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Bioenergy Crop Model

Bioenergy Crop Model  Main Contacts for Initiative Gopal Kakani, Oklahoma State University, USA David LeBauer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA   Objectives Identify current bioenergy crops models and simulation capabilities. Identify reference data sets and establish standards for bioenergy-crop model evaluation and benchmarking Develop model parameters and crop coefficients ...
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Canola Main Contacts for Initiative Enli Wang (CSIRO), Julianne Lilley (CSIRO), Jing Wang (CAU) Brief Description of Activity The AgMIP-Canola Initiative was launched in 2015, with the goal to identify current canola growth models and reference datasets across the world for model evaluation, inter-comparison and improvement. The key objectives are ...
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Global Gridded Crop Model Intercomparison (GGCMI)

Global Gridded Crop Model Intercomparisons (GGCMI) Main Contacts for Initiative Joshua Elliott and Christoph Müller  Contact: Brief Description of Activity  After ISIMIP’s fast track in 2012/13, GGCMI conducted a comprehensive historic evaluation phase and followed up with a large input-sensitivity analysis (phase2 ongoing). Overview of Participants 31 registered modeling groups from ...
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MaizeMain Contents for Initiative Jean-Louis Durand and Ken Boote Brief Description of Activity AgMIP-maize aims to improve and apply crop models in climate change impact and adaptation assessments by bringing together crop modelers, experimentalists, breeders, working withfield measurements and future scenarios.   Overview of Participants (about 40) • 21 wheat modeling groups • Field experimentalists • Crop ...
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Other Studies

Other Studies Livestock and Grasslands Pilot The aim of the livestock and grassland is to intercompare and further develop a range of models to be applied internationally, especially for climate change impact projections. The initial activities of the Livestock & Grasslands group were discussed during past AgMIP meetings (San Antonio, ...
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Rice Main Contact for Initiative Toshihiro Hasegawa Brief Description of Activity  The AgMIP rice team aims to intercompare and improve rice crop models to simulate impacts, adaptation and mitigation measures under climate change. Four major pillars to identify problems in the current modeling:  1) Abiotic stresses 2) Plant-soil interaction 3) ...
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The goals of the AgMIP wheat pilot team are to compare and improve wheat models in order to simulate better the impact of climate change as well as to explore adaptation options for improving both agricultural sustainability and global food security. The wheat team is led by Senthold Asseng, University ...
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