Scientific publications

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 In the following list of publications resulting from the iSQAPER project, those that are particularly related to the core research themes are highlighted in yellow.

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Alaoui, A, Barão, L, Ferreira, CS, et al. Visual assessment of the impact of agricultural management practices on soil quality. Agronomy Journal. 2020; 112: 26082623
Gold Are, M., Kaart, T., Selge, A., Astover, A., Reintam, E. 2018. The interaction of soil aggregate stability with other soil properties on manure and nitrogen fertilization. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture (2018) vol. 105, No. 3.
Gold M. Are, K. Kauer, T. Kaart, A. Selge, A. Astover, E. Reintam. 2019. Water Stability of Soil Aggregates in a 50-Year-Old Soil Formation Experiment on Calcareous Glacial Till. Eurasian Soil Science, 53/5 pp 619-631.
Gold Bai Z.G., Caspari T., Ruiperez-Gonzalez M., Batjes N.H., Mäder, P., Bünemann E.K., de Goede, R, Brussaard, L., Xu M.G., Santos Ferreira C.S., Reintam E., Fan H.Z., Mihelič R., Glavan M., Tóth Z., 2018. Effects of agricultural management practices on soil quality: A review of long-term experiments for Europe and China. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 265, 1-7
No Lúcia Barão, Abdallah Alaoui, Carla Ferreira, Gottlie Basch, Gudrun Schwilch, Violette Geissen, Wijnand Sukkel, Julie Lemesle, Fuensanta Garcia-Orenes, Alicia Morugán-Coronado, JorgeMataix-Solera, Costas Kosmas, Matjaž Glavan, Marina Pintar, Brigitta Tóth, Tamás Hermann, Olga Petruta Vizitiu, Jerzy Lipiec, Fei Wang. 2019. Assessment of promising agricultural management practices. Science of the total environment, 649: 610-619.
Gold Giulia Bongiorno, Else K. Bünemann, Chidinma U. Oguejiofor, Jennifer Meier, Gerrit Gort, Rob Comans, Paul Mäder, Lijbert Brussaard, Ronde Goede. 2019. 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 99, 38-50
Gold Giulia Bongiorno, Joeke Postma, Else K. Bünemann, Lijbert Brussaard, Ron G.M. de Goede, Paul Mäder, Lucius Tamm, Barbara Thuerig. 2019. Soil suppressiveness to Pythium ultimum in ten European long-term field experiments and its relation with soil parameters. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 133, 174-187.
Gold Giulia Bongiorno, Natacha Bodenhausen, Else K. Bünemann, Lijbert Brussaard, Stefan Geisen, Paul Mäder, Casper W. Quist, Jean‐Claude Walser, Ron G. M. de Goede. 2019. Reduced tillage, but not organic matter input, increased nematode diversity and food web stability in European long‐term field experiments. Mol Ecol.; 28: 49875005
Gold Giulia BONGIORNO. Novel soil quality indicators for the evaluation of agricultural management practices: a biological perspective[J].Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering,2020,7(3):257-274.
Gold Giulia Bongiorno, Else K. Bünemann, Lijbert Brussaard, Paul Mäder, Chidinma U. Oguejiofor, Ron G.M. de Goede, Soil management intensity shifts microbial catabolic profiles across a range of European long-term field experiments, Applied Soil Ecology, Volume 154, 2020, 103596, ISSN 0929-1393
Gold Giulia Bongiorno. 2020. Novel soil quality indicators for the evaluation of agricultural management practices: a biological perspective. PhD Thesis, Wageningen University
Gold Else K. Bünemann, Giulia Bongiorno, Zhanguo Bai, Rachel E. Creamer, Gerlinde De Deyn, Ron de Goede, Luuk Fleskens, Violette Geissen, Thom W. Kuyper, Paul Mäder, Mirjam Pulleman, Wijnand Sukkel, Jan Willem van Groenigen, Lijbert Brussaard. 2018. Soil quality – A critical review, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Volume 120
Green Cai, Andong & Xu, Minggang & Wang, Boren & Zhang, Wenju & Liang, Guopeng & Hou, Enqing & Luo, Yiqi. (2019). Manure acts as a better fertilizer for increasing crop yields than synthetic fertilizer does by improving soil fertility. Soil and Tillage Research. 189. 168-175.
