What is the water potential equation?

Feb 15, 2018

$\psi = {\psi}_{s} + {\psi}_{p}$

Explanation:

The water potential is denoted by $\psi$. The equation itself is

$\psi = {\psi}_{s} + {\psi}_{p}$

where

${\psi}_{s}$ is the osmotic/solute potential

${\psi}_{p}$ is the pressure potential

For further explanation and the source:

https://https://www.njit.edu/precollege/sites/precollege/files/lcms/docs/RET_2012_-_Osmosis-Diffusion___SA_-_Water_Potential.pdf