Dr. Khabba  Said

Dr. Khabba Said

Professor
Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Heat Transfert from Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Agronomic Modeling
62%
Agroclimatology
90%
Plant Growth
75%
Plant Protection
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Sefiani, S., A. El Mandour, N. Laftouhi, N. Khalil and A. Chehbouni et al., 2019. Evaluation of groundwater quality and agricultural use under a semi‐arid environment: Case of agafay, Western Haouz, Morocco. Irrig. Drain., (In Press). 10.1002/ird.2363.
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  2. Rafi, Z., O. Merlin, V. Le Dantec, S. Khabba and P. Mordelet et al., 2019. Partitioning evapotranspiration of a drip-irrigated wheat crop: Inter-comparing eddy covariance-, sap flow-, lysimeter-and FAO-based methods. Agric. For. Meteorol., 265: 310-326.
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  3. Olivera-Guerra, L., O. Merlin, S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba and M.J. Escorihuela, 2018. Estimating the water budget components of irrigated crops: Combining the FAO-56 dual crop coefficient with surface temperature and vegetation index data. Agric. Water Manag., 208: 120-131.
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  4. Nassah, H., S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba, Y. Fakir, F. Raibi, O. Merlin and B. Mougenot, 2018. Evaluation and analysis of deep percolation losses of drip irrigated citrus crops under non-saline and saline conditions in a semi-arid area. Biosyst. Eng., 165: 10-24.
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  5. Merlin, O., L. Olivera-Guerra, B.A. Hssaine, A. Amazirh and Z. Rafi et al., 2018. A phenomenological model of soil evaporative efficiency using surface soil moisture and temperature data. Agric. For. Meteorol., 256: 501-515.
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  6. Malbeteau, Y., O. Merlin, G. Balsamo, S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba, J.P. Walker and L. Jarlan, 2018. Toward a surface soil moisture product at high spatiotemporal resolution: Temporally interpolated, spatially disaggregated SMOS data. J. Hydrometeorol., 19: 183-200.
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  7. Hssaine, B.A., O. Merlin, Z. Rafi, J. Ezzahar, L. Jarlan, S. Khabba and S. Er-Raki, 2018. Calibrating an evapotranspiration model using radiometric surface temperature, vegetation cover fraction and near-surface soil moisture data. Agric. For. Meteorol., 256: 104-115.
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  8. Hssaine, B., J. Ezzahar, L. Jarlan, O. Merlin and S. Khabba et al., 2018. Combining a two source energy balance model driven by MODIS and MSG-SEVIRI products with an aggregation approach to estimate turbulent fluxes over sparse and heterogeneous vegetation in Sahel region (Niger). Remote Sens., Vol. 10, No. 6. 10.3390/rs10060974.
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  9. Er-Raki, S., A. Amazirh, A. Ayyoub, S. Khabba, O. Merlin, J. Ezzahar and A. Chehbouni, 2018. Integrating thermal surface temperature into penman-monteith model for estimating evapotranspiration and crop water stress of orange orchard in Semi-Arid region. Acta Hortic., 1197: 89-96.
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  10. Amazirh, A., O. Merlin, S. Er-Raki, Q. Gao and V. Rivalland et al., 2018. Retrieving surface soil moisture at high spatio-temporal resolution from a synergy between Sentinel-1 radar and Landsat thermal data: A study case over bare soil. Remote Sens. Environ., 211: 321-337.
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  11. Sefiani, S., A. El Mandour, N.E. Laftouhi, N. Khalil and S. Kamal et al., 2017. Assessment of soil quality for a semi-arid irrigated under citrus orchard: Case of the Haouz plain, Morocco. Eur. Scient. J., 13: 367-388.

  12. Nassah, H., S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba, Y. Fakir, J. Ezzahar, L. Hanich and O. Merlin, 2017. Evaluation of deep percolation in irrigated citrus orchards in the semi-arid region of Tensift Al Haouz, Morocco. Acta Hortic., 1150: 145-152.
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  13. Malbéteau, Y., O. Merlin, S. Gascoin, J.P. Gastellu and C. Mattar et al., 2017. Normalizing land surface temperature data for elevation and illumination effects in mountainous areas: A case study using ASTER data over a steep-sided valley in Morocco. Remote Sens. Environ., 189: 25-39.
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  14. Eweys, O.A., M.J. Escorihuela, J.M. Villar, S. Er-Raki and A. Amazirh et al., 2017. Disaggregation of SMOS soil moisture to 100 m resolution using MODIS optical/thermal and sentinel-1 radar data: Evaluation over a bare soil site in morocco. Remote Sens., Vol. 9, No. 11. 10.3390/rs9111155.
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  15. Diarra, A., L. Jarlan, S. Er-Raki, M. Le Page and G. Aouade et al., 2017. Performance of the Two-Source Energy Budget (TSEB) model for the monitoring of evapotranspiration over irrigated annual crops in North Africa. Agric. Water Manag., 193: 71-88.
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  16. Ayyoub, A., S. Khabba, S. Er-Raki, O. Merlin and A. Bahlaoui, 2017. Calibration and validation of the penman-monteith model for estimating evapotranspiration of an orange orchard in semi-arid region. Acta Hortic., 1150: 15-22.
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  17. Ayyoub, A., S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba, O. Merlin and J. Ezzahar et al., 2017. A simple and alternative approach based on reference evapotranspiration and leaf area index for estimating tree transpiration in semi-arid regions. Agric. Water Manag., 188: 61-68.
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  18. Amenzou, N., H. Marah, F. Raibi, J. Ezzahar and F. Taous et al., 2017. Isotopic and Conventional Techniques to Improve the Irrigation Practice for Enhancing Agriculture Production Under Water Limiting Conditions in Morocco. In: Managing Irrigation Water to Enhance Crop Productivity under Water-limiting Conditions: A Role for Isotopic Techniques, FAO. and IAEA (Eds.)., IAEA TECDOC SERIES 1813, IAEA Library Cataloguing, Austria, ISBN: 978-92-0-103717-6, pp: 45-55.

  19. Amazirh, A., S. Er-Raki, A. Chehbouni, V. Rivalland and A. Diarra et al., 2017. Modified penman-monteith equation for monitoring evapotranspiration of wheat crop: Relationship between the surface resistance and remotely sensed stress index. Biosyst. Eng., 164: 68-84.
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  20. Toumi, J., S. Er-Raki, J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, L. Jarlan and A. Chehbouni, 2016. Performance assessment of AquaCrop model for estimating evapotranspiration, soil water content and grain yield of winter wheat in Tensift Al Haouz (Morocco): Application to irrigation management. Agric. Water Manage., 163: 219-235.
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  21. Merlin, O., V.G. Stefan, A. Amazirh, A. Chanzy and E. Ceschia et al., 2016. Modeling soil evaporation efficiency in a range of soil and atmospheric conditions using a meta-analysis approach. Water Resourc. Res., 52: 3663-3684.
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  22. Lionel, J., S. Khabba, C. Szczypta, Z. Lili-Chabaane and F. Driouech et al., 2016. Water Resources in South Mediterranean Catchments: Assessing Climatic Drivers and Impacts. In: The Mediterranean Region Under Climate Change: A Scientific Update, Thiébault, S. and M. Jean-Paul (Eds.)., IRD., Marseille, ISBN: 978-2-7099-2219-7, pp: 303-309.

  23. Belaqziz, S., M. Le Page, C.F. Aparicio, M.H. Kharrou and S. Khabba et al., 2016. Simulating negotiations over limited water resources: A multi-agent system approach for irrigation systems facilitates the analysis of the decision-making process. Conduct. Int. J. Interbehavior. Behav. Anal., 4: 116-135.

