Margarita Ruiz-Ramos and M. Inés Minguez (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
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ALAMEDA, a Structural–Functional Model for Faba Bean Crops: Morphological Parameterization and VerificationMargarita Ruiz-Ramos and M. Inés MinguezAnnals of Botany, 2006 View paper
The formalism of Lindenmayer systems (L-systems) was chosen for the development of a structural model of the faba bean canopy, providing both numerical and dynamic graphical outputs. It was parameterized according to the results obtained through detailed morphological and phenological descriptions that capture the detailed geometry and topology of the crop. ALAMEDA was formed by linking the structural model to the growth model ‘Simulation d’Allongement des Feuilles’ (SAF) with the ability to simulate approx. 3500 crop organs and components of a group of nine plants.
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