Utilisation of light and water in tropical agriculture

@inproceedings{Black2000UtilisationOL,
  title={Utilisation of light and water in tropical agriculture},
  author={Colin R. Black and Chi Keong Ong},
  year={2000}
}
The resource capture approach developed by John Monteith has been applied in studies of a wide variety of plant species and cropping systems in the tropics over the past 18 years. The purpose of this review is to highlight the progress made and the new challenges which lie ahead. The foundation for this approach was the establishment of ‘response surfaces’ for the development and growth of tropical crops using controlled-environment facilities. The concepts of light interception and thermal… CONTINUE READING

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