Peer-reviewed articles


  1. Vanino, S.; Pirelli, T.; Di Bene, C.; Bøe, F.; Castanheira, N.; Chenu, C.; Cornu, S.; Feiza, V.; Fornara, D.; Heller, O.; Kasparinskis, R.; Keesstra, S.; Lasorella, M.V.; Madenoğlu, S.; Meurer, K.H.E.; O'Sullivan, L.; Peter, N.; Piccini, C.; Siebielec, G.; Smreczak, B.; Thorsøe, M.H.; Farina, R. Barriers and opportunities of soil knowledge to address soil challenges: Stakeholders’ perspectives across Europe. Journal of Environmental Management, 2023, Volume 325, Part B, 2023, 116581, ISSN 0301-4797,
  2. Layla M. San-Emeterio, Nicasio T. Jiménez-Morillo, Ignacio M. Pérez-Ramos, María T. Domínguez, José A. González-Pérez. 2023. Changes in soil organic matter molecular structure after five-years mimicking climate change scenarios in a Mediterranean savannah. Science of the Total Environment 857.
  3. Tadiello, T., Acutis, M., Perego, A., Schillaci, C., & Valkama, E. 2023. Soil organic carbon under conservation agriculture in Mediterranean and humid subtropical climates: Global meta-analysis. European Journal of Soil Science, 74(1), e13338.
  4. Blanchy, G., Bragato, G., Di Bene, C., Jarvis, N., Larsbo, M., Meurer, K., Garre, S. 2023. Soil and crop management practices and the water regulation functions of soils: a qualitative synthesis of meta-analyses relevant to European agriculture. SOIL, 9, 1–20, 2023
  5. Bamiere, L; Bellassen, V; Angers, D; Cardinael, R; Ceschia, E; Chenu, C; Constantin, J; Delame, N; Diallo, A; Graux, AI; Houot, S; Klumpp, K; Launay, C; Letort, E; Martin, R; Meziere, D; Mosnier, C; Rechauchere, O; Schiavo, M; Therond, O; Pellerin, S. 2023. A marginal abatement cost curve for climate change mitigation by additional carbon storage in French agricultural land.
  6. Tao, F; Palousuo, T; Lehtonen, A; Heikkinen, J; & Mäkipää, R. 2023. Soil organic carbon sequestration potential for croplands in Finland over 2021–2040 under the interactive impacts of climate change and agricultural management. Agricultural Systems, Volume 209, 2023, 103671, ISSN 0308-521X,
  7. Fohrafellner, J., Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S., Murugan, R., and Valkama, E.: Quality assessment of meta-analyses on soil organic carbon, SOIL, 9, 117–140,
  8. Blanchy, G., Albrecht, L., Koestel, J., and Garré, S.: Potential of natural language processing for metadata extraction from environmental scientific publications, SOIL, 9, 155–168.
  9. Zayani, H. and Zribi, M. and Baghdadi, N. and Ayari, E. and Kassouk, Z. and Lili-Chabaane, Z. and Michot, D. and Walter, C. and Fouad, Y. Potential of C-Band Sentinel-1 Data for Estimating Soil Moisture and Surface Roughness in a Watershed in Western France, IGARSS 2022 - 2022 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2022, pp. 6104-6107, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS46834.2022.9883957.
  10. Trinchera, A.; Warren Raffa, D. Weeds: An Insidious Enemy or a Tool to Boost Mycorrhization in Cropping Systems? Microorganisms 2023, 11, 334.
  11. Vašát, R; Vacek, O. & Borůvka, L. Studying the spatial structure of pedodiversity (Shannon's entropy) as related to the land area – An example from Czechia, Geoderma Regional, Volume 32, 2023, e00607, ISSN 2352-0094.
  12. Räsänen, T. A; Tähtikarhu, M; Uusi-Kämppä, J; Piirainen, S. &Turtola, E. Evaluation of RUSLE and spatial assessment of agricultural soil erosion in Finland, Geoderma Regional, Volume 32, 2023, e00610, ISSN 2352-0094.
  13. Blanchy, G., Bragato, G., Di Bene, C., Jarvis, N., Larsbo, M., Meurer, K., and Garré, S.: Soil and crop management practices and the water regulation functions of soils: a qualitative synthesis of meta-analyses relevant to European agriculture, SOIL, 9, 1–20.


