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Interactive Soil Quality Assessment in Europe and China for Agricultural Productivity and Environmental Resilience

Deliverables

Critical review of soil quality indicators with respect to their sensitivity to indicate soil threats and soil functions and interactions with management as well as reliability and simplicity of measurement

Critical review of soil quality indicators with respect to their sensitivity to indicate soil threats and soil functions and interactions with management as well as reliability and simplicity of measurement

Soil quality inventory of Case Study Sites

Soil quality inventory of Case Study Sites

Report on key management practices affecting soil quality and their applicability in various farming systems

Report on key management practices affecting soil quality and their applicability in various farming systems

Report on a) soil quality status of trial sites, b) interactions between climate, topography and agricultural systems on indicators of soil quality, and c) evaluation of the best subset of measurements for (aggregate) indicators of soil quality.

Report on a) current soil quality status of long-term trial sites, b) interactions between pedo-climatic zone, topography and crop(/livestock) systems on indicators of soil quality, and c) evaluation of the best subset of measurements that could be used to develop (aggregate) indicators of agricultural soil quality for desired ecosystem services.

Report on definition of typical combinations of farming systems and agricultural practices in Europe and China and their effects on soil quality

Report on definition of typical combinations of farming systems and agricultural practices in Europe and China and their effects on soil quality

Classification of crop and livestock systems

Classification of crop and livestock systems

Dissemination and Communication Strategy

Dissemination and Communication Strategy

Initial stocktaking report on existing policy measures

Initial stocktaking report on existing policy measures

Report on the spatial analysis of crop and livestock systems in relation to pedo-climatic conditions

Report on the spatial analysis of crop and livestock systems in relation to pedo-climatic conditions

Critical review of existing concepts of soil quality indicators

Critical review of existing concepts of soil quality indicators

Report on the potential for new indicators of soil quality and gaps in knowledge to realize those.

Report on the potential for new indicators of soil quality and gaps in knowledge to realize those.

Hierarchical and multi-scale pedo-climatic zonation

Hierarchical and multi-scale pedo-climatic zonation

Database of currently applied and promising agricultural management practices

Database of currently applied and promising agricultural management practices

Searching for OpenAIRE data...

Publications

Soil quality – A critical review

Author(s): 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
Published in: Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Issue 120, 2018, Page(s) 105-125, ISSN 0038-0717
DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.01.030

Contents and Changes of Potassium in Plough Layers of Xuancheng, South Anhui Province

Author(s): Ka Lin, Decheng Li, Xiaodong Song, Chaolong Zu, Chaoqiang Jiang, Jia Shen, Chengxin Ma, Qin Gao, Qifa Zhu, Xuejun Ji, Guo Zhang, Lin Xue
Published in: Agricultural Sciences, Issue 08/05, 2017, Page(s) 348-355, ISSN 2156-8553
DOI: 10.4236/as.2017.85026

Runoff, sediment and nutrient exports from a Mediterranean vineyard under integrated production: An experiment at plot scale

Author(s): C.S.S. Ferreira, J.J. Keizer, L.M.B. Santos, D. Serpa, V. Silva, M. Cerqueira, A.J.D. Ferreira, N. Abrantes
Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Issue 256, 2018, Page(s) 184-193, ISSN 0167-8809
DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2018.01.015

Application of Mycorrhiza and Soil from a Permaculture System Improved Phosphorus Acquisition in Naranjilla

Author(s): Sarah Symanczik, Michelle Gisler, Cécile Thonar, Klaus Schlaeppi, Marcel Van der Heijden, Ansgar Kahmen, Thomas Boller, Paul Mäder
Published in: Frontiers in Plant Science, Issue 8, 2017, ISSN 1664-462X
DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01263

An overview of microplastic and nanoplastic pollution in agroecosystems

Author(s): Ee-Ling Ng, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Simon M. Eldridge, Priscilla Johnston, Hang-Wei Hu, Violette Geissen, Deli Chen
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 627, 2018, Page(s) 1377-1388, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.341

