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Modelling Miscanthus yields with low resolution input data

Pogson, MA (2011) Modelling Miscanthus yields with low resolution input data. ECOLOGICAL MODELLING, 222 (23-24). pp. 3849-3853. ISSN 0304-3800

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Abstract

A highly simplified model of crop yield is presented for the bioenergy crop Miscanthus, based on annual insolation while accounting for drought and frost kill. The method is intended for use with low resolution input data, particularly monthly meteorological data, which most existing models must interpolate to obtain daily data. The simplicity of the method improves tractability of results, reduces computing time, and makes parameterisation and analysis more straightforward. Comparison of the method with an existing energy use efficiency model demonstrates its effectiveness at predicting both mean yields and annual fluctuations.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: MD Multidisciplinary
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Applied Mathematics
Publisher: Elsevier
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2016 11:31
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 13:16
DOI or Identification number: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.10.008
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/4651

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