Model of Leaf Photosynthesis and Respiration

  • Anthony E. Hall
  • Olle Björkman
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 12)


The flow of chemical energy into ecosystems is due to net photosynthesis. This flow depends on interactions between photosynthetic and respiratory processes and the constraints set by leaf anatomy and morphology. Further complexity arises if one considers ecologically important interactions between net photosynthesis, energy balance, and the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum of water. Progress in our understanding of these components of ecosystems will be highly dependent upon the development of effective mathematical models.


Calvin Cycle Stomatal Aperture Photosynthetic Response Leaf Photosynthesis Quantum Flux 
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  • Olle Björkman

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