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Plant and Soil

Plant and Soil

An International Journal on Plant-Soil Relationships

Editor-in-Chief: Hans Lambers
Managing Editor: Lieve Bultynck

ISSN: 0032-079X (print version)
ISSN: 1573-5036 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11104

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Hans Lambers
The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

Managing Editors:
Lieve Bultynck
The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia  

Marschner Review Editors:
I. Cakmak, Istanbul, Turkey
A. Stokes, Montpellier, France  

Methods Paper Editor:
P.J. Gregory, Reading, UK 

Section Editors:
F. Albornoz
, Crawley (Perth), Australia; P. AmbusRoskilde, Denmark; E. Baggs, Aberdeen,UK; M. G. BakkerPeoria, IL, USAJ. Barcelo, Barcelona, Spain; N.J. Barrow, Mount Claremont, Australia; P. Bodelier, Wageningen, The Netherlands; A.C. Borstlap, Utrecht, The Netherlands; M.A. Bowker, Flagstaff, AZ, USA; L. Bragazza, Ferrara, Italy; Z. Cai, Nanjing, China; D. Cameron, Sheffield, UK; T. Cavagnaro, Adelaide, Australia; P. Christie, Belfast, UK; S. CompantTulln, AustriaM. Delgado BaquerizoRichmond, AustraliaF. DijkstraSydney, Australia; I. Dodd, Lancaster, UK; A. Erktan, Göttingen, Germany; A. Escudero, Salamanca, Spain; T. Ezawa, Sapporo, Japan; W. Fricke, Dublin, IrelandT. George, Dundee, U.K.; M.A. Grusak, Houston, TX, USA; J. Hammond, Loughborough, UK; H. HeYangling, ChinaX. He, Chongqing, China;  L. HuangBrisbane, AustraliaE.K. James, Dundee, U.K.; S. Jeffery, Newport, UK; E.J. Joner, Aas, Norway; I. Kögel-Knabner, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany; T.W. Kuyper, Wageningen, The Netherlands; D. Lesueur, Hanoi, Vietnam; E. Lombi, Glen Osmond, Australia; Y. Liang, Hangzhou, China; J. F. Ma, Kurashiki, Japan;  Z. Mao, Montpellier, France; S. Marhan, Stuttgart, Germany; U. Mathesius, Canberra, Australia; M. L. McCormack, Lisle, IL, USA; B. MitterTulln an der Donau , Austria; M. Nikolić, Belgrade, Serbia; E. Paterson, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK; K. PawlowskiStockholm, Sweden; A. M. Pirttila, Oulu, Finland; J.R. Powell, Penrith, Australia; C.E. Prescott, Vancouver, Canada; B. RewaldVienna, Austria; T. Rose, Lismore, Australia; A. SchnepfJülich, Germany; S. Schwinning, Tuscon, AZ, SA; L. Shaw, Reading, Berkshire, UK; L. Silva, Davis, USA; R. Silva Oliveira, Campinas, SP, Brazil; R. Simpson, Canberra, Australia; G. Striker, Buenos Aires, Argentina; F. Teste, San Luis, Argentina; A. van der Ent, Brisbane, Australia; E. Visser, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; J. Walck, Murfreesboro, TN, USA; A. Wasson, Canberra, Australia; M. Weih, Uppsala, Sweden; W. R. Whalley, Harpenden, UK; P.J. White,Dundee, UK; M. Wissuwa, Tsukuba, Japan; F.J. Zhao, Herfordshire, UK; J. ZwiazekEdmonton, Canada.