  1. Acutis, M.; Tadiello, T.; Perego, A.; Di Guardo, A.; Schillaci, C. & Valkama, E. EX-TRACT: An excel tool for the estimation of standard deviations from published articles. Environmental Modelling & Software, 2022, 147: 1-9. 
  2. Assennato F.; Smiraglia D.; Cavalli A.; Congedo L.; Giuliani C.; Riitano N.; Strollo A.; Munafo M. The Impact of Urbanization on Land: A Biophysical-Based Assessment of Ecosystem Services Loss Supported by Remote Sensed Indicators. Land, 2022, 11 (2).
  3. Bellassen V.; Angers D.; Kowalczewski T.; Olesen A. Soil carbon is the blind spot of European national GHG inventories. Nature Climate Change, 2022, 10.1038/s41558-022-01321-9.
  4. Chen S.C.; Arrouays D.; Mulder V.L.; Poggio L.; Minasny B.; Roudier P.; Libohova Z.; Lagacherie P.; Shi Z.; Hannam J.; Meersmans J.; Richer-De-Forges A.C.; Walter C. Digital mapping of GlobalSoilMap soil properties at a broad scale: A review. Geoderma, 2022, 409.
  5. Evans D.L.; Janes-Bassett V.; Borrelli P.; Chenu C.; Ferreira C.S.S.; Griffiths R.I.; Kalantari Z.; Keesstra S.; Lal R.; Panagos P.; Robinson D.A.; Seifollahi-Aghmiuni S.; Smith P.; Steenhuis T.S.; Thomas A.; Visser S.M. Sustainable futures over the next decade are rooted in soil science. European Journal of Soil Science, 2022, 73 (1).
  6. Janku J.; Jehlicka J.; Hermanova K.; Toth D.; Maitah M.; Kozak J.; Vopravil J.; Vacha R.; Jacko K.; Herza T. An overview of a land evaluation in the context of ecosystem services. Soil and Water Research, 2022,  17 (1), 1-14.
  7. Jensen J.L.; Eriksen J.; Thomsen I.K.; Munkholm L.J.; Christensen B.T. Cereal straw incorporation and ryegrass cover crops: The path to equilibrium in soil carbon storage is short. European Journal of Soil Science, 2022, 73 (1).
  8. Kochiieru M.; Lamorski K.; Feiziene D.; Feiza V.; Slepetiene A.; Volungevicius J. Land use and soil types affect macropore network, organic carbon and nutrient retention, Lithuania. Geoderma Regional, 2022, 28.
  9. Liu X.P.; Le Roux X.; Salles J.F. The legacy of microbial inoculants in agroecosystems and potential for tackling climate change challenges. iScience, 2022, 25 (3).
  10. Lata, J.C.;  Le Roux, X.; Koffi, K.F.; Yé, L.; Srikanthasamy, T.; Konaré, S.; Barot, S. The causes of the selection of biological nitrification inhibition (BNI) in relation to ecosystem functioning and a research agenda to explore them. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 2022, 58:207–224.
  11. Angers, D. ; Arrouays, D. ; Cardinael, R. ; Chenu, C. ; Corbeels, M. ; Demenois, J.; Farrell, M.; Martin, M., Minasny, B., Recous, S., Six, J. A well-established fact: Rapid mineralization of organic inputs is an important factor for soil carbon sequestration. European Journal of Soil Science, 2022, 73(3).
  12. Boruvka, L.; Penizek, V.; Zadorova, T.; Pavlu, L.; Kodesova, R.; Kozak, J.; Janku, J. Soil priorities for the Czech Republic. Geoderma Regional, 2022,  29.
  13. Donmez, C.; Blanchy, G.; Svoboda, N.; D'Hose, T.; Hoffmann, C.; Hierold, W.; Klumpp, K. Provision of metadata of European agricultural long-term experiments through BonaRes and EJP SOIL collaboration. Data in Brief, 2022, 42.
  14. Gomez-Gallego, T. N-damo, an opportunity to reduce methane emissions? Environmental Microbiology Reports, 2022, 14(5), 697-699.
  15. Guzman, G.; Boumahdi, A.; Gomez, J.A. Expansion of olive orchards and their impact on the cultivation and landscape through a case study in the countryside of Cordoba (Spain). Land Use Policy, 2022, 116.
