4106. Soil sciences


Title4106. Soil sciences
Parent41. Environmental Sciences

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Contrasting effects of commercial and native arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal inoculants on plant biomass allocation, nutrients, and phenolics
Frew, Adam. 2021. "Contrasting effects of commercial and native arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal inoculants on plant biomass allocation, nutrients, and phenolics." Plants, People, Planet. 3 (5), pp. 536-540. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10128

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A critical review of mercury speciation, bioavailability, toxicity and detoxification in soil-plant environment: Ecotoxicology and health risk assessment
Tahir, Natasha, Shahid, Muhammad, Khalid, Sana, Bibi, Irshad, Bundschuh, Jochen, Niazi, Nabeel Khan and Dumat, Camille. 2020. "A critical review of mercury speciation, bioavailability, toxicity and detoxification in soil-plant environment: Ecotoxicology and health risk assessment." Science of the Total Environment. 711. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134749

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Reduction of hydraulic conductivity and loss of organic carbon in non-dispersive soils of different clay mineralogy is related to magnesium induced disaggregation
Zhu, Yingcan, Bennett, John McLean and Marchuk, Alla. 2019. "Reduction of hydraulic conductivity and loss of organic carbon in non-dispersive soils of different clay mineralogy is related to magnesium induced disaggregation." Geoderma. 349, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.04.019

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A pragmatic parameterisation and calibration approach to model hydrology and water quality of agricultural landscapes and catchments
Ghahramani, Afshin, Freebairn, David M., Sena, Dipaka R., Cutajar, Justin L. and Silburn, David M.. 2020. "A pragmatic parameterisation and calibration approach to model hydrology and water quality of agricultural landscapes and catchments." Environmental Modelling and Software. 130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104733

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Combating soil salinity with combining saline agriculture and phytomanagement with salt-accumulating plants
Hayat, Kashif, Bundschuh, Jochen, Jan, Farooq, Menhas, Saiqa, Hayat, Sikandar, Haq, Fazal, Shah, Mashab Ali, Chaudhary, Hassan Javed, Ullah, Abid, Zhang, Dan, Zhou, Yuanfei and Zhou, Pei. 2020. "Combating soil salinity with combining saline agriculture and phytomanagement with salt-accumulating plants." Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 50 (11), pp. 1085-1115. https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2019.1646087

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Hydrogeochemical controls on arsenic mobility in an arid inland basin, Southeast of Iran: the role of alkaline conditions and salt water intrusion
Dehbandi, Reza, Abbasnejad, Ahmad, Karimi, Zohreh, Herath, Indika and Bundschuh, Jochen. 2019. "Hydrogeochemical controls on arsenic mobility in an arid inland basin, Southeast of Iran: the role of alkaline conditions and salt water intrusion." Environmental Pollution. 249, pp. 910-922. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.03.082

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Assessing the most sensitive and reliable endpoints in plant growth tests to improve arsenic risk assessment
Caixeta Martins, Gabriel, de Oliveira, Cynthia, Godinho Ribeiro, Paula, Natal-da-Luz, Tiago, Sousa, Jose Paulo, Bundschuh, Jochen and Guilherme, Luiz Roberto Guimaraes. 2019. "Assessing the most sensitive and reliable endpoints in plant growth tests to improve arsenic risk assessment." Science of the Total Environment. 708, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134753

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Assessing the Brazilian prevention value for soil arsenic: effects on emergence and growth of plant species relevant to tropical agroecosystems
Caixeta Martins, Gabriel, de Oliveira, Cynthia, Godinho Ribeiro, Paula, Natal-da-Luz, Tiago, Sousa, Jose Paulo, Bundschuh, Jochen and Guilherme, Luiz Roberto Guimaraes. 2019. "Assessing the Brazilian prevention value for soil arsenic: effects on emergence and growth of plant species relevant to tropical agroecosystems." Science of the Total Environment. 694, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133663

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Recent progress in radon-based monitoring as seismic and volcanic precursor: a critical review
Morales-Simfors, Nury, Wyss, Ramon A. and Bundschuh, Jochen. 2020. "Recent progress in radon-based monitoring as seismic and volcanic precursor: a critical review." Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 50 (10), pp. 979-1012. https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2019.1642833

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Challenges in estimating soil water
Freebairn, D. M. and Ghahramani, A.. 2018. "Challenges in estimating soil water." Hulugalle, Nilantha, Biswas, Tapas, Greene, Richard and Bacon, Peter (ed.) 2018 National Soil Science Conference. Canberra, Australia 18 - 23 Nov 2018 Bridgewater, SA, Australia.

