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Welcome to Openalea documentation

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OpenAlea is an open source project primarily aimed at the plant research community, with a particular focus on Plant Architecture Modeling at different scales. It is a distributed collaborative effort to develop Python libraries and tools which address the needs of current and future work in Plant Architecture modeling. OpenAlea includes modules to represent, analyse, and model the functioning and growth of plant architecture under the VPlants project.

Click the image on the right to access the OpenAlea Sphinx Documentation directly.


VPlants is set of packages to analyse, model and simulate plant architecture and its development at different scales (tissue, organ, axis and plant). These packages are developed by the Virtual Plants team. VPlants is the successor of the AMAPmod software.

Click the image on the right to access the VPlants Sphinx Documentation directly.


Alinea is a set of packages to simulate ecophysiological and agronomical processes (crop 3D development, light distribution, interactions with diseases…). These packages have been developed during the alinea project, that joined different INRA teams and VPlants to set up a kernel collection of models adapted to this problematic.

Click the image on the right to access the Alinea Sphinx Documentation directly.