Gold Jiang, Chong; Wang, Fei. 2016. Environmental Change in the Agro-Pastoral Transitional Zone, Northern China: Patterns, Drivers, and Implications. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2016, 13, no. 2: 165
Gold Jiao, Qiao; Li, Rui; Wang, Fei; Mu, Xingmin; Li, Pengfei; An, Chunchun. Impacts of Re-Vegetation on Surface Soil Moisture over the Chinese Loess Plateau Based on Remote Sensing Datasets. Remote Sensing. 2016. 8, no. 2: 156
Gold Wenbin Ding, Fei Wang, Yunyun Dong, Kai Jin, Chenyu Cong, Jianqiao Han, Wenyan Ge. 2021. Effects of rainwater harvesting system on soil moisture in rain-fed orchards on the Chinese Loess Plateau. Agricultural Water Management, 243, 106496, ISSN 0378-3774
No Ee-Ling Ng, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Simon M. Eldridge, Priscilla Johnston, Hang-Wei Hu, Violette Geissen, Deli Chen,
An overview of microplastic and nanoplastic pollution in agroecosystems, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 627, 2018, Pages 1377-1388, ISSN 0048-9697
No Ferreira, C.S.S., Keizer, J.J., Santos, L.M.B., Serpa, D., Silva, V., Cerqueira, M., Ferreira, A.J.D., Abrantes, N. 2018. Runoff, sediment and nutrient exports from a Mediterranean vineyard under integrated production: an experiment at plot scale. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 256, 184-193.
Gold Ferreira, Carla. Veiga, Adélcia. Caetano, Ana. Gonzalez-Pelayo, Oscar. Karine-Boulet, Anne. Abrantes, Nelson. Keizer, Jacob. Ferreira, António. (2020). Assessment of the Impact of Distinct Vineyard Management Practices on Soil Physico-Chemical Properties. Air, Soil and Water Research. 13, 1-13
Gold António Ferreira, Ryunosuke Kikuchi, Célia Dias Ferreira, Rui Costa, Maria José Cunha e António Moitinho Rodrigues (editores). 2017. Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro
Gold Frąc M, Lipiec J, Usowicz B, Oszust K, Brzezińska M. 2020. Structural and functional microbial diversity of sandy soil under cropland and grassland. PeerJ 8:e9501
Gold Gao, W., Cai, K., Li, D. et al. 2019.Soil taxonomy and suitability assessment on typical tobacco-planting farmlands in Guizhou, Southwest China. SN Appl. Sci. 1, 877
No Jiaojiao Gou, Fei Wang, Kai Jin, Xingmin Mu, Deliang Chen. 2018. More realistic land-use and vegetation parameters in a regional climate model reduce model biases over China. Int J Climatol. 2019;1–13 
No Yi He, Fei Wang, Xingmin Mu, Lanqin Guo, Peng Gao, Guangju Zhao. 2017. Human activity and climate variability impacts on sediment discharge and runoff in the Yellow River of China. Theor Appl Climatol 129:645–654 
No Chong Jiang, Fei Wang. 2016. Temporal changes of streamflow and its causes in the Liao River Basin over the period of 1953–2011, northeastern China. Catena Volume 145, Pages 227-238.
No Chong Jiang, Fei Wang, Haiyan Zhang, Xinling Dong. 2016. 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, 97: 258–271
Gold Jin, K.; Wang, F.; Li, P. 2018. Responses of Vegetation Cover to Environmental Change in Large Cities of China. Sustainability, 10, 270.
Gold Jin K, Wang F, Chen D, et al. 2019. A new global gridded anthropogenic heat flux dataset with high spatial resolution and long-term time series. Scientific Data. Jul;6(1):139. DOI: 10.1038/s41597-019-0143-1.