  24. Aouade, G., J. Ezzahar, N. Amenzou, S. Er-Raki, A. Benkaddour, S. Khabba and L. Jarlan, 2016. Combining stable isotopes, eddy covariance system and meteorological measurements for partitioning evapotranspiration, of winter wheat, into soil evaporation and plant transpiration in a semi-arid region. Agric. Water Manag., 177: 181-192.
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  25. Amenzou, N., H. Marah, J. Ezzahar, F. Raibi and F. Mokhtari et al., 2016. Evapotranspiration partitioning components in an irrigated winter wheat field: A combined isotopic and micrometeorologic approach. Int. J. Environ. Agric. Res., 2: 125-133.

  26. Stefan, V.G., O. Merlin, S. Er-Raki, M.J. Escorihuela and S. Khabba, 2015. Consistency between in situ, model-derived and high-resolution-image-based soil temperature endmembers: Towards a robust data-based model for multi-resolution monitoring of crop evapotranspiration. Remote Sens., 7: 10444-10479.
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  27. Merlin, O., Y. Malbeteau, Y. Notfi, S. Bacon, S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba and L. Jarlan, 2015. Performance metrics for soil moisture downscaling methods: Application to DISPATCH data in central Morocco. Remote Sensing, 7: 3783-3807.
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  28. Jarlan, L., S. Khabba, S. Er-Raki, M. Le Page and L. Hanich et al., 2015. Remote sensing of water resources in semi-arid Mediterranean areas: The joint international laboratory TREMA. Int. J. Remote Sens., 36: 4879-4917.
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  29. Le Page, M., J. Toumi, S. Khabba, O. Hagolle and A. Tavernier et al., 2014. A Life-size and near real-time test of irrigation scheduling with a Sentinel-2 like time series (SPOT4-Take5) in Morocco. Remote Sens., 6: 11182-11203.
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  30. Jarlan, L., J. Abaoui, B. Duchemin, A. Ouldbba and Y.M. Tourre et al., 2014. Linkages between common wheat yields and climate in Morocco (1982-2008). Int. J. Biometeorol., 58: 1489-1502.
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  31. Belaqziz, S., S. Mangiarotti, M. Le Page, S. Khabba and S. Er-Raki et al., 2014. Irrigation scheduling of a classical gravity network based on the covariance matrix Adaptation-evolutionary strategy algorithm. Comput. Electron. Agric., 102: 64-72.
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  32. Kharrou, M.H., M. Le Page, A. Chehbouni, V. Simonneaux and S. Er-Raki et al., 2013. Assessment of equity and adequacy of water delivery in irrigation systems using remote sensing-based indicators in Semi-arid region, Morocco. Water Resour. Manage., 27: 4697-4714.
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  33. Khabba, S., L. Jarlan, S. Er-Raki, M. Le Page and J. Ezzahar et al., 2013. The Sudmed program and the joint international laboratory TREMA: A decade of water transfer study in the Soil-plant-atmosphere system over irrigated crops in Semi-arid area. Procedia Environ. Sci., 19: 524-533.
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  34. Ezzahar, J., S. Er-Raki, W. Bouarifi, L. Jarlan and H. Marah et al., 2013. Estimation of the Evapotranspiration Over Sparse and Tall Vegetation Using the Large Aperture Scintillometer. In: Evapotranspiration : Processes, Sources and Environmental Implications. Er-Raki, S. (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN: 978-1-62417-138-3, pp: 160-174.

