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Soil Science and the Latest Studies on Sustainable Agriculture

A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050). This special issue belongs to the section "Soil Conservation and Sustainability".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2024 | Viewed by 238

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Institute of Soil Science and Environment Management, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Leszczyńskiego St. 7, 20-069 Lublin, Poland
Interests: soil enzymes activity; soil biochemistry; changes in soils; soil fertility; environmental protection; ecotoxicological evaluation of soils; environmental impact assessment; sustainable agriculture
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The promotion of sustainable agriculture, food security and the protection of terrestrial ecosystems are included in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda. In our globalized world, sustainable and climate-smart agriculture is extremely important. Therefore, new ways to increase crop productivity while improving soil health and fertility are constantly being sought.

The aim of this Special Issue is to draw attention to sustainable soil management, modern agricultural and environmental practices that promote sustainable development and agroecosystem health.

In this Special Issue, original research articles and reviews are welcome. Research areas may include (but are not limited to) the following: soil health and fertility, the relationship between soil and plants, agroecosystems resilience, climate-smart agriculture, organic farming and agroecology, the method of fertilizer application, reduced use of chemical fertilizer and pesticides, beneficial microorganisms, advanced techniques for real-time monitoring of soil conditions, and many others.

We look forward to receiving your contributions.

Prof. Dr. Barbara Futa
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • sustainable agriculture
  • agroecosystem
  • soil properties
  • soil fertility
  • soil health
  • land use change
  • climate smart agriculture
  • regenerative agriculture

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