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Cover for Iterative development, evaluation and optimal parameter estimation of a dynamic simulation model: a case study.

Parameter estimation and model evaluation are crucial parts of the development of predictive simulation models. However, a lack of synchronization is often observed in the activities of modelling and experimentation in agriculture. One of the causes of the communication gap between modellers and...

Author(s)
Barioni, L. G.; Oltjen, J. W.; Sainz, R. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Growth patterns of Nellore vs British beef cattle breeds assessed using a dynamic, mechanistic model of cattle growth and composition.

The dynamic model of post-weaning growth and composition developed by Oltjen et al. (1986) was reparameterized using a data-set of seven experiments with a total of 119 Nellore bulls where dry matter intake (DMI), metabolizable energy (ME) concentrations of the diets, and initial and final empty...

Author(s)
Sainz, R. D.; Barioni, L. G.; Paulino, P. V.; Valadares Filho, S. C.; Oltjen, J. W.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper