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Sustainable futures over the next decade are rooted in soil science. / Evans, Daniel; Janes-Bassett, Victoria; Borrelli, Pasquale et al.

In: European Journal of Soil Science, Vol. 73, No. 1, e13145, 19.01.2022.

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Evans, D, Janes-Bassett, V, Borrelli, P, Chenu, C, Ferreira, C, Griffiths, R, Kalantari, Z, Keesstra, S, Lal, R, Panagos, P, Robinson, D, Seifollahi-Aghmiunif, S, Smith, P, Steenhuis, T, Thomas, A & Visser, S 2022, 'Sustainable futures over the next decade are rooted in soil science', European Journal of Soil Science, vol. 73, no. 1, e13145. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13145

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Evans, D., Janes-Bassett, V., Borrelli, P., Chenu, C., Ferreira, C., Griffiths, R., Kalantari, Z., Keesstra, S., Lal, R., Panagos, P., Robinson, D., Seifollahi-Aghmiunif, S., Smith, P., Steenhuis, T., Thomas, A., & Visser, S. (2022). Sustainable futures over the next decade are rooted in soil science. European Journal of Soil Science, 73(1), [e13145]. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13145

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Evans D, Janes-Bassett V, Borrelli P, Chenu C, Ferreira C, Griffiths R et al. Sustainable futures over the next decade are rooted in soil science. European Journal of Soil Science. 2022 Jan 19;73(1):e13145. Epub 2021 Jul 26. doi: 10.1111/ejss.13145

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Evans, Daniel ; Janes-Bassett, Victoria ; Borrelli, Pasquale et al. / Sustainable futures over the next decade are rooted in soil science. In: European Journal of Soil Science. 2022 ; Vol. 73, No. 1.

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