WOFOST crop growth simulation model

Acronym:

WOFOST

Liaise ownership:

no

Description:

WOFOST is a crop growth model to calculate total biomass and yields under optimal and water limited conditions for a large range of conditions and for most crop types

Policy areas:

Spatial Coverage:

Input variables:

Weather data, soil characteristics, site-specific crop characteristics (e.g. phenology type per crop cultivar)

Output variables:

Crop yields, total biomass production, water use

Countries:

Documentation for the end user:

See the indicated website

Scientific documentation:

See the indicated website

Contact:

Allard de Wit, Alterra

Environmental impacts:

E Mail:

allard.dewit@wur.nl

Publications and applications