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Table 4 Comparison of Ps, Pnmax (μmol O2 mg−1 Chl a h−1) calculated by model 2 with measured value

From: Quantifying photosynthetic performance of phytoplankton based on photosynthesis–irradiance response models

ParameterI. galbanaD. salinaP. subcordiformisM. aeruginosaM. wesenbergiiS. obliquusChlorococcum sp.
Ps (β = 0)135.44 ± 6.59144.28 ± 10.86133.39 ± 6.73328.48 ± 18.27235.77 ± 3.70311.42 ± 7.3796.21 ± 5.71
Ps (β > 0)14,188.6 ± 13,735.8196.08 ± 31.06135.23 ± 7.451163.4 ± 615.5415.53 ± 29.50943.8 ± 282.4107.02 ± 5.53
Pnmax97.45 ± 3.02113.73 ± 6.2494.64 ± 6.65290.74 ± 15.09195.32 ± 1.50268.80 ± 5.2175.25 ± 3.79
Observations≈ 94≈ 119≈ 100≈ 290≈ 200≈ 267≈ 75