1. General Model Information
Name: SUCROS*-model applied on spring barley (competition and plant density effects included)
Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: compartment model
Keywords: crop growth, spring barley, crop distribution, biomass, leaf area indices, light interception, radius plants, plant heights, phenological development, photosynthesis, respiration, light interception
Mr. J.W. Schut
Address: Wageningen Agricultural University
Dept. Plant breeding
Lawickse allee 166
6709 DB Wageningen
Fax : +31.8370.82419
The model simulates 2 spring barley varieties with densities NPL, competing for light
in a potential production environment. The model is based on the
spring wheat model. It
has been extended for light interception and distribution within the heterogeneous crop. The model
may be applied in plant breeding and crop science.
Author of the abstract:
(Concerted Action for the development and testing of quantitative
methods for research on Agricultural Systems and the Environment):
II. Technical Information
Operating System(s): VAX computer, (IBM compatible ?)
Programming Language(s): CSMP with FORTRAN-routines Other software required: and daily weather data.
III. Mathematical Information
Geographical latitude and longitude, weather data, variety specific physiological and
Geographical latitude and longitude, weather data, variety specific physiological andmorphological characteristics. Crop rate and state variables (per variety).
Crop rate and state variables (per variety). Number of output data: About 25.
Time interval of simulation: 1 day.
Basic spatial unit: Ha.
Schut, J.W., 1992. The effect of several physio-morphological traits on yield of two contrastingspring barley varieties at different plant densities in monoculture and mixture. Simulation and fieldtrial. Scriptie Agricultural University, Department of Theoretical Production Ecology, TheNetherlands. 118 pp.
V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web
VI. Additional remarks
Last review of this document by: T. Gabele: 08. 07. 1997 -
Status of the document:
last modified by
Joachim Benz Mon Jul 2 18:31:37 CEST 2007