turgor pressure


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turgor pressure

a measure of the tendency of a cell to push water out of the cell, usually a positive value. Compare WALL PRESSURE.

turgor pressure

see PRESSURE POTENTIAL.
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General observations of the plants grown at these two concentrations of PEG included the browning of the leaves, sthe stunting of stem growth, and rolling, which most likely resulted from the reduction in turgor pressure.
Relate the concept of osmotic pressure to turgor pressure in plant cells.
The multiple effects resulting from allelopathic phenolics include decrease in plant growth, absorption of water, mineral nutrients, ion uptake, leaf water potential, shoot turgor pressure, osmotic potential, dry matter production, leaf area expansion, stomatal aperture size, stomata diffusive conductance, and photosynthesis (Chou & Lin, 1996).