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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Some Applications of the Thermoelectric Method for Measuring Water Flow Rates in Plants1


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  1. Vol. 48 No. 5, p. 222-228
    Received: Jan 16, 1956

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  1. M. E. Bloodworth,
  2. J. B. Page and
  3. W. R. Cowley2



Maximum transpiration rates for cotton plants were found to occur when relative humidities varied between 42 and 50%, temperatures from 95 to 100 F., and wind velocities between 1 and 4 miles per hour. Soil moisture tension appeared to control absorption and movement of water in plants.

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