An improved method for calculating slope length (λ) and the LS parameters of the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation for large watersheds

Author(s): Hongming Zhang, Jicheng Wei, Qinke Yang, Jantiene E.M. Baartman, Lingtong Gai, Xiaomei Yang, ShuQin Li, Jiantao Yu, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen
Published in: Geoderma, Issue 308, 2017, Page(s) 36-45, ISSN 0016-7061
DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.08.006

Organic farming enhances soil microbial abundance and activity—A meta-analysis and meta-regression

Author(s): Martina Lori, Sarah Symnaczik, Paul Mäder, Gerlinde De Deyn, Andreas Gattinger
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 12/7, 2017, Page(s) e0180442, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180442

3D soil hydraulic database of Europe at 250 m resolution

Author(s): Brigitta Tóth, Melanie Weynants, László Pásztor, Tomislav Hengl
Published in: Hydrological Processes, Issue 31/14, 2017, Page(s) 2662-2666, ISSN 0885-6087
DOI: 10.1002/hyp.11203

Environmental Change in the Agro-Pastoral Transitional Zone, Northern China: Patterns, Drivers, and Implications

Author(s): Chong Jiang, Fei Wang
Published in: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Issue 13/2, 2016, Page(s) 165, ISSN 1660-4601
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph13020165

Sensitivity of labile carbon fractions to tillage and organic matter management and their potential as comprehensive soil quality indicators across pedoclimatic conditions in Europe

Author(s): Giulia Bongiorno, Else K. Bünemann, Chidinma U. Oguejiofor, Jennifer Meier, Gerrit Gort, Rob Comans, Paul Mäder, Lijbert Brussaard, Ron de Goede
Published in: Ecological Indicators, Issue 99, 2019, Page(s) 38-50, ISSN 1470-160X
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.12.008

Soil suppressiveness to Pythium ultimum in ten European long-term field experiments and its relation with soil parameters

Author(s): Giulia Bongiorno, Joeke Postma, Else K. Bünemann, Lijbert Brussaard, Ron G.M. de Goede, Paul Mäder, Lucius Tamm, Barbara Thuerig
Published in: Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Issue 133, 2019, Page(s) 174-187, ISSN 0038-0717
DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2019.03.012

Identifying Gaps between the Legislative Tools of Soil Protection in the EU Member States for a Common European Soil Protection Legislation

Author(s): Petra Stankovics, Gergely Tóth, Zoltán Tóth
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 10/8, 2018, Page(s) 2886, ISSN 2071-1050
DOI: 10.3390/su10082886

Effects of agricultural management practices on soil quality: A review of long-term experiments for Europe and China

Author(s): Zhanguo Bai, Thomas Caspari, Maria Ruiperez Gonzalez, Niels H. Batjes, Paul Mäder, Else K. Bünemann, Ron de Goede, Lijbert Brussaard, Minggang Xu, Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira, Endla Reintam, Hongzhu Fan, Rok Mihelič, Matjaž Glavan, Zoltán Tóth
Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Issue 265, 2018, Page(s) 1-7, ISSN 0167-8809
DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2018.05.028

Soil Aggregate Stability and Associated Structure Affected by Long-Term Fertilization for a Loessial Soil on the Loess Plateau of China

Author(s): Dengfeng Tuo, Mingxiang Xu, Qiang Li, Sihan Liu
Published in: Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, Issue 26/2, 2017, Page(s) 827-835, ISSN 1230-1485
DOI: 10.15244/pjoes/66716

Quantifying changes in multiple ecosystem services during 2000–2012 on the Loess Plateau, China, as a result of climate variability and ecological restoration

Author(s): Chong Jiang, Fei Wang, Haiyan Zhang, Xinling Dong
Published in: Ecological Engineering, Issue 97, 2016, Page(s) 258-271, ISSN 0925-8574
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2016.10.030

