Leaf volume: a simple method for measurement and some notes on its use in studies of leaf growth.

Published online
24 Oct 1971
Content type
Journal article
Journal title
Journal of Applied Ecology

Huxley, P. A.

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A liquid displacement method is described for rapidly measuring the volumes of individual detached leaves or other small plant parts. It is accurate to ± 0.01 ml. or less. Examples of the way in which volume measurement can be used to identify the gross morphological leaf characteristics are presented for several species, including Coffea arabica. -Univ. Reading.

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