Carte interactive des données de l’équipe FEST


Faucher, M., Grellier, S., Chaudron, C., Janeau, J.-L., Rudi, G., Vinatier, F., 2024. Mediterranean vineyard soil seed bank characterization along a slope/disturbance gradient: Opportunities for land sharing. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 361, 108821.


Arnaud, M., Krause, S., Norby, R. J., Dang, T. H., Acil, N., Kettridge, N., Gauci, V., & Ullah, S. 2023. Global mangrove root production, its controls and roles in the blue carbon budget of mangroves. Global Change Biology, 00, 1– 15.

Brossard M., Fujisaki K., Jolivet C., Dupuits-Bonnin E., Jameux M., Jalabert S., Toulemonde Le Ny E., Becquer T., Blavet D., Beaudou A., Boulonne L., Desjardins T., Le Martret H. et Ratié C., 2023 – Le GIS Sol dans les départements et régions d’Outre-mer français. Étude et Gestion des Sols, 30, 145-168.

Bruand, A., Reatto, A., Brossard, M., Jouquet P., Martins, E.S., 2023. Long-term activity of social insects responsible for the physical fertility of soils in the tropics. Scientific Reports 13, 12337 (2023).

Colombini, G., Auclerc, A., Watteau, F., 2023. Technogenic parent materials drive Technosols humus system formation on an industrial brownfield, Catena, vol. 233, no. August, p. 107469, 2023, doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2023.107469.

Fouché-Grobla O, Arondel J, Frot E, Nasri B. 2023. Watershed-scale mapping of on-site sanitation-related environmental issue zones—Case study of Lys River (France and Belgium). River 2(3), 263-282.

Garcia Ibarra, F., Jouquet, P., Bottinelli, N., Bultelle, A., Monnin, T. 2023. Modified nest architecture and increased bioturbation in response to rise in temperature. A laboratory experiment with the ant species Lasius Niger. Journal of Animal Ecology,

Nogués, I., Rumpel, C., Sebilo, M., Vaury, V., Moral, R., Bustamante, MA., 2023: Stable C and N isotope variation during anaerobic digestate composting and in the compost-amended soil-plant system. Journal of Environmental Management 329, 117063.

Jouquet, P., Harit, A., Bottinelli, N., & Eldridge, D. 2023. Termite bioturbation: Fungal versus non-fungal building strategies lead to different soil sheeting stability. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 108868.

Jouquet P., Muon R., Traoré S. and Harit A. 2023. From Thai to Zai: Insects as Example of Threatened Nature- Based Solutions for Sustainable Food Production. Biodiversity Online J. 3(4). BOJ. 000566. 2023.

Jouquet, P., Bruand, A., 2023. Bioturbation as a means to circumvent sodium limitation by termites? Suspected processes and ecological consequences. Biology and Fertility of Soils.

Jouquet, P., Harit, A., Bottinelli, N., & Eldridge, D. 2023. Termite bioturbation: Fungal versus non-fungal building strategies lead to different soil sheeting stability. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 108868.

Jouquet P., Muon R., Traoré S. and Harit A. 2023. From Thai to Zai: Insects as Example of Threatened Nature- Based Solutions for Sustainable Food Production. Biodiversity Online J. 3(4). BOJ. 000566. 2023.

Honvault, N., Houben, D., Lebrun, M., Vedere, C., Nobile, C., Guidet, J., Kervroëdan, L., Aubertin, M.-L., Rumpel, C., Faucon, M.P., Dulaurent, A.-M., 2023: Positive or neutral effects of biochar-compost mixtures on earthworm communities in a temperate cropping system. Applied Soil Ecology, 182, 104684

Lai C., Muon R., Touch V., Hin S. Podwojewski P., Ket P., Jouquet P., DegréA., Ann V., 2023. Impact of biochar from rice husk on nutrient distribution, and rice growth and yield: A soil column experiment. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.

Muon, R., Ket, P., Sebag, D., Aroui, H., Podwojewski, P., Hervé, V., Ann, V., Jouquet, P., 2023. Termite constructions as patches of soil fertility in Cambodian paddy fields. Geoderma regional 33, e00640

Muon, R., Lai, C., Hervé, V., Zaiss, R., Chassagne, F., Bureau-Point, E., Marchand, S., Audibert, M., Berger, J., Wieringa, F., Savouré, A., Sok, K., Meunier, J.-D., Ann, V., & Jouquet, P. (2023). Abundance, perceptions and utilizations of termite mounds in Cambodia. Soil Use and Management, 00, 1– 13.

Nogués, I., Rumpel, C., Sebilo, M., Vaury, V., Moral, R., Bustamante, MA., 2023: Stable C and N isotope variation during anaerobic digestate composting and in the compost-amended soil-plant system. Journal of Environmental Management 329, 117063.

Pham, G.V., Nguyen, T.T., Lam, D.H., Capowiez, Y., Nguyen, A.D., Jouquet, P., Tran, T.M., Bottinelli, N. 2023. Using morpho-anatomical traits to predict the effect of earthworms on soil water infiltration. 429, 116245.

Raddadi, A., Podwojewski, P., 2023. The internal structure of spring mounds of Nefzaoua oasis in Tunisia: formation of an original geomorphic structure. Earth surface processes and Landforms, esp.5734, 1-17.

Rajhi, H., Bardi, A., Ajmi, L., Hazzoug M., Henry des Tureaux, T., Haq, I., Bousnina, H., Abichou, M., Podwojewski, P. 2023. Effect of multi sourced compost on a rainfed olive tree grove in an arid land: management practices to adapt to global climate change. Journal of Arid Environments, 218 (2023) 105058.

Rumpel, C., Amiraslai, F., Bossio, D., Cadenas, M.G., Chenu, C., Henry, B., Fuentes Espinoza, A., Koutika, L.-K., Ladha, J., Madari, B., Minasni, B., Olaleye, A.O., Shirato, Y., Sall, N.S., Soussana, J.-F., Varela-Ortega, C., 2023: Studies from global regions indicate promising avenues for maintaining and increasing soil organic carbon stocks. Regional Environmental Change 23 (1), 1-4

Santos C.C., Gutiérrez J.A.M., Brossard M., Desjardins T., Ferraz Jr. A.S.L, 2023. Land-Use and Land-Cover Changes and Farmers’ Perceptions of Ecosystem Services in an Eastern Amazon Rural Settlement, The Professional Geographer, DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2023.2199326.

Védère, C., Lebrun, M., Biron, P, Planchais, S., Bordenave Jacquemin, M., Honvault, N., Firmin, S., Savouré, A., Houben, D., Rumpel, C., 2023: The older, the better: ageing improves the efficiency of biochar-compost mixture to alleviate drought stress in plant and soil. Science of the Total Environment, 856, 158920.

Zandi, P., Xia, X., Yang, J., Liu, J., Remusat, L., Rumpel, C., Bloem, E., Krasny, B.B., Schnug, E., 2023: Speciation and distribution of chromium (Cr) in rice root tip and mature zone: the importance and impact of root exudation and iron plaque in Cr bioavailability, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 448, 130992.


Araujo J.H.R., Pando-Bahuon A., Hartmann C., Aroui-Boukbida H., Desjardins T. and Lerch T.Z., 2022. Making Green(s) With Black and White: Constructing Soils for Urban Agriculture Using Earthworms, Organic and Mineral Wastes. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10:884134. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2022.884134

Baveye, P. C., Balseiro-Romero, M., Bottinelli, N., Briones, M., Capowiez, Y., Garnier, P., … & Singh, B. 2022. Lessons from a landmark 1991 article on soil structure: distinct precedence of non-destructive assessment and benefits of fresh perspectives in soil research. Soil Research.

Bellè, S.-L., Riotte, J., Backhaus, N., Muddu, S., Jouquet, P., Abiven, S., 2022. Tailor-made biochar systems: Interdisciplinary evaluations of ecosystem services and farmer livelihoods in tropical agro-ecosystems. PLOS One 17(1): e0263302.

Capowiez Y., Decaëns T., Hedde M., Marsden C., Jouquet P., Marchan D. F., Nahmani J., Pelosi C. et Bottinelli N., 2022. Faut-il continuer à utiliser les catégories écologiques de vers de terre définies par Marcel Bouché il y a 50 ans ? Une vision historique et critique. Étude et Gestion des Sols, 29, 51-58

Chabbi, A., Rumpel, C., Hagedorn, F., Schrumpf, M. and Baveye, Ph., 2022: Editorial: Carbon Storage in Agricultural and Forest Soils. Fontiers in Environmental Sciences, 10, 848572 doi : 10.3389/fenvs.2022.848572.

Cheik, C., Harit, A., Bottinelli, N., Jouquet P. 2023. Biotubrtaion by dung beetles and termites. Do they similarly impact soil and hydraulic properties? Pedobiologia 95, 150845.

Colombini, G., Rumpel, C., Houot, S., Biron, P., Dignac, M.-F. 2022. A long-term field experiment confirms the necessity of improving biowaste sorting to decrease coarse microplastic inputs in compost amended soils. Environmental Pollution, 315, 120369.

Coq, S., Ganault, P., Le Mer, G., Nahmani, J., Capowiez, Y., Dignac, M-F., Rumpel, C., Joly, F-X., 2022. Faeces traits as unifying predictors of detritivore effects on organic matter turnover. Geoderma 422: 115940.

Daudin, K., Weber, C., Fouché, O., Maton, L., 2022. Soil-water adaptive management process: the case of on-site wastewater treatment systems in peri-urban areas in France. Environmental Challenges 7: 100506. //

El Hayany, B., Rumpel, C., Hafidi, M., El Fels, L., 2022: Microplastics in sewage sludge, Analytical methods; occurrence; and behaviour during composting: A literature review. Journal of Environmental Management, 317:115364.

Hedde, M., Blight, O., Briones, M.J.I., Bonfanti, J., Brauman, A., Brondani, M., Calderón Sanou, I., Clause, J., Conti, E., Cortet, J., Decaëns, T., Erktan, A., Gérard, S., Goulpeau, A., Iannelli, M., Joimel-Boulanger, S., Jouquet, P., Le Guillarme, N., Marsden, C., Martinez Almoyna, C., Mulder, C., Perrin, W., Pétillon, J., Pey, B., Potapov, A.M., Si-moussi, S., Thuiller, W., Trap, J., Vergnes, A., Zaitsev, A., Capowiez, Y. 2022. A common framework for developing robust soil fauna classifications, Geoderma 426,

Janeau, J-L, Intanon, S, Pansak, W, Rodprai, C, Anusorn, K, Hammecker, C, Grellier, S. 2022. Slope position and biochar influence soil properties and seed displacement in a tropical agroecosystem. European Journal of Soil Science 73: e13216. DOI:

Jouquet, P., Harit, A, Hervé, V., Moger, H., Carrijo, T., Donoso, D.A., Eldridge, D., Ferreira da Cunha, H., Choosai, C., Janeau, J-L., Maeght, J-L., Doan, T.T., Briandon, A., Skali Dahbi, M., Van Thuyne, J., Mainga, Al, Pinzon Florian, O.P., Issa Malam, O., Podwojewski, P., Rajot, J-L., Henri-des-Tureaux, T., Smaili, L., Labiadh, M., Boukbida Aroui, H.., Shanbhag, R., Muon, R., Ann, V., Cheik, S., Fall, S., Traoré, S., Dupont, S., Chouvenc, T., Mullins, A.J., Syaukani, S., Zaiss, R., Tran Minh, T., Šobotník, J., Auclerc, A., Qiu, R., Tang, Y-T., Huot, H., Sillam-Dussès, D., Bottinelli, N., (2022). The impact of termites on soil sheeting properties is better explained by environmental factors than by their feeding and building strategies. Geoderma 412: 115706.

Jouquet, P., Bultelle, A., Djouraev, I., Caquineau, S., Hervé, V., Vasseur-Cognet, M., 2022. Termite graveyards. Hidden geochemical patches? Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 108678.

