Em.O.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.rer.nat. Winfried E.H. Blum, from University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria likes himself.

In A “Review” paper:  Functions of soil for society and the environment. Published in Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, Volume 4, Issue 3, August 2005, Pages 75-79, he only cited 5 References. Here they are:

1. Blum, W.E.H. Soil pollution by heavy metals – Causes, processes, impacts and need for future actions (1996) Mittlg. Österr Bodenkundl. Ges., 54, pp. 53-78.

2 Blum, W.E.H. Agriculture in a sustainable environment – A holistic approach
(1998) International Agrophysics, 12 (1), pp. 13-24.

3 Blum, W.E.H., Blume, H.-P., Eger, H., Fleischhauer, E., Hebel, A., Reij, C., Steiner, K.G. Soil degradation caused by industrialization and urbanization
(1998) Towards Sustainable Land Use, Advances in Geoecology 31, pp. 755-766.

4 Blum, W.E.H. Soil Resilience – The Capacity of Soil to React on Stress
(2000) Bollettino Della Società Italiana Della Scienza del Suolo, 49, pp. 7-13.

5 Blum, W.E.H., Eswaran, H.
Symposium 1 Part 2: The food chain – Soils for sustaining global food production
(2004) Journal of Food Science, 69 (2), pp. CRH37-CRH42.