geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Initial evaluation of CERES-sorghum simulation model with varying plant densities under dryland conditions


, : Initial evaluation of CERES-sorghum simulation model with varying plant densities under dryland conditions. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 38(4): 288-292

An attempt has been made to simulate the performance of sorghum using CERES- sorghum simulation model. The crop was simulated using Hyderabad weather with varying plant densities of 3 to 50 plants/m-2, under rainfed conditions. The comparison of computer simulations with observed data showed that the model overpredicted both biomass and grain yield at higher plant populations. This was due to incorrect simulation of both water and nitrogen stresses in the crop at higher populations. The results have also shown that crop phenology subroutine in the model needs to be improved for simulating the sorghum crop under limited water conditions.

US$29.90


Other references

Feister, H.A.; Onyia, J.E.; Miles, R.R.; Yang, X.; Galvin, R.; Hock, J.M.; Bidwell, J.P., 2000: The expression of the nuclear matrix proteins NuMA, topoisomerase II-alpha, and -beta in bone and osseous cell culture: regulation by parathyroid hormone. Bone cells undergo changes in cell structure during phenotypic development. Parathyroid hormone (PTH) induces a change in osteoblast shape, a determinant of collagen expression. We hypothesize that alterations in bone cell shape reflect and direct...

Chan, N.Y.; Dunstan, D.E., 2010: The thermodynamics of polymer mixing and compression in the semidilute regime. Polymers present a fascinating range of mechanical properties in the extension, compression, and flow of soft condensed matter. Entropy determines the physics of the elastic material behavior of polymeric systems in deformation. Classical models o...

Fiset, J., 1969: Dentistry of tomorrow and specialists. Le Journal Dentaire du Quebec 6(1): 4-6

Criseo, G.; Morabito, A.; Bolignano, M.S.; D.L.o, F., 1993: Microbiological composition of cereal grains and flours for human diet. The Authors studied the microbiological composition of 36 samples of cereal grains and flours for human diet, collected from large production and processing plants in Sicily. Quantitative analysis (aerobic plate count, molds count) and qualitative...

Pruett, S.B.; Zheng, Q.; Schwab, C.; Fan, R., 2005: Sodium methyldithiocarbamate inhibits MAP kinase activation through toll-like receptor 4, alters cytokine production by mouse peritoneal macrophages, and suppresses innate immunity. Sodium methyldithiocarbamate (SMD; trade name, Metam Sodium) is an abundantly used soil fumigant that can cause adverse health effects in humans, including some immunological manifestations. The mechanisms by which SMD acts, and its targets within...

Rogers, A.G., 1987: The use of continuous subcutaneous infusions of narcotics in chronic cancer pain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2(3): 167-168

Shcheglov A.D.; Krasnov Y.V. ); Ratkin V.V., 1984: Reefs, ore formation and presence of oil--Rify, rudoobrazovaniye i neftegazonosnost'. International Geological Congress, Abstracts = Congres Geologique International, Resumes 27(Vol

Dzinleski, B.N.cev, T.B.licovski, S.I.ovic, M., 1973: Hygienic quality of certain additives used in Macedonian meat industry. Tehnologija mesa: 14 (4) 106-110

Janelsins, B.M.; Sumpter, T.L.; Tkacheva, O.A.; Rojas-Canales, D.M.; Erdos, G.; Mathers, A.R.; Shufesky, W.J.; Storkus, W.J.; Falo, L.D.; Morelli, A.E.; Larregina, A.T., 2013: Neurokinin-1 receptor agonists bias therapeutic dendritic cells to induce type 1 immunity by licensing host dendritic cells to produce IL-12. Substance-P and hemokinin-1 are proinflammatory neuropeptides with potential to promote type 1 immunity through agonistic binding to neurokinin-1 receptor (NK1R). Dendritic cells (DCs) are professional antigen-presenting cells that initiate and re...

Travieso-Torres, J.C.; Duarte-Mermoud, M.A.; Estrada, J.L., 2006: Tracking control of cascade systems based on passivity: the nonadaptive and adaptive cases. A new cascade passivity-based control scheme for tracking purposes is proposed in this paper. The proposed scheme is valid for a certain class of nonlinear systems even with unstable zero dynamic, and it is also useful for regulation and stabiliza...