AG2PI Workshop #12 - Thursday June 23, 2022

Crop Modeling as a Tool for Understanding the Genotype X Environment Interaction

Thursday June 23, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (US Central Time)
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Thursday June 23, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
(US Central Time)


Demonstrate how to use one type of crop modelling software that considers entire cropping system.


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This workshop will introduce the application of dynamic crop simulation models with emphasis on using models for understanding the Genotype x Environment x Management interactions. Examples from the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT) will be shown.

DSSAT is a free software application program that comprises dynamic crop growth simulation models for over 42 crops. It is supported by a range of utilities and apps for weather, soil, genetic, crop management, and observational experimental data, and includes example datasets for all crop models. The models simulate crop growth, development and yield as a function of the soil-plant-atmosphere dynamics.

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About Presenter

Gerrit Hoogenboom

Gerrit Hoogenboom is a preeminent scholar with the Food Systems Institute, and professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He is also the coordinator of the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT), one of the most widely used crop modeling systems across the world.