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OpenAlea is a modeling and simulation framework in plant ecophysiology. It is based on the Python programming language and it provides different integration tools (for tasks such as installation and compilation), a visual programming interface, and different dedicated models and libraries.

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  •  15 Nov 2010 16:30

    Release Notes: This release features many improvements including binary installers (Ubuntu, Windows, and Mac), a much better visual programming editor, and several new packages such as matplotlib or NumPy.

    •  06 Apr 2010 17:24

      Release Notes: This version introduces new features and components: plant simulation using lsystems (vplants.lpy) and a new graph editor (openalea.grapheditor) used by the visual programming application visualea. This version also includes many bugfixes and support for Python 2.6.

      •  23 Oct 2009 15:37

        Release Notes: This release includes the components of three projects: OpenAlea (a component framework and visual programming environment), VPlants (analysis, modeling, and simulation of plant architecture and its development at different scales), and Alinea (simulation of ecophysiological and agronomic processes).


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