International Soil and Water Conservation Research

(The TQCC of International Soil and Water Conservation Research is 15. 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 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
The assessment of soil loss by water erosion in China138
A systematic review of soil erosion control practices on the agricultural land in Asia96
Advantages and disadvantages of terracing: A comprehensive review78
Critical review of the impact of cover crops on soil properties67
Determinants of adoption of multiple sustainable agricultural practices among smallholder farmers in Nigeria63
Predicted trends of soil erosion and sediment yield from future land use and climate change scenarios in the Lancang–Mekong River by using the modified RUSLE model59
Conservation management decreases surface runoff and soil erosion56
Evaluation of soil erosion risk and identification of soil cover and management factor (C) for RUSLE in European vineyards with different soil management54
Soil erosion assessment by RUSLE with improved P factor and its validation: Case study on mountainous and hilly areas of Hubei Province, China52
Recent advances in assessment of soil erosion vulnerability in a watershed48
Drivers of soil erosion and subsurface loss by soil leakage during karst rocky desertification in SW China46
Unsupervised learning approach in defining the similarity of catchments: Hydrological response unit based k-means clustering, a demonstration on Western Black Sea Region of Turkey44
Biochar derived from agricultural wastes and wood residues for sustainable agricultural and environmental applications41
Remote sensing of soil degradation: Progress and perspective40
Tillage and no-tillage effects on physical and chemical properties of an Argiaquoll soil under long-term crop rotation in Buenos Aires, Argentina38
Mulching as best management practice to reduce surface runoff and erosion in steep clayey olive groves37
Multi-criteria decision making methods to address rural land allocation problems: A systematic review37
Soil erosion: An important indicator for the assessment of land degradation neutrality in Russia36
Distinct and combined impacts of climate and land use scenarios on water availability and sediment loads for a water supply reservoir in northern Morocco35
Comparing surface erosion processes in four soils from the Loess Plateau under extreme rainfall events35
Predictions of soil and nutrient losses using a modified SWAT model in a large hilly-gully watershed of the Chinese Loess Plateau30
Is the runoff coefficient increasing or decreasing after ecological restoration on China’s Loess Plateau?30
Duration and intensity of rainfall events with the same erosivity change sediment yield and runoff rates30
Improved and sustainable agroecosystem, food security and environmental resilience through zero tillage with emphasis on soils of temperate and subtropical climate regions: A review29
Agro-residue biochar and N fertilizer addition mitigates CO2-C emission and stabilized soil organic carbon pools in a rain-fed agricultural cropland29
Carbon sequestration benefits of the grain for Green Program in the hilly red soil region of southern China28
Effects of land management practices and land cover types on soil loss and crop productivity in Ethiopia: A review28
Can integrated watershed management reduce soil erosion and improve livelihoods? A study from northern Ethiopia28
Factor influencing land degradation sensitivity and desertification in a drought prone watershed in Thailand28
Impact of short-term organic amendments incorporation on soil structure and hydrology in semiarid agricultural lands27
Assessment of deforestation impact on soil erosion in loess formation using 137Cs method (case study: Golestan Province, Iran)27
Spatial optimization of soil and water conservation practices using coupled SWAT model and evolutionary algorithm27
Seasonal changes of soil erosion and its spatial distribution on a long gentle hillslope in the Chinese Mollisol region27
Global analysis of cover management and support practice factors that control soil erosion and conservation27
Cadmium speciation as influenced by soil water content and zinc and the studies of kinetic modeling in two soils textural classes26
Fingerprinting sediment sources in a typical karst catchment of southwest China25
Prediction of sediment yield of the Inxu River catchment (South Africa) using the MUSLE23
Monitoring gully erosion in the European Union: A novel approach based on the Land Use/Cover Area frame survey (LUCAS)23
Small dams/reservoirs site location analysis in a semi-arid region of Mozambique23
Runoff and sediment yield in relation to precipitation, temperature and glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau23
Effects of a check dam system on the runoff generation and concentration processes of a catchment on the Loess Plateau23
Crop productivity, soil health, and energy dynamics of Indian Himalayan intensified organic maize-based systems23
GIS-based soil maps as tools to evaluate land capability and suitability in a coastal reclaimed area (Ravenna, northern Italy)22
Surface runoff and soil erosion in a natural regeneration area of the Brazilian Cerrado22
Double mulching improves soil properties and productivity of maize-based cropping system in eastern Indian Himalayas22
The application of proximal visible and near-infrared spectroscopy to estimate soil organic matter on the Triffa Plain of Morocco21
Human and climatic drivers of land and water use from 1997 to 2019 in Tarim River basin, China21
Effects of residue management and nitrogen fertilizer rates on accumulation of soil residual nitrate and wheat yield under no-tillage system in south-west of Iran21
Assessing soil thickness in a black soil watershed in northeast China using random forest and field observations19
Resident rhizosphere microbiome’s ecological dynamics and conservation: Towards achieving the envisioned Sustainable Development Goals, a review19
Remote estimates of suspended particulate matter in global lakes using machine learning models19
Effect of time resolution of rainfall measurements on the erosivity factor in the USLE in China19
Monitoring the variation of soil quality with sewage sludge application rates in absence of rhizosphere effect19
The soil configuration on granite residuals affects Benggang erosion by altering the soil water regime on the slope18
Changes of soil quality induced by different vegetation restoration in the collapsing gully erosion areas of southern China18
Remote sensing vs. field-based monitoring of agricultural terrace degradation18
Spatial distribution of water and wind erosion and their influence on the soil quality at the agropastoral ecotone of North China18
Effect of Polyacrylamide integrated with other soil amendments on runoff and soil loss: Case study from northwest Ethiopia18
Effect of joint structure and slope direction on the development of collapsing gully in tuffaceous sandstone area in South China18
Near-saturated soil hydraulic conductivity and pore characteristics as influenced by conventional and conservation tillage practices in North-West Himalayan region, India17
Evolution of river course and morphometric features of the River Ganga: A case study of up and downstream of Farakka Barrage17
Characteristics of unsaturated soil slope covered with capillary barrier system and deep-rooted grass under different rainfall patterns17
Determination of runoff coefficient (C) in catchments based on analysis of precipitation and flow events16
Ecological intensification of cropping systems enhances soil functions, mitigates soil erosion, and promotes crop resilience to dry spells in the Brazilian Cerrado16
Primary environmental factors controlling gully distribution at the local and regional scale: An example from Northeastern China16
Mapping soil erodibility in southeast China at 250 m resolution: Using environmental variables and random forest regression with limited samples16
Responses of flood peaks to land use and landscape patterns under extreme rainstorms in small catchments - A case study of the rainstorm of Typhoon Lekima in Shandong, China15
Impacts of different surface features on soil detachment in the subtropical region15
Microbiome analysis reveals soil microbial community alteration with the effect of animal excretion contamination and altitude in Tibetan Plateau of China15
Potential of conservation tillage and altered land configuration to improve soil properties, carbon sequestration and productivity of maize based cropping system in eastern Himalayas, India15