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  1. Vol. 8 No. 3, p. 352-356
     
    Received: Nov 10, 1967
    Published: May, 1968


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doi:10.2135/cropsci1968.0011183X000800030027x

Quantitative Descriptions of Foliage Display and Light Absorption in Field Communities of Corn Plants1

  1. R. S. Loomis,
  2. W. A. Williams,
  3. W. G. Duncan,
  4. A. Dovrat and
  5. F. Nunez A.2

Abstract

Abstract

Leaf display in foliage canopies of equidistantly spaced corn plants was measured; the vertical distribution of leaf area within several angle classes are given at various stages ot growth for seven population densities. When used in computer simulations, these descriptions provide calculated light profiles which agree well with measured profiles. The canopies are compared with earlier and more general reports from other workers.

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