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Submit a Manuscript to the Journal
Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

For a Special Issue on
Recent developments on dynamics of substances in the rhizosphere

Manuscript deadline
15 December 2021

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Special Issue Editor(s)

Jun Wasaki (Hiroshima University), Guest Editor-in-Chief
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Takuro Shinano (Hokkaido University), Guest Editor
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Naoko Ohtsu (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), Guest Editor

Junpei Takano (Osaka Prefecture University), Guest Editor

Kyoko Miwa (Hokkaido University), Guest Editor

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Recent developments on dynamics of substances in the rhizosphere

A Special Section of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

We are pleased to share our Call for Papers for a special section titled "Recent developments on dynamics of substances in the rhizosphere" that will be published in April 2022 for Vol 68 (2) of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. You are kindly invited to submit research articles and reviews to the Special Section.

We welcome contributions related to the following topics:

  • New knowledge about the availability of nutrients by root secretions
  • Expression of plant functions under environmental stress conditions
  • Adaptation to nutrient element deficiency / excess and its effect on other elements
  • Adaptation to stress environment and nutritional ecological characteristics
  • Competition and symbiosis with microorganisms, and exchange of molecules related to this
  • Movement of molecules such as water and nutrients in micro confined spaces
  • New findings on nutrient absorption and interrelationship with soil

Submission Instructions

Submission Guidelines

  • Pre-Registration: Please fill the following information and email the Guest Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Jun Wasaki ([email protected]) and Guest Editor, Prof. Takuro Shinano ([email protected]) for the Special Section before October 15, 2021. Please note that this pre-registration is not compulsory to submit a manuscript, but is requested to estimate the approximate numbers of papers to be expected for the issue.
    • Paper title:
    • Corresponding author:
    • Affiliation:
    • E-mail address:
  • Manuscript preparation: Please follow the instructions for authors at the journal web page: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=tssp20&page=instructions
  • Manuscript submission: The manuscripts are to be submitted by December 15, 2021 via Soil Science and Plant Nutrition’s ScholarOne Manuscripts site: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/sspn Please make sure that all co-authors have a Scholar One Manuscript account before a new submission.
  • At the Submission Step 1 on the website, please choose “Special submission for “Rhizosphere 2022” as Type of the manuscript
  • Publication and peer-review process: All manuscripts are reviewed by the Editorial Board and qualified reviewers, in the same way all other submissions to the journal are assessed.

We look forward to receiving your submissions.

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