Kopittke, P. M., Berhe, A. A., Carrillo, Y., Cavagnaro, T. R., Chen, D., Chen, Q. L., … (including Rumpel, C.) & Minasny, B. 2021. Ensuring planetary survival: the centrality of organic carbon in balancing the multifunctional nature of soils. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 1-17.

Le Mer, G., Bottinelli, N., Dignac, M-F., Capowiez, Y., Jouquet, P., Mazurier, A., Baudin, F., Caner, L., Rumpel, C., 2022. Exploring the control of earthworm cast macro- and micro-scale features on soil organic carbon mineralization across species and ecological categories. Geoderma 427: 116151.

Minasny, B., Arrouays, D., Cardinael, R., Chabbi, A., Farrell, M., Henry, B., Koutika, L.-S., Ladha, J., McBratney, A.B., Padarian, J., Ruman Dobarco, M., Rumpel, C., Smith, P., Soussana, J.-F., 2022. Current NPP cannot predict future soil organic carbon sequestration potential. Comment on “Photosynthetic limits on carbon sequestration in croplands”. Geoderma, 424, 115975.

Poblete-Grant, P., Cartes, P. Biron, P., Mora, M.L., Rumpel, C., 2022: Plant-carbon transfer to soil and its allocation to OC pools is influenced by P fertiliser form and soil type. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 167, 108614.

Podwojewski, P., Poulenard, J., Toulkeridis, T., & Gräfe, M. (2022). Polygenic soils in the southern central Ecuadorian highlands as the result of long-lasting pedogenesis, geodynamic processes and climate change. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 104096.

Puche, N., Rumpel, C., Le Mer, G., Jouquet, P., Mazurier, A., Caner, L., Garnier, T.M., Tran, T.M., Bottinelli, N. (2022). Mechanisms and kinetics of (de-)protection of soil organic carbon in earthworm casts in a tropical environment. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 108686.

Raddadi, A., Podwojewski P., 2022. Spring mounds of the Nefzaoua oases in Tunisia: Irreversible degradation of exceptional geomorphic structures. Journal of Arid Environments. 205 (2022) 104806.

Rumpel, C., Amiraslai, F., Bossio, D., Chenu, C., Henry, B., Fuentes Espinoza, A., Koutika, L.-K., Ladha, J., Madari, B., Minasni, B., Olaleye, A.O., Shirato, Y., Sall, N.S., Soussana, J.-F., Varela-Ortega, C., 2022. The Role of Soil Carbon Sequestration in Enhancing Human Resilience in Tackling Global Crises including Pandemics. Soil Security, 8, 100069.

Zhang, M., Jouquet, P., Dai, J., Xiao, L., Du, Y., Liu, K., … & Zhang, C., 2022. Assessment of bioremediation potential of metal contaminated soils (Cu, Cd, Pb and Zn) by earthworms from their tolerance, accumulation and impact on metal activation and soil quality: A case study in South China. Science of The Total Environment, 152834


Aubertin, M.L., Girardin, C., Houot, S., Nobile, C., Houben, D., Bena, S., Le Brech, Y., Rumpel, C., 2021. Biochar-compost interactions as affected by weathering: effects on biological stability and plant growth. Agronomy, 11(2), 336.

Barthod, J., Dignac, M.-F., Rumpel, C., 2021: Effect of microbial decomposition products produced in the presence or absence of epigeic earthworms and minerals on soil carbon stabilization. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 160, 108308

Boithias L, Auda Y., Audry S., Bricquet J.P., Chanhphengxay A., Chaplot V., de Rouw A., Henry des Tureaux T., Huon S., Janeau J.L., Latsachack K., Le Troquer Y., Lestrelin G., Maeght J.L., Marchand P., Moreau P., Noble A., Pando-Bahuon A., Phachomphon K., Phanthavong K., Pierret A., Ribolzi O., Riotte J., Robain H.N, Rochelle-Newall E., Sayavong S., Sengtaheuanghoung O., Silvera N., Sipaseuth N., Soulileuth B., Souliyavongsa X., Sounyaphong P., Tasaketh S., Thammahacksa C., Thiebaux J.P., Valentin C., Olga Vigiak O., Viguier M., Xayyaathip K., 2021. The Multiscale TROPIcal CatchmentS critical zone observatory M-TROPICS dataset II: land use, hydrology and sediment production monitoring in Houay Pano, northern Lao PDR ». Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.14126

Bottinelli, N., Maeght, J-L;, Tran Le, V.N., Boonchamni, C., Doan, T.T., Tran, T.M., Aroui Boukbida, H., Smaili, L., Jouquet P. 2021. To what extent do ageing and soil properties influence Amynthas khami cast properties? Evidence from a small watershed in northern Vietnam. Applied Soil Ecology, 158, 103792.

Bottinelli, N., Jouquet, P., Tran, T.M., Aroui Boukbida, H., Rumpel, C., 2021. Mid-infrared spectroscopy to trace biogeochemical changes of earthworm casts during ageing under field conditions. Geoderma, 383, 114811.

Bottinelli, N., Maeght, J-L., Pham, R.D., Valentin, C., Rumpel, C., Pham, Q.V., Nguyen, T.T., Lam, D.H., Nguyen, A.D., Tran, T.M., Zaiss, R., Jouquet, P., 2021. Anecic earthworms generate more topsoil than they contribute to erosion – Evidence at catchment scale in northern Vietnam. Catena 201, 105186.

Capowiez, Y., Sammartino, S., Keller, T., Bottinelli, N., 2021. Decreased burrowing activity of endogeic earthworms and effects on water infiltration in response to an increase in soil bulk density, Pedobiologia, 85–86, 150728. 

Chabbi, A., Kögel-Knabner, I., Rumpel, C., 2021. Soil Science in transition – re-defining its role under the 4p1000 initiative. Geoderma, 385, 114891.

Cheik, S., Jouquet, P., Maeght, J-L., Capowiez, Tran, T.M., Bottinelli, N., 2021. X-ray tomography analysis of soil biopores structure under wetting and drying cycles. European Journal of Soil Science, 1-5.

Deeb, M., Grimaldi, M., Aroui, H., Mthimkhulu, S., Van Antwerpen, R., & Podwojewski, P., 2021. Long-term effect of sugarcane residue management and chemical fertilization on soil physical properties in South Africa. Soil Sci Soc Am ; 1–18.

Doan, T.T., Mongchu, C., Janeau, J-L;, Maeght, J-L., Bottinelli, N., Le, H.T.M., Jouquet, P. 2021. Effects of the combination of cultivars and organic amendments for improving the resistance of water shortage in coffee. Asia-Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, 26, APST-26-01-XX.

Doan, T.T., Sisouvanh, P., Sengkhrua, T., Sritumboon, S., Rumpel, C., Jouquet, P., Bottinelli, N., 2021. Site-specific effects of organic amendments on parameters of tropical agricultural soil and yield: a field experiment in three countries in Southeast Asia. Agronomy 2021, 11, 348.

Guillot, E., Bertrand, I., Rumpel, C., Gomez, C., Arnal, C., Abadie, J., Hinsinger, P., 2021: Spatial heterogeneity of soil quality within a Mediterranean alley cropping agroforestry system: comparison with a monocropping system. European Journal of Soil Biology, 105, 103330

Gilmullina, A., Rumpel, C., Klumpp, K., Chabbi, A., 2021.Do grassland management practices affect soil lignin chemistry by changing the composition of plant-derived organic matter input? Plant and Soil, 469, pages 443–455.

Grellier S., Janeau J.L., Richard P., Florsch N., Ward D., Bariac T., Lorentz S. 2021. Water uptake plasticity of savanna trees in encroached grassland: small trees match the mature trees. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 1-12.

Harit, A.K., Ramasamy, E.V., Babu, N., Rajasree, M.J., Monsy, P., Bottinelli, N., Cheik, S., Jouquet P., 2021. Are wood-feeding and fungus-growing termites so different? Comparison oft he organizationb and properties of Microcerotermes pakistanicus and Odontotermes obesus soil constructions in the Western Ghats, India. Insectes Sociaux,

Harit A.K., Jouquet, P. 2021. Origin and dynamics of termite mound soils in Southern India. Asian Soil Research Journal 5(4) 19-23.

Jouquet, P., Henry-des-Tureaux, T., Bouet, C., Labiadh, M., Caquineau, S., Aroui Boukbida, H., Garcia Ibarra, F., Hervé, V., Bultelle, A., Podwojewski, P., 2021. Bioturbation and soil resistance to wind erosion in Southern Tunisia. Geoderma 403, 115198.

Jouquet, P. Vannak, A., Choosai, C., 2021. Bioturbation and ecosystem services in agroecosystems. Les dossiers d’Agropolis InternationaL Special Issue on partnership, p128.

Jouquet, P., Muon, R., Choosai, C., Aroui, H., Janeau, P. S., Ket, P., … & Ann, V. 2021. Termites promote resource patchiness in Asia and constitute a model for achieving the sustainable development goals. In Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity: Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity 19–22 April 2021. Proceedings (p. 365). Food & Agriculture Org..

Koutika, S.-L., Zagatto, M.R., Pereira, A.P., Miyittah, M., Tabacchioni, S., Bevivino, A., Rumpel, C., 2021: Does the introduction of N2-fixing trees in forest plantations on tropical soils ameliorate low fertility and enhance carbon sequestration via interactions between biota and nutrient availability? Case studies from Central Africa and South America. Frontiers in Soil Science, doi: 10.3389/fsoil.2021.752747

Le Mer, G., Jouquet, P., Capowiez, Y., Maeght, J-L., Tran, T.M., Doan, T.T., Bottinelli, N. 2021. Age matters: dynamics of earthworm casts and burrows produced by teh anecic Amynthas khami and their effects on soil water infiltration. Geoderma 382, 114709.

Mangiarotti, S., Fu, E., Jouquet, P., Tran, M. T., Huc, M., Bottinelli, N., 2021. Earthworm activity and its coupling to soil hydrology: A deterministic analysis. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 31, 013134.

Mora, M.L., Calabi Floody, M., Rumpel, C., 2021: Closing Biogeochemical Cycles and Meeting Plant Requirements by Smart Fertilizers and Innovative Organic Amendments. Agronomy, 11(6), 1158

Mügler C, Ribolzi O, Viguier M, Janeau J-L, Jardé E, Latsachack K, Henry-Des-Tureaux T, Thammahacksa C, Valentin C, Sengtaheuanghoung O, Rochelle-Newall E. 2021. Experimental and modelling evidence of splash effects on manure borne Escherichia coli washoff. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Neculman, R., Matus, R., Godoy, R., Mora, M.L., Rumpel, C.: Functioning of microbial communities in top- and subsoil horizons of two Andisols under temperate old-growth rain forest. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 21, 780–790.

Nieves F.A., Krasovskiy, A., Müller, M.,……Rumpel, C., et al., 2021: Current wildland fire patterns and challenges in Europe: a synthesis of national perspectives. Air, Soil and Water Research,14: 1–19

Pham T., Rumpel, C., Capowiez, Y., Jouquet, P., Pelosi, C., Pando, A., Aroui Boukbida, Bottinelli, N., 2021. Mid-infrared spectroscopy of earthworm bodies to investigate their species belonging and their species belonging and their relationship with the soil they inhabit. Applied Soil Ecology 162, 103894.

