OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 16, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1977
  • pp: 635–642

Leaf optical system modeled as a stochastic process

Compton J. Tucker and Michael W. Garratt  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 635-642 (1977)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.16.000635


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1228 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A stochastic leaf radiation model based upon physical and physiological properties of dicot leaves has been developed. The model accurately predicts the absorbed, reflected, and transmitted radiation of normal incidence as a function of wavelength resulting from the leaf–irradiance interaction over the spectral interval of 0.40–2.50 μm. The leaf optical system has been represented as Markov process with a unique transition matrix at each 0.01-μm increment between 0.40 μm and 2.50 μm. Probabilities are calculated at every wavelength interval from leaf thickness, structure, pigment composition, and water content. Simulation results indicate that this approach gives accurate estimations of actual measured values for dicot leaf absorption, reflection, and transmission as a function of wavelength.

© 1977 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 1976
Published: March 1, 1977

Citation
Compton J. Tucker and Michael W. Garratt, "Leaf optical system modeled as a stochastic process," Appl. Opt. 16, 635-642 (1977)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-16-3-635


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. A. Willstaetter, K. Stoll, Untersuchungen über die Assimilation der Kohlensäure (Verlag-Springer, Berlin, 1918), pp. 122–127.
  2. D. M. Gates, H. J. Keegan, J. C. Schleter, V. R. Weider, Appl. Opt. 4, 11 (1965). [CrossRef]
  3. W. A. Allen, H. W. Gausman, A. J. Richardson, J. R. Thomas, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 59, 1376 (1969). [CrossRef]
  4. H. W. Gausman, W. A. Allen, R. Cardenas, A. J. Richardson, Appl. Opt. 9, 545 (1970). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. E. B. Knipling, Remote Sensing Environ. 1, 155 (1970). [CrossRef]
  6. J. T. Woolley, Plant Physiol. 47, 656 (1971). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. T. R. Sinclair, R. M. Hoffer, M. M. Schreiber, Agron. J. 63, 864 (1971). [CrossRef]
  8. T. R. Sinclair, M. M. Schreiber, R. M. Hoffer, Agron. J. 65, 276 (1973). [CrossRef]
  9. F. B. Salisbury, C. Ross, Plant Physiology (Wadsworth, Belmont, California, 1969), 765 pp.
  10. D. M. Gates, “Physical and Physiological Properties of Plants,” in Remote Sensing: With Special Reference to Agriculture and Forestry (National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1970), pp. 224–252.
  11. H. E. Bennett, J. O. Porteus, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 51, 123 (1961). [CrossRef]
  12. C. J. Tucker, unpublished research data.
  13. J. H. Troughton, F. B. Sampson, Plants: A Scanning Electron Microscope Survey (Wiley, New York, 1973), 120 pp.
  14. Paraphrased from Ref. 1, pp. 122–127.
  15. R. Kumar, L. Silva, Appl. Opt. 12, 2950 (1973). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  16. J. T. Woolley, Plant physiologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service; personal communication (1976).
  17. H. W. Gausman, W. A. Allen, D. E. Escobar, Appl. Opt. 13, 109 (1974). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  18. H. W. Gausman, Agron. J. 65, 504 (1973). [CrossRef]
  19. M. C. Anderson, Ecology 48, 1050 (1967). [CrossRef]
  20. M. B. Allen, Photophysiology (1) (Academic, New York, 1964). pp. 83–110.
  21. J. A. Curcio, C. C. Petty, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 41, 302 (1951). [CrossRef]
  22. W. A. Allen, H. W. Gausman, A. J. Richardson, Appl. Opt. 12, 2448 (1973). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  23. R. W. Preisendorfer, Radiative Transfer on Discrete Spaces (Pergamon, New York, 1965), 495 pp.
  24. R. M. Devlin, A. V. Barker, Photosynthesis (Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1971), 304 pp.
  25. K. Esau, Plant Anatomy (Wiley, New York, 1965), 767 pp.
  26. E. Parzen, Stochastic Processes (Holden-Day, San Francisco, 1962), pp. 187–275.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited