Term Information

Accession
TO:0000507
Name
osmotic adjustment capacity
Ontology
plant_trait_ontology
Synonyms
OSADJCAP (related)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The ability of the plant to adust the osmotic potential under stress conditions. Source: Gramene:pankaj_jaiswal
Comment
The main role of osmotic adjustment in the plant is to assist in the maintenance of turgor and volume as organs lose water during desiccation, i.e. to provide dehydration tolerance. Often determined by relative water or the amount of solute accumulated at a given water potential.
Subset
None
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Parents of osmotic adjustment capacity (TO:0000507)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
osmotic adjustment capacity [is_a relation] is_a  water stress trait (TO:0000237)
Children of osmotic adjustment capacity (TO:0000507)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
maize osmotic adjustment trait (CO_322:0000117) [is_a relation] is_a  osmotic adjustment capacity
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