PathFraction: Compute the path fraction

Description Usage Arguments Details Value References See Also Examples

Description

Compute from an object of class aRchi the path fraction

Usage

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PathFraction(aRchi)

## S4 method for signature 'aRchi'
PathFraction(aRchi)

Arguments

aRchi

an object of class aRchi with at least the QSM and the Paths table

Details

The path fraction is the ratio between the mean path length and the maximum path length.

Value

The path fraction

References

Martin-Ducup, O. et al. Terrestrial laser scanning reveals convergence of tree architecture with increasingly dominant crown canopy position. Functional Ecology (2020).

Smith, D. D. et al. Deviation from symmetrically self-similar branching in trees predicts altered hydraulics, mechanics, light interception and metabolic scaling. New Phytologist 201, 217–229 (2014).

See Also

Make_Path to compute the paths table.

Examples

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# Read an aRchi file with at least the QSM and the paths table
file=system.file("extdata","Tree_1_aRchi.aRchi",package = "aRchi")
Tree1_aRchi=read_aRchi(file)

PathFraction(Tree1_aRchi)

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