Absorptive fine root lignin content per dry mass

Formal name:  absorptive fine root lignin content per absorptive fine root dry mass
Local identifier:  TOP853
Synonym Term:  absorptive fine root lignin content per dry mass
Related Term:  absorptive fine root lignin concentration
Definition:  The ratio of the mass (PATO:mass) of lignin (CEBI:lignin) in an absorptive fine root (McCormack:fine root) to the corresponding absorptive fine root mass (PATO:mass) assessed after drying.
Formal Unit:  mass unit / mass unit

Comment:  The term concentration is polysemic and we suggest to not use it in this context.
Reference:  Jens Kattge, Ulrike Stahl, Eric Garnier, Stefan Klotz, Ingolf Kühn


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