potometer


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potometer

(pəˌtɒmɪtə)
n
(Botany) an apparatus that measures the rate of water uptake by a plant or plant part
[from Latin pōtāre to drink + -meter]
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Key words: heat dissipation technique, nocturnal uptake, potometer, tropical trees, sap flow, stomatal conductance, wood density.
5 m height on the stems of intact trees and approximately 1 m above the cut in potometer trees.
1981) were attached to the potometer trees at approximately 1.
However, HDT performed poorly at measuring nocturnal water uptake, as estimates did not show any consistent relationship with the values measured in potometer trees (Tables 1 and 2).
Potometers are a useful tool for measuring water uptake (Fig.