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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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doi:10.2134/agronj1956.00021962004800050008x
  1. M. E. Bloodworth,
  2. J. B. Page and
  3. W. R. Cowley2

Synopsis

Synopsis

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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