Articles | Volume 15, issue 13
Model description paper
06 Jul 2022
Model description paper |  | 06 Jul 2022

CLM5-FruitTree: a new sub-model for deciduous fruit trees in the Community Land Model (CLM5)

Olga Dombrowski, Cosimo Brogi, Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen, Damiano Zanotelli, and Heye Bogena


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on gmd-2022-41', Anonymous Referee #1, 29 Mar 2022
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Olga Dombrowski, 16 Apr 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on gmd-2022-41', Anonymous Referee #2, 19 Apr 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Olga Dombrowski, 02 May 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Olga Dombrowski on behalf of the Authors (30 May 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (01 Jun 2022) by Christoph Müller

Post-review adjustments

AA: Author's adjustment | EA: Editor approval
AA by Olga Dombrowski on behalf of the Authors (27 Jun 2022)   Author's adjustment   Manuscript
EA: Adjustments approved (27 Jun 2022) by Christoph Müller
Short summary
Soil carbon storage and food production of fruit orchards will be influenced by climate change. However, they lack representation in models that study such processes. We developed and tested a new sub-model, CLM5-FruitTree, that describes growth, biomass distribution, and management practices in orchards. The model satisfactorily predicted yield and exchange of carbon, energy, and water in an apple orchard and can be used to study land surface processes in fruit orchards at different scales.