“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect”
- Aldo Leopold

The Soil Ecology Reader
July, 2019

Chomel, M., et al. (2019). Drought decreases incorporation of recent plant photosynthate into soil food webs regardless of their trophic complexity. Global Change Biology.

de Vries, F. T., et al. (2019). Changes in root exudate induced respiration reveal a novel mechanism through which drought affects ecosystem carbon cycling. New Phytologist.

Desie, E., et al. (2019). Forest conversion to conifers induces a regime shift in soil process domain affecting carbon stability. Soil Biology and Biochemistry.

Geisen, S., et al. (2019). A methodological framework to embrace soil biodiversity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry.

Kranz, C., & Whitman, T. (2019). Surface charring from prescribed burning has minimal effects on soil bacterial community composition two weeks post-fire in jack pine barrens. Applied Soil Ecology.

Kravchenko, A. N., et al. (2019). Microbial spatial footprint as a driver of soil carbon stabilization. Nature communications.

Stoof, C. R., et al. (2019). Soil lacquer peel do-it-yourself: simply capturing beauty. Soil.

Tao, J., et al. (2019). Traits including leaf dry matter content and leaf pH dominate over forest soil pH as drivers of litter decomposition among 60 species. Functional Ecology.

Van Den Hoogen, J., et al. (2019). Soil nematode abundance and functional group composition at a global scale. Nature.

Vaughan, K.L., et al. (2019). Women in soil science: growing participation, emerging gaps, and the opportunities for advancement. Soil Science Society of America Journal.