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leaf area index
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The total area of the upper surface of leaves per unit area of ground that is directly below the plant.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/49411.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/49411
Used For
canopy area index
Broader Term
vegetation index
Related Term
canopy
fractional vegetation cover
Spanish
índice de área foliar
Term Number
49411