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The most-read papers from August 2017.



Statistics, Scoring Functions, and Regional Analysis of a Comprehensive Soil Health Database
Aubrey K. Fine, Harold M. van Es and Robert R. Schindelbeck
The Nature and Properties of Soils, 15th Edition
W. Lee Daniels


Terrain-Shape Indices for Modeling Soil Moisture Dynamics
Dylan E. Beaudette, Randy A. Dahlgren and Anthony T. O’Geen
A Geostatistical Analysis of Soil Properties in the Davis Pond Mississippi Freshwater Diversion
Filip Kral, Ron Corstanje, John R. White and Fabio Veronesi
Erosive Strengths of Concentric Regions within Soil Macroaggregates
Eun-Jin Park and Alvin J. M. Smucker
Nondegradative Extraction and Measurement of Uric Acid from Poultry Litter
Jake Mowrer, David E. Kissel, Miguel Cabrera and Sayed M. Hassan
Negative Wien Effect Measurements for Exploring Polarization Processes of Cations Interacting with Negatively Charged Soil Particles 
Yu-Jun Wang, Cheng-Bao Li, Wei Wang, Jun Jiang, Dong-Mei Zhou, Renku Xu and Shmulik P. Friedman
Soil Quality: A Concept, Definition, and Framework for Evaluation (A Guest Editorial)
D. L. Karlen, M. J. Mausbach, J. W. Doran, R. G. Cline, R. F. Harris and G. E. Schuman
Top-Ranked Priority Research Questions for Soil Science in the 21st Century
Julius B. Adewopo, Christine VanZomeren, Rupesh K. Bhomia, Maya Almaraz, Allan R. Bacon, Emily Eggleston, Jonathan D. Judy, Ricky W. Lewis, Mary Lusk, Bradley Miller, Colby Moorberg, Elizabeth Hodges Snyder and Mary Tiedeman
Determining Soil Bulk Density for Carbon Stock Calculations: A Systematic Method Comparison
Katja Walter, Axel Don, Bärbel Tiemeyer and Annette Freibauer


Most-Cited Papers

The most-cited papers based on data from Google Scholar (last updated 9/20/2017).



A closed-form equation for predicting the hydraulic conductivity of unsaturated soils
M. Th. van Genuchten
Development of a DTPA soil test for zinc, iron, manganese, and copper
W. L. Lindsay and W. A. Norvell
Analysis of factors controlling soil organic matter levels in Great Plains grasslands
W. J. Parton, D. S. Schimel, C. V. Cole and D. S. Ojima
Field-scale variability of soil properties in central Iowa soils
C. A. Cambardella, T. B. Moorman, T. B. Parkin, D. L. Karlen, J. M. Novak, R. F. Turco and A. E. Konopka
Test of an ascorbic acid method for determining phosphorus in water and NaHCO3 extracts from soil
F. S. Watanabe and S. R. Olsen
Particulate soil organic-matter changes across a grassland cultivation sequence
C. A. Cambardella and E. T. Elliott
Changes in inorganic and organic soil phosphorus fractions induced by cultivation practices and by laboratory incubations
M. J. Hedley, J. W. B. Stewart and B. S. Chauhan
Effect of water-filled pore space on carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide production in tilled and nontilled soils
D. M. Linn and J. W. Doran
Nitrogen mineralization potentials of soils
George Stanford and S. J. Smith
Estimating Generalized Soil-water Characteristics from Texture
K. E. Saxton, W. J. Rawls, J. S. Romberger and R. I. Papendick