Accession Number:

AD0705380

Title:

THE ENERGY BUDGET AT THE EARTH'S SURFACE: A SIMULATION OF NET PHOTOSYNTHESIS OF FIELD CORN

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE ITHACA NY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

150.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Agronomy, Horticulture and Aquiculture
  • Biochemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE