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Intensity

Intensity the amount of energy per second carried through a unit area by a wave.

The condition or quality of being intense, a high degree of tension, activity or energy.

Origin: L. Intensus = intense, tendere = to stretch


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Transpiration and Photosynthesis.

... greater volume of water can be lose this way. You can therefore assume factors that increase the rate of photosynthesis (higher temperature, light intensity etc.) will also increase the rate of transpiration.

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by Babybel56
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:07 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration and Photosynthesis.
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"intensity of emotion increases with a decrease in speed" (of the film.) This does not make physiological sense to me. Strong emotions are immediate, accompanied by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. In every ...

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by sushil_yadav
Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:20 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

"intensity of emotion increases with a decrease in speed" (of the film.) This does not make physiological sense to me. Strong emotions are immediate, accompanied by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. They always ...

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by animartco
Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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biology urgent need help?

An experiment is set up to test whether a particular insect prefer a dark or a bright environment. A chamber with a gradient in light intensity from one end (dark) to the other (bright) has been made. The experimental hypothesis is: “There will be a large difference between the number of ...

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by zak
Sun Dec 15, 2013 12:19 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology urgent need help?
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Home Work Question

... an experiment to test whether fly maggots select a dark or a brightly lit environment. She sets up a chamber in which there is a gradient in light intensity from one end (dark) to the other (brightly lit). She needs to formulate matching hypotheses to test. From the list below select the matching ...

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by zak
Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:33 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Work Question
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