Germinule dry mass

Formal name:  germinule dry mass
Local identifier:  TOP113
Related Term:  germinule weight
Definition:  the mass (PATO:mass) of a germinule (Leda:germinule) assessed after drying
Formal Unit:  mass unit

Comment:  "The term ""germinule weight"" should not be used since the mass of an object is constant, while its weight varies with the effect of gravity. "
Reference:  KLEYER, M., BEKKER, R.M., KNEVEL, I.C., BAKKER, J.P, THOMPSON, K., SONNENSCHEIN, M., POSCHLOD, P., VAN GROENENDAEL, J.M., KLIMES, L., KLIMESOV?, J., KLOTZ, S., RUSCH, G.M., HERMY, M., ADRIAENS, D., BOEDELTJE, G., BOSSUYT, B., DANNEMANN, A., ENDELS, P., GoeTZENBERGER, L., HODGSON, J.G., JACKEL, A-K., Kühn, I., KUNZMANN, D., OZINGA, W.A., RoeMERMANN, C., STADLER, M., SCHLEGELMILCH, J., STEENDAM, H.J., TACKENBERG, O., WILMANN, B., CORNELISSEN, J.H.C., ERIKSSON, O., GARNIER, E., PECO, B. (2008): The LEDA Traitbase: A database of life-history traits of Northwest European flora. Journal of Ecology 96: 1266-1274


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