New Plant Growth Variable – Response Light

The new Response Light Variable is defined as the Light intercepted by the Plant devided by the Global Radiation.  The new response variable may be useful to illustrate the competion between  different plants. In the chart below the Light Response variable is viewed for a forest canopy (blue) and the understory(red) together with the correspondent response to the Nitrogen and Water. In addition also the LAI of the corresponding plants  are included.

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