  35. Er-Raki, S., J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, L. Jarlan, M.H. Kharrou and G. Chehbouni, 2013. Micrometeorology tools for measuring evapotranspiration from the leaf to the region. In: Evapotranspiration: Processes, Sources and Environmental Implications. Er-Raki, S. (Ed.). Nova Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN: 978-1-62417-138-3, pp: 1-22.
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  36. Diarra, A., L. Jarlan, S. Er-Raki, M. Le Page and S. Khabba et al., 2013. Characterization of evapotranspiration over irrigated crops in a Semi-arid Area (Marrakech, Morocco) using an energy budget model. Procedia Environ. Sci., 19: 504-513.
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  37. Belaqziz, S., S. Khabba, S. Er-Raki, L. Jarlan and M. Le Page et al., 2013. A new irrigation priority index based on remote sensing data for assessing the networks irrigation scheduling. Agric. Water Manage., 119: 1-9.
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  38. Belaqziz, S., A. El Fazziki, S. Mangiarotti, M. Le Page and S. Khabba et al., 2013. An agent based modeling for the gravity irrigation management. Procedia Environ. Sci., 19: 804-813.
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  39. Amenzou, N., H. Marah, F. Raibi, S. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, L. Jarlan and M. Ismaili, 2013. Estimation of soil evaporation and infiltration losses using stables isotopes, fluxmeter and Eddy-covariance system for citrus orchards in a Semi-arid region (Morocco). Academia J. Environ. Sci., 1: 1-8.
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  40. Ezzahar, J., S. Er-Raki, H. Marah, S. Khabba, N. Amenzou and G. Chehbouni, 2012. Coupling soil-vegetationatmosphere-transfer model with energy balance model for estimating energy and water vapor fluxes over an olive grove in a semi-arid region. Global Meteorol., Vol. 1. 10.4081/gm.2012.e1.
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  41. Benhadj, I., B. Duchemin, P. Maisongrande, V. Simonneaux, S. Khabba and A. Chehbouni, 2012. Automatic unmixing of MODIS multi-temporal data for inter-annual monitoring of land use at a regional scale (Tensift, Morocco). Int. J. Remote Sens., 33: 1325-1348.
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  42. Er-Raki, S., S. Khabba, T. Erraji, J. Ezzahar and L. Jarlan et al., 2011. Evaluation of the sap flow measurements determined with heat balance method for citrus orchards in semi-arid region. Acta Hortic., 951: 259-267.
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  43. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, E.K. Lakhal and B. Duchemin, 2011. Derived crop coefficient for winter wheat using different reference evpotranspirationestimates methods. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 13: 209-221.
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  44. Hadria, R., B. Duchemin, L. Jarlan, G. Dedieu and F. Baup et al., 2010. Potentiality of optical and radar satellite data at high spatio-temporal resolutions for the monitoring of irrigated wheat crops in Morocco. Int. J. Applied Earth Observat. Geoinformat., 12: 32-37.
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  45. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, S. Khabba, V. Simonneaux and L. Jarlan et al., 2010. Assessment of reference evapotranspiration methods in semi-arid regions: Can weatherforecast data be used as alternate of ground meteorological parameters. J. Arid Environ., 74: 1587-1596.
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  46. Duchemin, B., R. Hadria, I. Benhadj, B. Mougenot and O. Hagolle et al., 2010. Remote sensing with high space and time resolutions: Applications for the monitoring of water resource in semi-arid croplands. Houille Blanche-Revue Internationale De L Eau 3: 45-52.
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  47. Khabba, S., B. Duchemin, R. Hadria, S. Er-Raki and J. Ezzahar et al., 2009. Evaluation of digital hemispherical photography and plant canopy analyzer for measuring vegetation area index of orange orchards. J. Agron., 8: 67-72.
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  48. Ezzahar, J., A. Chehbouni, S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba and L. Hanich, 2009. Estimating and monitoring seasonal water consumption of olive orchards in a semi-arid region (Morocco) using the Eddy-covariance system. Options Mediterraneennes Technol. Perspectives Rational Water Resour. Mediterranean Region, 88: 81-87.
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  49. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, N. Guemouria, J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, G. Boulet and L. Hanich, 2009. Citrus orchard evapotranspiration: Comparison between eddy covariance measurements and the FAO-56 approach estimates. Plant Biosystems, 143: 201-208.
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  50. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, G. Boulet, L. Hanich and D. Williams, 2009. Evapotranspiration partitioning from sap flow and eddy covariance techniques for olive orchards in semi-arid region. Acta Hort., 846: 201-208.
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  51. Duchemin, B., O. Hogole, B. Mougenot, I. Benhadj and R. Hadria et al., 2008. Agrometerological study of semi-arid areas: An experiment for analysing the potential of time series of FORMOSAT-2 images (Tensift-Marrakech plain). Int. J. Remote Sensing, 29: 5291-5300.
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  52. Chehbouni, A., R. Escadafal, B. Duchemin, G. Boulet and V. Simonneaux et al., 2008. An integrated modelling and remote sensing approach for hydrological study in arid and semi-arid regions: The SUDMED program. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 29: 5161-5181.
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  53. Hadria, R., S. Khabba, A. Lahrouni, B. Duchemin, A.G. Chehbouni, L. Ouzine and J. Carriou, 2007. Calibration and validation of the STICS crop model for managing wheat irrigation in the semi-arid marrakech/Al haouz plain. Arabian J. Sci. Enginee., 32: 87-101.
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  54. Hadria, R., B. Duchemin, A. Lahrouni, S. Khabba and S. Er-raki et al., 2006. Monitoring of irrigated wheat in a semi-arid climate using crop modelling and remote sensing data: Impact of satellite revisit time frequency. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 27: 1093-1117.
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  55. El-Hisse, M., S. Khabba, A. Lahrouni, J.F. Ledent and B. Bennouna, 2006. Quantification de l`absorption de la lumiere par des plantes a geometrie complexe-cas du mais. Phys. Chem. News, 30: 62-65.
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  56. Duchemin, B., R. Hadria, S. Erraki, G. Boulet and P. Maisongrande et al., 2006. Monitoring wheat phenology and irrigation in central Morocco: On the use of relationships between evapotranspiration, crops coefficients, leaf area index and remotely-sensed vegetation indices. Agric. Water Manage., 97: 1-27.
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  57. Anadif, N., M. El-Hisse, A. Lahrouni, B. Bennouna and S. Khabba, 2006. Simulation de l'impact d'un apport d`eau excessif sur le lessivage des nitrates dans le sol sous les conditions de Marrakech. Phys. Chem. News, 30: 07-12.
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  58. Lahrouni, A., S. Khabba, J.F. Ledent, B. Duchemin and M. El Hisse, 2005. Determination of stomatal resistance of maize ear by energy balance method. Adv. Mod. Simulat. Tech. Enterprises, 6: 57-66.