Podwojewski P. et Collin Bellier C., 2021. La dégradation des terres. In: Impact de l’anthropisation sur la biosphère. Prone A. (Ed.). MNLE, réseau France et nature Editions Emile communications Marseille France, p. 85-120

Rezaei Pasha, M., Shahedi, K., Vahabzadeh, Q., Kavian, A., Ghajar Sepanlou, M., Jouquet, P. 2021. Effect of vermicompost on soil and runoff properties in Northern Iran. Compost Science and Utilization,

Rumpel, C., Chabbi, C., 2021: Managing Soil Organic Carbon for Mitigating Climate Change and Increasing Food Security. Agronomy 11 (8), 1553

Vermeire, M-L., Bottinelli, N., Villenave, C., Jouquet, P., Nguyễ Thị, H., Maeght, J-L., Aribi, J., Aroui Boukbida, H., Tran, M-T., Masson, A-S., Chapuis, E., Bellafiore, S., 2021. Comparison of nematode communities in anecic earthworm casts and adjacent soil reveal a land use-independent trophic group signature. Global Ecology and Conservation, 27, e01565.


Amelung, W., Bossio, D., de Vries, W., Kögel-Knabner, I., Lehmann, J.  Amundson, R., Bol, R., Collins, C., Lal, R., Leifeld, J., Minasny, B., Pan, G., Paustian, K., Rumpel, C.,Sanderman, J., van Groenigen, J.W., Mooney, S.,  van Wesemael, B., Wander, M., Chabbi, A. 2020. Towards a global-scale soil climate mitigation strategy. Nature communications,

Barthod J., Dignac M-F., Le Mer, G., Bottinelli, N., Watteau F., Kögel-Knabner I., Rumpel C., 2020: How do earthworms affect organic matter decomposition in the presence of clay-sized minerals? Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 143, 107730

Bottinelli, N., Capowiez, Y.,, 2020. Earthworm ecological categories are not functional groups. Biology and Fertility of Soils 173.

Bottinelli, N., Kaupenjohann, M., Marten, M., Jouquet, P., Soucemarianadin, L., Baudin, F., Tran, T.M., Rumpel, C. 2020. Age matters: Fate of soil organic matter during ageing of earthworm casts produced by the anecic earthworm Amynthas khami. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 140, 107906.

Bottinelli, N., Hedde, M., Jouquet, P., Capowiez, Y. 2020. An explicit definition of earthworm ecological categories – Marcel Bouché’s triangle revisited. Geoderma, 114361.

Chaudhary, E., Rumpel, C., Jouquet, P., Sukumar, R., 2020 : Understanding decomposition of large herbivore dung in a tropical forest: A step beyond classical stoichiometry. Ecological Indicators, 115, 106407

Cheik,S., Jouquet, P. 2020. Integrating local knowledge into soil science to improve soil fertility. Soil Use Management,

Chevallier T., Loireau M., Courault R., Chapuis-Lardy L., Desjardins T., Gomez C., Grondin A., Guérin F., Orange D., Pélissier R., Serpantié G, Durand M.-H., Derioz P., Laruelle G.G., Schwoob M.-H., Viovy N., Barrière O., Blanchart E., Blanfort V., Brossard M., Demenois J., Fargette M., Heulin T., Mahe G., Manlay R., Podwojewski P., Rumpel C., Sultan B. and Chotte J.L., 2020. Paris Climate Agreement: Promoting Interdisciplinary Science and Stakeholders’ Approaches for Multi-Scale Implementation of Continental Carbon Sequestration. Sustainability, 12, 6715; https://doi:10.3390/su12176715

Crème A., Rumpel C., Malone, S.L., Saby N.P.A., Vaudour, E., Decau, M.L., Chabbi A. 2020: Monitoring grassland management effects on soil organic carbon – a matter of scale. Agronomy 2020, 10, 2016; doi:10.3390/agronomy10122016.

Desjardins T., Turcq B., Lézine A.M., Nguetnkam, J.-P., Mandeng-Yogo, M., Cetin F., Achoundong G., 2020. The origin of the forest-grassland mosaic of central Cameroon: What we learn from the isotopic geochemistry of soil organic matter. The Holocene, Article Number: 0959683620932963, Vol. 30(10) 1391 –1399.

El Hayany, B., El Fels, L., Gupta, V.K., Quénéa, K., Dignac, M.-F., Rumpel, C., Hafidi, M., 2020: Microplastics from lagooning sludge to composts as revealed by Fluorescent staining- Image analysis; Raman spectroscopy and Pyrolyse-GC-MS. Journal of Environmental Management, 275, 111249.

FAO, ITPS, GSBI, SCBD and EC (including a participation of P. Jouquet). 2020. State of knowledge of soil biodiversity – Status, challenges and potentialities, Report 2020. Rome, FAO.

Gilmullina A., Rumpel C., Blagodatskaya E., Chabbi A., 2020: Management of grasslands by mowing versus grazing – impacts on soil organic matter quality and microbial functioning Applied Soil Ecology, 156, 103701

Jouquet, P., Traoré, S., Harit, A., Choosai, C., Cheik, S., Bottinelli, N. 2020. Moving beyond the distinction between the bright and dark sides of termites to achieve the sustainable development goals. Current Opinion in Insect Science, special issue Insects and Sustainable Development Goals (invitation) 40, 71-76.

Jouquet P., Jamoteau, F., Majumdar, S., Podwokewski, P., Nagabovanalli, P., Caner, L., Bardoni, D., Meunier, J-D. 2020. The distribution of Silicon in soi lis influenced by termite bioturbation in South Indian forest soils. Geoderma, 372, 114362.

Kahina Djaoudi., France Van Wambeke, Aude Barani, Najib Bhairy, Servanne Chevaillier, Karine Desboeufs, Sandra Nunige, Mohammed Labiadh, Thierry Henry des Tureaux, Dominique Lefèvre, Amel Nouara, Christos Panagiotopoulos, Marc Tedetti, and Elvira Pulido-Villena. Experimental evidence of the potential bioavailability for marine heterotrophic bacteria of aerosols organic matter

Khalfallah., B., C. Bouet, M. T. Labiadh, S. Alfaro, G. Bergametti, B. Marticorena, S. Lafon, S. Chevaillier, A. Feron, P. Hease, T. Henry des Tureaux, S. Sekrafi, P. Zapf, J.L. Rajot, 2020. Influence of atmospheric stability on the size-distribution of the vertical dust flux measured in eroding conditions over a flat bare sandy field, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere, 125, e2019JD031,

Le Mer, G., Barthod, J., Dignac, M.-F., Barré, P., Baudin, F., and Rumpel, C., 2020 : Inferring earthworms’ impact on the stability of organo-mineral associations by Rock-Eval pyrolysis and 13C NMR spectroscopy. Organic Geochemistry, 144, 104016

Le, H. T., E. Rochelle-Newall, O. Ribolzi, J. L. Janeau, S. Huon, K. Latsachack & T. Pommier, 2020. Land use strongly influences soil organic carbon and bacterial community export in runoff in tropical uplands. Land Degradation & Development 31(1):118-132 doi:10.1002/ldr.3433

Moinet, G.Y.K., Moinet, M., Hunt, J.,Rumpel, C., Chabbi, A., Millard, P., 2020: Temperature sensitivity of soil organic matter decomposition depends on the timescale of measurements. The Science of the Total Environment. 704, 135460

Mthimkhulu, S., Titshall, L. W., Lerch, T. Z., Podwojewski, P., & Antwerpen, R. V. 2020. Effect of sugarcane residue retention and fertiliser application on soil microbial abundance and community structure. International Sugar Journal, 54-57. IHS Markit | Agribusiness | January 2020.

Neyret M., Robain H., de Rouw A., Janeau J.L., Durand T., Kaewthip Juraiporn, Trisophon Karn, Valentin C., 2020. Mitigation of higher runoff and soil detachment in rubber tree plantations compared to annual cultivation by ground cover in steep mountainous Thailand. Catena, 189 doi:10.1016/j.catena.2020.104472

Poblete-Grant, P., Bobadilla, K., Condron, L., Rumpel, C., Demanet, R., Malone, S. L. Mora, M.L., 2020: Soil available P, soil organic carbon and aggregation as affected by longterm poultry manure application to Andisols under pastures in Southern Chile. Geoderma Regional, 21, e00271

Podwojewski P., Janeau J.L., Caquineau S., Jeffrey, H., 2020. Mechanisms of lateral and linear extension of gullies (dongas) in a subhumid grassland of South Africa. Earth surface processes and landforms.

Prince S. and Podwojewski P., 2020. Desertification – inappropriate images lead to inappropriate actions. Land Degradation and Development. 31: 677–682.

Rumpel, C., Amiraslani, F., Chenu, C., Garcia Cardenas, M., Kaonga, M., Koutika, L.-S. Ladha, J., Madari, B., Shirato, Y., Smith, P., Soudi, B., Soussana, J.-F., Whitehead, D., Wollenberg, E., 2020: The 4p1000 Initiative: opportunities, limitations and challenges for implementing soil organic carbon sequestration as a sustainable development strategy. Ambio, 49, 350-360.

Rumpel, C., Amiraslani, F., Chenu, C., Garcia Cardenas, M., Kaonga, M., Koutika, L.-S. Ladha, J., Madari, B., Shirato, Y., Smith, P., Soudi, B., Soussana, J.-F., Whitehead, D., Wollenberg, E., 2020 : Response to “The “4p1000” initiative: A new name should be adopted” by Baveye and White (2019). Ambio, 49, 363-364

Rumpel, C., Ann, V., Bahri, H., Calabi Floody, M., Cheik, S., Doan, T.T., Harit, A., Janeau, J.L., Jouquet, P.,Mora, M.L., Podwojewski, P., Minh, T.T., Ngo, Q.A., Rossi, P.L.1, Sanaullah, M., 2020. Research for development in the 21st century. Geoderma. In press,

Traoré S., Jouquet P., 2020. Growth performance and adaptive strategy of early seedlings of three savanna woody species in pots as feedback to the soil of Macrotermes subhyalinus mound. European Scientific Journal 16 (3), 1857-7881.

Vega, I., Rumpel, C., Ruiz, A., Mora, ML., Calderini, D.F., Cartes, P., 2020: Silicon modulates production and composition of phenols in barley under aluminium stress. Agronomy, 10(8), 1138.

Vidal, A., Lenhart, T., Dignac, M.F., Biron, P., Barthod, J., Vedere, C., Vaury, V., Bariac, T., Rumpel, C., 2020: Promoting plant growth and carbon transfer to soil with composts and vermicomposts produced with mineral additives. Geoderma, 174, 114454


Bouet, C., M. Taied Labiadh, J.L. Rajot, G. Bergametti, B. Marticorena, T. Henry des Tureaux, M. Ltifi, S. Sekrafi, A. Feron, 2019. Impact of Desert Dust on Air Quality: What is the Meaningfulness of Daily PM Standards in Regions Close to the Sources? The Example of Southern Tunisia, Atmosphere, 10(8), 452,

Calabi-Floody, M., Medina, J., Suazoa, J,, Ordiqueoa M., Aponte, H., , Mora, M.L. Rumpel, C., 2019: Optimization of wheat straw co-composting for carrier material development. Waste Management, 98, 37-49

Cheik, S., Bottinelli, N., Tran M.T., Doan, T.T., Jouquet P. 2019. Quantification of three dimensional characteristics of macrofauna macropores and their effects on soil hydraulic conductivity in northern Vietnam. Frontiers in Environmental Science, doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2019.00031

Cheik, S., Bottinelli, N., Soudan, B., Harit, A., Chaudhary, E., Sukumar, R., Jouquet P. 2019. Effects of termite foraging activity on topsoil physical properties and water infiltration in Vertisol. Applied Soil Ecology 133: 132-137

Cheik, S., Shanbhag, R.R., Harit, A., Bottinelli, N., Sukumar, R., Jouquet P. 2019. Linking termite feeding preferences and soil physical functioning in southern-Indian woodlands. Insects (Special Issue on Termites, invitation) 10, 4. doi: 10.3390/insects10010004

Dupont, S.,  Rajot J.-L., Labiadh M., Bergametti G., Lamaud E., Irvine M.R., Alfaro S. C, Bouet C., Fernandes R., Khalfallah B., Marticorena B., Bonnefond J.M., Chevaillier S., Garrigou D., Henry-des-Tureaux T., Sekrafi S., Zapf P. 2019. Dissimilarity between dust, heat, and momentum turbulent transports during aeolian soil erosion. Journal of Geophysical Research : Atmosphere 124.

