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Title: Estimation of leaf area index in understory deciduous trees using digital photography
Authors: Chianucci, Francesco
Cutini, Andrea
Corona, Piermaria
Puletti, Nicola
Keywords: Digital nadir photography
Foliage cover
Leaf angle distribution
Foliage projection coefficient
Leveled camera
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Chianucci, F. et al., 2014. Estimation of leaf area index in understory deciduous trees using digital photography. "Agricultural and Forest Meteorology" 198–199: 259–264
Abstract: Fast and accurate estimates of understory leaf area are essential to a wide range of ecological applications. Indirect methods have mainly been used to estimate leaf area of overstory but their application in understory remains largely unexplored. In this study we described a combination of digital photographic methods to obtain rapid, reliable and non-destructive estimate of leaf area index of understory deciduous trees. Nadir photography was used to estimate foliage cover, vertical gap fract
DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.09.001
URI: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016819231400210X
ISSN: 0168-1923
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