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  • Two-dimensional representation of an annual growth module (AGM), that forms from an indeterminate compound inflorescence over an annual growing period, comprising one mixed reproductive and vegetative growth flush (spring, dark brown) and two vegetative growth flushes (summer, brown, and autumn, light brown).
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    A novel approach to verification and validation of functional–structural plant models

    Functional-structural plant modelling is an established approach to realistically represent plant growth, but testing and documenting realism beyond visual comparisons is challenging. We used elements of pattern-oriented modelling to test the realism of a new model of the annual growth module (AGM) of avocado (Persea americana, cv. Hass. Lauraceae). Wang et al. use seven patterns […] More