Canopy photosynthesis model with acclimation of protein distribution

Canopy photosynthesis model with acclimation of protein distribution
Canopy photosynthesis model with acclimation of protein distribution

Protein distribution through canopies influences net photosynthesis due to its effect on gross photosynthesis and respiration. By optimizing daily canopy net photosynthesis in a model, Johnson et al. derive realistic protein distributions. The model gives a clear view of the role and possible importance of photosynthetic acclimation to light, temperature and CO2 in contributing to net canopy photosynthesis, the primary driver of the plant ecosystem.