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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Plant Science and Agronomy D-index 63 Citations 19,732 193 World Ranking 244 National Ranking 16

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Ecology
  • Agriculture
  • Carbon dioxide

Soil water, Agronomy, Nitrification, Paddy field and Environmental chemistry are his primary areas of study. His work carried out in the field of Soil water brings together such families of science as Nitrous oxide, Water content and Human fertilization. The study incorporates disciplines such as Soil carbon and Loam in addition to Agronomy.

His research in Nitrification intersects with topics in Soil pH, Soil microbiology and Mineralization. His Soil pH study which covers Nitrogen cycle that intersects with Denitrification, Environmental protection and Food processing. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Fossil fuel and Agriculture.

His most cited work include:

  • Transformation of the Nitrogen Cycle: Recent Trends, Questions, and Potential Solutions (3648 citations)
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture (1545 citations)
  • Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from rice paddy fields as affected by nitrogen fertilisers and water management (465 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Zucong Cai mainly investigates Soil water, Agronomy, Nitrification, Environmental chemistry and Soil pH. His Soil water research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Denitrification, Nitrate and Water content. His research on Agronomy frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Soil fertility.

Zucong Cai interconnects Leaching, Mineralization, Autotroph, Heterotroph and Animal science in the investigation of issues within Nitrification. His Mineralization research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Nitrogen cycle and Cycling. His research in Environmental chemistry tackles topics such as Botany which are related to areas like Microbial population biology.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Soil water (61.99%)
  • Agronomy (51.03%)
  • Nitrification (47.26%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Soil water (61.99%)
  • Nitrification (47.26%)
  • Environmental chemistry (26.03%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Soil water, Nitrification, Environmental chemistry, Greenhouse gas and Soil pH. His research integrates issues of Agronomy, Straw, Species evenness and Crop residue in his study of Soil water. His Nitrification study combines topics in areas such as Mineralization, Autotroph, Denitrification, Heterotroph and Animal science.

His study looks at the intersection of Environmental chemistry and topics like Forest ecology with Protein depolymerization, Soil horizon and Reactive nitrogen. The various areas that he examines in his Greenhouse gas study include Soil biology, Agriculture and Nitrous oxide. His Agriculture study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Ruminant, Soil carbon, Environmental engineering, Environmental protection and Food processing.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Nitrogen deposition affects both net and gross soil nitrogen transformations in forest ecosystems: A review. (29 citations)
  • Nitrogen deposition affects both net and gross soil nitrogen transformations in forest ecosystems: A review. (29 citations)
  • Highly connected taxa located in the microbial network are prevalent in the rhizosphere soil of healthy plant (17 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Ecology
  • Agriculture
  • Carbon dioxide

Zucong Cai spends much of his time researching Soil water, Nitrification, Environmental chemistry, Agronomy and Autotroph. His studies deal with areas such as Microorganism, Crop residue and Microbial population biology as well as Soil water. As part of his studies on Nitrification, he frequently links adjacent subjects like Yield.

His Environmental chemistry research integrates issues from Forest ecology and Mineralization. Zucong Cai has researched Agronomy in several fields, including Arid and Precipitation. His Autotroph study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Temperate forest, Nitrous oxide, Denitrification and Greenhouse gas.

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Best Publications

Transformation of the Nitrogen Cycle: Recent Trends, Questions, and Potential Solutions

James N. Galloway;Alan R. Townsend;Jan Willem Erisman;Mateete Bekunda.
Science (2008)

5128 Citations

Greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture

Pete Smith;Daniel Martino;Zucong Cai;Daniel Gwary.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (2008)

2265 Citations

Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from rice paddy fields as affected by nitrogen fertilisers and water management

Zucong Cai;Guangxi Xing;Xiaoyuan Yan;Hua Xu.
Plant and Soil (1997)

716 Citations

Policy and technological constraints to implementation of greenhouse gas mitigation options in agriculture

Pete Smith;Daniel Martino;Zucong Cai;Daniel Gwary.
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment (2007)

650 Citations

Long-term application of organic manure and nitrogen fertilizer on N2O emissions, soil quality and crop production in a sandy loam soil

Lei Meng;Weixin Ding;Zucong Cai.
Soil Biology & Biochemistry (2005)

365 Citations

Autotrophic growth of nitrifying community in an agricultural soil.

Weiwei Xia;Caixia Zhang;Xiaowei Zeng;Youzhi Feng.
The ISME Journal (2011)

345 Citations

Modeling greenhouse gas emissions from rice‐based production systems: Sensitivity and upscaling

Changsheng Li;Arvin Mosier;Reiner Wassmann;Zucong Cai.
Global Biogeochemical Cycles (2004)

343 Citations

Long-term effects of inorganic fertilizers on microbial biomass and community functional diversity in a paddy soil derived from quaternary red clay

W.H. Zhong;W.H. Zhong;Z.C. Cai.
Applied Soil Ecology (2007)

280 Citations

Wheat straw management affects CH4 and N2O emissions from rice fields

Jing Ma;Erdeng Ma;Hua Xu;Kazuyuki Yagi.
Soil Biology & Biochemistry (2009)

249 Citations

Dynamics of crop yields and soil organic carbon in a long-term fertilization experiment in the Huang-Huai-Hai Plain of China

Z.C. Cai;S.W. Qin.
Geoderma (2006)

244 Citations

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