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Table 2 List of traits studies for stomatal structure and functional variation

From: Natural Diversity in Stomatal Features of Cultivated and Wild Oryza Species

Type Abbreviation Unit Explanation
Structural traits SDab count Stomatal density / mm2 at the abaxial side of leaf
SDad count Stomatal density / mm2 at the adaxial side of leaf
SCLab μm Length of the stomatal complex at the abaxial side of leaf
SCLad μm Length of the stomatal complex at the adaxial side of leaf
SCWab μm Width of the stomatal complex at the abaxial side of leaf
SCWad μm Width of the stomatal complex at the adaxial side of leaf
SCAab μm2 Area of the stomatal complex at the abaxial side of leaf
SCAad μm2 Area of the stomatal complex at the adaxial side of leaf
GCLab μm Length of the closed guard cell pair at the abaxial side of leaf
GCLad μm Length of the closed guard cell pair at the adaxial side of leaf
GCWab μm Width of closed guard cell pair at the abaxial side of leaf
GCWad μm Width of closed guard cell pair at the adaxial side of leaf
SCdistance_ab μm Inter-stomatal distance along the leaf length at the abaxial side of the leaf
SCdistance_ad μm Inter-stomatal distance along the leaf length at the adaxial side of the leaf
EPLab μm Length of the epidermal cell at the abaxial side of leaf
EPWab μm Width of the epidermal cell at the abaxial side of leaf
VD count Vein density mm−1 leaf lateral space
VH μm Height of minor vein
VW μm Width of minor vein
LL cm Leaf length from base of the leaf to tip
LW cm Leaf width measured from margin to margin at the middle of the leaf
LAtotal cm2 Approximate leaf area (LL x LW)
LT μm Leaf thickness measured as the height of the leaf transverse section image at the middle of leaf
Total stomata_ab count Total number of stomata in the abaxial side computed as SDab x LL x LW
Functional traits gmax_ab mol m2 s1 Stomatal conductance to water vapour at the abaxial side of leaf
gmax_ad mol m2 s1 Stomatal conductance to water vapour at the adaxial side of leaf
gmax_total mol m2 s1 Total stomatal conductance to water vapour
gmax_ad:ab ratio Ratio between adaxial vs abaxial stomatal conductance
13C C13 vs. C12 discrimination ratio in leaf dry matter
  1. Leaf water conductances are derived from the stomatal structural features according to Franks and Farquhar 2001. Leaf traits are measured in our previous study by Chatterjee et al. 2016