CFAES’s Lal is a Highly Cited Researcher

Feb. 7, 2017
Professor Lal was recently profiled as one of Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers. (Photo: CFAES)

This modified news item originally appeared on the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences On Sustainability website and was written by Kurt Knebusch.

Rattan Lal’s work, you could say, is very fertile. The CFAES scientist, who’s a Distinguished University Professor of soil science in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, was recently profiled as one of Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers. “For nearly four decades,” says the story by Sarah Tanksalvala, “Lal has been a leader in addressing soil as a key aspect of the biggest issues facing our planet today.” Read the story.

Congratulations to Professor Lal. He is recognized as one of Thomas Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers for his contributions to the field of agricultural sciences - 2016 marks his third consecutive appearance on this list of influential scientific minds.