Soil and Human Health


Soil has a strong relationship with human health. There are several direct and indirect relationships such as soil as a main source of nutrients for plant nutrition/ plant sources of food, human diseases, soil pollution, policy issues, etc. This special issue welcomes research articles, reviews, and case studies that address the following key topics:

  1. Pollution and soil health
  2. Soil remediation and human health
  3. Climate change and human/soil health
  4. Soil for healthy food
  5. Management of soil and water for human health
  6. Soil nano-restoration and human health
  7. New technology for soil and human health
  8. Education and public outreach regarding soil in support of human health

Tentative schedule

  • Open for submission of papers----- 01/ 11/2023
  • Closing of Submission--------- 30/11/2024
  • Editor of Special Issue

Prof. Dr. Eric C. Brevik,

Dean, College of Agricultural, Life, and Physical Sciences

Agriculture Building, Room 200

Southern Illinois University 1205 Lincoln Drive

Carbondale, IL 62901 USA



Prof. Dr. Hassan El-Ramady

Soil and Water Dept., Faculty of Agriculture, Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt