils facilitated by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and glomalin‐related soil protein7
Estimation of soil specific surface area from adsorbed soil water content7
Effect of combining straw‐derived materials and wood ash on alkaline soil carbon content and the microbial community7
A morphological approach to evaluating the nature of vineyard soils in semiarid Mediterranean environment7
X‐ray computed tomography imaging of solute movement through ridged and flat plant systems7
Quantification of soil structure via synchrotron X‐ray tomography after 22 years of fertilization7
Applying CCB to predict management change affected long‐term SOM turnover of the Extended Static Fertilization Experiment in Bad 7
Clay mineralogical composition and chemical properties of Haplic Luvisol developed on loess in the protected landscape area Litovelské Pomoraví7
The effect of organic and conventional management practices on soil macropore structure in greenhouse vegetable production7
Anthropogenic dark earth: Evolution, distribution, physical, and chemical properties7
Predicting evaporation from moist, cracked soil, based on near‐surface wind speed, crack width and crack distance7