Full List of PublicatioNS 2022 

Some Highly Cited Publications:

Journal Article 

Citations as of 01/2022

  1. Ansari, M., Choudhury, B., Layek, J., Das, A., Lal, R., et al. Green Manuring and Crop Residue Management: Effect on Soil Organic Carbon Stock, Aggregation, and System Productivity in the Foothills of Eastern Himalaya (India). Soil and Tillage Research, Elsevier, 15 Jan. 2022, (https://doi. org/10.1016/j.still.2022.105318)


  1. Bilen, S. Jacinethe, P-A., Shrestha, R., Jagadamma, S., Nakajima, toru., Lal, R., et al. 2022. Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in a No-Tillage Chronosequence in Central Ohio. Soil and Tillage Research, Elsevier, 4 Jan. 2022, (


  1. Dheri, G.S., Lal, R., Moonilal, N., et al. 2022. “Soil Carbon Stocks and Water Stable Aggregates under Annual and Perennial Biofuel Crops in Central Ohio.” Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Elsevier, 23 Oct. 2021, (


  1. Evans, Daniel, Janes-Bassett, V. Borrelli, P. Chenu, C., et al. 2022. Sustainable Futures over the next Decade Are Rooted in Soil Science. European Journal of Soil Science. ( ejss.13145)


  1. Gao, Xiaodan, et al. Quantitative Characterization of Non-Dlvo Factors in the Aggregation of Black Soil Colloids. Nature News, Nature Publishing Group, 24 Mar. 2022, s41598-022-09067-2.


  1. Ivezić V, Lorenz K, Lal R. 2022. Soil Organic Carbon in Alley Cropping Systems: A Meta Analysis. Sustainability. MDPI. 2022; 14(3):1296. (


  1. Kan, ZR., Han, SW., Liu, WX. et al. 2022. Higher sequestration of wheat versus maize crop carbon in soils under rotations. Environ Chem Lett. 20, 101–107 (2022). ( 5)


  1. Kumar, R., Mishra, J.S., Mali, S.S., Mondal, S., Meena, R.S. Lal, R., Et al., Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment for Designing Carbon-Cum-Energy Efficient, Cleaner and Eco-Friendly Production System for Rice-Fallow Agro-Ecosystems of South Asia. Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 8 Dec. 2021,


  1. Lal, R. Nature-Based Solutions of Soil Management and Agriculture. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Soil and Water Conservation Society, 1 Mar. 2022, (doi:10.2489/jswc.2022.0204A)


  1. Lal, R. 2022. Reducing carbon footprints of agriculture and food systems. Carbon Footprints. 2022. (doi: 10.20517/cf.2021.05)


  1. Lal, R. (2022). Fate of Soil Carbon Transported by Erosional Processes. APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 12(1).


  1. Layek, J., Das, A., Ghosh, P.B., Rangappa, K. Lal, R., et al. 2022. “Double No-till and Rice Straw Retention in Terraced Sloping Lands Improves Water Content, Soil Health and Productivity of Lentil in Himalayan Foothills.” Soil and Tillage Research, Elsevier, 8 Apr. 2022, ( still.2022.105381)


  1. Liu, W-X. Liu, W-S., Yang, M-Y., Et. Al. 2022. “Effects of Tillage and Cropping Sequences On Crop Production And Environmental BeneTs in the North China Plain.” Research Square. (https://doi. org/10.21203/


  1. Lorenz, K., Lal, R. 2022. Soil Organic Carbon Stocks. In: Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Biomes of the United States. Springer, Cham. (


  1. Lorenz, K., Lal, R. (2022). Soil Inorganic Carbon Stocks in Terrestrial Biomes. In: Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Biomes of the United States. Springer, Cham. ( 3).


  1. Lorenz, K., Lal, R. 2022. Incentivizing Soil Organic Carbon Management in Terrestrial Biomes of the United States of America. In: Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Biomes of the United States. Springer, Cham. (


  1. Lorenz, K., Lal, R. 2022. Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration. In: Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Biomes of the United States. Springer, Cham. (>


  1. Maia, S.M.F., de Souza Mederios, A. dos Santos, T., Lyra, G.B., Lal, R. et al. 2022. Potential of Notill Agriculture as a Nature-Based Solution for Climate-Change Mitigation in Brazil. Soil and Tillage Research, Elsevier, 11 Mar. 2022, (


  1. Sá, J.C., Lal, R. et al. 2022. “Can C-Budget of Natural Capital Be Restored through Conservation Agriculture in a Tropical and Subtropical Environment?” Environmental Pollution, Elsevier, 8 Jan. 2022, (


  1. Yadav, V.S., Singh, S. Gupta, S.R., Meena, R.S., Lal, R., et al. 2022. Carbon Sequestration Potential and CO2 Fluxes in a Tropical Forest Ecosystem. Ecological Engineering, Elsevier, 10 Jan. 2022, (


  1. Xu, Y., Gao X., Liu Y.,, Li S., Liang C., Lal R., Wang J. 2022. Differential accumulation patterns of microbial necromass induced by maize root vs. shoot residue addition in agricultural Alfisols. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Volume 164,(


  1. Zhao, X, Liu, W-S., Liu, W-X., Liu, Q-Y., Lal, R. et al., Responses of Soil Ph to No‐till and the Factors Affecting It : A Global Meta-Analysis. (


  1. Song, X., Fang, C., Lal, R., et al. 2022. Identifying a suitable revegetation method for soil organic carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus sequestration: A 16‐year in situ experiment on the abandoned farmland in the semiarid of Loess Plateau. Land Degradation & Development.


Journal Article 

Citations as of 12/2021

  1. Lal, R. 2004. Soil carbon sequestration impacts on global climate change and food security. Science 304: 1623-1627


  1. Bronick, C.J., R. Lal. 2005. Soil structure and management: a review. Geoderma 124:3-22.


  1. Lal, R. 2004. Soil carbon sequestration to mitigate climate change. Geoderma 123:1-22.


  1. Lal, R. 2005. Forest soils and carbon sequestration. Forest Ecology and Management 220:242-258.


  1. Lal, R. 2003. Soil erosion and the global carbon budget. Environment International 29:437-450.


  1. Lal, R. 2004. Carbon emission from farm operations. Environment International 30:981-990.


  1. Lal, R. 2001. Soil degradation by erosion. Land Degradation & Development12:519-539.


  1. Lal, R. 2008. Carbon sequestration. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363:815-830


  1. Paustian, K., O. Andrén, H.H. Janzen, R. Lal, P. Smith, G. Tian, H. Tiessen, M. Van Noordwijk, P.L. Woomer. 1997. Agricultural soils as a sink to mitigate CO2 emissions. Soil Use and Management 13: 230-244.


  1. Stockmann, U., M. A. Adams, J. W. Crawford, D. J. Field, N. Henakaarchchi, M. Jenkins, B. Minasny, A. B. McBratney, V. de R. de Courcelles, K. Singh, I. Wheeler, L. Abbott, D. A. Angers, J. Baldock, M. Bird, P. C. Brookes, C. Chenu, J. D. Jastrow, R. Lal, J. Lehmann, A. G. O’Donnell, W. J. Parton, D. Whitehead, and M. Zimmermann. 2013. The knowns, known unknowns and unknowns of sequestration of soil organic carbon. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 164:80–99. 


  1. Lal, R. 2005. World crop residues production and implications of its use as a biofuel. Environment International 31: 575-584.


  1. Lal, R. 2006. Enhancing crop yields in the developing countries through restoration of the soil organic carbon pool in agricultural lands. Land Degradation & Development 17:197-209.


  1. Lal, R. 1998. Soil erosion impact on agronomic productivity and environment quality. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 17:319-464.


  1. Lal, R. 2002. Soil carbon dynamics in cropland and rangeland. Environmental Pollution 116:353-362.


  1. Lal, R. 2015. Restoring Soil Quality to Mitigate Soil Degradation. Sustainability 7(5): 5875-5895.


  1. Lal, R. 1997. Residue management, conservation tillage and soil restoration for mitigating greenhouse effect by CO2-enrichment. Soil & Tillage Research 43:81-107.


  1. Liu, R., Lal, R. 2015. Potentials of engineered nanoparticles as fertilizers for increasing agronomic productions. Science of the Total Environment 514:131-139.


  1. Lal, R. 2004. Carbon sequestration in dryland ecosystems. Environmental Management 33(4):528-544


  1. Shukla, M.K., R. Lal, M. Ebinger. 2006. Determining soil quailty indicators by factor analysis. 87(2):194-204


  1. Lal, R. 2003. Global potential of soil carbon sequestration to mitigate the greenhouse effect. Plant Sci 22:151-184.


  1.  Lal, R., J.D. Hanson, D.C. Reicosky. 2007. The evolution of the plow over 10,000 years and the rationale for no-till farming. Soil and Tillage Research 93(1):1-12.


  1. Mulumba, L.N., R. Lal. 2008. Mulching effects on selected soil physical properties. Soil and Tillage Research 98(1):106-111


  1. Bruce, J.P., M. Frome, E. Haites, H. Janzen, R. Lal, K. Paustian. 1999. Carbon sequestration in soils. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 54:382-389.


  1. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal. 2008. No-tillage and soil-profile carbon sequestration: an on-farm assessment. Soil Science Society of America Journal 72:693-701.


  1. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal. 2009. Crop residue removal impacts on soil productivity and envrionmental quality. Critical Reviews in Plant Science 28 (30):139-163.