A mechanistic model for the estimation of the quantum yield of photochemistry based on light, temperature, and chlorophyll a fluorescence

  • Beñat Olascoaga University of Helsinki
  • Albert Porcar-Castell
Keywords: chlorophyll a, fluorescence, Scots pine, Pinus sylvestris L.


By studying chlorophyll a fluorescence emissions from a range of light intensities in Scots pine saplings acclimated to different temperatures, we aim to build a model to interpret chlorophyll a fluorescence capable of estimating the quantum yield of photochemistry.

Author Biography

Beñat Olascoaga, University of Helsinki
Department of Forest Sciences, Ph.D. student
2A Exchange and transport processes in plants