Herzog, C., Hartmann, M., Frey, B., Rumpel, C., Buchmann, N., Brunner Y., 2019: Microbial succession on decomposing root litter in a drought-prone Scots pine forest. Nature, ISME Journal, 13, 2346–2362

Hovhannissian G., Podwojewski, P., Le Troquer, Y., Mthimkhulu, S., Van Antwerpen, R., 2019. Mapping spatial distribution of soil properties using electrical resistivity on a long term sugarcane trial in South Africa. Geoderma 305, 305-313.

Jouquet P., Harit, A., Cheik, S., Traoré, S., Bottinelli, N., 2019. Termites: Soil engineers for ecological engineering. C.R. Biologies 342, 258-259.

Moinet, G.Y.K., Midwood A.J., Hunt, J.E., Rumpel, C., Millard, P., Chabbi, A., 2019: Grassland management influences the response of soil respiration to drought. Agronomy 9, 124; doi:10.3390/agronomy9030124

Mugler C., Ribolzi O., Janeau J.L., Rochelle-Newall E., Keooudone Latsachack, Chanthamousone Thammahacksa, Viguier M., Jardé E., Henri-Des-Tureaux T., Oloth Sengtaheuanghoung, Valentin C., 2019. Experimental and modelling evidence of short-term effect of raindrop impact on hydraulic conductivity and overland flow intensity. Journal of Hydrology 570: 401-410.

Poblete-Grant, P., Biron, P., Bariac, T., Cartes, P., Mora, M.L., Rumpel, C., 2019: Synergistic and antagonistic effects of poultry manure and phosphate rock on soil P availability, ryegrass production and nutrient uptake. MDPI Agronomy, 9, 191; doi:10.3390/agronomy9040191

Pronin, C., Panetierri, M., Torn, K., Rumpel, C., 2019: Stable carbon isotopic composition of dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) as a driving factor of aquatic plants organic matter build-up related to salinity. Ecological Indicators, 99, 230-239.

Rashmi, R.R, Harit, A., Cheik, S., Chaudhary, E., Bottinelli, N., Sundararaj, R., Jouquet, P. 2019. Litter quality affects termite sheeting production and water infiltration in soil. Sociobiology, 66(3), 491-499.

Redel, Y., Staunton, S., Durán, P., Gianfreda, L., Rumpel, C., Mora, M.L., 2019: Fertilizer P Uptake Determined by Soil P Fractionation and Phosphatase Activity. Journal for Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 19, 166-174

Rezaei Pasha, M., Shahedi, K., Vahabzadeh, Q., Kavian, A., Ghajar Sepanlou, M., Jouquet, P. 2019. The effect of using a combination of municipal solid waste compost and chemical fertilizer on some of the soil properties in agricultural lands, Iran (A case study: Miandorod city). Journal of Water and Soil Science – Isfahan University of Technology, 23 (2), 200-213

Rumpel, C., 2019: Soils linked to climate change. Nature, 572, 442–443. Traoré, S., Bottinelli, N., Aroui, H., Harit, A., Jouquet, P. 2019. Termite mounds impact soil hydrostructural properties in southern Indian tropical forests. Pedobiologia 74: 1-6.

Xu, Y., Sarkar, B., Sik Ok, Y., Rumpel, C., Sparks, D., Zhang, W., Farrell, M., Hall, T.A., Bolan, N., Seshadri, B., Dong, Z., 2019: Microbial functional diversity and carbon use feedback in soils as affected by heavy metals. Environment International, 125, 478-488


Barthod, J., Rumpel, C., Calabi Floody, M., Bolan, N., Mora Gil, M.L., Dignac, M.-F., 2018 : Addition of worms during composting with red mud and fly ash reduces CO2 emissions and increases plant available nutrient contents. Journal of Environmental Management, 222, 207-215

Barthod, J., Rumpel, C., Dignac, M.-F., 2018: Composting with additives to improve organic amendments. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 38, 17

Calabi-Floody, M., Medina, J., Rumpel, C., Condron, L.M., Hernandez, M., Dumont, M., Mora, M.L., 2018: Smart fertilizers as a strategy for sustainable agriculture. Advances in Agronomy, 147, 119-157

Cartes, P., Rumpel, C., Mora, M.L., Ribera-Fonseca, A.E., 2018 : Sodium-silicate and calcium-silicate differentially affect silicon uptake, antioxidant performance and phenolics metabolism of ryegrass in an acid Andisol. Crop&Pasture Science, 69, 205-215.

Cheik, S., Bottinelli, N., Sukumar R., Jouquet, P., Fungus-growing termite foraging activity increases water infiltration but only slightly impacts soil physical properties in Southern Indian woodlands. European Journal of Soil Biology 89: 20-24. doi: 10.1016/j.ejsobi.2018.09.001

Crème, A., Rumpel, C., Le Roux, X., Romian, A., Lan, T., Chabbi, A., 2018: Fertilised ley grassland has a legacy effect on soil organic matter quantity and quality and microbial activities favourable to C sequestration. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 122, 203-210.

Dupont, S., Rajot J.-L., Labiadh M., Bergametti G., Alfaro S., Bouet C., Fernandes R., Khalfallah B., Lamaud E., Marticorena B., Bonnefond J.M., Chevaillier S., Garrigou D., Henry-des-Tureaux T., Sekrafi S., Zapf P. 2018. Aerodynamic parameters over an eroding bare surface: Reconciliation of the Law-of-the-wall and Eddy Covariance determinations. Journal of Geophysical. Research Atmosphere 123: 4490-4508.