  16. Harbo, L.S.; Olesen, J.E.; Liang, Z.; Christensen, B.T.; Elsgaard, L. Estimating organic carbon stocks of mineral soils in Denmark: Impact of bulk density and content of rock fragments. Geoderma Regional, 2022, 30.
  17. Hendricks, S.; Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S.; Kandeler, E.; Sanden, T.; Diaz-Pines, E.; Schnecker, J.; Alber, O.; Miloczki, J.; Spiegel, H. Agricultural management affects active carbon and nitrogen mineralisation potential in soils. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 2022, 185(4), 513-528.
  18. Kloffel, T.; Young, E.H.; Borchard, N.; Vallotton, J.D.; Nurmi, E.; Shurpali, N.J.; Tenorio, F.U.; Liu, X.; Young, G.H.F.; Unc, A. The challenges fraught opportunity of agriculture expansion into boreal and Arctic regions. Agricultural Systems, 2022, 203.
  19. Kochiieru, M.; Lamorski, K.; Feiziene, D.; Feiza, V.; Slepetiene, A.; Volungevicius, J. Land use and soil types affect macropore network, organic carbon and nutrient retention,   Geoderma Regional, 2022, 28.
  20. Lopez-Nunez, R. Portable X-ray Fluorescence Analysis of Organic Amendments: A Review. Applied Sciences-Basel, 2022, 12(14).
  21. Polakova, J.; Holec, J.; Janku, J.; Maitah, M.; Soukup, J. Effects of Agri-Environment Schemes in Terms of the Results for Soil, Water and Soil Organic Matter in Central and Eastern Europe. Agronomy-Basel, 2022, 12(7).
  22. Pulido-Moncada, M.; Petersen, S.O.; Munkholm, L.J. Soil compaction raises nitrous oxide emissions in managed agroecosystems. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 2022, 42(3).
  23. Skinuliene, L.; Marcinkeviciene, A.; Butkeviciene, L.M.; Steponaviciene, V.; Petrauskas, E.; Boguzas, V. Residual Effects of 50-Year-Term Different Rotations and Continued Bare Fallow on Soil CO2 Emission, Earthworms, and Fertility for Wheat Crops. Plants-Basel, 2022, 11(10).
  24. Vaudour, E.; Gholizadeh, A.; Castaldi, F.; Saberioon, M.; Boruvka, L.; Urbina-Salazar, D.; Fouad, Y.; Arrouays, D.; Richer-de-Forges, A.C.; Biney, J.; Wetterlind, J.; Van Wesemael, B. Satellite Imagery to Map Topsoil Organic Carbon Content over Cultivated Areas: An Overview. Remote Sensing, 2022, 14(12).
  25. Zhang, H.M.; Liang, Z.; Li, Y.; Chen, Z.X.; Zhang, J.B.; Cai, Z.C.; Elsgaard, L.; Cheng, Y.; van Groenigen, K.J.; Abalos, D. Liming modifies greenhouse gas fluxes from soils: A meta-analysis of biological drivers. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 2022, 340.
  26. Knadel, M.; Castaldi, F.; Barbetti, R.; Ben-Dor, E.; Gholizadeh, A.; Lorenzetti, R. Mathematical techniques to remove moisture effects from visible–near-infrared–shortwave-infrared soil spectra—review , Applied Spectroscopy Reviews, 2022, DOI: 10.1080/05704928.2022.2128365
  27. Daria Seitz · Lisa Mareen Fischer ·Rene Dechow · Martin Wiesmeier · Axel Don. 2022. The potential of cover crops to increase soil organic carbon storage in German croplands. Plant Soil (2022).
  28. Debaene, G., Ukalska-Jaruga, A., Smreczak, B., Papierowska, E. 2022. Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy for Black Carbon Screening of Agricultural Soils under Industrial Anthropopressure. Molecules 2022, 27(21), 34;
  29. Mzid, N., Castaldi, F., Tolomio, M., Pascucci, S., Casa, R., Pignatti, S. 2022. Evaluation of Agricultural Bare Soil Properties Retrieval from Landsat 8, Sentinel‐2 and PRISMA Satellite Data. Remote Sens. 2022, 14(3), 714;
  30. Pollet, S. , Chabert, A. , Burgeon, V. , Cornélis, J.-T. , Fouché, J. , Gers, C. , Hardy, B. & Pey, B. 2022. Limited effects of century-old biochar on taxonomic and functional diversities of collembolan communities across land-uses. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 164: (108484)
  31. Vanino S., Farina R., Pirelli T., Di Bene C., Calzolari C., Napoli R., Piccini C., Fantappiè M. 2022. Soil priorities for Italy. A multi-stakeholder consultation, barriers and opportunities for research system. Geoderma Regional. 29 (e00528).
