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  • Process-based model of N uptake and use in wheat
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    Process-based model of N uptake and use in wheat

    Defining strategies for better use of nitrogen by crops requires sufficiently mechanistic models of nitrogen acquisition and use by plants. Bertheloot et al. describe the model NEMA (Nitrogen Economy Model within plant Architecture), developed for wheat (Triticum aestivum) after flowering, which implements a simple, yet process-based approach to simulate N fluxes within a realistic description of […] More