Soil

Known as: Soils 
The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Most species in the Leguminosae (legume family) can fix atmospheric nitrogen (N₂) via symbiotic bacteria (rhizobia) in root… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Soils collected across a long-term liming experiment (pH 4.0–8.3), in which variation in factors other than pH have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
[1] The Northern Circumpolar Soil Carbon Database was developed in order to determine carbon pools in soils of the northern… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Estimates of the number of species of bacteria per gram of soil vary between 2000 and 8.3 million (Gans et al., 2005; Schloss and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
For centuries, biologists have studied patterns of plant and animal diversity at continental scales. Until recently, similar… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Significantly more carbon is stored in the world's soils—including peatlands, wetlands and permafrost—than is present in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The carbon sink capacity of the world's agricultural and degraded soils is 50 to 66% of the historic carbon loss of 42 to 78… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A new and relatively simple equation for the soil-water content-pressure head curve, 8(h), is described in this paper. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
As the largest pool of terrestrial organic carbon, soils interact strongly with atmospheric composition, climate, and land cover… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Sammary-The effects of fumigation on organic C extractable by 0.5 M K2S0, were examined in a contrasting range of soils. Ec (the… (More)
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