Bio Opener October 31, 2012 What  is water potential? How is it calculated? At atmospheric pressure what is pressure  p...
 Determines   movement of water, based on pressure  and solutes W = Wp + Ws Wp = 0 Ws = -iCRT    i = 1 for sucrose  ...
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Water potential

  1. 1. Bio Opener October 31, 2012 What is water potential? How is it calculated? At atmospheric pressure what is pressure potential? How is Solute potential calculated?
  2. 2.  Determines movement of water, based on pressure and solutes W = Wp + Ws Wp = 0 Ws = -iCRT  i = 1 for sucrose  C = molar concentration  R = 0.0831 Lbar/mol  T = Temp in Kelvin

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