Consulting Editors:
E. Ait Barka, 
Reims, France; S. Arndt, Victoria, Australia; R. Aroca, Granada, Spain; M. Bakker, Villenave d'Ornon, France;  G. Bergkvist, Uppsala, Sweden; B. Bond-Lamberty, College Park, USA; A. CampisanoSan Michele all'Adige, ItalyP-L. ChagnonSherbrooke, Canada; J.M. Cheeseman, Urbana, IL, USA; C. Chen, Nathan, Australia; T. Darch, Okehampton, UK; M. Cramer, Rondebosch, South Africa;  A. Denham, Hurstville, Australia; M.D. DentonAdelaide, Australia; R.E. Drenovsky, University Heights, OH, USA; J. DuranCoimbra, PortugalA. EdwardsAberdeen, UK; D.J. Eldridge, Sydney, Australia; J.E. Fernandez, Sevilla, Spain; M.P. Faucon, Beauvais, France; P. García-PalaciosMadrid, Spain; J. Germida, Saskatoon, Canada;  K. J. van Groenigen, Flagstaff, AZ, USA; C. GuppyArmidale, Australia; I. Hartley, Exeter, UK; E. Hoffland, Wageningen, The Netherlands; N.S. Harris, Alberta, Canada; C. HuangAdelaide, Australia; R.G. JoergensenWitzenhausen, Germany; E. Inselsbacher,Umea, Sweden; J. Jansa, Prague, Czech Republic; S.K. LamMelbourne, AustraliaC. Keller, Aix-en-Provence, France; A. Kulmatiski, Logan, UT, USA; H. J. Kronzucker, Melbourne, Australia; B. B. LandaCordoba, Spain; L. S. Lannes, São Paulo, Brazil; L. Li, Beijing, China; I. LubbersWageningen, The Netherlands; F.T. MaestreMadrid, Spain;  S. Manzoni, Stockholm, Sweden; V. Melino, Adelaide, Australia; T. McLaren, Lindau, Switzerland; J. Mercado Blanco, Cordoba, Spain; G. North, Los Angeles, CA, USA; E. Oburger, Vienna, Austria; M. Teles Oliviera, Vila Real, Portugal; F.M. PadillaAlmería, Spain; J.A. Palta, Perth, AustraliaK. Png, Manchester, UK; M. Potthoff, Göttingen, Germany; J. Powers, St Paul, MN, USA; M. Puschenreiter, Vienna, Austria; J. Raven, Dundee, UK; R.J. Reid, Adelaide, Australia; M. Renton, Perth, Australia; I.T. Riley, Adelaide, Australia; G. Rubio, Buenos Aires, Argentina; J. van RuijvenWageningen, The Netherlands; L. Sanita' di Toppi, Pisa, Italy; G. Santa Maria, Buenos Aires, Argentina; J. SardansBarcelona, Spain ; S. Shabala, Hobart, Australia; S. SistlaIrvine, USA; J.-A. Subke, Stirling, UK;  L. Suriyagoda, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; C. TangMelbourne, Australia;  R. Tognetti, Campobasso, Italy; S. Veresoglou,  Berlin, GermanyD. VetterleinHalle, Germany; R. VianiSão Paulo, Brasil; P. Wang, St Lucia, AustraliaL. Weston, Wagga Wagga, Australia; W. WilckeKarlsruhe, GermanyG.L. WuYangling, China;  J.B. YavittIthaca, USA; J. ZhangYunnan, China; J.L. Zhang, Lanzhou, China; D. Zhou, Nanjing, China.


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    Plant and Soil publishes original papers and review articles exploring the interface of plant biology and soil sciences, and that enhance our mechanistic understanding of plant-soil interactions. We focus on the interface of plant biology and soil sciences, and seek those manuscripts with a strong mechanistic component which develop and test hypotheses aimed at understanding underlying mechanisms of plant-soil interactions. Manuscripts can include both fundamental and applied aspects of mineral nutrition, plant water relations, symbiotic and pathogenic plant-microbe interactions, root anatomy and morphology, soil biology, ecology, agrochemistry and agrophysics, as long as they are hypothesis-driven and enhance our mechanistic understanding. Articles including a major molecular or modelling component also fall within the scope of the journal. All contributions appear in the English language, with consistent spelling, using either American or British English.

    Plant and Soil provides rapid publication of full-length papers describing the results of original research. Articles accepted for publication in Plant and Soil report novel findings of general significance. Reviews, mini-reviews and commentaries are usually solicited by members of the Editorial Board. However, individuals who wish to prepare a review or a mini-review are encouraged to contact the Editor-in-Chief (hans.lambers@uwa.edu.au) prior to submitting a manuscript. Occasionally Plant and Soil will publish Special Issues containing a collection of articles on a theme considered by the editors to be of general interest to our readers. These Special Issues may consist of a selection of presentations from a scientific meeting or a collection of papers organised by an individual or group. In all cases, manuscripts submitted for publication as part of a Special Issue will be subject to the same rigorous peer-review process required of regular submissions. Individuals or groups wishing to organise a Special Issue of Plant and Soil should contact the Managing Editor, Lieve Bultynck (plso-plants@uwa.edu.au) to discuss the feasibility of the project.

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