1. General Model Information

Name: Exploring the physiology of Plant Communities


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level:
Type of model: not specified
Main application: research, education
Keywords: plant physiology, canopy, photosynthesis, light attenuation, transpiration,temperature, growth functions


Greenhat Software
PO Box 1590
101 Cooks Road
Armindale NSW 2350

Phone: +61 67 712133
Fax: +61 67 712133
email: mary@greenhat.com
Homepage: http://www.greenhat.com/index.htm



PLANTMOD 2.1 is a sophisticated interactive software package with comprehensive manual for anyone researching or teaching the growth of plants and plant communities. It is designed to run under Microsoft Windows 3.1 and is easy to use. Sample sessions are provided for each model to speed the learning process.

II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): Demo-Software available from the address above single copy: $230 10-pack: $585

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s):

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II.4 Data:

III. Mathematical Information

III.1 Mathematics

III.2 Quantities

III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output

IV. References

Batchelor, W.D. 1997. Review of PlantMod 2.1, Field Crops Research (to be published).
Thornley, J.H.M. and Johnson, I.R. 1990. Plant and Crop Modelling, Oxford University Press, UK, pp. 669.
Johnson, I.R. 1995. 'Modelling: keeping plant science and agriculture students interested'. Environmetrics, 6, 517-522.
Johnson, I.R., 1995. 'Modelling canopy photosynthesis in response to environmental conditions', Advances in Space Research, 18, No.1/2, 163-166.
Johnson, I.R., Riha, S.J. and Wilks, D.S. 1995. 'Modelling Daily Net Canopy Photosynthesis and its Adaptation to Irradiance and Atmospheric CO2 Concentration', Agricultural Systems, 50, 1-35,

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

VI. Additional remarks

Last review of this document by: 10. August 1997
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:47 CEST 2002

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