Jouquet, P., Chaudhary, E., ARV Kumar. 2018. Sustainable use of termite activity in agro-ecosystems with reference to earthworms. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 38:3

Jouquet, P., Pando, A., Aroui, H., Harit, A., Capowiez, Y., Bottinelli, N. 2018. Evidence from Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy (MIRS) that the biochemical fingerprints of Odontotermes obesus colonies change according to their geographical location and age. Insectes Sociaux 65: 77-84.

Koegel-Knabner, I., Rumpel, C., 2018: Advances in molecular approaches for understanding soil organic matter composition, origin and turnover – a historical overview. Advances in Agronomy, 149, 1-48.

Paetsch, L, Mueller, C.W., Kögel-Knabner, I., von Lützow, M., Girardin, C., Rumpel, C., 2018: Effect of in-situ aged and fresh biochar on soil water holding capacity and microbial C use under drought conditions. Scientific Reports, 8:6852

Rumpel, C., Lehmann, J., Chabbi, A., 2018: ‘4 per 1,000’ initiative will boost soil carbon for climate and food security. Nature, 553, 27

Rumpel, C., Amiraslani, F., Koutika, L.-S., Smith, P., Whitehead, D., Wollenberg, E., 2018 : Put more carbon in soils to meet Paris climate pledges.  Nature, 564, 32-34.

Santos C.C., Ferraz Jr A.S.L, Sá S.O., Gutiérrez J.A.M., Heder Braun, Sarrazin M., Brossard M., Desjardins T., 2018. Soil carbon stock and Plinthosol fertility in smallholder land-use systems in the eastern Amazon, Brazil, Carbon Management, 9, 655-664

Xu, Y., Seshadri, B., Sarkar, B., Wang, H., Rumpel, C., Sparks, D., Bolan, N., 2018: Biochar modulates heavy metal toxicity and improves microbial carbon use efficiency. Science of the Total Environment, 621, 148-159


Grellier, S., Janeau, J.L., Dang Hoai, N., Nguyen Thi Kim, C., Le Thi Phuong, Q., Pham Thi Thu, T., Tran-Thi, N.T., Marchand, C., (2017). Changes in soil characteristics and C dynamics after mangrove clearing (Vietnam). Sci. Total Environ. 593: 654-663.


Rochelle-Newall E., Ribolzi O., Viguier M., Chanthamousone Thammahacksa, Silvera N., Keooudone Latsachack, Rinh Pham Dinh, Piyapong Naporn Hai Tran Sy, Bounsamay Soulileuth,,Nikom Hmaimum, Pem Sisouvanh, Robain H., Janeau J.L., Valentin C., Boithias L., Pierret A.2016. Effect of land use and hydrological processes on Escherichia coli concentrations in streams of tropical, humid headwater catchments. Scientific Reports6.

Le, H. T., Ho, C. T., Trinh, Q. H., Trinh, D. A., Luu, M. T. N., Tran, H. S., Orange, D., Janeau, J.L., Merroune, A., Rochelle-Newall, E. & Pommier, T., 2016 Responses of Aquatic Bacteria to Terrestrial Runoff: Effects on Community Structure and Key Taxonomic Groups. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7.

Thi Phuong Ngo, Dang Dinh Kim, Thuy Thu D., Jouquet, P., Janeau, J.L. & Rumpel, C., 2016 Mixing of biochar with organic amendments reduces carbon removal after field exposure under tropical conditions. Ecological Engineering 91: 378-380.

Duc Anh, T., L. Thi Nguyet Minh, T. Quan Hong, T. Hai Sy, T. Tien Minh, L. Thi Phuong Quynh, D. Thuy Thi, D. Orange, J.L. Janeau, T. Pommier & E. Rochelle-Newall, 2016. Impact of terrestrial runoff on organic matter, trophic state, and phytoplankton in a tropical, upland reservoir. Aquatic Sciences 78(2):367-379.

Nguyen Hong Thi Mai, Billen J., Garnier J., Janeau J.L., Thi Phuong Quynh Le, Rochelle-Newall E. 2016. Seasonal variability of faecal indicator bacteria numbers and die-off rates in the Red River basin, North Viet Nam. Scientific Reports 6.

Lacombe, G., Ribolzi, O., de Rouw, A., Pierret, A., Latsachak, K., Silvera, N., Dinh, R. P., Orange, D., Janeau, J. L., Soulileuth, B., Robain, H., Taccoen, A., Sengphaathith, P., Mouche, E., Sengtaheuanghoung, O., Duc, T. T. & Valentin, C., 2016 Contradictory hydrological impacts of afforestation in the humid tropics evidenced by long-term field monitoring and simulation modelling. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 20(7), 2691-2704.


Janeau, J.L., Grellier, S. & Podwojewski, P., 2015 Influence of rainfall interception by endemic plants versus short cycle crops on water infiltration in high altitude ecosystems of Ecuador. Hydrology Research. 46(6), 1008-1018.

Podwojewski P., Poulenard J. & Janeau J.L., 2015 Effects of land-use changes on soil properties: volcano watershed in Quito, Ecuador.  In: Romeo R. (ed.), Vita A. (ed.), Manuelli S. (ed.), Zanini E. (ed.), Freppaz M. (ed.), Stanchi S. (ed.) Understanding mountain soils: a contribution from mountain areas to the International Year of Soils 2015. Rome: FAO, 2015, p. 95-96. ISBN 978-92-5-108804-3.

Thuy Thu, D., Henry-des-Tureaux, T., Rumpel, C., Janeau, J.L. & Jouquet, P., 2015 Impact of compost, vermicompost and biochar on soil fertility, maize yield and soil erosion in Northern Vietnam: A three year mesocosm experiment. Science of the Total Environment. 514, 147-154.

Duc Anh Trinh, Thi Nguyet Minh Luu, Quan Hong Trinh, Hai Sy Tran, Tien Minh Tran, Thi Phuong Quynh Le, Thuy Thi Duong, Orange D., Janeau J.L., Pommier T., Rochelle-Newall E (2015) Impact of terrestrial runoff on organic matter, trophic state, and phytoplankton in a tropical, upland reservoir. Aquatic Sciences pp 1-13. DOI 10.1007/s00027-015-0439-y