2019 Full List of Publications

Some Highly Cited Publications:

Journal Article 

Citations as of 11/2019

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


  1. Lal, R., M.K. Shukla. 2004. Principles of Soil Physics. CRC Press. 


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


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


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


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


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


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


  1. Lal, R., J.M. Kimble. 1997. Conservation tillage for carbon sequestration. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 49:243-253.


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


  1. Lal, R., R.F. Follett, J. Kimble, C.V. Cole. 1999. Managing U.S. cropland to sequester carbon in soil. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 54:374-381.