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Table 1 Parameter estimates and goodness of fit for different fluid models for pitcher fluids from three Nepenthes species (samples obtained from greenhouse plants, measurements performed with Seymour)

From: A portable extensional rheometer for measuring the viscoelasticity of pitcher plant and other sticky liquids in the field

Species Equation ( 1 ) Equation ( 2 ) Equation ( 3 )
η 0 R 2 λ UCM R 2 η 0 a λ G R 2
(Pa s) (ms) (Pa s) (−) (ms)
N. rafflesiana 3.47 0.964 2.95 0.994 1.97 0 1.79 0.995
N. eymae 26.7 0.503 29.8 0.958 0.0644 0 32.4 0.979
N. maxima 20.6 0.599 20.6 0.991 0.0491 0 21.7 0.994