Visualization Analysis of Subject, Region, Author, and Citation on Crop Growth Model by CiteSpace II Software

  • Hailong Liu
  • Yeping Zhu
  • Yanzhi Guo
  • Shijuan Li
  • Jingyi Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 278)


A detailed visual analysis of publications related to crop growth model development and trend was carried out based on the latest version of information visualization and analysis software CiteSpace II. A total of 6,079 publication data between 1995 and 2011 were collected from Thomson ISI’s SCI (Web of science in the Science Citation Index Expanded Edition). After analysis by CiteSpace, the most productive countries related to Crop Growth Model, as well as institutes, key scholars, co-citation patterns, etc., were visualized and identified from 1995 to 2011.


Mapping knowledge domains Crop growth model Information visualization Co-citation analysis CiteSpace II 



This research was supported by National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (2013AA102305).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hailong Liu
    • 1
  • Yeping Zhu
    • 1
  • Yanzhi Guo
    • 2
  • Shijuan Li
    • 1
  • Jingyi Yang
    • 3
  1. 1.Agricultural Information Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences/Key Laboratory of Agri-information Service Technology, Ministry of AgricultureBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institute of Food and Nutrition Development, Ministry of AgricultureBeijingChina
  3. 3.Greenhouse and Processing Crops Research Centre, Agriculture & Agri-Food CanadaHarrowCanada

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