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1. Stoichiometric impact of herbivore dung versus urine on soils and plants.

Author(s) : Sitters, J.; Venterink, H. O.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Plant and Soil 2021 Vol.462 No.1/2 pp.59-65 ref.many

2. Spectral mapping of soil organic carbon.

Author(s) : Wesemael, B. van

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Advances in measuring soil health 2021 pp.263-286 ref.many

3. Adsorption of urease as part of a complex protein mixture onto soil and its implications for enzymatic activity.

Understanding adsorption of important proteins as part of a complex protein mixture onto surfaces such as soil is critical for numerous environmental applications. In this study, we investigated the adsorption of urease as part of a total bacterial protein extract from Sporosarcina pasteurii onto...

Author(s) : Pinto Vilar, R.; Ikuma, K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biochemical Engineering Journal 2021 Vol.171

4. Global analysis of phosphorus fertilizer use efficiency in cereal crops.

Due to limits in global phosphate rock reserves for fertilizer use, it is vital to increase phosphorus fertilizer use efficiency (PFUE) to maintain agricultural productivity and food security. With 865 observations from 82 papers we investigated how PFUE in cereal crops was affected by climate...

Author(s) : Yu Xing; Keitel, C.; Dijkstra, F. A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29

5. Saline soils: a potentially significant geoheritage of the Vojvodina region, Northern Serbia.

Halomorphic (or saline) soils, are characterized by high concentrations of soluble salts or sodium, or both. Saline soils have unfavorable agricultural properties but provide the natural habitats for a variety of highly specialized plants, animals, and other organisms. It is these special...

Author(s) : Zeremski, T.; Tomić, N.; Milić, S.; Vasin, J.; Schaetzl, R. J.; Milić, D.; Gavrilov, M. B.; Živanov, M.; Ninkov, J.; Marković, S. B.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.73

6. Effect of peatland siltation on total and labile C, N, P and K.

Large areas of peatlands, in addition to the effect of drainage, were subjected to erosional process and were silted. The objective of the study was to verify whether siltation of peatlands hampers mineralization of remaining peat and alters labile C, N, P and K. Total C and N were measured on a CN ...

Author(s) : Smolczynski, S.; Kalisz, B.; Urbanowicz, P.; Orzechowski, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.52

7. Surface activity of humic acid and its sub-fractions from forest soil.

Surface activity of humic acid (HA) and its six sub-fractions isolated from forest soil were characterized by surface tension measurements, dynamic light scattering, and laser doppler electrophoresis. The surface tension of HA and its sub-fractions reduced from 72.4 mN.m-1 to 36.8 mN.m-1 in...

Author(s) : Tian ShiJie; Tan WeiQiang; Wang XinYuan; Li TingTing; Song FanHao; Huang NanNan; Bai YingChen

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.52

8. Geometric and fractal characterization of pore systems in the upper Triassic dolomites based on image processing techniques (example from Žumberak Mts, NW Croatia).

Karst aquifers are important sources of thermal and groundwater in many parts of the world, such as the Alpine-Dinaric-Carpathian region in Europe. The Upper Triassic dolomites are regionally recognized thermal and groundwater aquifers but also hydrocarbon reservoirs. They are characterized by...

Author(s) : Pavičić, I.; Briševac, Z.; Vrbaški, A.; Grgasović, T.; Duić, Ž.; Šijak, D.; Dragičević, I.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.83

9. Habitat heterogeneity induced by pyrogenic organic matter in wildfire-perturbed soils mediates bacterial community assembly processes.

Although pyrogenic organic matter (PyOM) generated during wildfires plays a critical role in post-fire ecosystem recovery, the specific mechanisms by which PyOM controls soil microbial community assembly after wildfire perturbation remain largely uncharacterized. Herein we characterized the effect...

Author(s) : Zhang LuJun; Ma Bin; Tang CaiXian; Yu HaoDan; Lv XiaoFei; Rodrigues, J. L. M.; Dahlgren, R. A.; Xu JianMing

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : ISME Journal 2021 Vol.15 No.7 pp.1943-1955 ref.58

10. Soil microbial diversity-biomass relationships are driven by soil carbon content across global biomes.

The relationship between biodiversity and biomass has been a long standing debate in ecology. Soil biodiversity and biomass are essential drivers of ecosystem functions. However, unlike plant communities, little is known about how the diversity and biomass of soil microbial communities are...

