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Molecular Soil Biology (ISSN 1925-2005), indexed by international database ProQuest , is an open access, peer reviewed online journal publishing the original research articles, short communication of novel findings and reviews in all the aspects of life in the soil.

The journal publishes in describing and explaining biological processes in soil in terms of soil micro-structure, soil micro-ecosystems, soil microbiology and molecular interactions among soil, microbes and plants, environmental stress resistances, effects of introduced genetically modified organisms, chemical contamination and soil bioremediation, modeling of soil biological and biochemical processes, application and outcomes on the soil biotechnology, etc. At each level, different disciplinary approaches are welcome: molecular biology, genetics, ecophysiology and soil physiochemical properties.

Molecular Soil Biology is published independently by BioSci Publisher based British Columbia of Canada. All papers published in this journal are licensed to all users under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution License (CCAL).


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