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Soil Microorganisms, Plant Ecology and Sustainable Restoration

A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050). This special issue belongs to the section "Environmental Sustainability and Applications".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2024 | Viewed by 111

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Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627, Belo Horizonte 31270-901, Brazil
Interests: soil microbiota; fungi; ecological restoration; amendments; greenhouse gases
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The degradation of lands and ecosystems worldwide is of major environmental risk. Thus, the restoration of degraded landscapes, agroecosystems and natural forests helps the restitution of ecosystem services and values, improving the sustainable management of ecosystems and conservation of living species, which is of high priority. Therefore, to obtain and compile information on soil microorganisms, plant ecology and ecological restoration are urgently needed.

This Special Issue is dedicated to research including advances in plant and soil science for a sustainable life and better ecosystem functioning.

In this Special Issue, original research articles and reviews are welcome. Research areas may include (but are not limited to) the following: microbes as indicators of ecological restoration and soil health; the environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability of human environments; how ecosystems can be regenerated, conserved, and integrated into the current human lifestyle; and land degradation neutrality and carbon sequestration 

I look forward to receiving your contributions.

Dr. Marcela Pagano
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • plant microbiota
  • fungi
  • ecological restoration
  • soil quality

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