The combination of light (DLI) and temperature (GP)

The growth potential converts air temperature to a 0 to 1 (or 0 to 100%) scale. Of course, there are a lot more things that affect actual growth, including light, nitrogen, and water. I discuss these and why I'm not so convinced that adding a light factor to GP makes it more useful.

The blog post discussed here is

This calculator finds full sun PPFD and DLI for any location on any date:

Park Nobel's environmental productivity index is described in this article:

It's also mentioned in his text book Physiochemical and Environmental Plant Physiology:

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The combination of light (DLI) and temperature (GP)
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