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Linking crop models with a geographic information system to assist decisionmaking

Linking crop models with a geographic information system to assist decisionmaking

a prototype for the Indian semiarid tropics

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Published by International Fertilizer Development Center in Muscle Shoals, Ala., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Maharashtra
    • Subjects:
    • Crops -- Growth -- Computer simulation.,
    • Crop yields -- Computer simulation.,
    • Sorghum -- India -- Maharashtra -- Computer simulation.,
    • Geographic information systems.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 21).

      StatementU. Singh ... [et al.].
      SeriesPaper series ;, IFDC-P-19, Paper series (International Fertilizer Development Center) ;, IFDC-P-19.
      ContributionsSingh, U. 1957-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB112.5 .L55 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 39 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1415510M
      ISBN 100880901039
      LC Control Number93024979
      OCLC/WorldCa28212417

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Moreover, crop simulation models can be used to characterize environments based on crop performance data by connecting GIS systems and crop models (Chapman et al., ; Loffler et al., ).With years of weather and soil data from six locations in major sorghum growth regions in Australia, Chapman et al.

() used a simulation model to characterize the. Crop Growth Modeling and its Applications in Agricultural Meteorology “A simplified version of a part of reality, not a one to one copy”. This simplification makes models useful because it offers a comprehensive description of a problem situation.

However, the simplification is, at the same time, the greatest drawback of the Size: 88KB. Crop Models as Decision Support Systems in Crop Production.

By Simone Graeff, Johanna Link, Jochen Binder and Wilhelm Claupein. Submitted: March 3rd Reviewed: July 18th Published: January 5th DOI: /Cited by: 5. Racca P., Zeuner T., Jung J., Kleinhenz B. () Model Validation and Use of Geographic Information Systems in Crop Protection Warning Service.

In: Oerke EC., Gerhards R., Menz G., Sikora R. (eds) Precision Crop Protection - the Challenge and Use of Heterogeneity. Springer, Dordrecht. First Online 25 June Cited by: Environmental Geographic Information System (AEGIS), which combined DSSAT crop models with GIS to assess the impact of different agricultural practices of Puerto Rico.

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The objective of this study is to develop a simple decision-support tool that combines freely available information with the functionality of complex. Methodology for the use of DSSAT models for precision agriculture decision support Abstract A prototype decision support system (DSS) called Apollo was developed to assist researchers in using the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT) crop growth models to analyze precision farming datasets.

Introduction. CropSyst is a multi-year, multi-crop, daily time step cropping systems simulation model developed to serve as an analytical tool to study the effect of climate, soils, and management on cropping systems productivity and the by:   -- Use models, pilots and proof of concepts to improve the signal/noise ratio.

-- Remember the quote from Mr. Box: Models are just models. Although they can be useful, they're not equal to reality. -- When it comes to models, apply Occam's razor: Go for the simplest one.

-- Avoid analysis paralysis. Cap the time spent on the : Imre Kabai. with little attention to software design at the level of crop models themselves. Thus, the DSSAT crop models have been re-designed and programmed to facilitate more efficient incorporation of new scientific advances, applications, documentation and maintenance.

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Crop modeling, like advanced ecological modeling, is proving to be more a heuristic tool than a surrogate for reality. In academic, research, and applied roles, such models can be of great vaine when used as aids to reasoning about the functioning and response of crop systems under many relevant, nontrivial scenarios.

Many of these papers show the recent advances in modeling crop and soil processes, crop productivity, plant architecture and climate change; the rests describe the developments in model-based decision support systems (DSS), model applications, and integration of crop models with other information technologies.

The book is intended for. Unlike many crop models, the humidity of the atmosphere defined in terms of vapor pressure deficit is a crucial feature in calculating crop water loss, and hence soil water balance. The model assumes zero pest damage or nutrient deficiency, and includes a water balance model assuming a deep soil layer typical in high-productivity areas of the Cited by: Publication date Related Work Decision-making models in production and operations management.

ISBN FASIDS will be a dynamic decision support system, comprising interactive information (e.g., maps of species distributions, identification keys, dynamic ecological models, etc.) that are distinct from, but complimentary to existing static information sources (websites), (2) to leverage the technology and expertise from Objective 1 to develop.

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