THE ENERGY BUDGET AT THE EARTH'S SURFACE: A SIMULATION OF NET PHOTOSYNTHESIS OF FIELD CORN
AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE ITHACA NY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION RESEARCH DIV
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A crop of corn was treated as a random array of leaf elements. A mathematical model was developed which expressed the net photosynthesis rate of an individual leaf as a function of the light flux density and CO2 concentration at the leaf surface and the leaf temperature.
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