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Nitrogen mineralisation in sugarcane soils in Queensland, Australia: I. evaluation of soil tests for predicting nitrogen mineralisation
Allen, D. E., Bloesch, P. M., Orton, T. G., Schroeder, B. L., Skocaj, D. M., Wang, W., Masters, B. and Moody, P. M.. 2019. "Nitrogen mineralisation in sugarcane soils in Queensland, Australia: I. evaluation of soil tests for predicting nitrogen mineralisation." Soil Research. 57 (7), pp. 738-754. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR19031

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Aboveground resource allocation in response to root herbivory as affected by the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
Frew, Adam, Powell, Jeff R. and Johnson, Scott N.. 2020. "Aboveground resource allocation in response to root herbivory as affected by the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis." Plant and Soil: international journal on plant-soil relationships. 447 (1-2), pp. 463-473. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-019-04399-x

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Fire Effects on Soil Properties by P Pereira, J Mataix-Solera, X Ubeda, G Reain & A Cerda
Frew, Adam. 2020. "Fire Effects on Soil Properties by P Pereira, J Mataix-Solera, X Ubeda, G Reain & A Cerda." Austral Ecology: a journal of ecology in the Southern Hemisphere. 45, pp. 659-659. https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12843

Book review

A control volume scheme using compact integrated radial basis function stencils for solving the Richards equation
Ngo-Cong, Duc, Mai-Duy, Nam, Antille, Diogenes L. and van Genuchten, Martinus Th.. 2020. "A control volume scheme using compact integrated radial basis function stencils for solving the Richards equation." Journal of Hydrology. 580, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124240

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Application of multi-criteria decision making and GIS for check dam layout in the Ilanlu basin, northwest of Hamadan Province, Iran
Ildoromi, Ali Reza, Sepehri, Mehdi, Malekinezhad, Hossein, Kiani-Harchegani, Mahboobeh, Ghahramani, Afshin, Hosseini, Seyed Zeynalabedin and Artimani, Mohammad Mehdi. 2019. "Application of multi-criteria decision making and GIS for check dam layout in the Ilanlu basin, northwest of Hamadan Province, Iran." Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 114, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2019.10.002

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Assessment of check dams’ role in flood hazard mapping in a semi-arid environment
Sepehri, Mehdi, Ildoromi, Ali Reza, Malekinezhad, Hossein, Ghahramani, Afshin, Ekhtesasi, Mohammad Reza, Cao, Chen and Kiani-Harchegani, Mahboobeh. 2019. "Assessment of check dams’ role in flood hazard mapping in a semi-arid environment." Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk. 10 (1), pp. 2239-2256. https://doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2019.1692079

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Re-examining the flocculating power of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium for a broad range of soils
Zhu, Yingcan, Ali, Aram, Dang, Aaditi, Wandel, Andrew P. and Bennett, John McLean. 2019. "Re-examining the flocculating power of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium for a broad range of soils." Geoderma. 352, pp. 422-428. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.05.041

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Occurrence and cycling of trace elements in ultramafic soils and their impacts on human health: A critical review
Vithanage, Meththika, Kumarathilaka, Prasanna, Oze, Christopher, Karunatilake, Suniti, Seneviratne, Mihiri, Hseu, Zeng-Yei, Gunarathne, Viraj, Dassanayake, Maheshi, Ok, Yong Sik and Rinklebe, Jörg. 2019. "Occurrence and cycling of trace elements in ultramafic soils and their impacts on human health: A critical review." Environment International. 131 (104974), pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.104974

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Towards an economic decision support system for amelioration of soil constraints in the Northern Grains Region
Ghahramani, Afshin, An-Vo, Duc-Anh, Rochecouste, John, Mushtaq, Shahbaz, Roberton, Stirling, Bennett, John McLean and Cockfield, Geoff. 2018. Towards an economic decision support system for amelioration of soil constraints in the Northern Grains Region. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Technical report

