ecophys labs

Schmid, Katherine kschmid at
Mon Feb 5 17:57:30 EST 2001

My class watered plants with different concentrations
of salt water and then used the pressure bomb on leaves.  
This gave more consistent results over a shorter 
term than different (student) watering schemes with plain old 
water. As someone remarked earlier, the plain watering
schemes tended to give healthy vs. dead rather than in

In other permutations, one could test the significance of
osmotic strength vs. type of osmoticum.

Dr. Katherine M. Schmid
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Butler University
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis IN  46208
kschmid at


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