  32. Skuodiene, R., Aleinikoviene, J., Tomchuk, D., & Šiaudinis, G. 2022. Impact of sward formation on soil organic carbon variation and relations with soil microbial activity. Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Vytautas Magnus University. 109 (3): 195-202.
  33. M. Tähtikarhu, T. Räsänen, J. Oksanen & J. Uusi-Kämppä. 2022. Exploring structural sediment connectivity via surface runoff in agricultural lands of Finland, Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B — Soil & Plant Science, 72:1, 957-970, DOI: 10.1080/09064710.2022.2136583
  34. Scheper, S., Kitzler, B., Weninger, T., Strauss, P. and Michel K. 2022. TASOW – A tool for the automated selection of potential windbreaks. Method Article Volume 9, 101826, 2022.
  35. Sae-Tun, O., Bodner, G., Rosinger, C., Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S., Mentler, A., Keiblinger, K. 2022. Fungal biomass and microbial necromass facilitate soil carbon sequestration and aggregate stability under different soil tillage intensities. Appl Soil Ecol 179:104599.
  36. Drulis, P., Kriauciuniene, Z., Liakas, V. 2022. The Effect of Combining N-Fertilization with Urease Inhibitors and Biological Preparations on Maize Biological Productivity. Agronomy 2022, 12(10), 2264; 

  37. Tadiello, T., Perego, A., Valkama, E., Schillaci, C., Acutis, M. 2022. Computation of total soil organic carbon stock and its standard deviation from layered soils. METHOD Article Volume 9, 101662, 2022.
  38. Jarvis, N; Larsbo, M; Lewan, E; & Garré, S. Improved descriptions of soil hydrology in crop models: The elephant in the room?, Agricultural Systems, Volume 202, 2022, 103477, ISSN 0308-521X,
  39. Rudinskienė, A.; Marcinkevičienė, A.; Velička, R.; Kosteckas, R.; Kriaučiūnienė, Z.; Vaisvalavičius, R. The Comparison of Soil Agrochemical and Biological Properties in the Multi-Cropping Farming Systems. Plants 2022, 11, 774.
  40. Drulis, P.; Kriaučiūnienė, Z.; Liakas, V. The Influence of Different Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates, Urease Inhibitors and Biological Preparations on Maize Grain Yield and Yield Structure Elements. Agronomy 2022, 12, 741.
  41. Henneron, L., Balesdent, J., Alvarez, G., Barré, P., Baudin, F., Basile-Doelsch, I., Cécillon, L., Fernandez-Martinez, A., Hatté, C. & Fontaine, S. Bioenergetic control of soil carbon dynamics across depth. Nature Communications, Volume 13, 7676 (2022).


  1. Rodrigues, L., Hardy, B., Huyghebeart, B., Fohrafellner, J., Fornara, D., Barančíková, G., Bárcena, T.G., De Boever, M., Di Bene, C., Feizienė, D., Käetterer, T., Laszlo, P., O’Sullivan, L., Seitz, D., Leifeld, J. Achievable agricultural soil carbon sequestration across Europe from country-specific estimates. Global Change Biology, 2021 27: (24), 6363–6380. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15897
  2. Schneider F.; Poeplau C.; Don A. Predicting ecosystem responses by data-driven reciprocal modelling. Global Change Biology, 2021,  27 (21), 5670-5679.
  3. Tiefenbacher, A.; Sanden, T.; Haslmayr, H.P.; Miloczki, J.; Wenzel, W.; Spiegel, H. Optimizing Carbon Sequestration in Croplands: A Synthesis. Agronomy-Basel, 2021, 11 (5).
  4. Keesstra S.; Visser S.; De Cleen M. Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality: A Robust Soil System Forms the Basis for Nature-Based Solutions. Land, 2021, 10 (12).
  5. Martin-Lammerding D.; Gabriel J.L.; Zambrana E.; Santin-Montanya I.; Tenorio J.L. Organic Amendment vs. Mineral Fertilization under Minimum Tillage: Changes in Soil Nutrients, Soil Organic Matter, Biological Properties and Yield after 10 Years. Agriculture-Basel, 2021, 11 (8).


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