Tomato Plant Modeling

Wei-long Ding, Hu-jun Jin, Zhi-jun Cheng, Qi Chen (Zhejiang University of Technology)


Model category SPM
Plant part Shoot
Scale Organs, Whole_plant, Field
Licence upon_request
Operating system Windows
Programming language Cpp
Format of model inputs and outputs NA
Species studied Tomato
Execution environment Stand-alone application

Scientific article

A Visualization System for Tomato Plant Modeling
Wei-long Ding,Hu-jun Jin,Zhi-jun Cheng,Qi Chen
2011 Eighth International Conference Computer Graphics,Imaging and Visualization, 2011 View paper

Model description

Tomato plant modeling system is developed with the integrated platform of Visual Cpp 6.0 and OpenGL. Based on the growth laws and the topological structure’s character of tomato plant. Parametric Lsystem is used to simulate the topological structures of tomato plant. The technique of parametric triangular meshes is used to model different organs of tomato, and the surface-rendering techniques in Computer Graphics are used to render the created shapes of tomato plant at both organ and individual levels. Based on the accumulated temperature model, the system can predict the growth status of tomato plant, and give some suggestion of tomato planting.

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