Gold Tamás Kismányoky, Brigitta Tóth. 2016.Catch crop (oil radish) functions in long term cereal crop rotation. Columella - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Vol. 3, No. 1
No Feng Liang, Jianwei Li, Shuiqing Zhang, Hongjun Gao, Boren Wang, Xiaojun Shi, Shaoming Huang, Minggang Xu, 2019. Two-decade long fertilization induced changes in subsurface soil organic carbon stock vary with indigenous site characteristics, Geoderma, 337, pp 853-862
Gold Lin, K., Li, D.C., Song, X.D., Zu, C.L., Jiang, C.Q., Shen, J., Ma, C.X., Gao, Q., Zhu, Q.F., Ji, X.J., Zhang, G. and Xue, L. (2017) Contents and Changes of Potassium in Plough Layers of Xuancheng, South Anhui Province. Agricultural Sciences, 8, 348-355.
Gold Lori M, Symnaczik S, Mäder P, De Deyn G, Gattinger A (2017) Organic farming enhances soil microbial abundance and activity—A meta-analysis and meta-regression. PLOS ONE 12(7): e0180442. 
No Hongfei Liu, Xiaomei Yang, Guobin Liu, Chutao Liang, Sha Xue, Hao Chen, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen, Response of soil dissolved organic matter to microplastic addition in Chinese loess soil, Chemosphere, Volume 185, 2017, Pages 907-917, ISSN 0045-6535
Gold Fanrong Meng, Xiaomei Yang, Michel Riksen, Minggang Xu, Violette Geissen. 2021. Response of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) growth to soil contaminated with microplastics. Science of The Total Environment, 755 (2) 142516, ISSN 0048-9697
No Yueling Qi, Xiaomei Yang, Amalia Mejia Pelaez, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Nicolas Beriot, Henny Gertsen, Paolina Garbeva, Violette Geissen. 2018. Macro- and micro- plastics in soil-plant system: Effects of plastic mulch film residues on wheat (Triticum aestivum) growth. Science of the Total Environment 645: 1048–1056
Gold Yueling Qi, Adam Ossowicki, Xiaomei Yang, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Francisco Dini-Andreote, Violette Geissen, Paolina Garbeva. 2020. Effects of plastic mulch film residues on wheat rhizosphere and soil properties. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 387, 121711, ISSN 0304-3894
Gold Yueling Qi, Nicolas Beriot, Gerrit Gort, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Harm Gooren, Xiaomei Yang, Violette Geissen. 2020. Impact of plastic mulch film debris on soil physicochemical and hydrological properties. Environmental Pollution, 266 (3), 115097, ISSN 0269-7491,
Gold Reintam, E,; Sutri, M.; Kahu, G.; Are, M.; Stagerescu, G.; Selge, A. (2018). Otsekülvi mõju mulla kvaliteedile Eesti tootmispõldudel. (The effect of no-tillage on soil quality on Estonian farm fields) Maarika Alaru (Toim.). Agronoomia 2018 (22−29). Tartu: Rebellis AS. In Estonian, Abstract in English
Gold Salvia, Rosanna & Quaranta, Giovanni. (2020). Food Chains and Ecosystem Services Through a Resilience Lens. 10.1007/978-3-030-39609-1_2.
No David Santillán, Ana Iglesias, Isabelle La Jeunesse, Luis Garrote, Vicente Sotes. 2019. Vineyards in transition: A global assessment of the adaptation needs of grape producing regions under climate change. Science of the Total Environment 657: 839–852
No Santillán, D., Garrote, L., Iglesias, A. et al. Climate change risks and adaptation: new indicators for Mediterranean viticulture. Mitig Adapt Strateg Glob Change 25, 881–899 (2020).
Gold Vera Silva, Hans G.J. Mol, Paul Zomer, Marc Tienstra, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen. 2019. Pesticide residues in European agricultural soils – A hidden reality unfolded. Science of the Total Environment 653: 1532–1545
Gold Stankovics, P., Tóth, G., Tóth, Z., 2018. Identifying gaps between the legislative tools of soil protection in the EU member states for a common European soil protection legislation. Sustainability 10:8 Paper: 2886
Gold Stegarescu, G.; Escuer-Gatius, J.; Soosaar, K.; Kauer, K.; Tõnutare, T.; Astover, A.; Reintam, E. 2020. Effect of Crop Residue Decomposition on Soil Aggregate Stability. Agriculture, 10, 527.