Developing HowLeaky platform for improved governance, facilitation of development, and open reproducible science: final report
Ghahramani, Afshin, Anderson, Roy and Doherty, Al. 2019. Developing HowLeaky platform for improved governance, facilitation of development, and open reproducible science: final report. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Technical report

‘Soil probiotics’ promise bigger, healthier crops, but there’s a downside
Frew, Adam. 2018. "‘Soil probiotics’ promise bigger, healthier crops, but there’s a downside." The Conversation. 23 October 2018, pp. 1-9.

Blog

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi promote silicon accumulation in plant roots, reducing the impacts of root herbivory
Frew, Adam, Powell, Jeff R., Allsopp, Peter G., Sallam, Nader and Johnson, Scott N.. 2017. "Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi promote silicon accumulation in plant roots, reducing the impacts of root herbivory." Plant and Soil: international journal on plant-soil relationships. 419 (1-2), pp. 423-433. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3357-z

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Mycorrhizal fungi enhance nutrient uptake but disarm defences in plant roots, promoting plant-parasitic nematode populations
Frew, Adam, Powell, Jeff R., Glauser, Gaetan, Bennett, Alison E. and Johnson, Scott N.. 2018. "Mycorrhizal fungi enhance nutrient uptake but disarm defences in plant roots, promoting plant-parasitic nematode populations." Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 126, pp. 123-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.08.019

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Silicon‐induced root nodulation and synthesis of essential amino acids in a legume is associated with higher herbivore abundance
Johnson, Scott N., Hartley, Susan E., Ryalls, James M. W., Frew, Adam, DeGabriel, Jane L., Duncan, Michael and Gherlenda, Andrew G.. 2017. "Silicon‐induced root nodulation and synthesis of essential amino acids in a legume is associated with higher herbivore abundance." Functional Ecology. 31 (10), pp. 1903-1909. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12893

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Do eucalypt plantation management practices create understory reservoirs of scarab beetle pests in the soil?
Frew, Adam, Nielsen, Uffe N., Riegler, Markus and Johnson, Scott N.. 2013. "Do eucalypt plantation management practices create understory reservoirs of scarab beetle pests in the soil?" Forest Ecology and Management. 306, pp. 275-280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2013.06.051

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Host plant colonisation by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi stimulates immune function whereas high root silicon concentrations diminish growth in a soil-dwelling herbivore
Frew, Adam, Powell, Jeff R., Hiltpold, Ivan, Allsopp, Peter G., Sallam, Nader and Johnson, Scott N.. 2017. "Host plant colonisation by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi stimulates immune function whereas high root silicon concentrations diminish growth in a soil-dwelling herbivore." Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 112, pp. 117-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2017.05.008

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Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon‐based plant defences
Frew, Adam, Allsopp, Peter G., Gherlenda, Andrew G. and Johnson, Scott N.. 2017. "Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon‐based plant defences." Journal of Applied Ecology. 54 (5), pp. 1310-1319. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12822

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New frontiers in belowground ecology for plant protection from root-feeding insects
Johnson, Scott N., Benefer, Carly M., Frew, Adam, Griffiths, Bryan S., Hartley, Susan E., Karley, Alison J., Rasmann, Sergio, Schumann, Mario, Sonnemann, Illja and Robert, Christelle A. M.. 2016. "New frontiers in belowground ecology for plant protection from root-feeding insects." Applied Soil Ecology. 108, pp. 96-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.07.017

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Trade-offs between silicon and phenolic defenses may explain enhanced performance of root herbivores on phenolic-rich plants
Frew, Adam, Powell, Jeff R., Sallam, Nader, Allsopp, Peter G. and Johnson, Scott N.. 2016. "Trade-offs between silicon and phenolic defenses may explain enhanced performance of root herbivores on phenolic-rich plants." Journal of Chemical Ecology. 42 (8), pp. 768-771. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-016-0734-7

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Belowground ecology of scarabs feeding on grass roots: current knowledge and future directions for management in Australasia
Frew, Adam, Barnett, Kirk, Nielsen, Uffe N., Riegler, Markus and Johnson, Scott N.. 2016. "Belowground ecology of scarabs feeding on grass roots: current knowledge and future directions for management in Australasia." Frontiers in Plant Science. 7 (321), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00321

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Soil and Tillage Research: Why still focus on soil compaction?
Bluett, Chris, Tullberg, Jeff N., McPhee, John E. and Antille, Diogenes L.. 2019. "Soil and Tillage Research: Why still focus on soil compaction? " Soil and Tillage Research. 194, pp. 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2019.05.028

Letter

On the distribution and speciation of arsenic in the soil-plant-system of a rice field in West-Bengal, India: a μ-synchrotron techniques based case study
Kramar, U., Norra, S., Berner, Z., Kiczka, M. and Chandrasekharam, D.. 2017. "On the distribution and speciation of arsenic in the soil-plant-system of a rice field in West-Bengal, India: a μ-synchrotron techniques based case study." Applied Geochemistry. 77 (1), pp. 4-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.11.006

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Soil organic carbon in semiarid alpine regions: the spatial distribution, stock estimation, and environmental controls
Zhu, Meng, Feng, Qi, Zhang, Mengxu, Liu, Wei, Deo, Ravinesh C., Zhang, Chengqi and Yang, Linshan. 2019. "Soil organic carbon in semiarid alpine regions: the spatial distribution, stock estimation, and environmental controls." Journal of Soils and Sediments: protection, risk assessment and remediation. 19 (10), pp. 3427-3441. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-019-02295-6

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Acidification of shallow groundwater in the unconfined sandy aquifer of the city of Douala, Cameroon, Western Africa: implications for groundwater quality and use
Takem, G. E., Kuitcha, D., Ako, A. A., Mafany, G. T., Takounjou-Fouepe, A., Ndjama, J., Ntchancho, R., Ateba, B. H., Chandrasekharam, D. and Ayonghe, S. N.. 2015. "Acidification of shallow groundwater in the unconfined sandy aquifer of the city of Douala, Cameroon, Western Africa: implications for groundwater quality and use." Environmental Earth Sciences. 74 (9), pp. 6831-6846. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-015-4681-3

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Magnesic soils: first principle soil management strategies for increased productivity
Zhu, Yingcan. 2019. Magnesic soils: first principle soil management strategies for increased productivity. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/fp4j-sj70

PhD Thesis

Mitigation of arsenic accumulation in rice: an agronomical, physico-chemical, and biological approach – a critical review
Kumarathilaka, Prasanna, Seneweera, Saman, Ok, Yong Sik, Meharg, Andrew A. and Bundschuh, Jochen. 2020. "Mitigation of arsenic accumulation in rice: an agronomical, physico-chemical, and biological approach – a critical review." Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 50 (1), pp. 31-71. https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2019.1618691

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A soil temperature decision support tool for agronomic research and management under climate variability: adapting to earlier and more variable planting conditions
Kath, Jarrod and Pembleton, Keith. 2019. "A soil temperature decision support tool for agronomic research and management under climate variability: adapting to earlier and more variable planting conditions." Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 162, pp. 783-792. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2019.05.030

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The soil structural cost of traffic from heavy machinery in vertisols
Bennett, J. McL., Roberton, S. D., Marchuk, S., Woodhouse, N. P., Antille, D. L., Jensen, T. A. and Keller, T.. 2019. "The soil structural cost of traffic from heavy machinery in vertisols." Soil and Tillage Research. 185, pp. 85-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2018.09.007

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Towards predicting the soil-specific threshold electrolyte concentration of soil as a reduction in saturated hydraulic conductivity: the role of clay net negative charge
Bennett, J. McL., Marchuk, A., Marchuk, S. and Raine, S. R.. 2019. "Towards predicting the soil-specific threshold electrolyte concentration of soil as a reduction in saturated hydraulic conductivity: the role of clay net negative charge." Geoderma. 337, pp. 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.08.030

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Heavy metal signatures in urban and peri-urban agricultural soils across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, India
Vazhacharickal, Prem Jose, Gurav, Trupti and Chandrasekharam, D.. 2019. "Heavy metal signatures in urban and peri-urban agricultural soils across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, India." Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 115 (2), pp. 295-312. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-018-9966-y

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