Sources of errors in measurements of PAR

@article{Ross2000SourcesOE,
  title={Sources of errors in measurements of PAR},
  author={J. Ross and Madis Sulev},
  journal={Agricultural and Forest Meteorology},
  year={2000},
  volume={100},
  pages={103-125}
}
  • J. Ross, M. Sulev
  • Published 5 February 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
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