Gold Symanczik Sarah, Gisler Michelle, Thonar Cécile, Schlaeppi Klaus, Van der Heijden Marcel, Kahmen Ansgar, Boller Thomas, Mäder Paul. 2017. Application of Mycorrhiza and Soil from a Permaculture System Improved Phosphorus Acquisition in Naranjilla. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 1263
No Tóth B, Weynants M, Pásztor L, Hengl T. 3D soil hydraulic database of Europe at 250 m resolution. Hydrological Processes. 2017;31:2662–2666.
Gold Tóth G, Kismányoky T, Kassai P, Hermann T, Fernandez-Ugalde O, Szabó B. Farming by soil in Europe: status and outlook of cropping systems under different pedoclimatic conditions. PeerJ. 2020;8:e8984. Published 2020 May 28. doi:10.7717/peerj.8984
Gold Tuo, D., Xu, M., Li, Q., and Liu, S. (2017). 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, 26(2), pp.827-835. 
Gold Bogusław Usowicz, Jerzy Lipiec, Spatial variability of soil properties and cereal yield in a cultivated field on sandy soil, Soil & Tillage Research 174 (2017) 241–250
Gold Usowicz, B., Lipiec, J. 2020. The effect of exogenous organic matter on the thermal properties of tilled soils in Poland and the Czech Republic. J Soils Sediments 20, 365–379
Gold Wang A Q, Lin K, Ma C X, et al. A brief study on pH, exchangeable Ca2+ and Mg2+ in farmlands under tobacco-rice rotation in Xuancheng city of south Anhui. Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 9: 480-488 
No Wang, M., Baartman, J.E.M., Zhang, H., Yang, Q., Li, S., Yang, J. Cai, C., Wang, M., Ritsema, C.J., Geissen, V. 2018. An integrated method for calculating DEM-based RUSLE LS. Earth Sci Inform 11: 579.
No Xiaomei Yang, Célia P.M. Bento, Hao Chen, Hongming Zhang, Sha Xue, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Paul Zomer, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen. 2018. Influence of microplastic addition on glyphosate decay and soil microbial activities in Chinese loess soil. Environmental Pollution 242 (2018) 338-347.
No Xiaomei Yang, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Akram Bemani, Hennie Gertsen, Tamas Salanki, Xuetao Guo, Haimei Fu, Sha Xue, Coen Ritsema, Violette Geissen. 2019. Biogenic transport of glyphosate in the presence of LDPE microplastics: A mesocosm experiment. Environmental Pollution 245 (2019) 829-835
No Yu Miao, van der Ploeg Martine, Lwanga Esperanza Huerta, Yang Xiaomei, Zhang Shaoliang, Ma Xiaoyi, Ritsema Coen J., Geissen Violette (2019) Leaching of microplastics by preferential flow in earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris) burrows. Environmental Chemistry 16, 31-40.
Yu, M, van der Ploeg, M, Ma, X, Ritsema, CJ, Geissen, V. Effects of microplastics and earthworm burrows on soil macropore water flow within a laboratory soil column setup. Vadose Zone J. 2020; 19: e20059
Gold Hongming Zhang, Jicheng Wei, Qinke Yang, Jantiene E.M. Baartman, Lingtong Gai, Xiaomei Yang, ShuQin Li, Jiantao Yu, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen. 2017. An improved method for calculating slope length (λ) and the LS parameters of the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation for large watersheds Geoderma 308: 36–45 
Gold Zhang H M, Yang J T, Baartman J E M, Li S Q, Jin B, Han W T. Quality of terrestrial data derived from UAV photogrammetry: A case study of Hetao irrigation district in northern China. Int J Agric & Biol Eng, 2018; 11(3): 171–177 
No Shaoliang Zhang, Xiaomei Yang, Hennie Gertsen, Piet Peters, Tamás Salánki, Violette Geissen. 2018. A simple method for the extraction and identification of light density microplastics from soil. Science of the Total Environment 616–617: 1056–1065
No Dong Zhao, Mingxiang Xu, Guobin Liu, Luyang Ma, Shengmin Zhang, Tiqiao Xiao, Guanyun Peng. 2017. Effect of vegetation type on microstructure of soil aggregates on the Loess Plateau, China. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 242: 1-8





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