  59. Bennouna, B., A. Lahrouni and S. Khabba, 2005. Parametres de croissance du mais dans le Haouz de Marrakech (Maroc). Cahiers Agric., 14: 437-446.
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  60. Rodriguez, J.C., B. Duchemin, R. Hadria, C. Watts and J. Garatuza et al., 2004. Wheat yield estimation using remote sensing and the STICS model in the semiarid Yaqui valley, Mexico. Agronomie, 24: 295-304.
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  61. Bennouna, B., A. Lahrouni, O. Bethenod, C. Fournier, B. Andrieu and S. Khabba, 2004. Development of maize internode under drought stress. J. Agron., 3: 94-102.
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  62. Khabba, S., J.F. Ledent and A. Lahrouni, 2001. Maize ear temperature. Eur. J. Agron., 14: 197-208.
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  63. Khabba, S., J.F. Ledent and A. Lahrouni, 2001. Development and validation of model for estimating temperature within maize ear. Agric. For. Meteorol., 106: 131-146.
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  64. Khabba, S., J.F. Ledent and A. Lahrouni, 1999. Development and validation of model of heat diffusion in maize ear. Agric. For. Meteorol., 97: 113-127.
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  65. Khabba, S. and A. Lahrouni, 1998. Energy balance of maize ear: Theoretical study. Renewable Energy J., 16: 2000-2003.