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Seed dry mass

Formal name:  seed dry mass
Local identifier:  TOP111
Related Term:  seed size
Related Term:  seed dry weight
Definition:  the mass (PATO:mass) of a seed (PO:seed) assessed after drying
Formal Unit:  mass unit

Comment:  "The term ""seed dry weight"" should not be used since the mass of an object is constant, while its weight varies with the effect of gravity. The term ""seed size"" is polysemic and we suggest to not use it in this context."
Reference:  Eric Garnier, Jens Kattge, Stefan Klotz, Ingolf Kühn, Ulrike Stahl


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