Articles | Volume 8, issue 2
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Soil nutrient contents and stoichiometry within aggregate size classes varied with tea plantation age and soil depth in southern Guangxi in China
- Final revised paper (published on 28 Jul 2022)
- Supplement to the final revised paper
- Preprint (discussion started on 18 Feb 2022)
- Supplement to the preprint
Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor |
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RC1: 'Comment on soil-2021-147', Anonymous Referee #1, 27 Mar 2022
- AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Shengqiang Wang, 24 Apr 2022
- AC3: 'Reply on RC1', Shengqiang Wang, 07 May 2022
RC2: 'Comment on soil-2021-147', Anonymous Referee #2, 07 Apr 2022
- AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Shengqiang Wang, 24 Apr 2022
- AC4: 'Reply on RC2', Shengqiang Wang, 07 May 2022
- AC5: 'Reply on RC2', Shengqiang Wang, 25 May 2022
Peer review completion
AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (02 May 2022) by Jocelyn Lavallee
AR by Shengqiang Wang on behalf of the Authors (03 May 2022)  Author's response Author's tracked changes Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (03 May 2022) by Jocelyn Lavallee
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (21 May 2022)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (01 Jun 2022) by Jocelyn Lavallee
AR by Shengqiang Wang on behalf of the Authors (06 Jun 2022)  Author's response Author's tracked changes Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (21 Jun 2022) by Jocelyn Lavallee
AR by Shengqiang Wang on behalf of the Authors (22 Jun 2022)  Author's response Author's tracked changes Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (24 Jun 2022) by Jocelyn Lavallee
ED: Publish as is (04 Jul 2022) by Kristof Van Oost(Executive Editor)
AR by Shengqiang Wang on behalf of the Authors (05 Jul 2022)  Author's response Manuscript
The manuscript (Ref. No. soil-2021-147) reported an interesting work on varied stoichiometric characteristics resulted from different tea growing age and soil depth. Such topic fits the scope of the journal very well. However, there are some concerns deserve further clarification before publication. The title needs to be polished due to the unclear expression, e.g., Stoichiometric characteristics of … varied with tea-planting age and soil depth at an aggregate scale in the southern Guangxi of China. Numerous syntaxes and/or grammar problems or misuses existed in the current version, which makes great difficulties in understanding the main points. Native English editing service for the draft was strongly recommended. The research needs or gap for the present study should be clearly indicated and justified as well as the work at the aggregate scale that maybe a potentially important innovative aspect.
Some detailed comments for your reference:
P1 Line9, “… a sort of effective way …” should be “… an effective way…”.
P1 Line10, “this study was aim to…” changes to “the aim of this study was to…”, or “this study was aimed to…”, better?
P1 Line 15-16, in various sized aggregates should be in different sizes of aggregates. In different aged tea plantations? Confusing expression. Among different ages of tea gardens or cultivations?
P2 Line 27, “an appropriate increase” could be more quantitative or specific?
P2 Line 28, During the process of tea planting, tea growth, better?
P2 Line 31, tea plant should be tea plants or trees. Same as the remaining context.