Theoretical considerations of optimal conduit length for water transport in vascular plants

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 Summary 196 I.  196 1. The neglected dimension 196 2. Basic concepts 197 (a) The heuristic notion of vessel-tiers 197 (b) Ohm's law 199 (c) Conductances, resistances and resistivities 199 (d) Lumen and pit resistances 199 (e) The importance of conduit radius and length in conductance 199 II.      199… (More)

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