1. General Model Information

Name: Agricultural Planning Toolkit

Acronym: APT

Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: not specified
Main application: education
Keywords: agricultural planning, students, climate data, yield, crop modelling, agro-ecological zones, land evaluation, planning tool, program shell, educational


c/o Chief AGLS
Land and Water Development Division
Via Delle Terme di Caracalla
00100 Rome
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Shell giving students access to a number of software packages for use in agricultural planning. Some of the packages are integrated and can also accessed via DATAEASE. APT compromises the following modules: Climate Data Analysis, Estimation of Biomass Yield, Crop Modelling System (water requirements for irrigation and yield assessment), Agro-Ecological Zones, Productivity and Population Potential and Land Evaluation.

Author of the abstract:

Centre for Computer-based Learning in Land Use and Environmental Sciences (CLUES)

II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): IBM PC, MS-DOS, CGA graphics Executables are available free (see contact address)

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s):

II.3 Manuals:

II.4 Data:

III. Mathematical Information

III.1 Mathematics

III.2 Quantities

III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output

IV. References

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

VI. Additional remarks

Last review of this document by: 5.5. 1997 -
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:39 CEST 2002

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