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We compiled a bibliography of publications which inspire and inform us. Many of those are authored by the "Rediscovering soils" attendees.



Banwart, S. et al (2011) Save our soils. Nature 474 151-2 


Cameron, D. et al (2013) Mycorrhiza-induced resistance: More than the sum of its parts? Trends in Plant Science 18: 539-545 


Derungs, N. and E. Hertz (2016) The challenge of soil erosion management in Switzerland: a socio-anthropological analysis of public policy construction and implementation. Soil Science Society of Switzerland Bulletin 37 


Engel-Di Mauro, S. (1999) A gender-sensitive methodology for research on soil management: a case study from Hungary. Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development 93(3/4) 157-162. 


Engel-Di Mauro, S. (2014) Ecology, Soils, and the Left: An Ecosocial Approach (New York: Palgrave Macmillan)


Goldstein, J. (2016) Knowing the subterranean: Land grabbing, oil palm, and divergent expertise in Indonesia’s peat soil. Environment and Planning A 48(4) 754-770


Krzywoszynska, A. (2016) What farmers know: Experiential knowledge and care in vine growing. Sociologia Ruralis 56(2) 289-31 


Lyons, K. (2016) Decomposition as life politics: Soils, selva, and small farms under the gun of the U.S.-Colombian War on Drugs. Cultural Anthropology 31(1) 56-81 


Latour, B. (2016) Onus orbis terrarum: About a possible shift in the definition of sovereignty. Millenium: Journal of International Studies 44(3) 305-320 


Latour, B. (2104) Some advantages of the notion of ‘Critical Zone’ for Geopolitics. Procedia: Earth and Planetary Science 10 3-6 


Marchesi, G. (2016) The other green revolution: Land epistemologies and the Mexican revolutionary state. Antipode doi:10.1111/anti.12215 


Münster D. (2016) Agro-ecological double movements? Zero Budget Natural Farming and alternative agricultures after the neoliberal crisis in Kerala. Pp 222-44 in B. B. Mohanty ed,  Critical Perspectives on Agrarian Transition: India in the Global Debate (New York and London: Routledge) 


Nortcliff, S. (1984) Down to Earth Leicestershire Museums Publications No. 52.  


O’Brien, A. (2013) Supporting soil fungi to rebuild soils in agriculture. PAN: Philosophy, Activism, Nature 10 24-35 


Patzel, N. (2013) The soil scientists’ hidden beloved: Archetypal images and emotions in the scientist’s relationship with soil. Pp. 205-226 in E. Landa and C. Feller eds, Soil and Culture (Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands) 


Patzel, N. (2013) European religious cultivation of the soil. Pp. 261-276 in E. Landa and C. Feller eds, Soil and Culture (Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands) 


Puig de la Bellacasa, M. (2015) Making time for soil: Technoscientific futurity and the pace of care. Social Studies of Science 45(5): 691-716 


Kong, A, K. Scow, A Córdova-Kreylos, W. Holmes, and J. Six (2011) Microbial community composition and carbon cycling within soil microenvironments of conventional, low-input, and organic cropping systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43(1) 20-30


Bossio, D, MGirvan, M., L. Verchot, J. Bullimore, T. Borelli, A. Albrecht, K. Scow, A. Ball, J. Pretty, A. Osborn (2005) Soil microbial community response to land use change in an agricultural landscape of Western Kenya. Microbial. Ecology 49 (1): 50-62. 


Sizmur, T. et al (2017) Milled cereal straw accelerates earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris) growth more than selected organic amendments. Applied Soil Ecology 113 166-177 


Stockdale, E. A. and Watson, C. A. (2012) Managing soil biota to deliver ecosystem services Natural England Commissioned Reports No. 100 


Ureta, S. (2016) Caring for waste: Handling tailings in a Chilean copper mine. Environment and Planning A 48(8) 1532-1548 


Van Sant, L. (2016) ‘Into the hands of negroes’: Reproducing plantation geographies in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Geoforum 77 196-205 


Reckling, M., G. Bergkvist, C. Watson, F. Stoddard, P. Zander, R. Walker, A. Pristeri, I. Toncea, and J. Bachinger (2016) Trade-offs between economic and environmental impacts of introducing legumes into cropping systems. Frontiers in Plant Science


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