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Scheme of water flowing through a plant: (1) from the soil towards the root surface, (2) from the root surface to the xylem, (3) inside the xylem from the roots towards the leaves, and (4) outside the xylem in the leaves to the sites of transpiration. Ksoil, Kroot, Kxylem, Kox are the respective hydraulic conductances. For completeness, conductance in the gaseous phase was included. These are stomatal conductance, cuticular conductance, and boundary-layer conductance

It’s all connected: modeling water potential and plant physiological processes

“As water potential is regarded the best indicator of plant water status, because it is the integrated result of above- and below-ground environmental conditions, it holds promise as a pivotal model variable to which other plant processes respond.”

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