Effect of vegetation type on microstructure of soil aggregates on the Loess Plateau, China

Author(s): Dong Zhao, Mingxiang Xu, Guobin Liu, Luyang Ma, Shengmin Zhang, Tiqiao Xiao, Guanyun Peng
Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Issue 242, 2017, Page(s) 1-8, ISSN 0167-8809
DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.03.014

More realistic land‐use and vegetation parameters in a regional climate model reduce model biases over China

Author(s): Jiaojiao Gou, Fei Wang, Kai Jin, Xingmin Mu, Deliang Chen
Published in: International Journal of Climatology, 2019, ISSN 0899-8418
DOI: 10.1002/joc.6110

Catch crop (oil radish) functions in long term cereal crop rotation

Author(s): Tamás Kismányoky, Brigitta Tóth
Published in: Columella : Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Issue 3/1, 2016, ISSN 2064-7816
DOI: 10.18380/szie.colum.2016.3.1.19

Influence of microplastic addition on glyphosate decay and soil microbial activities in Chinese loess soil

Author(s): Xiaomei Yang, Célia P.M. Bento, Hao Chen, Hongming Zhang, Sha Xue, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Paul Zomer, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen
Published in: Environmental Pollution, Issue 242, 2018, Page(s) 338-347, ISSN 0269-7491
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.07.006

The interaction of soil aggregate stability with other soil properties as influenced by manure and nitrogen fertilization

Author(s): Mihkel Are, Tanel Kaart, Are Selge, Alar Astover, Endla Reintam
Published in: Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, Issue 105/3, 2018, Page(s) 195-202, ISSN 1392-3196
DOI: 10.13080/z-a.2018.105.025

Human activity and climate variability impacts on sediment discharge and runoff in the Yellow River of China

Author(s): Yi He, Fei Wang, Xingmin Mu, Lanqin Guo, Peng Gao, Guangju Zhao
Published in: Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Issue 129/1-2, 2017, Page(s) 645-654, ISSN 0177-798X
DOI: 10.1007/s00704-016-1796-8

A Brief Study on pH, Exchangeable Ca<sup>2+</sup> and Mg<sup>2+</sup> in Farmlands under Tobacco-Rice Rotation in Xuancheng City of South Anhui

Author(s): Anqi Wang, Ka Lin, Chengxin Ma, Qin Gao, Qifa Zhu, Xuejun Ji, Guo Zhang, Lin Xue, Chaolong Zu, Chaoqiang Jiang, Jia Shen, Decheng Li
Published in: Agricultural Sciences, Issue 09/04, 2018, Page(s) 480-488, ISSN 2156-8553
DOI: 10.4236/as.2018.94033

Pesticide residues in European agricultural soils – A hidden reality unfolded

Author(s): Vera Silva, Hans G.J. Mol, Paul Zomer, Marc Tienstra, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 653, 2019, Page(s) 1532-1545, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.441

Temporal changes of streamflow and its causes in the Liao River Basin over the period of 1953–2011, northeastern China

Author(s): Chong Jiang, Fei Wang
Published in: CATENA, Issue 145, 2016, Page(s) 227-238, ISSN 0341-8162
DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2016.06.015

Assessment of promising agricultural management practices

Author(s): Lúcia Barão, Abdallah Alaoui, Carla Ferreira, Gottlieb Basch, Gudrun Schwilch, Violette Geissen, Wijnand Sukkel, Julie Lemesle, Fuensanta Garcia-Orenes, Alicia Morugán-Coronado, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Costas Kosmas, Matjaž Glavan, Marina Pintar, Brigitta Tóth, Tamás Hermann, Olga Petruta Vizitiu, Jerzy Lipiec, Endla Reintam, Minggang Xu, Jiaying Di, Hongzhu Fan, Fei Wang
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 649, 2019, Page(s) 610-619, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.257

