Package overview

photobiologyPlants-package

photobiologyPlants: Plant Photobiology Related Functions and Data

Photon ratios

Convenience functions for calculation of photon ratios between pairs of regions of the UV and VIS light spectrum.

R_FR()

Calculate R:FR photon ratio from spectral irradiance.

B_G()

Calculate B:G photon ratio from spectral irradiance.

UVB_UV()

Calculate UVB:UV photon ratio from spectral irradiance.

UVA_UV()

Calculate UVA:UV photon ratio from spectral irradiance.

UV_PAR()

Calculate UV:PAR photon ratio from spectral irradiance.

UVB_PAR()

Calculate UVB:PAR photon ratio from spectral irradiance.

UVA_PAR()

Calculate UVA:PAR photon ratio from spectral irradiance.

Phytochromes

Data and functions related to the plant photoreceptors phytochromes which mediate responses to red and far-red ligth.

Pfr_Ptot()

Calculate phytochrome photoequilibrium

Pfr_Ptot_R_FR()

Pr:Ptot ratio (photoequilibrium) from R:FR photon ratio.

Phy_Sigma()

Phytochrome Sigma as a function of wavelength

Phy_Sigma_R()

Pr Sigma as a function of wavelength

Phy_Sigma_FR()

Pfr Sigma as a function of wavelength

Phy_reaction_rates()

Phytochrome reaction rates

PHYs.mspct

Tabulated data for Phytochrome Sigma

Cryptochromes

Data sets related to the plant photoreceptors cryptochromes which mediate responses to UVA, blue and green radiation.

CRYs.mspct

CRY1, CRY2 and CRY3 absorbance spectra.

Phototropins

Data sets related to the plant photoreceptors phototropins which mediate responses to UVA and blue radiation.

PHOTs.mspct

PHOT1 and PHOT2 absorbance spectra.

UVR8

Data sets related to the plant photoreceptors UVR8 which mediate responses to UVB radiation.

UVR8s.mspct

UVR8 absorbance spectrum

Chlorophylls

Data sets related to the plant photoreceptors UVR8 which mediate responses to UVB radiation.

chlorophylls.mspct

Absorbance spectra for chlorophylls.

chlorophylls_fluorescence.mspct

Fluorescence emission spectra for chlorophylls.

Carotenoids

Data sets related to the plant photoreceptors UVR8 which mediate responses to UVB radiation.

carotenoids.mspct

Absorbance spectra for carotenoids.

Photosynthesis

Data sets related to carbon fixation through photosynthesis in plants.

McCree_photosynthesis.mspct

McCree's action spectra for whole-leaf photosynthesis.

Optical properties of plants

Data sets with reflectance, transmittance and absorptance for plants and their organs.

Solidago_altissima.mspct

Spectral optical data for 'Solidago altissima' leaves

Betula_ermanii.mspct

Spectral data for 'Betula ermanii' leaves