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Stics Soil Crop Model

Conceptual Framework, Equations and Uses

by Nicolas Beaudoin (editorial coordination), Patrice Lecharpentier (editorial coordination), Dominique Ripoche-Wachter (editorial coordination), Loïc Strullu (editorial coordination), Bruno Mary (editorial coordination), Joël Léonard (editorial coordination), Marie Launay (editorial coordination), Éric Justes (editorial coordination)
Collection: Hors collection
december 2022

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DOI : 10.35690/978-2-7592-3679-4

The STICS crop model has been developed since 1996 at INRA (French National Institute for Agronomic Research) in collaboration with other research and technical institutes. The model syntheses, illustrates and concretizes an important part of the French agronomic knowledge as a point of view on the field and cropping systems working. The formalisations of the STICS crop model presented in this book can be considered as references used in the framework of crop sciences. They will help professionals and students in the partitioning and understanding of the complex agronomic system. The book arrangement relies on the way the model designs the crop-soil system functioning, each chapter being devoted to a set of important functions such as growth initiation, yield onset, water uptake, transformation of organic matter etc. One chapter deals with the cropping system and long term simulations and the final chapter is about the involvement of the user in terms of option choices and parameterization.

If this book is mainly intended for scientists who use the STICS model, it can also be useful for agronomists, crop modellers, students and technicians looking for elementary formalizations of the crop-soil system functioning.

This book was funded with support from the French National Fund for Open Science

Table of contents


1. Introduction
2. Overall description of the modelled system
3. Development
4. Shoot growth
5. Root growth
6. Nitrogen acquisition by plants
7. Biomass and nitrogen partitioning
8. Yield formation
9. Canopy microclimate
10. Transfers in soil: water, nitrate and heat fluxes
11. Water Balance
12. Carbon and nitrogen transformations in soil and balances
13. Soil-crop management effects
14. Ways of STICS use
15. Tools for smart use of the standard STICS model version
16. Model capacity extension methods

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Language(s): English

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Edition: 2th edition

Collection: Hors collection

Published: 22 december 2022

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759236794

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759236800

DOI eBook [PDF] : 10.35690/978-2-7592-3679-4

Interior: Black & white

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02881NUM

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