Biogenic transport of glyphosate in the presence of LDPE microplastics: A mesocosm experiment

Author(s): Xiaomei Yang, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Akram Bemani, Hennie Gertsen, Tamas Salanki, Xuetao Guo, Haimei Fu, Sha Xue, Coen Ritsema, Violette Geissen
Published in: Environmental Pollution, Issue 245, 2019, Page(s) 829-835, ISSN 0269-7491
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.11.044

An integrated method for calculating DEM-based RUSLE LS

Author(s): Meng Wang, Jantiene E. M. Baartman, Hongming Zhang, Qinke Yang, Shuqin Li, Jiangtao Yang, Cheng Cai, Meili Wang, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen
Published in: Earth Science Informatics, Issue 11/4, 2018, Page(s) 579-590, ISSN 1865-0473
DOI: 10.1007/s12145-018-0349-3

Macro- and micro- plastics in soil-plant system: Effects of plastic mulch film residues on wheat (Triticum aestivum) growth

Author(s): Yueling Qi, Xiaomei Yang, Amalia Mejia Pelaez, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Nicolas Beriot, Henny Gertsen, Paolina Garbeva, Violette Geissen
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 645, 2018, Page(s) 1048-1056, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.229

Impacts of Re-Vegetation on Surface Soil Moisture over the Chinese Loess Plateau Based on Remote Sensing Datasets

Author(s): Qiao Jiao, Rui Li, Fei Wang, Xingmin Mu, Pengfei Li, Chunchun An
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 8/2, 2016, Page(s) 156, ISSN 2072-4292
DOI: 10.3390/rs8020156

Leaching of microplastics by preferential flow in earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris) burrows

Author(s): Miao Yu, Martine van der Ploeg, Esperanza Huerta Lwanga, Xiaomei Yang, Shaoliang Zhang, Xiaoyi Ma, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen
Published in: Environmental Chemistry, Issue 16/1, 2019, Page(s) 31, ISSN 1448-2517
DOI: 10.1071/en18161

A simple method for the extraction and identification of light density microplastics from soil

Author(s): Shaoliang Zhang, Xiaomei Yang, Hennie Gertsen, Piet Peters, Tamás Salánki, Violette Geissen
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 616-617, 2018, Page(s) 1056-1065, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.213

Quality of terrestrial data derived from UAV photogrammetry: a case study of Hetao irrigation district in northern China

Author(s): Hongming Zhang, Jiangtao Yang, Jantiene E.M. Baartman, Shuqin Li, Bei Jin, Wenting Han, Xiaomei Yang, Lingtong Gai, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen
Published in: International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Issue 11/3, 2018, Page(s) 171-177, ISSN 1934-6344
DOI: 10.25165/j.ijabe.20181103.3012

Vineyards in transition: A global assessment of the adaptation needs of grape producing regions under climate change

Author(s): David Santillán, Ana Iglesias, Isabelle La Jeunesse, Luis Garrote, Vicente Sotes
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 657, 2019, Page(s) 839-852, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.079

Response of soil dissolved organic matter to microplastic addition in Chinese loess soil

Author(s): Hongfei Liu, Xiaomei Yang, Guobin Liu, Chutao Liang, Sha Xue, Hao Chen, Coen J. Ritsema, Violette Geissen
Published in: Chemosphere, Issue 185, 2017, Page(s) 907-917, ISSN 0045-6535
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.07.064

Spatial variability of soil properties and cereal yield in a cultivated field on sandy soil

Author(s): Bogusław Usowicz, Jerzy Lipiec
Published in: Soil and Tillage Research, Issue 174, 2017, Page(s) 241-250, ISSN 0167-1987
DOI: 10.1016/j.still.2017.07.015

Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro

Author(s): António Ferreira, Ryunosuke Kikuchi, Célia Dias Ferreira, Rui Costa, Maria José Cunha e António Moitinho Rodrigues (editores)
Published in: 2017