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Frontiers in Soil Science provides a forum for research excellence in all aspects of soil science. We welcome article submissions in the traditional fields of soil chemistry, physics, and biology as well as those involved in pedology and soil classification. In addition, we invite submissions that improve our fundamental mechanistic understanding of soil functioning as well as those associated with more applied aspects of soil management, including urban soils. The journal considers articles submitted on agriculture, biofuel and forest production systems, but also those associated with natural ecosystems from all latitudes. Submissions on novel methods and techniques for characterizing soils will also be considered, ranging from field and laboratory experimental approaches through to bioinformatic, statistical and advanced data analysis techniques. We also seek manuscripts associated with the mathematical modelling on soil processes (e.g. nutrients, heat, water, xenobiotics) and plant-soil-microbial interactions. 

All studies must significantly contribute to the advancement of soil science and concomitantly to deepen knowledge in the subject. We welcome original research articles, critical reviews on subjects of broad interest, mini reviews on topical issues, perspectives and opinion pieces. All contributions need to present new insights and attract broad interest in various disciplines.