Maximum carboxylation rate estimation with chlorophyll content as a proxy of rubisco content

  • Xuehe Lu (Contributor)
  • Weimin Ju (Contributor)
  • Jing Li (Contributor)
  • Holly Croft (Contributor)
  • Jing M. Chen (Contributor)
  • Yiqi Luo (Contributor)
  • Hua Yu (Contributor)
  • Haijing Hu (Contributor)



The maximum carboxylation rate (Vcmax) is a key parameter in determining the plant photosynthesis rate per unit leaf area. However, most terrestrial biosphere models currently treat Vcmax as constants changing only with plant functional types, leading t...
Date made availableJan 1 2020

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