Author(s) : Bastida, F.; Eldridge, D. J.; García, C.; Png, G. K.; Bardgett, R. D.; Delgado-Baquerizo, M.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : ISME Journal 2021 Vol.15 No.7 pp.2081-2091 ref.81

11. Numerical investigation of wave-induced uplift force exerted onto a shallowly buried pipeline using a two-dimensional fully coupled model for wave-seabed-structure interaction.

In this paper, a novel two-dimensional numerical model for wave-seabed-pipeline interaction is proposed to investigate the wave-induced uplift force exerted onto a shallowly buried pipeline. Unlike previous models, the present model is fully coupled, and the effects of fluid shear stress at the...

Author(s) : Duan LunLiang; Xing Lei; Wang DuoYin; Fan MeiLing; Wang PanDi

Publisher : Coastal Education and Research Foundation, Coconut Creek, USA

Journal article : Journal of Coastal Research 2021 Vol.37 No.4 pp.800-812 ref.49

12. Biomass of external mycelium of ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with poplars - the impact of tree genotype, tree age and soil environment.

The external mycelium (EM) is an important structural element of the symbiosis between mycorrhizal fungi and trees, fulfilling several important functions in their development and playing a significant role in carbon and nitrogen cycling in soil. This study aimed to estimate and compare the EM...

Author(s) : Karliński, L.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2021 Vol.160

13. Fungal biodiversity and metabolic potential of selected fluvisols from the Vistula River valley in Lubelskie, Poland.

Analyses of the soil mycobiome, though limited, are needed to understand interactions in the ecosystem. We have attempted to assess structural and functional differentiation of fluvisol mycobiomes located in the Natura 2000 area in Vistula River valet in Lubelskie, Poland. The metabolic potential...

Author(s) : Furtak, K.; Grządziel, J.; Gałązka, A.; Gawryjołek, K.; Niedźwiecki, J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2021 Vol.160

14. Spatial and temporal assessment of cadmium and chromium contamination in soils in the Karditsa region (Central Greece).

In this work, we aimed at monitoring Cd and Cr levels in surface soils in the Karditsa region (Central Greece). Soil samples were obtained throughout 3 years (2010 to 2012) and analyzed for extractable (DTPA) and for "pseudo"-total concentrations (aqua regia) of Cd and Cr. The temporal variability, ...

Author(s) : Antoniadis, V.; Golia, E. E.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article; Conference paper : Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2021 Vol.28 No.4 pp.3820-3827 ref.many

15. Increasing accuracy of field-scale studies to investigate plant uptake and soil dissipation of pharmaceuticals.

Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) can enter agricultural fields through wastewater irrigation, biosolid amendments, or urine fertilization. Numerous studies have assessed the risk of PPCP contamination, however there are no standardized methodologies for sample treatment, making...

Author(s) : Dickman, R. A.; Brunelle, L. D.; Kennedy, B. C.; Noe-Hays, A.; Love, N. G.; Aga, D. S.

Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Analytical Methods 2021 Vol.13 No.27 pp.3077-3085

16. Assessing the long-term ecological sustainability of dambo cultivation in southern Africa: ten-year case studies from Zambia and Malawi.

Internationally, evidence-based assessments of the sustainability of cultivation in seasonal wetlands are lacking despite such areas, including dambos in southern Africa, providing key areas for cultivation. The Striking a Balance project, which supported multiple use, including cultivation, of...

Author(s) : Kotze, D. C.; Wood, A. P.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Wetlands 2021 Vol.41 No.2 ref.40

17. Estimation of soil carbon stocks of urban freshwater wetlands in the Colombo ramsar wetland city and their potential role in climate change mitigation.

Wetlands hold significant potential for climate change mitigation due to their high capacity to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2). Colombo, Sri Lanka was recently declared as one of the eighteen global Ramsar wetland cities. The current study represents the first attempt to quantify soil...

Author(s) : Dayathilake, D. D. T. L.; Lokupitiya, E.; Wijeratne, V. P. I. S.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Wetlands 2021 Vol.41 No.2 ref.48

18. Spatial distribution of mercury accumulation in the surface soil of Japanese forests.

Mercury (Hg) is a pollutant that can affect human and ecosystem health. The transport and fate of Hg in the environment are dynamic and complex, but our understanding remains unclear for Japanese forest ecosystems. Here, we report the first country-wide survey of Hg concentrations in litter and...

Author(s) : Chikamasa, T.; Shibata, H.; Urakawa, R.; Fukuzawa, K.; Hirobe, M.; Inagaki, Y.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Forest Research 2021 Vol.26 No.2 pp.161-167 ref.34

19. Investigation of materials for reactive permeable barrier in removing cadmium and chromium(VI) from aquifer near a solid domestic waste landfill.

The sorption characteristics of raw and biofilm-coated materials: vermiculite, lightweight expanded clay aggregate (LECA), perlite, zeolite, and shungite toward Cd and Cr(VI) ions were investigated to evaluate the possibility of their use as filtration barrier in the aquifer near a solid domestic...

Author(s) : Safonov, A.; Popova, N.; Andrushenko, N.; Boldyrev, K.; Yushin, N.; Zinicovscaia, I.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2021 Vol.28 No.4 pp.4645-4659 ref.many

20. Dynamics of soil pH after utilization of by-products of industrial rock processing as a calcareous material in acid soils.

Production of crushed stone from carbonate rocks intended for road construction produces a huge amount of screening fractions, which accumulate in landfills. To date, in the Leningrad region 70 million tons of waste from the production of crushed stone has been accumulated. Its use as an ameliorant ...

Author(s) : Litvinovich, A.; Pavlova, O.; Lavrishchev, A.; Bure, V.; Saljnikov, E.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.93-101 ref.34

21. Rationalizing the use of agricultural organic waste: effects on soil dissolved organic carbon in primary saline-alkali soil.

Poor soil fertility conditions limit agricultural production and development in saline-alkali areas. At the same time, in order to solve the problem of environmental pollution caused by agricultural wastes, agricultural wastes are used for organic fertilization of saline-alkali soils. In this...

Author(s) : Chen XiaoDong; Wu JingGui; Opoku-Kwanowaa, Y.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.102-115 ref.26

22. Exploring the structure and dynamics of proteins in soil organic matter.

Alongside inorganic materials, water, and air, soil organic matter (SOM) is one of the major components of soil and has tremendous influence on the environment given its vital role in the carbon cycle. Many soil dwelling organisms like plants, fungi and bacteria excrete proteins, whose interaction...

Author(s) : Gotsmy, M.; Escalona, Y.; Oostenbrink, C.; Petrov, D.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics 2021 Vol.89 No.8 pp.925-936 ref.42

23. Sonochemical degradation of bisphenol A using persulfate activated by hematite nanoparticles.

In this study, hematite nanoparticles (HNPs) were used as the persulfate (PS) activator for the sonocatalytic degradation of bisphenol A (BPA). The physicochemical properties of the synthesized HNPs were investigated using X-ray diffraction (XRD), field emission scanning electron microscopy...

Author(s) : Dehvari, M.; Ghanbari, F.; Ahmadi, M.

Publisher : IWA Publishing, London, UK

Journal article : Water Science and Technology 2021 Vol.83 No.3 pp.567-579 ref.44

24. Correlation of Se between soil and plant of Bletilla striata in Guizhou.

Objective: The objective of the paper is to provide the scientific basis for rational exploitation and protection of Bletilla striata Se-enriched resources. Method: The total Se content in soil for B. striata growth with different habitat and different cultivation years and Se content in B. striata ...

Author(s) : Zhou XinWei; Zhang JiaChun; Sun Chao; Yang JiaWen; Wang Yong; Xiong PengFei

Publisher : Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China

Journal article : Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2021 Vol.34 No.1 pp.77-81 ref.20

25. Sea level-driven marsh migration results in rapid net loss of carbon.

Sea level rise alters coastal carbon cycling by driving the rapid migration of coastal ecosystems, salinization of freshwater systems, and replacement of terrestrial forests with tidal wetlands. Wetland soils accumulate carbon (C) at faster rates than terrestrial soils, implying that sea level rise ...

Author(s) : Smith, A. J.; Kirwan, M. L.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Geophysical Research Letters 2021 Vol.48 No.13