Total solute concentration

Range ~25 % wt/wt
Organism Plants
Reference Kaare H. Jensen & Maciej A. Zwieniecki, Physical Limits to Leaf Size in Tall Trees, Physical review letters, PRL 110, 018104 (2013) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.018104 p.2 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID23383844
Comments "Sugar transport in plants takes place in the phloem vascular system...The total solute concentration is 25% wt/wt, and sugars, of which sucrose is the most abundant type, constitute 80–90% of this."
Entered by Uri M
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