overall health. Ability of a plant to deal effectively with stress.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaryvitality (noun)
a) the peculiarity distinguishing the living from the nonliving
b) capacity to live and develop , also physical or mental vigor especially when highly developed
a) power of enduring
b) lively and animated character
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Vitality (from Middle French vitalité, from Latin vītālitās, from Latin vīta 'life') is the capacity to live, grow, or develop. More simply it is the property of having life. The perception of vitality is regarded as a basic psychological drive and, in philosophy, a component to the will to live. As such, people seek to maximize their vitality or their experience of vitality—that which corresponds to an enhanced physiological capacity and mental state.