Overview of publications/papers published in refereed journals, to public websites or to other public media, by iSQAPER project partners.

The links to publications listed in the table below refer to the original document and are free to access when published as  Open Access (OA) article.

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This publication is made possible with financial assistance from the European Union HORIZON2020 Programme towards the iSQAPER research project entitled: "Interactive Soil Quality Assessment in Europe and China for agricultural productivity and environmental resilience, Grant Number 635750. 

Refereed Journal Papers 

Nr.  First Author Title Journal Reference Status
 1 Else K. Bünemann  Soil quality – A critical review (2018)  Soil Biology and Biochemistry Link  OA
 2  Zhanguo Bai  Effects of agricultural management practices on soil quality: A review of long-term experiments for Europe and China (2018)  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Link  OA
 3 Lúcia Barão Assessment of promising agricultural management practices  Science of The Total Environment Link  
 4  Giulia Bongiorno Sensitivity of labile carbon fractions to tillage and organic matter management and their potential as comprehensive soil quality indicators across pedoclimatic conditions in Europe  Ecological Indicators  Link  OA
 5  Yueling Qi Macro- and micro- plastics in soil-plant system: Effects of plastic mulch film residues on wheat (Triticum aestivum) growth  Science of the Total Environment Link  OA
 6  Xiaomei Yang Influence of microplastic addition on glyphosate decay and soil microbial activities in Chinese loess soil  Environmental Pollution Link  
 7  Xiaomei Yang Biogenic transport of glyphosate in the presence of LDPE microplastics: A mesocosm experiment  Environmental Pollution Link  
 8  Boguslaw Usowicz Spatial variability of soil properties and cereal yield in a cultivated field on sandy soil  Soil & Tillage Research  Link  OA
 9  Vera Silva Pesticide residues in European agricultural soils–A hidden reality unfolded  Science of The Total Environment  Link  OA
 10  Shaoliang Zhang A simple method for the extraction and identification of light density microplastics from soil  Science of The Total Environment  Link  
 11  Hongfei Liu  Response of soil dissolved organic matter to microplastic addition in Chinese loess soil  Chemosphere  Link  
12 Sha Xue Effects of elevated CO2 and drought on the microbial biomass and enzymatic activities in the rhizospheres of two grass species in Chinese loess soil  Geoderma Link  
13 David Santillán Vineyards in transition: A global assessment of the adaptation needs of grape producing regions under climate change  Science of the Total Environment Link  
14 Nathalie van Haren Contribution of community-based initiatives to the sustainable development goal of Land Degradation Neutrality  Environmental Science & Policy Link  
15 Brigitta Tóth 3D soil hydraulic database of Europe at 250 m resolution Hydrological Processes Link  OA
16 Chong Jiang Environmental Change in the Agro-Pastoral Transitional Zone, Northern China: Patterns, Drivers, and Implications International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Link  OA
17 Jiaojiao Gou More realistic land‐use and vegetation parameters in a regional climate model reduce model biases over China International Journal of Climatology Link  
18 Giulia Bongiorno Soil suppressiveness to Pythium ultimum in ten European long-term field experiments and its relation with soil parameters

Soil Biology and Biochemistry


Link  OA
19 Sarah Symanczik Application of Mycorrhiza and Soil from a Permaculture System Improved Phosphorus Acquisition in Naranjilla Frontiers in Plant Science  Link  OA
20 Ka Lin Contents and Changes of Potassium in Plough Layers of Xuancheng, South Anhui Province Agricultural Sciences  Link  OA
21 Martina Lori Organic farming enhances soil microbial abundance and activity—A meta-analysis and meta-regression PLOS ONE  Link  OA
22 Hongming Zhang An improved method for calculating slope length (λ) and the LS parameters of the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation for large watersheds Geoderma  Link  OA
23 Ee-Ling Ng An overview of microplastic and nanoplastic pollution in agroecosystems Science of The Total Environment Link  
24 C.S.S. Ferreira Runoff, sediment and nutrient exports from a Mediterranean vineyard under integrated production: An experiment at plot scale Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Link  
25 Petra Stankovics Identifying Gaps between the Legislative Tools of Soil Protection in the EU Member States for a Common European Soil Protection Legislation Sustainability Link  OA
26 Mihkel Are The interaction of soil aggregate stability with other soil properties as influenced by manure and nitrogen fertilization Zemdirbyste-Agriculture Link  OA
27 Chong Jiang Quantifying changes in multiple ecosystem services during 2000–2012 on the Loess Plateau, China, as a result of climate variability and ecological restoration Ecological Engineering Link  
28 Qiao Jiao Impacts of Re-Vegetation on Surface Soil Moisture over the Chinese Loess Plateau Based on Remote Sensing Datasets Remote Sensing Link  OA
29 Dengfeng Tuo Soil Aggregate Stability and Associated Structure Affected by Long-Term Fertilization for a Loessial Soil on the Loess Plateau of China Polish Journal of Environmental Studies Link  OA
30 Anqi Wang A Brief Study on pH, Exchangeable Ca2+ and Mg2+ in Farmlands under Tobacco-Rice Rotation in Xuancheng City of South Anhui Agricultural Sciences Link  OA
31 Dong Zhao Effect of vegetation type on microstructure of soil aggregates on the Loess Plateau, China Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Link  
32 Chong Jiang Temporal changes of streamflow and its causes in the Liao River Basin over the period of 1953–2011, northeastern China CATENA   Link  
33 Hongming Zhang Quality of terrestrial data derived from UAV photogrammetry: a case study of Hetao irrigation district in northern China International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Link  OA
34 Miao Yu Leaching of microplastics by preferential flow in earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris) burrows Environmental Chemistry  Link  OA
35 Yi He Human activity and climate variability impacts on sediment discharge and runoff in the Yellow River of China Theoretical and Applied Climatology Link  
36 Tamás Kismányoky Catch crop (oil radish) functions in long term cereal crop rotation Columella : Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  Link  OA
37 Meng Wang An integrated method for calculating DEM-based RUSLE LS Earth Science Informatics  Link  
38 António Ferreira et al. (editors)  Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro  Publisher: Cernas  Link  OA
39 Boguslaw Usowicz The effect of exogenous organic matter on the thermal properties of tilled soils in Poland and the Czech Republic Journal of Soils and Sediments Link  OA
40 Giulia Bongiorno Reduced tillage, but not organic matter input, increased nematode diversity and food web stability in European long-term field experiments Molecular Ecology Link  OA
41 Giulia Bongiorno Novel soil quality indicators for the evaluation of agricultural management practices: a biological perspective Frontiers in Agricultural Science and Engineering journal  In press  
42 Giulia Bongiorno Soil management intensity shifts microbial catabolic profiles across a range of European long-term field experiments Applied Soil Ecology  Submitted  


Briefing Papers 

Nr.  First Author Title Reference Status
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