“Virtual grassland”: an OpenAlea package to deal with herbaceous plant architecture and grassland community dynamics
Keywords: Architecture, grass, legume, community, dynamics
AbstractThe “Virtual grassland” OpenAlea package was developed to provide herbaceous plant models and coupling methods with soil and light transfer modules. It aims at simulating the effects of competition and facilitation interactions at the population and community levels in grasslands.
4B Growth and development of plant communities
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